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News, analysis, data and videos covering U.S. ports along the East Coast, West Coast and Gulf Coast. 

Commentary

Although growing volumes challenge ports and terminal operators, only shippers are asked to pay for programs like extended gate hours despite the fact that the growing volumes that make such programs necessary result in increased revenue for terminal operators.

News & Analysis

27 May 2016
"If you don't have the infrastructure outside your gates, you're dead in the water."
27 May 2016
Mandatory appointments will help OICT manage truck flow.
Chassis at Port of Los Angeles
27 May 2016
With an average of 15 percent of chassis invoice charges inaccurate or subject to dispute, motor carriers that automate the reconciliation of invoices save thousands of dollars annually, according to a chassis billing specialist.
25 May 2016
Port Miami Director Juan Kuryla and JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett talk on the sidelines of the 16th TPM Conference about Port Miami’s efforts to prepare for the expanded Panama Canal.
24 May 2016
Redevelopment of the Port of Seattle’s Terminal 5 moved forward this week.
24 May 2016
The operator of Portland’s only container terminal is confident that liner services will once again call at Oregon’s only container port.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
21 May 2016
Liability, costs and technology are just a few of the questions.
20 May 2016
The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
20 May 2016
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.