Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed two new members to the Maryland Port Commission, a group tasked with keeping the state’s rapidly growing Baltimore port competitive within international maritime trade.
The Federal Maritime Commission Wednesday voted to issue a request for additional information from terminal operators involved in a proposal to add a Saturday gate at the Port of Oakland as a measure to relieve congestion at the Northern California port.
NYK Line is looking to profit off India’s booming auto industry with the addition of a new roll-on, roll-off terminal in Pipavav in the state of Gujarat on the country’s northwest coast.
DP World said the commercial launch of its new facility in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, named Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal, helped the country’s biggest container handler tackle the turmoil brought on by labor and other disruptions.
A 24-hour strike by unionized dockworkers has disrupted normal operations at some of the key Indian major public ports, including largest container handler Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, on Wednesday, according to local shipping sources.
Manila’s two main terminals have launched a vehicle booking system that is expected to improve container flows into and out of the port as the Philippines’ peak shipping season approaches.
Truckers serving Conley Container Terminal at the port of Boston can use a newly-launched app to find out when containers are ready to be picked up, another sign of how technology is being tapped to improve port productivity
After a summer-long buildup of vessels at anchor due to a lengthy labor shortage, the Port of Oakland on Tuesday reported that for the sixth straight day, vessels were not being delayed upon their arrival in port, giving shippers hope that the worst is behind them
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India is showing no signs of getting ahead of the disruptions, labor or otherwise, that have halted operations at the largest container facility in Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust at different times during the past year.
Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach sincerely want terminal operators to succeed in their ground-breaking plan to develop a system of appointments throughout the harbor. But they fear that the logistics involved in coordinating as many as a dozen stand-alone trucker appointment systems will be very difficult to arrange.