Port News

Ports in the U.S. and Canadian Pacific Northwest are planning feverishly for the larger cargo surges they know will occur in the coming years from big ships operated by powerful carrier alliances.


A teacher union blockade of freight rails in Mexico that trapped 4,000 thousands of containers in the key port of Lazaro Cardenas, and also some in Manzanillo, preventing them from moving in and out of the port, is over.


Terminal operators in LA-LB temporarily suspend chassis gate fee that was scheduled to take effect on Monday.


Protracted and difficult labor negotiations in late 2014 and early 2015 that resulted in costly congestion and delays on the U.S. West Coast has put labor relations at the top of shippers' minds.

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will call delegates to San Francisco to consider a vote on early contract talks.


Nagano served in public relations for the Port of Los Angeles for more than 30 years.


The opening of the first bathroom solely for female truck drivers in one of the busiest terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey this month has highlighted the growing numbers of women drivers in drayage, which could prove vital to ameliorating the driver shortages plaguing the industry.

The government of India believes its landlord ports are underutilizing their assets and land.

World Direct Shipping has upgraded its two-year-old Gulf of Mexico service.

SLIDE SHOW: Wind power shipments have emerged as one of the key growth sectors in breakbulk and project cargo shipping.

Slowing global growth, liner overcapacity, and high capital expenditure needs will test the resilience of Asia's ports over the next couple of years.