Port Productivity

News and updates on port productivity at terminals in the U.S., China, India and other international ports and terminals. 

Webcasts

Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

Commentary

Although growing volumes challenge ports and terminal operators, only shippers are asked to pay for programs like extended gate hours despite the fact that the growing volumes that make such programs necessary result in increased revenue for terminal operators.

News & Analysis

28 Jul 2016
The government of India believes its landlord ports are underutilizing their assets and land.
APMT hopes that new cranes able to handle some of the largest mega-ships afloat, pictured, will help transform Pecem, Brazil, into a regional container hub.
21 Jul 2016
APM Terminals and port owner Cearaportus hope to turn the Brazilian Port of Pecem into a regional east coast South America hub.
Construction workers in India will have plenty to keep them busy as the government pours billions into the ports sector to increase capacity and productivity under the Sagar Mala program.
21 Jul 2016
India on Wednesday approved the formation of Sagarmala Development Company, to coordinate and implement the mammoth Sagar Mala port development program.
20 Jul 2016
Virginia's port will get more capacity and an operational overhaul.
20 Jul 2016
The shipping industry is anxiously awaiting efforts by the Hong Kong government to help the territory's port cope with a number of issues it is facing.
17 Jul 2016
Truckers that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are preparing for possible congestion and delays Monday.
15 Jul 2016
The port of Boston moved a step closer being able to handle some of the the larger ships able to traverse the expanded Panama Canal.
Traffic outside JNPT, pictured, has flowed more smoothly in the wake of a number of productivity boosting measures the port has put in place. Credit: JNPT.
13 Jul 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is seeking shipper and trade support as it gets ready for a final decision on its truck toll.
Both the American Association of Port Authorities and the AFL-CIO have opposed previous efforts to collect and share nationwide port productivity data.
12 Jul 2016
A group of U.S. customs brokers and freight forwarders is calling on the federal government to help pool marine terminal data.
11 Jul 2016
India is scouting for U.S. investment and technology for its infrastructure development program.