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28 Aug 2016
With ample room for expansion, Hoegh Autoliners chooses the Texas port for U.S. ro-ro imports and exports.
Ships at berth at the Port of Long Beach, such as the one pictured, are able to plug into shore-supplied power, which is known as cold-ironing, as part of the port's pollution reduction efforts.
25 Aug 2016
The congestion that crippled West Coast ports in 2015 temporarily derailed the progress in reducing pollution at the Port of Long Beach.
Two different parts of the federal government, the Commerce Department and Department of Transportation, are looking into the issue of productivity at U.S. ports.
24 Aug 2016
The U.S. federal government, with the help of shippers and others, is trying to come to grips with how to improve port productivity.
Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have scrapped a proposed fee on chassis entering their facilities after a regulatory challenge from chassis lessors.
23 Aug 2016
LA-LB terminal operators decide to individually negotiate hosting arrangements with chassis-leasing companies.
Dockworkers pose with their Transportation Worker Identification Credentials, which were mandated by Congress in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
23 Aug 2016
U.S. marine terminals and vessels handling dangerous bulk goods or carrying more than 1,000 passengers have been given a two-year deadline to electronically verify Transportation Worker Identification Credentials.
Cars are unloaded from the Jean Anne, the first ship to call the Port of San Francisco's Pier 80 in 2016.
23 Aug 2016
Pasha Automotive Services has launched a car-carrier service to the Port of San Francisco.
23 Aug 2016
Terminal operators and chassis providers spar over cause of equipment shortages in Los Angeles and Long Beach.
22 Aug 2016
Truck and rail traffic in Southern California back to normal after wildfire contained.
22 Aug 2016
Authorities at the Port of New York and New Jersey are scrutinizing trucks bought under a program that awards grants to replace older, polluting drayage vehicles.
The Cordele inland port, pictured, is just the first in a Georgia push to develop a network of inland port and hinterland rail networks to facilitate goods movement through the state.
22 Aug 2016
The new agreement highlights how Savannah, along with a handful of other U.S. ports, are tapping intermodal rail networks connected to inland hubs