Port of Wilmington (N.C.)

Port of Wilmington (N.C.)

28 Feb 2022
A reconfigured chassis pool will launch in 2023 covering three Southeast US ports, aiming to replace an aging fleet with new and refurbished chassis containing the latest technology and safety features.
01 Feb 2016
The Port of Wilmington has joined the league of U.S. East Coast ports pouring millions into their harbors to prepare for the larger ships soon to be able to pass through an expanded Panama Canal. But, unlike its regional rivals, the North Carolina port isn't targeting the largest of the new mega-ships.
01 Feb 2016
Cargo diversions from West Coast ports because of labor strife in early 2015 helped make a handful of East and Gulf Coast ports the fastest-growing in the nation last year.
14 Jan 2016
A proposed $272 million CSX Transportation intermodal hub would give shippers using the Port of Wilmington better access to the fast-growing markets of Charlotte, Raleigh and the Research Triangle, along with the entirety of the CSX network.
30 Nov 2015
The Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, is using a newfound infusion of $35 million in annual state funds to expand its container facilities, dredge its harbor, and try to escape the shadow of its larger regional competitors.
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.
24 Mar 2015
Diversions from congested West Coast ports are helping drive traffic growth at the Savannah port, setting the largest U.S. southeast port to end its fiscal year with 14 to 14.5 percent more volume than in the prior year.
20 Feb 2015
The North Carolina State Ports Authority is extending gates hours by an hour at the Port of Wilmington to help keep pace with volume growth.
Containers at the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina.
20 Aug 2014
Container volume is increasing at North Carolina’s Port of Wilmington thanks to carriers’ service expansions.
03 Jul 2014
U.S. surface transportation providers, ranging from railroads to trucking companies, are preparing for the approaching Hurricane Arthur.
02 Jul 2014
A tropical storm moving up the U.S. East Coast threatens to complicate cargo movement by disrupting vessel schedules at ports already facing a July 4 holiday interruption.
A yard hustler truck carrying a container just unloaded by Crane 12 passes under Crane 14 as it lowers a container onto a waiting chassis. (NC State Ports Authority Photo by Susan Pridgen)
25 Jun 2014
The North Carolina State Ports Authority has decided to pursue growth through public-private partnerships, calls by midsize container services and cultivation of specialty cargoes such as refrigerated products and bulk wood pellets.
29 Jan 2014
The Port of Mobile, Ala., will remain closed today, but several other marine terminals planned to resume normal service after closing yesterday because of an ice storm that hit southern states from Virginia to Texas.
08 Nov 2012
North Carolina State Ports Authority today named Jeffrey E. Miles as its new deputy executive director for operations, by Tom Bradshaw, executive director.