Hugh R. Morley

Hugh R. Morley, Senior Editor, 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.

Warehouse sites in Metro New York/New Jersey area.
With consumers demanding ever faster delivery times, shippers are looking for space that helps them meet that demand, including non-traditional warehouse space.

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Trucks at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
The terminal, which does not normally process trucks and containers on the weekend, opened the gates Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. and plans to do so every Saturday until the end of the year....
Port of Baltimore.
What triggered the walkout in the Baltimore terminal, which is operated by Ports America Chesapeake, is unclear, but the job action is a reminder that although the signing of the six-year master...
Port of New York and New Jersey.
The port may find its modest salary compared with other port directors and nuanced politics may challenge recruitment.
Port of New York and New Jersey.
The port said it is working with Maher Terminals and Port Newark Container Terminal, the two terminals in the port that use straddle carriers, to create a vehicle that would be programmed to recharge...
A container ship accepting fuel.
The failed late-October attempt by some members of the International Maritime Organization to delay some provisions of the rule taking effect Jan. 1, 2020, underscores shippers’ drive to figure out...
Reefer boxes stacked.
At issue is an effort by port employers to have deskbound longshoremen monitor the temperature of each reefer twice a day to ensure that it is at the correct temperature, instead of longshoremen...
A container ship bunkering / receiving fuel.
As a compromise to the failed experience building proposal, the IMO agreed to boost efforts to lessen the mandate’s impact on the market.
A truck travels in the United States.
Transport America's solo salary offers remuneration for a solo driver that is above the $75,000 a year that trucking executives have admitted would need to be breached to end the driver shortage.
Kansas City Southern Railway.
Tight trucking capacity after the Mexico government introduced new regulations on truckers, along with congestion at the Pacific Coast Port of Manzanillo, have boosted Kansas City Southern's volume.
Red Hook Container Terminal, New York.
The deal between operator Red Hook Terminals and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gives the operator a second five-year operating term if both sides agree, and means the company will "...