Port News

The South Carolina Ports Authority has ordered 12 rubber-tire gantry cranes for use at Charleston’s Wando Welch terminal.

It took years longer than expected, but CMA CGM is on its way to transforming the container transshipment terminal in Kingston, Jamaica, into a regional powerhouse.

Shippers and the Directorate of General of Shipping are unhappy with how some container terminals have been handling container weighing to comply with SOLAS.
India’s maritime administrator is showing no sign of backing down from its previous diktat barring container terminal operators from offering container weighing services on-site for a fee.

The port of Murmansk, pictured, is used mostly for coal, but a government policy could change that and increase the amount of containers it handles.
Shippers are welcoming a Russian government plan that could save them thousands of dollars and up to a week in transit time.

Maersk Line launched a new feeder service to the western Chinese port city of Yibin.

Traffic at Eurokai's German terminals, such as this one at Bremerhaven, grew at an unexpectedly brisk pace in the first half.
Eurokai’s first-half profit surged, but the leading pan-European container terminal operator warned the industry faces an uncertain future.

With ample room for expansion, Hoegh Autoliners chooses the Texas port for U.S. ro-ro imports and exports.

Automotive interests press for efficient planning by supply chain partners to help ports keep up with volume.

Rotterdam dockers have voted in favor of an agreement on job security in the container sector.

The Port of Hong Kong, pictured, is just one of the many top ports that will soon find themselves facing new challenges on a number of fronts.
The reign of container terminals as profit leaders in supply chains is under pressure.