Ports

By Patrick Burnson · March 24, 2017
In its monthly “West Coast Trade Report,” the Pacific Maritime Shipping Association alerts shippers to the Fact that the South Coast Air Quality Management District has proposed not one – but two – different container fees to be assessed on containerized imports and exports moving through Long Beach, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
By Patrick Burnson · March 23, 2017
Port of Oakland officials say that they expect to take on upcoming changes to container shipping alliances with little disruption.
By Patrick Burnson · March 9, 2017
The FMC says that the initiative undertaken by THE Alliance carriers to keep the goods moving for shippers and other stakeholders in the event of a carrier member becoming insolvent is a step in restoring confidence after the Hanjin bankruptcy.
By Patrick Burnson · March 2, 2017
Two new technological developments in Pacific Rim ocean cargo shipping took place last month that could redefine terminal and carrier strategies for the long term.
By Patrick Burnson · February 27, 2017
Shippers are concerned about a labor action at East Coast ports, but analysts contend that the unions are simply leveraging their positions for pending negotiations
By Patrick Burnson · February 22, 2017
2016 saw U.S. West Coast ports increase their collective share of containerized trade through seaports on the U.S. mainland.
By Patrick Burnson · February 8, 2017
NavisWorld -- a bi-annual conference providing port terminal operators with insights to optimize the movement of containers through their facilities with the use of advanced technology and other innovations – will also focus on e-commerce this year.
By Patrick Burnson · January 9, 2017
Here are six new Marine Highway projects along the waterways of 17 states and the District of Columbia.
By Patrick Burnson · January 9, 2017
Port executives in the U.S. are calling upon the new presidential administration to make good on campaign promises to invest in infrastructure. Meanwhile, domestic ocean cargo gateways are aiming to digitize their supply chain operations to accommodate larger vessels and the demands
By Patrick Burnson · November 29, 2016
The nation’s two biggest ports – LA and Long Beach – are being used as beta models for PMSA’s effort to analyze container dwell time at all 12 international container terminals in San Pedro Bay.
By Patrick Burnson · November 28, 2016
As noted in reports generated at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Port Authorities, there’s been a new effort by many members to establish more “granular” details on container throughput.
By Patrick Burnson · October 20, 2016
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) recently discussed two matters of interest to each of the five Commissioners and the broader shipping public: ongoing developments related to the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy, and a third party review of the southern California-based PierPass program.
By Patrick Burnson · October 17, 2016
Two recent reports point to sustained growth for California's third largest ocean cargo gateway
By Patrick Burnson · September 28, 2016
News that the 20,000-member International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) plan to meet again in early November should be welcomed by West Coast shippers
By Patrick Burnson · September 26, 2016
SeaLand, the Intra-Americas regional ocean carrier of the Maersk Group, today introduces the Port of Hueneme, California as a new port call on its West Coast Central America (WCCA) Service.

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