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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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.
20 Mar 2020
Workers at ports, warehouses, and trucking companies are receiving exemptions from state “stay-at-home” mandates because they are judged as essential to the US supply chain.
31 Dec 2019
Ports on the US East Coast are expanding handling capacity and deepening harbors in anticipation of larger vessels and a continued shift in discretionary cargo away from the West Coast.
22 Nov 2019
Growth in US imports from the Caribbean and Central America was unable to offset a decline in exports in the first nine months of 2019.
14 Aug 2019
The containerized shipping industry was able to convince the US Trade Representative to take cranes and containers off a list of tariffs going into effect on Sept. 1 and Dec. 15.
08 Jul 2019
Port Miami is gaining a second weekly route with the Dominican Republic, its second-largest trading partner, through APL/CMA CGM. It’s an express route that will take one fewer day than Seaboard Marine’s service.
11 Jun 2019
The Maersk subsidiary line will begin a weekly service connecting Port Everglades to the Dominican Republic and Haiti in July, adding to the nearly 1 million TEU the port already handles from the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.
18 Mar 2019
Steven M. Cernak, a veteran of the ports of Galveston, Everglades, and New York-New Jersey passed away over the weekend.
04 Apr 2018
When it comes to finished-automobile shipments, US South Atlantic ports are in a sweet spot. Regional population growth is boosting demand for imports, and new auto assembly plants are bolstering exports.
09 Feb 2018
After a substantial gain in 2017, retailers are forecasting another increase in US container import volume in 2018, as container lines and beneficial cargo owners prepare for annual trans-Pacific rate and service contract negotiations.
13 Sep 2017
IHS Markit estimates about half of Florida’s filling stations have fuel now, though widespread shortages were still being reported Tuesday.
05 Sep 2017
Hurricane Irma is the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since 2005.
18 Aug 2017
As of Aug. 16, Port Everglades has replaced Miami on the TA1/NEUATL1.
07 Jun 2017
The new low-profile gantry cranes cost a total of $41.4 million and come with an option for the port to purchase an additional three cranes anytime within five years.
14 Feb 2017
Political headwinds and fierce competition are challenging Port Everglades' gambit for more cargo from Asia and Mexico.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
14 Dec 2016
It’s not clear just how much of an impact $1 billion in investment had on the top Florida ports gaining a larger share of Asia imports, but the gains are real.
05 Dec 2016
House and Senate negotiators Monday released a compromise water infrastructure bill — with some long-anticipated federal dollars for harbor deepening projects at Port Everglades and Charleston — and plan to send it to President Obama’s desk before the end of the week.
14 Oct 2016
Crowley Maritime’s customs brokerage subsidiary will participate in a pilot program at Miami International Airport for ocean-to-air transshipment of perishables.
04 Oct 2016
Southeast US ports are preparing for Hurricane Matthew.
17 May 2016
The looming SOLAS summer deadline has left many shippers wondering where and how they will be able to obtain certified VGMs.
26 Apr 2016
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unveiled a bipartisan waterways bill that could give a boost to efforts to deepen harbors in the U.S. Southeast before the much-anticipated arrival of mega-ships in their waters.
07 Jan 2016
Florida’s Port Everglades is looking into developing a regional logistics center on roughly 16.7 acres of land at the port.
18 Dec 2015
Port Everglades said it expects to gain about 128,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units over the next 10 years through the renewal of Florida International Terminal's lease and relocation of the facility as the port works to accommodate mega-ships.
11 Dec 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched pilot test being billed as a “fast lane” for cargo containers at four U.S. ports.
13 Nov 2015
Port Everglades grew container volume 5 percent year-over-year to 1.06 million 20-foot-equivalent units in fiscal 2015, beating its previous annual record.
17 Sep 2015
Florida’s ports of Jacksonville and Manatee will begin handling direct imports of select cold-treated produce from South America next month, bringing new business to the Sunshine State and cutting logistics costs for produce shippers.
15 Sep 2015
Among the Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. export ports in the first half of 2015 are a number of smaller ports that don’t typically get the spotlight. The first half was particularly kind to the ports of Virginia, Houston, Baltimore, Miami and Charleston, as they also ranked in our Top 10 fastest-growing U.S. import ports.
28 Aug 2015
South Florida ports are readying themselves for gale force winds and a downpour of rain as Tropical Storm Erika prepares to make landfall in the Sunshine State this Monday.
05 Aug 2015
SeaLand and APL have selected Port Everglades as the first and last U.S. call for their recently launched Americas joint service.
26 Jun 2015
Port Everglades has received federal approval for a $374 million deepening project that will allow it handle larger container ships.
08 May 2015
Container volume at Port Everglades rose 9.1 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, as growth in empty-container shipments outpaced an 0.7 percent rise in full 20-foot-equivalent units.
27 Apr 2015
Labor and port congestion will continue to be top issues facing shippers this year, said Jim Pyburn, Director of Business Development, Port Everglades. At TPM 2015, he provides commentary on the year ahead as well as an update on intermodal investments and overall business at the port.
13 Mar 2015
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s attempt to lure shippers — from Bacardi to Ikea — away from California may not necessarily bring big business to the Sunshine State, but it will bring the national media attention that some say Florida ports need.
18 Feb 2015
Florida needs to amp up its marketing efforts, offer new incentives and cut red tape in order to reclaim containerized imports and exports tied to the state but handled by other states’ ports, according to study released on Wednesday.
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