Port News

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.

Log-In Logistica is reeling following the loss of 47 containers into the sea and a decline in volumes in the second quarter.


Container throughput at the world's major ports was up sharply in the first half, driven by rising volume being reported by carriers.

After the new yard’s scheduled opening next July, the port authority will take over TLT’s current 14-acre site.

The stagnant traffic was also due to the delay in deepening the river Elbe.

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.