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News, analysis, data and videos covering U.S. ports along the East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast. 

Commentary

Concern is growing that major US gateways won’t be able to handle the overnight changes that will occur at marine terminals when new ocean carrier alliances take effect on April 1. A new bout of congestion is potentially just weeks away.

News & Analysis

16 Feb 2017
The steady drip of market share continued last year.
16 Feb 2017
No date has been announced for formal bargaining.
14 Feb 2017
Political headwinds and fierce competition are challenging Port Everglades' gambit for more cargo from Asia and Mexico.
13 Feb 2017
Shippers hope the next negotiations go more smoothly than those in 2012 and 2013.
11 Feb 2017
There’s no question a boom in US exports of resins is coming, but when will it begin? And which ports will handle the goods?
11 Feb 2017
Problems are inevitable any time the normal routine is disrupted at a marine terminal.
10 Feb 2017
Very little is known about Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan.
09 Feb 2017
"You can’t have enough tracks."
09 Feb 2017
The crane’s first lift was part of a large Caterpillar mining shovel.
08 Feb 2017
A winter storm has forced the Port of New York and New Jersey to close Thursday while other US Northeast ports hope to remain open.