Port officials told JOC.com they aim to use the new CSX Transportation double-stack rail service to win importers and exporters using ports in other states.
North Carolina Ports Authority
14 Mar 2017
The EC2 service will be the port’s sixth direct service and second trans-Pacific service via the Panama Canal.
23 Feb 2017
It’s the first of what the small East Coast port hopes will be two new services coming to the gateway as ocean carriers and their alliances sort out port coverage this year.
31 Oct 2016
Wilmington has regained its ability to tap Asian imports after the 2M Alliance of Maersk Line and Mediterranean Co. plugged a hole at the North Carolina port caused by the collapse of Hanjin Shipping.
19 Jul 2016
CSX Transportation and the state’s port authority on Tuesday detailed two new projects there aimed at fueling more cargo through the ocean gateway and onto the rails, and vice versa.
23 Jun 2016
Officials at North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington are betting on calls from a Latin American service to boost container traffic after less-than-stellar business this year.
03 Jun 2016
Pressure is building on U.S. maritime regulators to quickly decide whether ports and container lines can hash out details on a strategy that could dramatically simplify exporters’ meeting the SOLAS container weight rule.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.
13 May 2016
Because North Carolina said it’s been weighing containers to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules, the decision to provide container weights to help shippers meet the International Maritime Organization’s new SOLAS rule does not represent a change in operating procedures.