Port News

Volume rose slightly at East Coast ports as traffic declined elsewhere.

Truck turn times at the Port of Long Beach's newly automated Long Beach Container Terminal are half those at other terminals in the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex.

Uncle Sam is seeking input from shippers, transportation providers and others on how to make U.S. ports more competitive.

Australia's plan to heed the International Maritime Organization’s call for a more lenient implementation approach of the SOLAS container weight rule has a group of ports and maritime authorities questioning whether too light a touch will be taken starting July 1.

The Port of Chennai said it has completed a dredging project to make it the deepest in India, but it is holding off on plans to build an outer harbor because of slumping traffic.

China Cosco Shipping and Hanjin Shipping have added a call at the Port of Mobile, Alabama.

Japan has agreed to provide financial support for a new international port development project in Indonesia.

The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing service to help shippers meet the new amendment to the International Maritime Organization’s Safety of Life at Sea convention.

Switzerland will open the world’s longest rail tunnel June.

Some truckers working at the Port of New York and New Jersey are turning away from the leasing system that dominates the industry.