Port News

Port news and updates from around the globe covering critical international ports such as the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach, New York-New Jersey, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Jawaharlal Nehru, Santos, and Tokyo. From disruption to pending government regulation and equipment upgrades, JOC.com covers every angle of the port industry.

News & Analysis

Port Tampa Bay.
16 Feb 2018
Tampa port officials hope an initial shipment of bananas through a new dockside cold storage warehouse will be the start of a new market for the Florida port.
13 Feb 2018
Channel-deepening projects at the ports of Savannah and Corpus Christi are included in the Trump administration’s US Army Corps of Engineers budget request; Congress has the final say regarding funding. Georgia's governor argued the Savannah project is the Southeast's most important infrastructure project.
Yilport Gebze Terminal, Turkey.
13 Feb 2018
Yilport's handling growth was driven by strong domestic terminal performances, due to rising exports, and by its Swedish terminal, which benefited from traffic diverted from labor-dispute-hurt Gothenburg.
Containers at a port.
13 Feb 2018
Chennai’s efforts to regain lost ground in container handling have lately been complicated by its deteriorating quayside and landside productivity rates.
13 Feb 2018
Gothenburg's long-running labor dispute is having a devastating effect on the port, slashing its volume and eroding its competitiveness.
RollDock, SAL say pooling their dock vessels will improve vessel utilization.
12 Feb 2018
RollDock and SAL say pooling their dock vessels will improve vessel utilization, broaden coverage, and provide more options for customers.
Hapag-Lloyd's Express Rome vessel.
12 Feb 2018
PSA International, which operates Bharat Mumbai Container Terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, opposes APM Terminal Mumbai’s charges for PSA's railed containers gated at APM Terminal’s Gateway Terminals India.
Port of Houston.
10 Feb 2018
With the long-awaited boom in US production of synthetic resins expected to finally materialize this year, shippers are urging carriers to add more services from the Gulf to Asia. But will ocean carriers respond?
The Port of New York and New Jersey.
09 Feb 2018
Shippers that are skeptical of the efficiency of the Port of New York and New Jersey and its ability to handle higher cargo volumes may take comfort that authorities are considering extended gate hours and how to boost rail efficiency after crippling delays in early 2018.
Port of Los Angeles.
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.
APM Terminals.
09 Feb 2018
APM Terminals said the commercial challenges resulted in rate pressure, leading to lower revenue per move and impairments in the specified markets.

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