Port News

The new seven-day-a-week service was announced on Aug. 14 after a trial period with Hapag Lloyd.

The Freeport project comes as several polymer plants in Texas and Louisiana prepare by early 2018 to begin production.

The offering starts Aug. 27 and lasts eight weeks.

A new bilateral agreement could open China’s huge market to US rice as early as next year.

Union representatives and officials from the chief labor commissioner have had several rounds of negotiations.

“The consolidation of container carriers through acquisitions and alliances continues to create competitive pressure on terminal operators.”

Brazilian chicken exporters are cheering.

Trade between Charleston and the United Kingdom is growing faster than trade between the United States and the United Kingdom as a whole.

Singapore carrier PIL and port operator PSA are exploring blockchain technology with IBM, the latest container shipping industry players to link up with the IT giant.

Traffic at the flagship Mundra Port rose 20 percent year over year.