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07 Dec 2016
India’s major, or public, ports booked strong growth in container volumes in November.
07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
06 Dec 2016
A private sector-fueled initiative guided by the US Federal Maritime Commission aims to create a national portal in which key, non-proprietary information is shared with shippers, liners, truckers, and others to reduce port congestion.
06 Dec 2016
In order to draw in more international and national investors, the Brazilian government is poised to extend its minimum period for port concessions.
06 Dec 2016
Tariff Authority for Major Ports has tentatively approved Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust’s proposal to equalize rail and truck handling rates, driving down the costs of rail and up those for trucking.
05 Dec 2016
House and Senate negotiators Monday released a compromise water infrastructure bill — with some long-anticipated federal dollars for harbor deepening projects at Port Everglades and Charleston — and plan to send it to President Obama’s desk before the end of the week.
05 Dec 2016
The Port of Virginia hopes the expansion of a nearby foreign trade zone will make the port more attractive to shippers.
05 Dec 2016
Russian and global transport companies are in a heated fight for control of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, Russia’s largest stevedore company.
Weakness in the Asia-Europe trade has threatened the preeminence of Rotterdam, pictured, as Europe's top port.
05 Dec 2016
The Port of Rotterdam has increased the discount for transshipped containers for the third year running.
05 Dec 2016
Port Houston’s hopes of dominating an expected boom in US plastic-resin exports during the next few years will hinge on increased US-Asia container ship capacity — and higher freight rates to justify it.
05 Dec 2016
India’s Ministry of Shipping has concluded that to further lower dwell times at India’s busiest container port, support from others is essential.