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US Ports

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

Commentary

In the past several months, the Port of New York and New Jersey and other ports along the East Coast have experienced record cargo growth due primarily to containers routed here from the West Coast. This growth has led to challenges in how we handle the increased volume on the land side, which we are working on collaboratively with various stakeholders including terminal operators, trucking companies, chassis providers and public safety to address.

News & Analysis

02 May 2015
APM Terminals in Rotterdam officially opened the container terminal of the future on April 24 with the aggressive prediction that Maasvlakte II will improve vessel productivity by 40 percent.
01 May 2015
The Port of Oakland confirmed Friday that cargo handling will resume on the evening shift after the port was closed for the day shift for a rescheduled labor meeting. Normal operations along the vessels, in the yards and at the gates are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Pacific time.
01 May 2015
Drivers who walked off their jobs on Monday at three harbor drayage companies in Southern California to protest alleged misclassification and wage theft returned to work Friday, according to a statement by the Teamsters-affiliated Justice for Port Truck Drivers.
01 May 2015
The Port of Philadelphia reported a year-over-year increase of 2.3 percent in its first-quarter volume of full and empty containers.
01 May 2015
A recently-awarded navigation project will likely further fuel continued Asia volume gains at the Port of Jacksonville, Florida.
container ship at Evergreen terminal, Port of Los Angeles
30 Apr 2015
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach achieved a post-congestion milestone this week with no container vessels arriving at anchor on Tuesday, and again on Thursday, for brief periods.
30 Apr 2015
Dayside operations at the Port of Oakland will be suspended Friday as longshoremen hold their monthly stop-work meeting to discuss union matters.
30 Apr 2015
The Port of Miami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March. It’s just a hint of what’s to come, port officials say, as the port gears up for the opening of its deeper harbor this summer.
harbor truckers at Port of Long Beach
30 Apr 2015
The picketing by independent harbor truckers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach got some attention in Congress after a congresswoman on Wednesday highlighted their efforts and asked whether the federal government could come to their aid.
29 Apr 2015
But the ports should recoup much of their lost market share next year and beyond if they address their congestion and labor problems, speakers at the Port of Long Beach Pulse of the Ports breakfast said Wednesday.