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 of Prince Rupert.
22 Feb 2018
BCOs are complaining about a spike in container dwell time to as much as 10 to 12 days in Prince Rupert, while the port marketing manager sees performance returning to a more normal 2.5 days during the slack cargo volume weeks beginning in mid-March.  
Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal.
22 Feb 2018
The latest productivity analysis released by DMICDC Logistics Data Services shows the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust-owned Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal led cargo dwell time improvements at the public harbor in January, aided by much faster export handling, as a result of new yard cranes.
22 Feb 2018
Hapag-Lloyd stands out as one of the only global carriers to have no stake in international container terminals, and that situation will not change, says the CEO.
Port of Long Beach.
21 Feb 2018
Long Beach's mayor and city council support efforts by the Teamsters union on the driver misclassification issue.
Port of Los Angeles.
20 Feb 2018
Growing imports are driving up demand, and rental rates, for seaport warehouses, but beneficial cargo owners in secondary and tertiary markets will likely face a truck capacity shortage due to the electronic logging device and warehouse space in those markets could actually see rental rates soften.
Chittagong Port.
20 Feb 2018
Port officials said expanding facilities at the port has now become crucial, in order to cater to the nation’s growing trade — volume that the existing establishment cannot handle.
Shipping containers.
20 Feb 2018
Local trade sources said that vessels that called at PSA's new Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals in the past weeks have had to wait much longer in berth than their allotted window hours.
19 Feb 2018
Rising container volume entering Europe through Mediterranean ports is creating challenges for ports in the region and intermodal operators.
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.
Port of Los Angeles.
16 Feb 2018
Carriers’ refusal to reduce capacity on the verge of service contracting season has the east-bound Pacific looking at only minimal rate increases of perhaps $100 per FEU to the West Coast, and possible rate reductions to the East Coast.
A DP World Nhava Sheva terminal.
16 Feb 2018
DP World Nhava Sheva has fought back by winning a major, long-time customer from the neighboring port-owned terminal.

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