Port Productivity

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

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

27 Jun 2016
Berth congestion at the Port of Yangon has eased, but congestion in container yards remains a serious problem.
Port of Chittagong
27 Jun 2016
Shippers and ocean carriers using Bangladesh’s main gateway port of Chittagong have been battling heavy congestion for the past few weeks.
24 Jun 2016
A new bill introduced in the California legislature aims to spur the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex to revamp its PierPass system.
23 Jun 2016
The port of Rotterdam will introduce a “paperless” transfer of containers between its major terminals.
22 Jun 2016
APM Terminals is aiming to integrate automation across all its cargo-handling operations.
22 Jun 2016
DP World is upgrading its Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal, or NSIGT, at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
22 Jun 2016
A coordinated effort, coupled with rail upgrades and gate automation, is driving significant benefits for shippers using terminals at Chennai Port.
22 Jun 2016
Cooperation between truckers and terminal operators has improved truck turn times at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.
21 Jun 2016
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest public container handler, which experienced heavy congestion for much of last year, is turning things around.
17 Jun 2016
Chennai Port has overcome much of its access problems that have contributed to long truck queues.