Port News

US regulators are reviewing a proposed agreement between two marine terminal operators at the Port of Miami that would allow the terminals to jointly negotiate terms and conditions with container lines — a first for the United States.


The port of Rotterdam said it will make risk-bearing financial investments in selected companies that help to reduce its carbon footprint as part of a major strategy to transition the port to a carbon neutral environment and renewable energy hub.

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust shippers are showing keener interest in direct port delivery services that greatly improve port productivity.

Europe’s private port and terminal operators have called for “clear and stable” regulations to ensure adequate returns on their investments in an increasingly unsustainable market.

TTI refuses to post security bond with Northwest Seaport Alliance.

The PierPass extended gates program at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, which has moved vast quantities of cargo from daytime to nights and weekends, has come under no shortage of criticism in recent months.


Shippers have incurred heavy costs when their containers have been locked behind terminal gates for reasons outside their control.
A broad range of US shippers, truckers, and transportation intermediaries are asking federal maritime regulators to consider creating a rule to prevent marine terminals and container lines from charging demurrage and detention fees.

India’s major, or public, ports booked strong growth in container volumes in November.

Consolidation of container lines could spur them to finally make a clean break from control of intermodal chassis.

A private sector-fueled initiative guided by the US Federal Maritime Commission aims to create a national portal in which key, non-proprietary information is shared with shippers, liners, truckers, and others to reduce port congestion.