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.

James Lyons’ successor as head of the Alabama State Port Authority will have plenty on their plate as the Port of Mobile looks to expand its container handling capacity and attract new shipping services amid growing volumes.

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The Port of Baltimore has moved a step closer to sending double-stacked trains to the Midwest through the Howard Street Tunnel, securing the last portion of the $466 million needed to fund the...
The Maryland Port Authority and Port of Baltimore are looking for a new leader after 18-year veteran James J. White announced he would step down as executive director of the authority at year’s end.
The Port of Montreal has the funding to advance construction of a fifth container terminal after the Canada Infrastructure Bank committed financing of up to $300 million (US$230 million).
Shippers looking to move cargo through Central New York State now have the option of using a new inland port opened by CSX Transportation in Syracuse.
The Alabama State Port Authority is preparing to search for a new director and CEO after James K. Lyons, who has held the job for 20 years, said Tuesday he would retire at the end of 2020.
An online petition posted by truckers in the Port of New York and New Jersey has collected 7,000 names in opposition to a bill in the New Jersey legislature that would redefine how state officials...
A 30-year shipping industry veteran who heads up Modern Terminals in the Port of Hong Kong will become president of Ports America in February.
The week-long strike by workers at Canadian National Railroad will end Tuesday after the railroad and Teamsters reached a contract agreement that will go to the union membership for ratification.
The Port of Halifax will meet its self-imposed deadline to handle two mega vessels simultaneously by March, when the extension of a berth at one of the port’s two container terminals is completed.
Canadian Pacific Railroad is looking to enhance the services offered at its facility in Montreal, starting with the construction of a transload terminal that will open next year.