Amid the deluge of year-end statistics highlighting the yawning economic gap between the European Union’s more solid northern member states and its debt-stricken southern half there’s one that looks, at first glance, like a mistake — container traffic.
Read the latest news about terminal operators and ongoing projects and upcoming plans.
News & Analysis
13 Jul 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif.
12 Jul 2014
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association surprised watchers by announcing a 72-hour hiatus in their negotiations so that the union could deal with unrelated talks in the Pacific Northwest, and by extending the expired coastwide contract during the suspension of negotiations.
10 Jul 2014
Djibouti has annulled DP World’s operating concession at the Doraleh Container Terminal and has begun arbitration proceedings over alleged corruption.
07 Jul 2014
International Container Terminal Services has withdrawn from a contract to manage and operate the Kattupalli International Container Terminal, a new privately owned facility on India’s east coast, after a detailed business review.
05 Jul 2014
Events on the U.S. West Coast dominated the news this past week, as the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association continued negotiations toward a new contract.
04 Jul 2014
CMA CGM has teamed up with India’s largest port company to build and operate a fourth container terminal at the port of Mundra.
03 Jul 2014
APM Terminals says its $78 million investment enabling its Algeciras terminal to handle regular calls by 18,000-TEU ships helped the Spanish port overtake domestic rival Valencia as the biggest container port in the Mediterranean.
02 Jul 2014
A tropical storm moving up the U.S. East Coast threatens to complicate cargo movement by disrupting vessel schedules at ports already facing a July 4 holiday interruption.
30 Jun 2014
Deutsche Bank AG is seeking potential buyers for all or part of Maher Terminals after writing down a large percentage of the $2.3 billion the German bank paid to buy the container terminal operator in 2007.
27 Jun 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is looking whether a program designed to alleviate congestion by encouraging shippers to move cargo during nontraditional hours at Los Angeles-Long Beach isn’t delivering better service in exchange for higher fees.