The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has doubled the penalty for containers kept in its yards past free time.
Valencia likely will slip to second place behind Algeciras in the second half of the year.
The issue threatens the hard-won gains from a government initiative to lower logistics costs for domestic shippers.
The port of Rotterdam has consolidated its position as Europe's leading container port after several years of sluggish growth.
As of Aug. 16, Port Everglades has replaced Miami on the TA1/NEUATL1.
“We are taking a gateway view.”
There were 12 vessels waiting to enter the port Friday morning.
Diversion routes in Germany are also out of service because of engineering work, threatening further delays at Europe’s top container port.
Indian dockworker labor unions and the chief labor commissioner reached a tentative last-minute agreement Thursday, averting an Aug. 18 strike.
Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation will expand their pilot program across the entire port to establish a single electronic platform through which port users can share shipment information in a secure environment.