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.

A New Jersey law that reshapes the way the state assesses whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee has triggered opposition from truckers who say it will damage the Port of New York and New Jersey’s drayage fleet.

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The ongoing upgrade of the sole container terminal at the Port of Boston will get a $20 million boost from the US Department of Transportation to help pay for a yard expansion and a new connecting...
While the imposition of tariffs on Chinese imports into the US has prompted some shippers to shift production to South Asia instead, the logistical and transportation shortcomings of the region are...
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union wants a retrial of a case that resulted in a $93 million jury award against the union for damages suffered by container operator ICTSI Oregon Inc.,...
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The Port of Philadelphia hopes its new auto processing center will help the port compete for business with other major auto-moving ports, like New York-New Jersey, Baltimore, Brunswick, and...
A growing number of truck and terminal operators in the Port of New York and New Jersey are looking to acquire electric vehicles -- including yard tractors and drayage trucks -- to help the port meet...
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The legal effort by New Jersey’s governor and legislators to enact a new law that would transfer to the state police many of the investigatory and watchdog powers of the Waterfront Commission of New...
The third blockage this year of the main rail line into the Mexican Port of Lázaro Cárdenas, which is operated by Kansas City Southern of Mexico (KCSM) will likely add to shipper fears that moving...