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Read the latest on port equipment news and stories, including chassis supplies and chassis pools. 

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In 2010, Maersk announced it would no longer offer chassis as part of its service.

News & Analysis

24 Sep 2019
Los Angeles’ 2018 inventory of air emissions, like the Long Beach report that preceded it by a week, shows the largest US container port has already met or exceeded to emission-reduction goals that had been set for 2023.
15 Apr 2019
The proposal to create a single-rate chassis pool in Savannah and Charleston has been shelved as the two port authorities reached a three-year agreement to continue with the existing chassis pool with modifications to upgrade the fleet.
01 Apr 2019
An association of ocean carriers has released a list of best practices for resolving detention and demurrage disputes, but shippers say it doesn't address underlying issues.
14 Feb 2019
Auto-strad technology gives terminal operators considering automation a scalable model that is less costly than using automated stacking cranes and automated guided vehicles.
14 Feb 2019
CEO Capt. John Murray tells JOC.com the port aims to be the transportation hub for central Florida’s commercial space industry.
06 Feb 2019
Chassis shortages can lead to pretty steep penalties for cargo owners. It would take a lot of demurrage, detention, and per diem, however, to wash away the savings of chassis rates on a door move.
Difficult solutions to US chassis chaos emerge
06 Feb 2019
Beneficial cargo owners pay the price when there is a chassis shortage, so what are the options to address these chronic issues? Each idea has some pros and cons for shippers.
Chassis stacked.
11 Jan 2019
Chassis supplies are low at the Port of New York and New Jersey due to high cargo volumes and chassis dwell times.
17 Jul 2018
US tariffs on Chinese imports are threatening to not only increase costs for shippers, but also force them to pay more for the equipment they use.
The Port of New York and New Jersey.
21 May 2018
When finished, the terminal expects to be able to handle three mega-ships at once in an effort to give shippers a smoother, more efficient gateway for cargo.
06 Dec 2017
Providing a smooth pick up and drop off of chassis is seen by port stakeholders as key to the port’s future efficiency.
04 Dec 2017
NACPC's cooperative chassis business model has been a catalyst for improving chassis quality — and at a modest cost to shippers.
28 Nov 2017
The ongoing strong demand this year and production disruption in China are again raising questions over the availability of container equipment.
17 Nov 2017
The competitive service contract market has required major international carriers to make chassis available to many customers, despite carriers' vision to end chassis provision.
03 Nov 2017
In his new role, Fitzgerald will lead MCI’s 5,000 employees at three container manufacturing sites and a research and development center.
03 Nov 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Nov. 2 approved new zero and near-zero emission guidelines.
03 Nov 2017
The 2017 Clean Air Action Plan that the ports adopted this week is an environmental document that will guide investment decisions by terminal operators and motor carriers in Southern California for the next 20 years.
25 Oct 2017
Port officials said that although the depot is no substitute for a port-wide gray pool, it will help provide easier access to chassis.
25 Oct 2017
Improvements are aimed at handling larger ships that have increased the port’s volume.
DCLI launches gensets pools in NY-NJ, Savannah
24 Oct 2017
The move is in response to signs that carriers are moving away from providing gensets.
23 Oct 2017
Final draft of strict clean air plan to be presented to LA-LB harbor commissions on Nov. 2.
19 Sep 2017
“What we have seen this first half of this year is a massive reefer container shortage.”
15 Sep 2017
“Whenever the business volumes reach the top quadrant, there will be chassis shortages, and that’s where we are now.”
14 Sep 2017
The Port of New York and New Jersey is searching again for a way to create an interoperable chassis pool after the latest effort collapsed.
13 Sep 2017
Two of the world’s largest shipping container operators now contribute information to the database, which has more than 1,000 users.
11 Sep 2017
Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Mahbubul Alam praised the port authority for acquiring the new equipment.
06 Sep 2017
The FMC has maintained that the commission has more pressing priorities than clarifying its position on detention and demurrage fees.
05 Sep 2017
The US Coast Guard on Tuesday reopened the Sabine-Neches Waterway.
28 Aug 2017
Singamas returns to profitability as market sentiment improves and box orders flood in.
28 Aug 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in 2016 were able to reduce emissions while handling more volume.
25 Aug 2017
The web-based platform appears to be the only one of its kind targeting empty capacity globally, whereas the other platforms are either within the United States or Europe.
08 Aug 2017
The project was high on the agenda of a delegation led by Indian Shipping & Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.
03 Aug 2017
Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland may be able to meet regulatory goals for zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at a fraction of the cost initially forecast.
31 Jul 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal (JNCT)'s new cranes are the first part of a Rs. 182 crore (roughly $28 million) contract for 15.
14 Jul 2017
Equipment providers in Southern California anticipate a relatively uneventful peak season this year in the largest US port complex.