US Ports

How deep are U.S. ports?

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

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

24 May 2016
Redevelopment of the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 moved forward this week.
24 May 2016
The operator of Portland’s only container terminal is confident that liner services will once again call at Oregon’s only container port.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
21 May 2016
Liability, costs and technology are just a few of the questions.
20 May 2016
The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
20 May 2016
Allegations by the mayor of Newark that union hiring practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey promote racial, ethnic and gender inequity have attracted federal scrutiny.
19 May 2016
The Port of Charleston has changed its mind on its previously announced SOLAS policy.
19 May 2016
It is unclear if the container trade has a future in Portland.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
container stack
19 May 2016
The 2014 to 2015 congestion crisis at U.S. West Coast ports exacerbated the shift of Asian imports to East and Gulf Coast ports.