Port officials in Savannah, Jacksonville, and Wilmington, North Carolina, have signed a deal to maintain the South Atlantic Chassis Pool through 2028 on the condition the pool will grow and chassis quality will significantly improve.
19 May 2020
Port Everglades is seeking more funding to dredge and improve infrastructure in order to handle larger vessels on the north–south and east–west lanes.
22 Apr 2020
An American Transportation Research Institute analysis of vehicle location data across six states shows trucking activity plummeting 8 to 10 percent in April as the COVID-19 lockdown spread across the US.
26 Feb 2020
A new $38 million berth will boost Port Canaveral's capacity for handling breakbulk cargo, including cargo bound for the space industry.
14 Feb 2020
PortMiami won a $44 million federal grant which will be used to improve the cold chain cargo facilities to handle temperature-controlled food, and perishables such as flowers.
15 Jan 2020
Port Tampa Bay believes 2020 will be a big year with an expansion of its container terminal, three weekly trans-Pacific vessel calls, and a major push to win cargo owners in the Interstate 4 corridor by selling the value of short hauls to maximize hours of service.
07 Jan 2020
Ports in Florida and Virginia will receive $1.6 million in federal grants to bolster barge services designed to improve freight delivery times and alleviate traffic congestion on roadways.
03 Jan 2020
Six new electric-powered rubber tire gantry cranes have arrived in Port of Miami’s APM terminal, key equipment meant to reduce carbon emissions and noise.
22 Nov 2019
JAXPORT expects terminal upgrades and a dredging project will attract larger vessels and more volumes when work is complete in 2023.
07 Nov 2019
JAXPORT received a $20 million grant from the USDOT, which will fund a portion of the $238 million cost of expanding the Blount Island terminal in Jacksonville as part of a long-term plan to drive more traffic and larger containerships to the port.
29 Oct 2019
US motor carriers blamed “an oversupply of truckload capacity” for greater-than-expected pressure on earnings in the third quarter.