Port News

Gene Seroka at TPM 2017

Detailing two topics discussed at length at TPM 2017, Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka joined JOC.com for a discussion of HPEC — the Harbor Performance Enhancement Center, as well as a new partnership with General Electric Transportation on a portal/information sharing system. "This will provide visibility on cargo coming into Los Angeles 14 days before ship arrival," Seroka said.


Ports with newly green-lighted projects praised the Corps action.

Legislators’ recent interest in rewriting the Shipping Act of 1984 has been sparked by third-party suppliers’ fears of alliances having too much power.

Inland barges are facing long delays at the Rotterdam World Gateway Terminal.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust is ramping up its productivity efforts as the battle for market share in India’s northwestern hinterland intensifies.

Hapag-Lloyd joins group of carriers that charge for refrigerated container gensets.

The company did not provide details of volumes handled at its individual terminals.

The strong showing may reflect some additional business due to the resetting of the alliances, but is more likely a sign of the good trade performance by the overall economy over the past months.

According to analysts, low freight demand, overcapacity, and the consequent tightening of profit margins has placed shipbuilding on a sort of hiatus, but it won't last.

The launch of the new BBC Euro-Gulf Express Line follows BBC’s addition this month of westbound capacity on its Mediterranean-America service.