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25 Feb 2021
Europe’s third-largest port could not convert a solid rebound in second half volume into full-year growth in container throughput.
07 Feb 2017
Relief is on the way to Brazil's third-largest container port.
07 Feb 2017
The Port of New York and New Jersey has spent billions in preparation for larger ships.
07 Feb 2017
Strong growth in Europe and the Asia-Pacific powered DP World in 2016.
07 Feb 2017
Strong growth at smaller ports helped offset weakness at India's top container gateway.
06 Feb 2017
The forecast of container trade growth in Japan looks at the eight ports that together handle 90 percent of Japan’s containerized trade.
06 Feb 2017
The cash-strapped government is determined to press ahead with the deal despite heavy public opposition.
03 Feb 2017
Central American producers to expand their markets by extending the shelf lives of perishable shipments.
03 Feb 2017
The decline shows the port has yet to realize the benefits of efficiency gains.
03 Feb 2017
Plans for the facility at El Hamdania were drawn up in December.
03 Feb 2017
Last year’s traffic is 82,000 TEUs less than passed through Scandinavia’s largest container hub in 2010 as world trade started to recover from the global financial crisis.
02 Feb 2017
Seattle port director resigns without a reason given.
02 Feb 2017
After initial apprehensiveness, motor carriers and shippers appear to have adjusted to the systems.
02 Feb 2017
Shippers using India’s top container port should prepare to pay more.
02 Feb 2017
Russia’s Baltic region in 2016 handled 50 percent of Russia’s container trade.
02 Feb 2017
Contship sees port-to-door services as an effective means to compete with northern European ports.
01 Feb 2017
APM Terminals Pipavav appears to be regaining some of the volume it lost last year.
01 Feb 2017
The deal includes all of Hanjin’s equity interests and shareholder loans in Total Terminals International.
01 Feb 2017
Resin exports are the main draw for CMA CGM’s New Orleans port call.
31 Jan 2017
Rising anti-trade rhetoric from the Trump administration has US East and Gulf Coast ports fearing they won't get money needed for dredging efforts.
31 Jan 2017
Connections to international services and transshipment ports from Qatar are made via India’s Mundra port on the outbound leg.
31 Jan 2017
Container traffic stabilized at Europe’s largest terminal in 2016.
31 Jan 2017
The Port of Philadelphia is taking aim at discretionary cargo moving through northeastern competitors.
30 Jan 2017
A pension fund for longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey want permission from a bankruptcy court to seek companies related to the carrier who can help pay the debt.
30 Jan 2017
Widening 'Bayport flare' is project's final step.
30 Jan 2017
Union workers last Friday refused to use the new automated gate system technology at Wando Welch.
30 Jan 2017
TRAC Intermodal this month became the latest company to introduce lightweight chassis in Houston.
30 Jan 2017
The long-awaited first phase of the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has begun trial operations.
27 Jan 2017
Truck traffic at the Port of Charleston’s largest container terminal ground to a halt for several hours Friday.
27 Jan 2017
The potential benefits are significant, lowering costs and paving the way for further import growth.
27 Jan 2017
Cosco Shipping Ports and CMA Terminals Holdings signed a cooperation memorandum of understanding for ports worldwide.
26 Jan 2017
One of the four main terminals at Port of New York and New Jersey suffered heavier than usual truck congestion for the fourth day in a row.
26 Jan 2017
Indonesia is taking several new measures to improve the economics and efficiency of its maritime logistics sector.
25 Jan 2017
Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland are spending millions and implementing process improvements to protect market share.
25 Jan 2017
Which routes will shippers use for increased US resin exports?
25 Jan 2017
Implementation at the port’s Wando Welch Terminal went awry this summer, leaving trucks unable to clear the gates and backing traffic up outside the terminal onto a nearby interstate.