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27 Jan 2022
The Port of Vancouver is trying to restore cargo fluidity that has been disrupted from punishing rain and snowstorms that have hit British Columbia’s rail and road infrastructure over the past two months.
31 Jan 2017
Rising anti-trade rhetoric from the Trump administration has US East and Gulf Coast ports fearing they won't get money needed for dredging efforts.
31 Jan 2017
Connections to international services and transshipment ports from Qatar are made via India’s Mundra port on the outbound leg.
31 Jan 2017
Container traffic stabilized at Europe’s largest terminal in 2016.
31 Jan 2017
The Port of Philadelphia is taking aim at discretionary cargo moving through northeastern competitors.
30 Jan 2017
A pension fund for longshoremen at the Port of New York and New Jersey want permission from a bankruptcy court to seek companies related to the carrier who can help pay the debt.
30 Jan 2017
Widening 'Bayport flare' is project's final step.
30 Jan 2017
Union workers last Friday refused to use the new automated gate system technology at Wando Welch.
30 Jan 2017
TRAC Intermodal this month became the latest company to introduce lightweight chassis in Houston.
30 Jan 2017
The long-awaited first phase of the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has begun trial operations.
27 Jan 2017
Truck traffic at the Port of Charleston’s largest container terminal ground to a halt for several hours Friday.
27 Jan 2017
The potential benefits are significant, lowering costs and paving the way for further import growth.
27 Jan 2017
Cosco Shipping Ports and CMA Terminals Holdings signed a cooperation memorandum of understanding for ports worldwide.
26 Jan 2017
One of the four main terminals at Port of New York and New Jersey suffered heavier than usual truck congestion for the fourth day in a row.
26 Jan 2017
Indonesia is taking several new measures to improve the economics and efficiency of its maritime logistics sector.
25 Jan 2017
Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland are spending millions and implementing process improvements to protect market share.
25 Jan 2017
Which routes will shippers use for increased US resin exports?
25 Jan 2017
Implementation at the port’s Wando Welch Terminal went awry this summer, leaving trucks unable to clear the gates and backing traffic up outside the terminal onto a nearby interstate.
25 Jan 2017
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines is ramping up its feeder coverage between India and the Middle East.
25 Jan 2017
The project is being funded with a $600 million loan from China.
24 Jan 2017
Chennai Port has benefited from aggressive efforts to increase productivity, but it faces serious competition.
24 Jan 2017
Growth at mainland China’s top eight ports slowed in 2016.
23 Jan 2017
Shippers moving goods from northeastern China to international markets are turning to Russian ports.
23 Jan 2017
Private marine terminal operators in Brazil will benefit from two changes likely to become law.
23 Jan 2017
TRAC Intermodal is furthering an industry-wide push to upgrade intermodal equipment quality.
23 Jan 2017
Waterfront employers and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union are moving aggressively to ensure there will be enough dockworkers to handle cargo in the largest US port complex.
23 Jan 2017
India’s major, or public, ports are slowly regaining market share lost to their so-called minor, or private, rivals over the past few years.
19 Jan 2017
Hyundai Merchant Marine announced Thursday that it will buy a share of a company part-owned by Hanjin Shipping that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
19 Jan 2017
The Port of Virginia will extend truck gate hours at its Virginia International Gateway terminal, starting Monday, to make up for delays caused by the closing of VIG and three other terminals earlier this month due to snow.
19 Jan 2017
Chennai Port Trust is seeking approval to build a dry port so it can ease chronic truck congestion and remain competitive.
18 Jan 2017
A New Jersey judge allows Hanjin Shipping to sell its share of a company that operates terminals in Seattle and Long Beach
18 Jan 2017
The dispute – over pay, pensions, and working conditions – began in July 2016.
18 Jan 2017
Efforts at India's top port to get more shippers using a program to speed imports have been faltering.
18 Jan 2017
Shippers and shipping lines face further disruption at the port of Gothenburg as the dockworker union there called for a strike.
18 Jan 2017
Piraeus was one of Cosco Shipping Port’s fastest-growing container terminals in 2016.
18 Jan 2017
European ports continue to invest in breakbulk and fiercely compete for every ton of cargo.