Ports

By Patrick Burnson · January 10, 2018
Following the close of its 2017 fiscal year, Panama Canal authorities announced that the entrepot welcomed a record 403.8 million tons—the largest amount of annual volume ever transited in its 103-year history. Industry analysts say the impact on U.S. ocean cargo gateways will soon become evident.
By Patrick Burnson · November 13, 2017
Brendan McCahill, Senior Vice President of Trade Data Content at Descartes, examines the current state of U.S. port infrastructure.
By Jeff Berman · November 9, 2017
Following two straight months of record-breaking imports at United States-based retail container ports in July and August, things slowed down a tad in September, with ample inventory levels in place for the holiday shopping season, according to the most recent edition of the Port Tracker report issued today by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and maritime consultancy Hackett Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2017
When the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) convenes its 106th Annual Convention and Expo in Long Beach next month, much of the focus will be placed on climate change and the devastation to ocean cargo gateways in the southeast and gulf hit hard by two recent hurricanes. That’s because environmental stewardship is something that all ports take seriously now…even if they are not in the path of murderous winds and surging seas.
By Jeff Berman · September 20, 2017
A recent Logistics Management readership survey comprised of feedback from around 90 buyers of domestic and global freight transportation and logistics services showed that preparation and planning for an event such as Tropical Storm Harvey, from an emergency preparedness perspective, is crucial.
By Admin · August 2, 2017
Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for global Port Authorities
By Patrick Burnson · July 28, 2017
With voting by longshore workers complete, early returns show a majority of International Longshore and Warehouse Union members agreeing to a three-year contract extension with the Pacific Maritime Association.
By Patrick Burnson · July 27, 2017
The Florida Ports Security and Technology Conference, taking place September 12 and 13 in Orlando, Florida, will provide an exclusive platform for major seaport security operators and world-renowned solution providers to come together and explore ways to harness and optimize protection systems.
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2017
PierPass Inc. today announced that its OffPeak program has diverted more than 40 million truck trips out of weekday daytime traffic in the Los Angeles area since the program began 12 years ago this week.
By Patrick Burnson · July 21, 2017
Northern California's shippers have been told that the state's third largest ocean cargo gateway is well prepared for a surge in demand
By Patrick Burnson · June 29, 2017
A handful of U.S. ports could see their ratings change over the next year, according to Fitch Ratings in its latest U.S. Ports Peer Review.
By Patrick Burnson · June 26, 2017
Global logistics managers reliant on continued investment in ocean cargo gateways received some sobering news last week from analysts at Fitch Ratings.
By Patrick Burnson · June 22, 2017
The new Navis survey contains mixed signals among shippers who see the need for change, but may be slow to embrace it.
By Patrick Burnson · June 15, 2017
More evidence of the digitialization of the ocean cargo supply chain surfaced recently with the release of research compiled by Descartes Datamyne.
By Patrick Burnson · June 8, 2017
CargoSmart Limited, a global shipment management software provider, recently announced that the Port of Rotterdam Authority is using its sailing schedule data to provide shippers with greater visibility to the available route options through its gateway.

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