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How deep are U.S. ports?

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

Commentary

Don’t have the time to rehash last year and want to know what’s in store for the next 18 months? You’ve got freight to move, so here are the takeaways from the annual State of Logistics report released on Tuesday by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and JOC.com reporting.

News & Analysis

06 Jul 2015
A dockworker labor shortage at the Port of Oakland that is frustrating shippers and carriers is expected to continue into August, threatening the peak-shipping season, even though the registration of 100 new longshoremen is underway.
06 Jul 2015
APM Terminals has ceased its operations at the Port of Jacksonville, and SSA Marine will provide stevedoring for the 2M Alliance’s recently launched TP10/New Everglades service.
01 Jul 2015
Container traffic at West Coast ports was down 2 percent in May from the same month last year as importers and exporters who had diverted cargo to other ports during the lengthy period of labor disruptions and port congestion did not return all of their business to the West Coast.
01 Jul 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved $1.303 million in funding for engineering and design of a project to deepen the port’s 45-foot channel to 52 feet in order to handle larger container ships.
01 Jul 2015
The Port of Virginia’s two main container terminals will operate on Sunday, a day after they are closed on Saturday for the July 4 holiday.
01 Jul 2015
A Southern California company’s emissions treatment system for ocean-going vessels has been approved by the California Air Resources Board, giving operators of container vessels a second option for complying with the state’s strict emissions requirements for vessels at berth.
01 Jul 2015
Transportation providers are preparing for a rebound of containerized apparel imports through U.S. West Coast ports after inbound shipments plunged by double-digits in the first five months of this year.
01 Jul 2015
The arrival of mega-ships is having a profound effect on port operations at all major U.S. gateways, but the biggest impact by far in terms of congestion is being felt in the two largest port complexes, Los Angeles-Long Beach and New York-New Jersey.
30 Jun 2015
Saturday hours for truck gates at the Port of Charleston will be revised to eliminate the lunchtime closure, the South Carolina Ports Authority said.
30 Jun 2015
New York officials are seeking a tenant to reactivate the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal, which recently was designated as part of the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Marine Highways initiative.