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.

Hapag-Lloyd says it will no longer absorb a contentious per-container charge levied on ocean carriers by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to raise tens of millions of dollars for road, rail, and other improvements.

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A steep drop in cargo through Mexico’s ports in March is just one of several factors roiling the country’s logistics sector, which may see low freight volumes for months, executives say.
APM Terminals Mobile is betting that a just-completed $50 million expansion will enable the terminal to more easily schedule big ships and handle rising cargo volumes.
Longshore unions continue to assign work through hiring halls on the East, Gulf and West coasts as the unions balance the need for safety measures that protect workers from COVID-19 with the demands...
Coronavirus-related store closures and a tight New Jersey industrial real estate market have prompted the Port of New York and New Jersey to prepare for possible supply chain disruptions as cargo...
With 30 percent of its containerized imports tied to China, the sole container terminal at the Port of Baltimore will close for two more days in March due to low cargo volumes from the coronavirus-...
The Port of New Orleans will use the funds to improve the efficiency of the internal New Orleans Public Belt Railroad by increasing its capacity to switch, interchange, and store rail cars.
Growth in trade between the United States and Europe decelerated only slightly in 2019, even as antagonism over tariffs, taxes, and subsidies on both sides of the Atlantic deepened.
A preliminary assessment by the Port of Montreal predicts cargo volumes could fall as much as 13 percent in 2020, in a sign of how the Chinese slowdown continues to disrupt supply chains even as...
The 23-hour shutdown of two Houston container terminals spotlighted a potential new risk of disruption for all ports as they already face the possibility of coronavirus-related supply chain...
Cosco Shipping is adding a route linking the US Gulf Coast with Brazil and other parts of South America, despite data showing trade growth between the US and Latin America slowed last year.