The west coast hosts three dominant private, or minor, container facilities that compete with JNPT.
Japan’s container trade is estimated to have risen 1.9 percent year-over-year to 11.9 million TEU in fiscal 2016.
Authorities on Tuesday removed the height restriction on certain ships going under the Bayonne Bridge in the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Seattle-Tacoma focuses on efficient terminal operations to provide their edge in competition with Vancouver and Prince Rupert for market share.
Under the agreement, the French carrier’s subsidiary CMA Terminals will operate the facility for 15 years.
Installation of the new Tideworks Technology system at San Juan follows the rollout of the system last September at Crowley’s Port Everglades, Florida terminal.
There are signs potential negative effects of the new alliances on transshipment and tariffs may be overstated, according to the CEO of HPH Trust.
A consortium of seven labor federations had earlier served notice of a nationwide strike from April 19, but later agreed to defer the action until May 12.
There is not yet any resolution to the Shanghai congestion, but vessel berthing delays are showing a slight improvement.
The total value of the deal amounts to 1.1 billion euros.