Prospects for East Coast ports are brightening, especially on the export side, as the global economic recovery fuels demand for everything from automobiles to grain and forest products. But a number of variables could disrupt the ports’ projections, on the upside and the downside.
Port of Miami
25 Nov 2013
20 Nov 2013
Container volumes handled by U.S. West Coast ports grew more than three times faster than those at East Coast ports in the first eight months of the year, as lingering effects of last year’s labor negotiations and computer problems at one of the biggest terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey dragged down overall throughput growth.
05 Nov 2013
Sometime this year or early next, Florida will replace New York to become the third-largest U.S. state in population.
10 Oct 2013
PortMiami has taken delivery of four new super-post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of mega-ships that will begin passing through the Panama Canal in 2015.
03 Oct 2013
Crowley Maritime has launched a new, six-month pilot program that allows for the clearance of cold-treatment perishables...
26 Sep 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and members of the state’s cabinet have approved $150 million in bond proceeds to finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
16 Aug 2013
State and federal agencies are working to finalize a pilot program to bring grapes and blueberries from Peru and Uruguay into Florida’s Port Everglades and PortMiami, starting in October.
09 Jul 2013
OOCL and Hapag-Lloyd have decided to shift the South Florida call on the Gulf Atlantic Express service from Miami to Port Everglades.
24 Jun 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was judged the leading gateway for developers and users of industrial real estate in 2012 based upon its consistent cargo volumes and available blocks of industrial space within the immediate port area, according to a report by Jones Lang LaSalle.
21 Jun 2013
Ports in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. saw gains in their share of North American East Coast container traffic in the first quarter of 2013. Canadian ports also saw an increase, albeit slight, while the market share of ports in the U.S. Northeast declined, according to data from the individual ports.