Terminal Operators

Read the latest news about terminal operators and ongoing projects and upcoming plans. 

Commentary

Ahead of the SOLAS container weight mandate its important to ask yourself these questions: Will you purchase weighing equipment to use Method 1 or 2? Will you purchase a service from others and pay by the container? Will you purchase the equipment and provide the service for others and potentially yourself?

News & Analysis

29 Jul 2016
Terminal operators in LA-LB temporarily suspend chassis gate fee that was scheduled to take effect on Monday.
Protracted and difficult labor negotiations in late 2014 and early 2015 that resulted in costly congestion and delays on the U.S. West Coast has put labor relations at the top of shippers' minds.
28 Jul 2016
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union will call delegates to San Francisco to consider a vote on early contract talks.
28 Jul 2016
Slowing global growth, liner overcapacity, and high capital expenditure needs will test the resilience of Asia's ports over the next couple of years.
A poor showing at Hutchison Port Holdings' Hong Kong terminals, one of which is pictured, negatively impacted the company's overall volume and revenue in the first half.
27 Jul 2016
Container throughput at the world’s busiest container terminal operator, Hutchison Port Holdings, fell in the first half.
26 Jul 2016
Dockworker arrests are only the latest intrigue at South America's busiest container port.
DP World added around 3.5 million TEUs of new gross capacity in 2015, taking total gross capacity to 79.6 million TEUs, space the terminal operator will need if its predictions of accelerating growth ring true.
26 Jul 2016
DP World expects its modest growth in the first half of the year to speed up.
Members of the Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación teachers' union blockade train tracks in Mexico's Michoacan state.
25 Jul 2016
Angry Mexican teachers are blockading some of the country's railways, leaving thousands of containers stranded.
25 Jul 2016
Australia’s top container terminal operator will have a new owner in short order.
Terminal de Conteineres de Paranagua, pictured, in 2015 became the second-busiest box port in Brazil.
22 Jul 2016
The owners of the second-biggest container port in Brazil are preparing to sell the facility.
APMT hopes that new cranes able to handle some of the largest mega-ships afloat, pictured, will help transform Pecem, Brazil, into a regional container hub.
21 Jul 2016
APM Terminals and port owner Cearaportus hope to turn the Brazilian Port of Pecem into a regional east coast South America hub.