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.

port of Savannah.
A slew of upgrades, efficiency improvements, and new services are all aimed at boosting business.

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An intermodal train.
Amid tightening Mexican truck capacity, rail has an opportunity to attract smaller shippers.
An intermodal train travels in Mexico.
Truckers and equipment providers in Mexico should find it easier to lease intermodal equipment if the country's first uniform interchange agreement goes ahead.
Port of Veracruz.
Shippers that export goods from Mexico may find the process faster and more reliable under a blockchain project in development at the port of Veracruz.
Chassis stacked.
Chassis supplies are low at the Port of New York and New Jersey due to high cargo volumes and chassis dwell times.
Trucks at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
Truckers and shippers complain that it’s taken weeks to get containerized imports.
Port of New York and New Jersey Bayonne.
It’s the fourth terminal in the port’s rail system.
Infographic: Projects boost truck fluidity at NY-NJ port
A passel of newly finished and ongoing projects aim to smooth the trucking of cargo in the Northeast US.
Container ships on the Elbe.
Increasing use of the available capacity in both directions and the impact of service shifts in 2018 could mean shippers find it more difficult to find carrier space for containers this year.
The Port of New York and New Jersey.
The extended gates, intended to clear a short-term logjam, come amid an ongoing debate among port stakeholders about whether the terminals should open for longer hours to improve cargo fluidity.
Port of Veracruz.
Mexico faces a wealth of uncertainty as it enters 2019, but it is unlikely to unravel the trade sector’s strength.