In the brutal war for cargo that is underway in today’s world of powerful shipping alliances, the last thing the Southern California ports want to do is subsidize competitors by helping them pay to deepen their ports, the president of the Long Beach Harbor Commission said yesterday.
Port of Charleston
20 Nov 2013
Container volumes handled by U.S. West Coast ports grew more than three times faster than those at East Coast ports in the first eight months of the year, as lingering effects of last year’s labor negotiations and computer problems at one of the biggest terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey dragged down overall throughput growth.
04 Nov 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority will launch a clean truck certification program on Jan. 1, 2014, to reduce port-related air emissions at SCPA’s container terminals.
15 Oct 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 133,011 20-foot-equivalent units in September, partially driving a 3.3 percent increase in container volume in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.
19 Sep 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today approved H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013, which aims to streamline the infrastructure project delivery process.
17 Sep 2013
The South Carolina Ports Authority handled 144,649 20-foot-equivalent units in August, an increase of 5.6 percent year-over-year and the highest monthly volume since October 2008.
10 Sep 2013
CHARLESTON, S.C. — If the necessary approvals are delivered as planned, the Port of Charleston deepening project will be approved in late 2015, and the South Atlantic gateway will have a 50-foot channel five years later.
31 Aug 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association members ended a brief walkout at the Port of Charleston after employers obtained a temporary restraining order from a federal judge.
29 Aug 2013
International Longshoremen’s Association clerks and checkers at the Port of Charleston walked off their jobs on Thursday after refusing assignment to additional duties, union officials said.
20 Aug 2013
South Carolina Ports Authority reported its revenue in fiscal year 2013, ending June 30, 2013, was $140.49 million, up 7 percent year-over-year from $130.95 million.
16 Jul 2013
The Port of Charleston’s container traffic in the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013, totaled 1.56 million 20-foot-equivalent units, increasing 9 percent over the previous year.
26 Jun 2013
Hapag-Lloyd and OOCL have decided to suspend calls at Charleston, S.C., from the Gulf Mexico Express Service in order to improve schedule reliability to and from Mexico and the U.S. East Coast.