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23 Sep 2016
Eight dockworkers boarded a container ship berthed at Santos as part of ongoing industrial action in the harbor.
The costs and liability for Hanjin Shipping containers have been some of the biggest concerns for members of the supply chain since the world's seventh-largest container line went bankrupt.
23 Sep 2016
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court Friday how it would handle the late return of containers.
US Customs and Border Protection has given the Advanced Qualified Unlading Approval pilot program a thumbs up.
23 Sep 2016
US importers stand to see faster clearance of their containers as Customs and Border Protection expands a pilot providing pre-clearance of shipments from four ports to every port in the country.
23 Sep 2016
A decision by a Brazilian regulator threatens to slow investments in rail capacity aimed at reducing bottlenecks and offering more services to shippers at Santos.
An effort to get approval for heavier trucks on Texan roadways failed in the legislature in 2015, but a second effort is now underway.
23 Sep 2016
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.
22 Sep 2016
A stronger export season is taking shape  in the westbound trans-Pacific.
22 Sep 2016
The Port of Houston Authority said Hanjin Shipping containers at the port have been cleared for release.
22 Sep 2016
DP World, which has a clutch of container terminals in India, is expanding its inland services in the emerging Asian economy.
22 Sep 2016
DP World plans to transform Saint John, New Brunswick, into an alternative gateway for containerized imports bound for the US Northeast, much like the Dubai-based terminal operator’s Port of Prince Rupert facility on the opposite coast.
22 Sep 2016
The top ports of each continent owe their success to a number of factors unique to their geography, global trade patterns, corporate management, and state support.
22 Sep 2016
China’s main ports booked strong year-over-year growth in container throughput in August, fueling speculation of a possible trade recovery.