The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on demand in the United States and the Caribbean and Central America caused two-way trade between the regions to contract in the first nine months of 2020.
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16 Sep 2019
Container carriers in the slowing US import and export trades are exercising increased discipline, maintaining capacity levels rather than introducing new vessels in an attempt to secure a larger share of the market.
02 Nov 2017
The added Puerto Rico capacity comes as recovery from Hurricane Maria has rekindled debate over the Jones Act.
11 Oct 2017
Only 7.8 percent, or 392 miles of Puerto Rico's 5,073 miles of road, are open.
05 Oct 2017
As the US and relief organizations struggle to move goods across battered Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria's legacy will include long-term damage to supply chains.
24 Mar 2017
Trailer Bridge is developing a new niche with 53-foot containers on a twice-weekly service to Santo Domingo
07 Oct 2015
A Trailer Bridge triple-deck barge broke loose from the tug that was towing it from San Juan to Jacksonville, Florida, last weekend during the same hurricane that claimed TOTE Maritime’s El Faro.
20 Jul 2015
Efforts to repeal the Jones Act in the U.S. are part of a global campaign to weaken cabotage laws and undercut labor, said the president of a union representing U.S. seafarers.
08 May 2015
Crowley Liner Service called competitor Trailer Bridge’s allegations of patent infringement “specious” and said it would continue to use the disputed equipment to load and discharge flat-deck barges in the Puerto Rico trade.
07 May 2015
Trailer Bridge has filed a lawsuit accusing Crowley Liner Services, a competitor in the U.S.
Weekly wrap-up: ILWU ratifies deal with PNW grain handlers, reaches tentative agreement on health benefits with PMA
30 Aug 2014
Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ratified a new collective bargaining agreement with grain handlers in the Pacific Northwest, ending a two-year battle between the two parties.
28 Aug 2014
Jeffrey Boston has succeeded Chris Dombalis as chief executive officer at U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carrier Trailer Bridge.
06 Nov 2013
The Jacksonville Port Authority and long-time tenant Trailer Bridge have signed a new 10 year lease to continue the container line’s operations at the Florida port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.
15 Jan 2013
Jacksonville, Fla.-based trucking and marine freight company Trailer Bridge’s board of directors has appointed Chris J. Dombalis as a board member and CEO of the company, effective Jan. 16.
03 Apr 2012
Trailer Bridge has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization Monday following a court’s approval last month.
12 Mar 2012
Trailer Bridge is on track to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy on March 16, four months after the U.S. mainland-Puerto Rico carrier filed for protection from creditors.
17 Jan 2012
Trailer Bridge said its majority bondholders have agreed on a restructuring plan that could allow the U.S.-Puerto Rico carrier to seek to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy by the end of March.
22 Nov 2011
Trailer Bridge swung to a $1.9 million loss
16 Nov 2011
U.S.-Puerto Rico carrier Trailer Bridge filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization on Wednesday, a day after failing to refinance $82.5 million in bond debt that became due Tuesday.
15 Nov 2011
U.S.-Puerto Rico carrier Trailer Bridge said it plans to delay the filing of its third quarter financial report because the company has been focused on efforts to refinance $82.5 million bond debt tha
24 Oct 2011
Williiam G. Gotimer Jr. and Mark Tanner have been named co-CEOs of Trailer Bridge, replacing Ivy Barton Suter, who resigned Friday.
12 Aug 2011
Trailer Bridge lost $3.6 million in the second quarter, compared with an $897,000 profit in the same period a year ago, largely because the carrier's charter business decreased and fuel costs rose $1.