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24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports returned to lower levels in April than March.
SOLAS verified gross mass VGM IMO container weights Yantian China service
23 May 2016
The major China export gateway of Yantian will offer container weighing services to help shippers comply with the SOLAS container weight rule.
21 May 2016
Liability, costs and technology are just a few of the questions.
20 May 2016
The Port of Jacksonville is bullish on its growing Asian import trade, but success hinges on keeping a key Asian terminal operator in town.
20 May 2016
Allegations by the mayor of Newark that union hiring practices at the Port of New York and New Jersey promote racial, ethnic and gender inequity have attracted federal scrutiny.
20 May 2016
The Panama Maritime Authority has reached an agreement with a Chinese consortium on Panama's first post-Panamax capable container terminal.
20 May 2016
Service upgrades and additions were not enough to propel Pipavav Port to growth in the last fiscal year.
19 May 2016
The Port of Charleston has changed its mind on its previously announced SOLAS policy.
19 May 2016
It is unclear if the container trade has a future in Portland.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
container stack
19 May 2016
The 2014 to 2015 congestion crisis at U.S. West Coast ports exacerbated the shift of Asian imports to East and Gulf Coast ports.