Port News

Two more Hanjin Shipping vessels are heading for the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Japan is seeking to re-establish a leading position of investment and influence in Africa.

Khalifa Port, pictured, will be able to handle 15 million 20-foot-equivalent units annually when complete.
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port is continuing its upward march.

The challenges of the Hanjin Shipping collapse are often unique to the position of actors in the supply chain.
Trucking companies that regularly hauled containers for Hanjin Shipping may end up losing tens of thousands of dollars.

Hapag-Lloyd ordered 5,750 new refrigerated containers in mid-September.
The refrigerated trade is a lone bright spot in a global liner shipping industry that is struggling to find profitability.

Angry dockers in Santos that are disrupting operations at four Santos container terminals have stepped up their rhetoric.

Container owners have released a list aimed at making it easier for shippers and transportation providers to return containers leased to Hanjin Shipping.

An agreement to extend contracts early from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and International Longshoremen’s Association would usher in an unprecedented era of labor peace at US ports.
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association on Tuesday raised shippers’ hopes for a longer period of labor peace at US West Coast ports.

There are no negative consequences to the shipper for its container missing a ship. For the ocean carrier, the costs are huge.


The unique local manifestations of climate change present challenges for international terminal operators.
"In certain cases the costs of upgrading will not be worth it, and you will likely see some facilities abandoned.”