Port News


No disruption or delays are expected at the Port of New York and New Jersey Friday, when the new International Maritime Organization SOLAS rule kicks in.


The Port of Oakland has offered its executive director a new contract.

India’s Directorate General of Shipping has issued a supplementary decree allowing shippers more time to comply with requirements laid down in its final ordinance issued May 11.

Battling a liquidity crisis, the company must cut costs to remain operational.

Imports at the Port of New York and New Jersey fell in May compared with the year before.

The new rule’s rollout is just days away, but guidance from operating ports, carriers, terminal operators and nation states has been variable and prone to change.

All six terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey will offer weighing services to shippers that don’t provide verified gross mass declarations needed to meet the SOLAS rule.

Berth congestion at the Port of Yangon has eased, but congestion in container yards remains a serious problem.

Port of Chittagong
Shippers and ocean carriers using Bangladesh’s main gateway port of Chittagong have been battling heavy congestion for the past few weeks.

Cosco Shipping Panama on Sunday made the first commercial transit of the Panama Canal’s new locks.