Hugh R. Morley

Hugh R. Morley

hugh.morley@ihs.com

Hugh R. Morley, Senior Editor JOC.com, covers the Ports of New York and New Jersey, as well as various East Coast ports, including the terminals, unions, port authorities and shipping associations. He has written on business for 15 years, covering a range of topics, from government oversight of business to corporate legal battles and the fierce inter-state competition for jobs and investment, and has been a journalist for 25 years. He has an MBA in global business.

Blockades of Canadian National Railway lines have prompted Atlantic Container Line to divert two vessels from the Port of Halifax so the cargo can move through other East Coast ports instead.

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With Canadian National Railway’s Eastern Canadian network virtually shut down due to First Nation blockades protesting a planned pipeline, shipping and other business groups are urging Prime Minister...
Texas inland port to offer rail link to Mexican manufacturers
The developer of a Texas industrial park scheduled to open in early 2021 says it will work with Kansas City Southern of Mexico to offer a shorter, cheaper way for Mexican manufacturers to ship goods...
Houston gets $21.8 million federal grant for terminal expansion
The Port of Houston has been awarded a $21.8 million federal grant to help fund the extension of a berth at the Bayport Container Terminal.
Feds award $93 million to the Port of Jacksonville dredging project
The award of two federal grants to the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) will help fund a dredging project that will allow the port to handle larger vessels.
A seven-year expansion at the Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) is close to completion, expanding the terminal’s capacity by 80 percent, to 2.15 million TEU.
Six port projects backed by the US Army Corp of Engineers will get funds totaling more than $400 million to deepen and widen port channels, including in the Port of Mobile, on the Mississippi River...
Mexican truckers are continuing to fight the imposition of state and municipal restrictions and fees on trucks, and they now face a federal legislator’s effort to ban double-tractor trailers from the...
A federal bill similar to legislation in California and New Jersey that makes it tougher for workers to prove they are independent contractors received the backing of the US House of Representatives...
Mexico’s large fleet of small trucking companies is able to more easily access large shippers through a digital matchmaking platform, Sendengo, say company officials.
APM Terminals to launch NY-NJ appointment system
APM Terminals Elizabeth has announced it will launch a reservation system in late February, becoming the second of the six terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey to operate an appointment...