Gulf Shipping 2018

Gulf Shipping 2018

An in-depth look at ports and the shipping industry of the U.S. Gulf Coast including news, statistics and analysis of the container and breakbulk trades. 

Special Coverage

As exports from the region waned, expansion of all-water services from Asia and a boom in import distribution facilities contributed to double-digit growth in imports to US Gulf ports last year.

News & Analysis

26 Jul 2019
Sponsored: Gulf Intermodal Services’ President Will Connell on the driver shortage, chassis availability, and the resin boom.
23 Dec 2016
Port gains new outlet for fast-growing exports of plastic resins.
05 Dec 2016
Port Houston’s hopes of dominating an expected boom in US plastic-resin exports during the next few years will hinge on increased US-Asia container ship capacity — and higher freight rates to justify it.
29 Nov 2016
The International Longshoremen’s Association and its employers have scheduled “informal meetings on collective bargaining issues.”
17 Nov 2016
The Port of Houston is losing a preposition and gaining a new marketing name.
16 Nov 2016
Container-on-barge service supplies chemical exporters with empty boxes.