Other than last week’s stunning collapse of the P3 Network, there’s arguably no hotter issue in the container shipping world than port productivity.
News & Analysis
15 Jul 2014
Due to an error in assigning one carrier’s port calls at Tianjin, China, to the correct terminal, JOC is issuing a revised 2013 Port Productivity Rankings...
27 Jun 2014
Ports in the Americas showed increased productivity in 2013 versus the previous year, which is good news for shippers as vessels worldwide grow increasingly larger. Our slideshow reviews the Top 6 ports in the western hemisphere in 2013.
24 Jun 2014
The June 23 release of the JOC Group Inc. Port Productivity Data, which measures the number of container moves per-vessel, per-hour at the world’s ports and marine terminals in 2013, shows that many of the world’s ports and terminals improved their berth productivity last year.
23 Jun 2014
Europe’s top container ports are grappling with an unprecedented coincidence of challenges that threatens to snap vulnerable sections of the continent’s overstretched supply chain.
23 Jun 2014
Berth productivity per ship call at Asia’s efficient container terminals consistently outranks their U.S. and European counterparts, but a looming challenge is how to avoid lost time at berths as ships take up more space and remain in port longer.
23 Jun 2014
Port productivity data from JOC Group Inc. for 2013 demonstrate that terminal operators around the world are taking quite seriously the challenge they face to service vessels in port as quickly and efficiently as possible in this era of mega-ships.
17 Jun 2014
As larger ships bring bigger volumes to southern California, the Port of Los Angeles is outperforming Long Beach in terms of vessel arrivals and berth times, according to a recent CargoSmart newsletter.
10 Jun 2014
Container ships with capacities of 10,000 TEUs or greater are more likely to be delayed at European ports than smaller vessels.
06 Jun 2014
Chile’s Terminal Pacífico Sur Valparaíso has ordered three large ship-to-shore cranes from Liebherr Container Cranes to boost capacity.
07 Apr 2014
As West Coast waterfront employers prepare to enter contract negotiations in May with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, their message to the ILWU is clear: The new contract must keep West Coast ports competitive in the battle among North American ports for discretionary cargo.