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The Port of New York and New Jersey has introduced a central web portal to enable truckers and shippers to check container availability, export booking status and other information before drayage drivers are dispatched to terminals.

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TOTE launched the second of two liquefied natural gas-powered container ships that the company’s Sea Star Line subsidiary will operate between the U.S. mainland and Puerto Rico.
CMA CGM ‘s second quarter net profit jumped 66.7 percent as rising volumes and lower costs driven by oil prices offset a 7.8 percent drop in average revenue per container.
The California Trucking Association tied its support of truck appointments at Los Angeles-Long Beach container terminals to creation of port-wide metrics to gauge the appointments’ effectiveness.
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A reported crack in the concrete of one of the Panama Canal’s new locks has raised concerns about a potential delay of the canal’s scheduled expansion next year.
CMA CGM said it will temporarily suspend its Liberty Solo service, the smallest of the carrier’s four services between North Europe and the U.S. East Coast.
Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark, New Jersey, says his financially strapped city wants more money and jobs from the East Coast’s largest port.
The Port of Oakland “strongly supports” its marine terminals’ plans for Saturday truck gate operations but has two big concerns,Chris Lytle, port executive director, told the U.S. Federal Maritime...