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27.05.2022

NY-NJ port lays groundwork for larger ships ahead of dredging

Part of the efforts to expand cargo capacity at the New York-New Jersey port involve extensive redevelopment of former industrial sites in the region. Photo credit: […]
27.05.2022

Lagging long-term growth a red flag for intermodal: analyst

Total US intermodal volumes have grown less than 1 percent per year since 2015, while trucking volumes grew 3.4 percent per year. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Comparing […]
26.05.2022

California harbor truckers warn of 2023 drayage shortage

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26.05.2022

Lack of rail capacity, chassis threaten West Coast port flow gains

Rail container dwells in Los Angeles, Long Beach (pictured), Oakland, and the NWSA all exceeded nine days in April, three times the level needed to maintain […]
26.05.2022

Middle East container ports most efficient globally in 2021: index

King Abdullah Port in Saudi Arabia (pictured) rose from No. 2 in the Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) 2020 rankings to become the most efficient port […]
26.05.2022

RCL expands intra-Asia network with new weekly service

The new RCL Gulf–Asean service will include stops at Ho Chi Minh, Laem Chabang, Port Klang, Sohar, Jebel Ali, Nhava Sheva (JNPT), and Port Klang. Photo […]
26.05.2022

North Europe port congestion worsens despite easing volume

Average Asia-North Europe round trip voyages are taking 101 days, According to Alphaliner. Photo credit: MSC A slowing of import volumes into North Europe has done […]
26.05.2022

Port automation debate intensifying amid West Coast labor talks

Automation allows terminals such as Pier 400 in Los Angeles (pictured) to increase capacity without expanding their physical footprint. Photo credit: Port of Los Angeles. The […]
25.05.2022

Shanghai April container volumes drop, but other top China ports surge

Chinese government figures show month-on-month volumes at Shanghai fell 19 percent in April to 3.1 million TEU. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Container volumes at eight of China’s […]
25.05.2022

US import inventory glut inevitable, but not here yet

Unlike smaller importers, Walmart and Target have wielded their economic scale during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure their shelves were stocked and e-commerce orders could be […]