Port News

The Port of Houston posted record container and steel volumes last year, with increases of 4.5 percent in loaded containers and 41.3 percent in steel shipments.

Stakeholders in the Port of Virginia huddled last week for the second time in three months to hash out new strategies to tackle congestion outside port terminals.

The Long Beach port of the future will be a “smart port,” as described the its new chief executive, that uses technology to link all supply chain participants in a unified effort to increase cargo velocity, and an “energy island” that is a self-sustaining generator of clean energies.

When it comes to whether Port Metro Vancouver will experience a crippling drayage strike like it did last March, the ball is in union and non-union drivers’ court.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With transloading capacity scarce in Vancouver, an inland port 200 miles away aims to give forestry exporters the consistency in stuffing their products into containers they might not find in the greater Vancouver area.

Greece’s new radical left wing government is set to freeze the planned sale of the state’s stakes in Athens airport, the port of Thessaloniki and rail companies as it seeks to tear up some of the conditions of its 240 billion euro ($271 billion) bailout agreement.

Container volume at the Port of Philadelphia jumped 22.2 percent last year as the port recorded its fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth in total cargo volume.

Capacity additions and a significant acceleration in cargo volumes helped drive strong third-quarter results for Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private port infrastructure developer.

Vessels are backing up at an alarming rate at West Coast ports due to congested marine terminals and work slowdowns by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

The Philippines-based terminal operator ICTSI, which operates the Port of Portland’s only container terminal, said Wednesday it is experiencing even more intensive hard-timing tactics by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union than at other West Coast ports, and continued job actions could threaten the terminal’s viability.