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Port Corpus Christi, pictured, says its decision to test sediment will speed the timeline for its dredging project by nearly a year.
26 Sep 2016
Port Corpus Christi has taken the first step toward a project to widen the Texas port’s channel and increase its depth.
26 Sep 2016
SeaLand announced Monday it has added the Port of Hueneme, California, to its weekly west coast Central America service.
East and Southeast Asia, home to many of the world's largest ports, showed little improvement in productivity from 2014 to 2016.
26 Sep 2016
Productivity levels at the world’s top 30 container ports have shown little sign of improvement over the past two years, and ports in several regions are showing worrying levels of decline.
US Customs and Border Protection has given the Advanced Qualified Unlading Approval pilot program a thumbs up.
23 Sep 2016
US importers stand to see faster clearance of their containers as Customs and Border Protection expands a pilot providing pre-clearance of shipments from four ports to every port in the country.
An effort to get approval for heavier trucks on Texan roadways failed in the legislature in 2015, but a second effort is now underway.
23 Sep 2016
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.
22 Sep 2016
A stronger export season is taking shape  in the westbound trans-Pacific.
22 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping containers at the port have been cleared for release.
The latest batch of Hanjin Shipping containers at the Port of Houston is not expected to be stranded for long.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping had agreed to pay terminal charges to clear the way for the port authority’s release of 380 Hanjin containers.
21 Sep 2016
The Port of Virginia has cleared the way for the port to begin work doubling capacity at a deep-sea container terminal where space has been tight as traffic has increased on the Virginia waterfront.
The projects overseen by Duane Kenagy include construction of a new Gerald Desmond Bridge, pictured.
21 Sep 2016
The individual in charge of $4.5 billion worth of infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Long Beach has been tapped as the port’s interim CEO.