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07 Dec 2016
Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.
14 Nov 2015
Port development in Indonesia is moving at full speed, driven by a sense of urgency as the republic seeks to rejuvenate its crumbling maritime infrastructure, and the deep-sea development at Kijing is a critical part of that effort.
14 Nov 2015
Eight months into operation of Southern California's "gray" chassis pool, the bugs are still being worked out.
13 Nov 2015
Port Everglades grew container volume 5 percent year-over-year to 1.06 million 20-foot-equivalent units in fiscal 2015, beating its previous annual record.
13 Nov 2015
The Port of New Orleans handled 537,285 twenty-foot-equivalent units of full and empty containers in the 12 months ended Sept. 30, marking the first time the port has exceeded a half-million-TEU mark during a 12-month period.
13 Nov 2015
What could eventually become the largest logistics complex at a West Coast port took a big step forward Thursday when the Port of Oakland Commission authorized exclusive negotiations between the port and industrial real estate developer CenterPoint Properties to develop a 20-acre site in the harbor.
13 Nov 2015
A mass protest by independent truckers and stevedores that threatened to shut down the port of Santos, Latin America’s largest container gateway, failed to materialize.
12 Nov 2015
TACOMA — On-dock rail is a requirement for West Coast ports, which ship about two-thirds of their containerized imports inland via intermodal, but the Port of Tacoma really sees efficient rail operations as a strategic advantage in its competition for market share with Canada and California ports.
12 Nov 2015
The Port of Virginia handled 233,466 twenty-foot-equivalent units of full and empty containers in October, making it the port’s single busiest month ever and the eighth straight with volume above 200,000 TEUs.
12 Nov 2015
Containerized imports in Los Angeles declined 3.3 percent in October compared to October 2014, following a trend that saw West Coast ports losing some market share last month while East Coast ports gained.
12 Nov 2015
HHLA’s profit and revenue declined in the first nine months of the year as Hamburg’s biggest stevedore suffered a double-digit slump in container volumes.