Port News

The South Carolina Ports Authority is suing a pair of contractors over the initial design of a containment area that ultimately will support the wharf of a new cargo terminal in North Charleston.

With chassis shortages in Los Angeles-Long Beach reaching a crisis level, a Southern California warehouseman is ready to accept and store empty and leased Hanjin Shipping containers.


The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.

The US House of Representatives’ passage of a water resources bill improves the chances for the ports of Everglades and Charleston gaining federal funding for harbor-deepening projects, but it's still up to legislators to decide whether, or how, to dramatically shake-up how port projects such as those get funded in the first place.

Cosco Shipping Ports on Wednesday entered into an agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port.

Two more Hanjin Shipping vessels are heading for the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Japan is seeking to re-establish a leading position of investment and influence in Africa.

Khalifa Port, pictured, will be able to handle 15 million 20-foot-equivalent units annually when complete.
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port is continuing its upward march.

The challenges of the Hanjin Shipping collapse are often unique to the position of actors in the supply chain.
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.

Hapag-Lloyd ordered 5,750 new refrigerated containers in mid-September.
The refrigerated trade is a lone bright spot in a global liner shipping industry that is struggling to find profitability.