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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, covers every angle of the port industry.

News & Analysis

16 Jul 2018
Asia-Europe shippers are looking more at southern European ports as intermodal bottlenecks slow container delivery through some of the big North Europe gateways.
Port of Klaipeda.
11 Jul 2018
Shippers will likely enjoy having two container ports in the Baltic region, now that the renovated Klaipedos Smelte terminal at the Port of Klaipeda will compete for business with Gdansk. 
The Port of New York and New Jersey.
10 Jul 2018
The East Coast’s largest port, with the most complex negotiations, has reached an agreement. The International Longshoremen's Association wants all such local agreements to be completed before the master contract that covers the ports on both coasts can be ratified.
A warehouse in the United States.
10 Jul 2018
Shippers that use the Port of New York and New Jersey may find that Syracuse offers an attractive option once a rail-linked inland port is built. But will its lower rent offset higher logistics costs?
A CMA CGM ship near Japan.
10 Jul 2018
The service, if added, would complement existing feeder services by other ocean carriers. A CMA CGM official said the company has held talks about the possible service.
Blockchain and the world.
09 Jul 2018
Many experts argue that blockchain technology is tailor-made for container shipping’s international logistics work. But blockchain faces numerous hurdles — the biggest of which may be cultural.
India Mundra Port.
09 Jul 2018
New provisional port statistics show total freight handled at minor ports during the revenue/accounting year, which ended March 31, increased 9.2 percent year over year.
JNPT PSA International BMCT.
06 Jul 2018
Port statistics show Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals processed 17 ship calls in June, compared with 10 calls a month since March, after the new terminal settled into a steady/seamless operation.
Port of Santos.
05 Jul 2018
The suspension decision was implemented after delegates from the National Sindifisco and a politician close to Brazilian President Michel Temer reached an agreement.
The Port of New York and New Jersey with the Statue of Liberty.
05 Jul 2018
The port is attracting new business — aided by two infrastructure improvements and stronger international demand. But the situation, like so many trade sectors, is fluid: a trade war would likely affect the bullish trend.
DP World Doraleh terminal.
05 Jul 2018
Djibouti’s strategic location on the Gulf of Aden makes the area an important military outpost for several world powers.