The New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association said “bureaucratic delays” by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor are jeopardizing productivity at the East Coast’s busiest port.
News and updates on port productivity at terminals in the U.S., China, India and other international ports and terminals.
News & Analysis
25 Oct 2013
16 Oct 2013
SHENZHEN, China — JOC Group Inc., parent company of The Journal of Commerce and joc.com, on Wednesday recognized APM Terminals Yokohama as the world’s most productive terminal for 2012.
02 Sep 2013
Global Ports, Russia’s biggest port company, on Monday announced the acquisition of second-ranked domestic operator Natio
19 Aug 2013
Making the Port of New York and New Jersey more resilient is a tough challenge. This summer’s fiasco reinforced the port's reputation as a place where even a tiny glitch can send things haywire — and where it’s difficult to get operations back on track quickly.
19 Aug 2013
Global port activity as measured by The Journal of Commerce’s Top 50 container ports in 2012 demonstrates the importance of macroeconomic trends on container shipping. The fastest-growing ports last year were located in those regions with the most vibrant economies.
12 Aug 2013
Black Sea ports most likely will not receive vessels of 10,000 20-foot-equivalent units in the near future, as the ports are not prepared and productivity is too low, according to the latest issue of SeaIntel Sunday Spotlight.
02 Aug 2013
Spain’s Port of Bilbao reported cargo traffic in the first six months of 2013 was 15 million metric tons, increasing 11 percent compared with the same period last year.
01 Aug 2013
North Europe’s import volume is projected to fall by 8.9 percent to 12.2 million 20-foot-equivalent units in 2013, despite a 3.9 percent increase in Europe’s overall import volume...
23 Jul 2013
The Port of New York and New Jersey is battling its seventh consecutive week of cargo delays and long truck lines that began last month with computer problems at Maher Terminals and have spread to other terminals.
22 Jul 2013
U.S. container terminals have a good deal of ground to make up if they are to achieve vessel productivity numbers achieved at some terminals in Europe and Asia, the JOC Port Productivity database suggests. Automation might just be the silver bullet — or perhaps not.