Two organizations representing New York-New Jersey port drayage companies are complaining that truckers’ concerns got short shrift in an industry-side task force’s recommendations of ways to make the port run more smoothly.
Port of New York and New Jersey
01 Jul 2014
Container volume through the Port of New York and New Jersey rose 3.7 percent year-over-year in May, as increases in import loads and empty export boxes offset a decline in export loads.
27 Jun 2014
Ports in the Americas showed increased productivity in 2013 versus the previous year, which is good news for shippers as vessels worldwide grow increasingly larger. Our slideshow reviews the Top 6 ports in the western hemisphere in 2013.
24 Jun 2014
An industry group seeking ways to improve performance of the Port of New York and New Jersey has issued 23 recommendations covering chassis, trucking, communication, performance indicators, and more.
16 Jun 2014
The Port of New York and New Jersey's Port Newark Container Terminal is undergoing a major expansion that includes super-post-Panamax cranes, a jump in container lift capacity, double intermodal railyard capacity, and a 300-acre footprint.
10 Jun 2014
It’s still early, but there’s growing optimism that the Port of New York and New Jersey will make it through the next few months without a repeat of the gridlock that plagued the port last summer and winter.
10 Jun 2014
Global Terminal has defused a labor issue at its new semi-automated container terminal by redesigning a trucker safety device that the International Longshoremen’s Association had claimed jurisdiction to operate.
30 May 2014
An arbitrator is considering longshore staffing requirements for a semi-automated terminal scheduled to be
28 May 2014
U.S. ports outpaced their Canadian rivals on the east coast of North America during the first quarter, with solid growth at Savannah helping the U.S. Southeast surpass other regions.
23 May 2014
Six former International Longshoremen’s Association officials and members have admitted participating in a “Christmas tribute” racket in which dockworkers were pressured into making annual payments that were funneled to organized crime.
13 May 2014
An industry committee tackling congestion and other problems at the Port of New York and New Jersey is close to agreement on recommendations, but one potential solution — an appointment system for drayage drivers — faces stiff opposition from motor carriers.
06 May 2014
Maher Terminals has failed to convince a Federal Maritime Commission administrative law judge that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey violated the Shipping Act by granting a more favorable lease to competitor APM Terminals.