Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

06 May 2013
Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) will return to its headquarters building at One Evertrust Plaza on May 10, following major repairs caused by Hurricane Sandy damage last October.
19 Feb 2013
Hurricane Sandy shipment claims, coming on top of a record year for marine insurance claims, may cause a flattening of the overcapacity in the insurance market that has led to steep declines in premiums over the last few years.
30 Jan 2013
The U.S. Senate today approved the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013, HR 219, which will fast-track aid to communities recovering from Hurricane Sandy and reduce recovery costs.
15 Jan 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure has approved HR 219, the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The vote was 403 to 0.
18 Dec 2012
Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO, today urged the U.S. Senate to pass the pending Hurricane Disaster Relief Appropriations Act to help regions affected by...
12 Dec 2012
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will host an information session for port partners who suffered business losses from Hurricane Sandy to meet with representatives from the Small Business Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
07 Dec 2012
The South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District of the International Longshoremen’s Association have donated $250,000 to ILA’s Hurricane Sandy Fund.
28 Nov 2012
An exemption to certain federal safety rules for truck drivers and trucking companies delivering aid to victims of Hurricane Sandy expired Nov. 27.
27 Nov 2012
Planning helped the less-than-truckload carrier New England Motor Freight get back in business quickly in the days following Hurricane Sandy.
27 Nov 2012
The Port of Galveston Wharves Board recently approved a $10,000 contribution to the American Association of Port Authorities Port Employee Relief Fund...
21 Nov 2012
All container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be open Friday following the Thanksgiving Day holiday
20 Nov 2012
Virginia Port Authority has temporarily reopened Portsmouth Marine Terminal for the first time in nearly two years to handle an overflow of automobiles that would normally be handled at Newport News Marine Terminal, a separate VPA-owned facility.
New York-New Jersey port truckers say they may seek state legislation to prohibit marine terminals from charging detention and demurrage.
19 Nov 2012
Frustrated by post-hurricane delays, New York-New Jersey port truckers say they may seek state legislation to prohibit marine terminals from charging detention and demurrage when congestion prevents prompt pickups and deliveries.
Port Newark trucks
16 Nov 2012
Hurricane damage to chassis has created equipment shortages that are hitting truckers with hours-long delays and demurrage costs at Port of New York and New Jersey marine terminals.
15 Nov 2012
The fuel crisis in the Northeast is easing, though rationing continues in some areas and some fueling stations are still without power, and without working pumps.
Reefer inspection after Hurricane Sandy
15 Nov 2012
It wasn’t a pretty sight — and still isn’t. Three weeks after Hurricane Sandy knocked out the Port of New York and New Jersey, companies are still tallying damages and trying to get containers where they’re supposed to be.
15 Nov 2012
To expedite the delivery of import loads affected by Hurricane Sandy, Maher Terminals and Port Newark Container Terminal extended hours this week.
inspecting reefer cargoes
14 Nov 2012
Shippers this week are still struggling to recover import cargo that was bound for the Port of New York and New Jersey at the end of October when Hurricane Sandy forced inbound container ships to unload at other East Coast ports.
13 Nov 2012
Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 5.9 percent, at 1.37 million 20-equivalent units, in November...
13 Nov 2012
The list of transportation and logistics services needed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy is long and changing and not like
Reefer cargo inspected post-Sandy in Port of New York.
09 Nov 2012
All of the marine terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey had reopened by Friday after cleaning up and repairing the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, including all six container terminals, the three cruise terminals and the four auto-processing terminals.
08 Nov 2012
Hurricane Sandy could bring trucking $14 billion in additional revenue, as motor carriers support reconstruction efforts,
07 Nov 2012
The Port of Virginia is moving an estimated 5,800 to 6,500 import container
Port of New York and New Jersey reopens after Hurricane Sandy.
07 Nov 2012
Cargo operations at the Port of New York and New Jersey are “back to full speed” as terminals work through backlogs from a nearly week-long shutdown after Hurricane Sandy, the port’s top executive said.
06 Nov 2012
CSX Transportation shippers with intermodal shipments destined for the Port of New York and New Jersey but diverted to mi
06 Nov 2012
Class I railroad CSX Transportation, the main subsidiary of CSX Corporation, is offering temporary recovery service from mid-Atlantic ports to Northeast ports to keep freight moving along the eastern seaboard...
Post of New York post Sandy
06 Nov 2012
Container terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey have resumed cargo operations while cleanup and repairs continue in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
06 Nov 2012
Evergreen Line’s North American agent, Evergreen Shipping Agency (America) Corp.,
05 Nov 2012
Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge sent ripples through supply chains and trucking networks far beyond the enormous damage it caused along the East Coast, said YRC Worldwide CEO James Welch.
New Jersey container terminals reopen after Sandy.
05 Nov 2012
Container terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey will be open Tuesday, Nov. 6 — normally a longshoremen’s holiday for election day — as recovery efforts from Hurricane Sandy continue.
05 Nov 2012
Trucking weathered a lackluster third quarter only to be hit by a hurricane.
05 Nov 2012
Spot rates for tankers in the oil trade between the Caribbean, the Gulf and the northeastern U.S.
04 Nov 2012
The Port of New York and New Jersey is slowly returning to norma following the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy’s t
04 Nov 2012
NEW YORK -- The two big container terminals in Port Elizabeth, N.J.

Commentary

Rock historian Robert Santelli has described Bruce Springsteen’s ballad “4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy),” as “the perfect musical study of the Jersey Shore boardwalk culture.” It’s a cruel irony that Hurricane Sandy devastated large parts of the Jersey Shore — and beyond — while killing more than 200 people and causing $60 billion in damage.