Port Productivity

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

Commentary

It’s important for the future of the largest North American port complex — Southern California’s Los Angeles-Long Beach — and the shippers that depend on it that the accomplishments of the PierPass extended gates program aren’t undermined by hasty or ill-considered alterations.    

News & Analysis

16 Jan 2017
US ports will face unprecedented operational challenges when ocean carriers on April 1 restructure their vessel-sharing alliances.
13 Jan 2017
A US Commerce Department report published Thursday stressed the benefits of collecting port productivity data.
12 Jan 2017
US shippers hoping Uncle Sam would shine a light on the metrics that impact the reliability and costs of their containerized supply chains are bound for disappointment.
12 Jan 2017
DP World dramatically slashed its container dwell times at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in December.
09 Jan 2017
PSA said the agreements take Singapore one step closer to the reality of autonomous freight transport.
05 Jan 2017
Union president Harold Daggett takes to Facebook in advance of February meetings.
03 Jan 2017
Expediting cargo flow to reduce terminal congestion is a top priority for the largest US port complex.
02 Jan 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is well positioned in 2017 to capitalize on efficiency improvements made throughout 2016.
29 Dec 2016
Customs authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and shipping lines are in a dispute over the cause of delays in the port's direct port delivery services.
28 Dec 2016
Marine terminals able to fork over millions of dollars in automation shouldn’t expect a rapid jump in productivity.