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An agreement to extend contracts early from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and International Longshoremen’s Association would usher in an unprecedented era of labor peace at US ports.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association on Tuesday raised shippers’ hopes for a longer period of labor peace at US West Coast ports.

There are no negative consequences to the shipper for its container missing a ship. For the ocean carrier, the costs are huge.


The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”

Port Corpus Christi, pictured, says its decision to test sediment will speed the timeline for its dredging project by nearly a year.
Port Corpus Christi has taken the first step toward a project to widen the Texas port’s channel and increase its depth.

SeaLand announced Monday it has added the Port of Hueneme, California, to its weekly west coast Central America service.

Terminals at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, India’s biggest container gateway, have come under fire from customs authorities for collecting “unauthorized” charges from shippers.

East and Southeast Asia, home to many of the world's largest ports, showed little improvement in productivity from 2014 to 2016.
Productivity levels at the world’s top 30 container ports have shown little sign of improvement over the past two years, and ports in several regions are showing worrying levels of decline.

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.
Hanjin Shipping told a US District Bankruptcy Court on 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.
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.