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.
Port of New York and New Jersey
15 Apr 2016
Deutsche Bank said it has reached an agreement to sell Maher Terminals, the 454-acre port terminal in Elizabeth, New Jersey, to a global infrastructure investment company, eight years after the German bank acquired it at the height of the pre-recession container import boom for $2.3 billion in 2007.
11 Apr 2016
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is preparing to commission a maritime master plan that will guide development of the port’s 3,000-plus acres of cargo-related property during the next 25 to 30 years.
08 Apr 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association leader Dennis Daggett said the ILA isn’t to blame for delays in launching a universal port chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey, and that intermodal equipment providers don’t seem committed to the idea.
07 Apr 2016
A long-delayed plan for longshore “relief gangs” to replace the Port of New York and New Jersey’s open-ended work shifts is expected to be launched in late 2016 or early 2017, New York Shipping Association President John Nardi said.
07 Apr 2016
A proposed universal chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey is dead in the water, but chassis lessors haven’t given up on the idea, an executive at one of the leasing companies told truckers Thursday.
23 Mar 2016
International Longshoremen’s Association President Harold Daggett said Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s claims of discriminatory hiring at the Port of New York and New Jersey were “baseless” and “misleading.”
15 Mar 2016
Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Ras Baraka has rekindled a long-smoldering controversy over whether the Port of New York and New Jersey’s longshore workforce is diverse enough.
11 Mar 2016
The Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor has subpoenaed numerous longshoremen in an effort to identify the organizers and cause of a Jan. 29 wildcat strike that idled the East Coast’s busiest port.
08 Mar 2016
Several dozen drayage operators have signed up for the latest program to replace the Port of New York and New Jersey’s oldest trucks with newer, less-polluting models, and officials are trying to persuade others to follow suit.
03 Mar 2016
The Port of New York and New Jersey’s full containerized imports rose 5 percent in January despite a blizzard, a wildcat strike, and tough comparisons with January 2015, when volume spiked amid West Coast port delays.
03 Mar 2016
The frequent congestion and longshore labor flare-ups at the New York-New Jersey port are putting a renewed focus on Montreal as an alternative gateway for goods, particularly those from Europe destined for the U.S. interior.