Port News

Pacific International Lines has advised its customers that effective Dec.


Truck gates at Maher Terminals in Port of New York and New Jersey
When ports are hit with severe winter weather, chassis shortages, intermodal rail delays or an unexpected spike in container volume, life can be difficult for harbor truckers. When all of those factors converge at the same time, as they did this year, life is downright miserable in the drayage industry.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has won approval from the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Phase I of its long-pla


Source: Panama Canal Authority
The first gates of the Panama Canal expansion program have been moved to the new locks complex on the Atlantic side, marking another milestone in the $5.25 billion project.

Container volume at the Port of Charleston increased 8 percent in the South Carolina Ports Authority’s jus


Port of Rotterdam
The Netherlands’ Port of Rotterdam Authority announced increased profit and revenue for the first half of the year...

chassis in port of Los Angeles
The busiest container gateways on the U.S. East and West coasts are trying to bring order to the chaos of intermodal chassis. It won’t be quick or easy.

Contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will resume on Wednesday after a recess Monday and Tuesday for a previously scheduled longshore division caucus.

Weekly wrap-up for July 19
While it is obvious that beneficial cargo owners shipped early this year through the West Coast in anticipation of the July 1 deadline for contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and waterfront employers, reports of cargo surges at Canadian and U.S. East Coast ports in May and June indicate retailers were also diverting shipments away from West Coast ports.

Contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association will recess beginning Monday for a previously scheduled union caucus.