Port News

Marine highways, or container transport via inland and coastal waterways, have had a rough go in the United States, but the U.S. Maritime Administration says it has learned from missteps.

The fluid state of affairs involving ocean carrier alliances is making the intermodal exchange of containers at marine terminals more complex.

The diverging fortunes of two container terminals in Itajai, Brazil, open a window into how carrier consolidation and the merger of joint services can impact port terminals worldwide.

Ports will have to compete for business as never before over the next decade, Port of Long Beach CEO Jon Slangerup said.

The U.S. Coast Guard Thursday gave its stamp of approval to two alternative methods for obtaining certified container weights to comply with new international regulations.

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Long-awaited guidelines on how China will implement the SOLAS container weight rule have been released.

Container traffic through the Port of New York and New Jersey fell in March.

Political convulsions in Brazil are taking a toll on the port sector, forcing the resignation of Ports Minister Helder Barbalho mere months after he assumed the position.

The Port of Houston has announced how it will handle the SOLAS verified gross mass rule.

The Port of Charleston and its CEO James Newsome are emerging as mavericks in the increasingly heated debate over a global container weight rule.