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27 May 2022
Government investments are expected to triple capacity at Port Saint John amid accelerated growth brought on by partnerships with Canada Pacific, DP World, and more.
14 Mar 2017
The EC2 service will be the port’s sixth direct service and second trans-Pacific service via the Panama Canal.
14 Mar 2017
The evolution of the Port of Vancouver's truck appointment system highlights the delicate walk ahead for US ports.
14 Mar 2017
Wan Hai Lines is focusing on new growth areas in India.
14 Mar 2017
Industry acceptance of the KPMG report is yet to be determined because key stakeholders have not had time to thoroughly analyze the report's conclusions.
13 Mar 2017
The storm is expected to dump between one and two feet of snow on the Middle Atlantic and Northeast United States.
13 Mar 2017
The port of Antwerp has gained a new rail service to Germany.
12 Mar 2017
Unprecedented consolidation of ocean carriers and the restructuring of global vessel-sharing alliances from four to three is wreaking havoc on several smaller Brazilian container terminals.
11 Mar 2017
A gradual return to more open domestic and international trade policies provided a small spark to the Brazilian economy in late 2016 and boosts carrier optimism.
10 Mar 2017
Employers and ILWU representatives discussed a contract extension most recently in early March.
10 Mar 2017
Global marine terminal operator DP World is set to deepen its involvement in Brazil’s port sector.
10 Mar 2017
Following a poor year in breakbulk cargo handling in many ports across Europe, terminals in Rotterdam and Ghent are now seeing some positive signals.
09 Mar 2017
Strong consumer demand driving double-digit growth in imports.
09 Mar 2017
PMSA warns that updated LA-LB Clean Air Action Plan stresses emission reductions over ports' competitiveness, but ports say the document is still in discussion stage.
09 Mar 2017
Taylor’s resignation is the second unexpected departure of a Jacksonville chief executive in just four years and comes as the port considers whether to push its TraPac terminal to move from Dames Point to Blount Island.
09 Mar 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust more than doubled its direct port delivery shipments in February.
09 Mar 2017
09 Mar 2017
THE Alliance on Thursday released details on its 32 joint services.
08 Mar 2017
US exporters are having a harder time than usual securing containers.
08 Mar 2017
Congestion at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust cut deeply into container volumes moving via India’s major public ports.
08 Mar 2017
The terminals of DP World in the United Kingdom will handle all calls by members of THE Alliance that launches in April.
08 Mar 2017
The new alliances begin operations on April 1, but an analysis of the networks reveals a surprising cut in the number of direct port-to-port connections.
07 Mar 2017
The practices of container lines, terminal operators, intermodal equipment operators, truckers, and beneficial cargo owners all contribute to chassis shortages at US ports.
07 Mar 2017
The project cost 94.2 million euros ($99.8 million).
07 Mar 2017
The dispute, which flared last spring, has cost the cost the terminal more than 30,000 containers.
07 Mar 2017
The Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are working together to build what they envision will be container terminals of the 21st century.
07 Mar 2017
Nearly half of India’s total container trade moves through JNPT.
06 Mar 2017
A federal judge on Friday gave the go-ahead to Maher Terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey and the Georgia Ports Authority to dispose of Hanjin Shipping containers.
06 Mar 2017
The action underscores how intensely authorities are focused on achieving operational efficiencies and cost reductions at JNPT.
06 Mar 2017
Its container volume more than halved in 2011 following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
06 Mar 2017
The container trains from Bangalore inland container depot leave every Friday to reach Cochin by Sunday.
03 Mar 2017
The legislation follows repeated efforts by the International Longshoremen’s Association and port businesses to rein in the commission.
03 Mar 2017
Matchback opportunities for shippers in the US heartland are limited by a lack of data.
03 Mar 2017
Growth in transloading near major seaports is reshaping cargo routing and siting of distribution centers.
03 Mar 2017
“This is the first modern port to be built along the Delaware River in more than 50 years.”
03 Mar 2017
The dockers’ unions have called for negotiations with the government and port employers.