US Ports

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

Commentary

Amid problems of port congestion and inefficiency at US ports, and the structural difficulties of changing well-established practices in the face of shipping overcapacity, are bright rays of light that indicate progress is possible even under adverse conditions.

News & Analysis

23 Jan 2017
TRAC Intermodal is furthering an industry-wide push to upgrade intermodal equipment quality.
23 Jan 2017
Waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are moving aggressively to ensure there will be enough dockworkers to handle cargo in the largest US port complex.
19 Jan 2017
Hyundai Merchant Marine announced Thursday that it will buy a share of a company part-owned by Hanjin Shipping that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
19 Jan 2017
The Port of Virginia will extend truck gate hours at its Virginia International Gateway terminal.
18 Jan 2017
A New Jersey judge allows Hanjin Shipping to sell its share of a company that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
17 Jan 2017
The appointment system designed to combat congestion and improve efficiency at a major terminal of the Port of New York and New Jersey went off without a major glitch on its first regular work day Tuesday.
16 Jan 2017
US ports will face unprecedented operational challenges when ocean carriers on April 1 restructure their vessel-sharing alliances.
14 Jan 2017
Creditors worried they won’t be properly compensated with the sale proceeds.
13 Jan 2017
Northwest Seaport Alliance receives guarantee it said it needed to withdraw its objection to sale of former Hanjin terminal in Seattle.
13 Jan 2017
A US Commerce Department report published Thursday stressed the benefits of collecting port productivity data.