Port Productivity

News & Analysis

06 Dec 2016
A private sector-fueled initiative guided by the US Federal Maritime Commission aims to create a national portal in which key, non-proprietary information is shared with shippers, liners, truckers, and others to reduce port congestion.
05 Dec 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has concluded that to further lower dwell times at India’s busiest container port, support from others is essential.
02 Dec 2016
Authorities at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust have been working harder than ever in the past few months to speed cargo flows and address shipper concerns, but that effort has yet to spur a major increase in volumes.
02 Dec 2016
Container shipping lines are “playing poker” with ports as their push for lower handling charges puts future terminal investments at risk, Drewry Shipping Consultants said.
01 Dec 2016
Trucker appointments and extended gate hours gaining favor in Oakland.
30 Nov 2016
Cargo clearance at Indian seaports, airports, and container freight stations should be quicker beginning Thursday.
28 Nov 2016
The government of India is accelerating its efforts to cut down container dwell times that have long been a major cause of port congestion and shipper concern over rising inland costs.
17 Nov 2016
The length of time that containers sit idle at a marine terminal is critical because it affects the terminal’s cargo-handling productivity.
15 Nov 2016
A pilot project at the Port of Los Angeles will enable members of the supply chain to plan operations 10 to 14 days in advance of vessel arrival.
15 Nov 2016
Chennai Port Trust has extended a plan to lower rail costs.