Port News

Port news and updates from around the globe covering critical international ports such as the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, New York-New Jersey, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Jawaharlal Nehru, Santos, and Tokyo. From disruption to pending government regulation and equipment upgrades JOC.com covers every angle of the port industry.

News & Analysis

29 Apr 2016
The U.S. Coast Guard Thursday gave its stamp of approval to two alternative methods for obtaining certified container weights to comply with new international regulations.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights China
29 Apr 2016
Long-awaited guidelines on how China will implement the SOLAS container weight rule have been released.
28 Apr 2016
Container traffic through the Port of New York and New Jersey fell in March.
28 Apr 2016
Political convulsions in Brazil are taking a toll on the port sector, forcing the resignation of Ports Minister Helder Barbalho mere months after he assumed the position.
28 Apr 2016
The Port of Houston has announced how it will handle the SOLAS verified gross mass rule.
28 Apr 2016
The Port of Charleston and its CEO James Newsome are emerging as mavericks in the increasingly heated debate over a global container weight rule.
28 Apr 2016
DP World managed to defy a sluggish container shipping market.
28 Apr 2016
Could U.S. freight volumes rise and overall economic growth slow?
28 Apr 2016
Container throughput at South Korea’s Incheon Port expanded in the first quarter.
27 Apr 2016
A California Senate committee Wednesday approved legislation that will provide a partial tax exemption for terminal operators that purchase zero- or near-zero-emission cargo-handling equipment, expediting the progress California’s ports are making toward becoming the greenest in the world without significantly increasing the cost of shipping through the ports.
27 Apr 2016
A local cold-storage provider near the Port of Oakland has decided to expand after seeing the results of the port's efforts to improve the movement of refrigerated products between the port and its warehouses.