Port News

The APM Terminals facility in Elizabeth, New Jersey, will be able to handle ships with capacities of 13,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units upon completion of the new investments.
APM Terminals is to invest millions in a new berth at its Port Elizabeth terminal in the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Indian trade unions are going ahead with a strike planned for Friday despite government concessions.

Drayage companies in Los Angeles-Long Beach are using a mobile app that allows them to manage truck dispatching and avoid trouble spots in a real-time environment.

A courtroom of the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, which was the latest venue where the International Longshoremen’s Association and New York Shipping Association tried to cut the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor out of their hiring practices.
Appeals court rejects claims the commission illegally interfered in collective bargaining agreement.

Under Armour in 2015 rerouted its US shipments through the Port of Baltimore after the difficulties it experienced during the 2014 and 2015 West Coast labor dispute.
Athletic footwear and apparel maker Under Armour’s plan to build a 1.3-million-square-foot e-commerce distribution and warehouse facility is set to boost container traffic through the nearby Port of Baltimore and enhance the larger logistics park it will move goods through.

As vessel alliances change, SPRC of Colombia, pictured, and ports around the world will face new challenges.
The days of multiuser container terminals could be coming to an end, according to the head of a Colombian container terminal.

The refrigerated and tank container-leasing sectors are projected to grow at a faster rate than leasing for dry boxes in 2016.
The container-leasing industry is facing its toughest financial challenge since the downturn of 2009.

First-half profit at Shanghai International Port Group fell as the economic slowdown in China dampened demand for shipping services.

Asian transshipment hubs, such as Port Klang, Malaysia, pictured, must adjust to a landscape of low growth and shifting service networks.
Asia’s transshipment hubs are facing turbulent times.

Khalifa Port, pictured, could eventually be able to handle 15 million twenty-foot-equivalent units annually.
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port is accelerating its expansion of capacity.