Port News

The Brazilian Ministry for Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation has decided to privatize dredging operations at the country’s top three ports of Santos, Paranagua, and Rio de Janeiro.

Precariously low West Coast vacancy rates for warehouse and distribution space are sending a stark message to shippers: Expect to pay even more to carry your goods, or rework your containerized supply chains.

A Hanjin ship just released from arrest outside the Panama Canal is one of two expected to stop at the Port of New York and New Jersey in the next week.

The Panama Canal Authority said increased rainfall has permitted an increase in maximum allowable drafts at the canal’s new locks.

International Container Terminal Services Inc. last week opened the first phase of its Basra Gateway Terminal in the southern Iraqi port of Umm Qasr.

FMC Chairman Mario Cordero expresses concern after receiving staff briefing on analysis of PierPass fee collections and disbursements.

The loss of a terminal operator at the Port of Oakland, pictured, is not expected to have any long-term negative impacts.
Cargo interests can be assured of stability at Northern California's Port of Oakland.

The competition to develop much-needed modern port facilities in Bangladesh has intensified.

The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.

Maersk Line is ramping up its feeder operations at Kakinada Port, an emerging alternative cargo gateway on India’s east coast.