Independent truckers at the Port of New Orleans have agreed to end three days of demonstrations, a port official said. The drivers had been protesting slow turn times and unpaid repositioning of damaged containers.
Port of New Orleans
Port of New Orleans
22 Jun 2015
Owner-operator drivers in New Orleans protested truck turn times and construction delays at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal, but port officials said the demonstration did not affect operations.
12 Jun 2015
U.S. Gulf ports’ container traffic started strong in 2015, with more than a little help from slowdowns and congestion that hobbled West Coast ports and made shippers look for alternatives.
07 Jun 2015
Appointment systems to meter the flow of trucks are an increasingly popular topic among container terminals. The Port of New Orleans has a head start of more than a decade.
17 Feb 2015
Port of New Orleans CEO Gary LaGrange says new services from Chiquita and CMA CGM, prospects for additional services this year, and a strengthening U.S. economy make him confident the port will exceed its 2014 record volume of 490,526 TEUs, including empties, which was up 8.8 percent year-over-year.
11 Feb 2015
A weekend call by the Maersk Kotba on the North Europe service of Maersk Line’s 2M operation with Mediterranean Shipping Co. is the first call by the Danish carrier’s ships in New Orleans in three years.
03 Feb 2015
The Port of New Orleans reported an 8.8 percent increase in container volume in 2014 and said it expects additional gains this year from the new carrier services.
10 Oct 2014
With an eye toward the 2016 expansion of the Panama Canal, Houston and other Gulf of Mexico ports are investing to expand their capacity to handle the larger ships that will transit the canal’s new locks.
20 Aug 2014
The Port of New Orleans is revamping its Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal to the tune of $21 million after a bid was awarded to a Louisiana-based construction company.