Port News

APM Terminals said that weeding out drug traffickers from its dockworker ranks at the Port of Callao is a priority as well as a main point of contention in an ongoing strike at the port.

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port is preparing to launch a public offering in order to raise funds for the construction of a new $10 million terminal to support Cambodia’s growing exports to Western consumers.

Several weeks of exploratory talks about an early contract extension by the International Longshoremen’s Associ


Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines has introduced a dedicated container feeder service between India and the Middle East.

An APM Terminals executive said the company remains committed to development of a large Black Sea terminal at the Georgia port of Poti, which the terminal operator purchased four years ago.

Operations at the Port of Houston were largely unfazed — though officials are investigating some damage to equipment — after the torrential rain and flooding that swept through Texas last week.

Work slowdowns and port congestion associated with the 2014-15 coastwide longshore contract negotiations continued to haunt West Coast ports in April, with total container volume down 6 percent from April 2014 even though the slowdowns had ended in February.

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved an $829 million budget for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, which includes $555 million for port expansion and improvement projects.

The U.K.’s largest port, which has just announced plans to double its capacity, had to close Tuesday morning due to strong winds affecting operations.