Officials at North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington are betting on calls from a Latin American service to boost container traffic after less-than-stellar business this year.
North Carolina Ports Authority
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
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.
13 May 2016
Because North Carolina said it’s been weighing containers to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules, the decision to provide container weights to help shippers meet the International Maritime Organization’s new SOLAS rule does not represent a change in operating procedures.
01 Feb 2016
CSX Transportation says it remains committed to its planned North Carolina intermodal terminal, even after local and state officials nixed the project’s original construction site outside Raleigh.
01 Feb 2016
The Port of Wilmington has joined the league of U.S. East Coast ports pouring millions into their harbors to prepare for the larger ships soon to be able to pass through an expanded Panama Canal. But, unlike its regional rivals, the North Carolina port isn't targeting the largest of the new mega-ships.
18 Jan 2016
Thirty miles of steel girders for a new highway bridge rising over the Hudson River near New York City are being delivered on a roundabout route using trucks, barges and ports with the space to handle the big cargo.
14 Jan 2016
A proposed $272 million CSX Transportation intermodal hub would give shippers using the Port of Wilmington better access to the fast-growing markets of Charlotte, Raleigh and the Research Triangle, along with the entirety of the CSX network.
30 Nov 2015
The Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, is using a newfound infusion of $35 million in annual state funds to expand its container facilities, dredge its harbor, and try to escape the shadow of its larger regional competitors.