Port News

Direct ChassisLink Inc. has acquired the 11,000-unit chassis fleet of NYK Line (North America) that now operates in pools managed by Consolidated Chassis Management and its affiliates and in the Hampton Roads Chassis Pool.

Maersk Line has drawn up contingency plans to minimize the “serious” impact of an imminent strike campaign by Spanish dockers on its global cargo operations.

There is less interest than expected tied to liner ownership in terminals as the new shipping alliances set up their port networks.

Container Corporation of India is working with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to speed up the clearance of imports booked under the direct port delivery program.

Shippers’ efforts to push the FMC into a rulemaking relies on antiquated evidence that predates the advent of containerized shipping, carriers said.

Intermodal equipment providers hope to launch a long-delayed universal chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey before the Bayonne Bridge is raised later this year.

A direct port delivery program aimed at speeding imports through India's Jawaharlal Nehru Port is bearing fruit.

China is investigating new port infrastructure investments in the Philippines as it seeks to advance its Belt and Road program, respond to investment calls from Manila, and expand its influence in the South China Sea.

It is APMT's second terminal in Mexico.