LA-LB: Battery, natural gas best fits for 2021 truck goals

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach see battery-electric and natural gas-powered trucks as offering the greatest potential for reducing harmful diesel...

Video: Outlook for global ports in 2019

Turloch Mooney, senior editor, global ports, JOC discusses his outlook for global ports in 2019, including the potential for weakening demand and shift in sourcing of US imports stemming from US-China trade negotiations. ...

China tariffs take toll on US Gulf exports

The US Gulf of Mexico ports are enjoying 11.4 percent import growth as the upsizing of vessels on the three...

US import growth shifting to low single-digit pace

Containerized imports are settling into a low single-digit growth rate, after starting the first quarter down 1 percent in the first two months on a...

Video: Outlook for US west coast labor in 2019

Bill Mongelluzzo, senior editor, trans-Pacific, JOC discusses his outook for US west coast labor in 2019 and the role port automation may play in labor issues. ...

Video: 2019 drayage outlook

Ari Ashe, associate editor, JOC discusses his outlook for the drayage market in 2019. ...

Savannah, Houston drive Asia import shift to East, Gulf coasts

The ports of Savannah and Houston in 2018 saw the sharpest growth in imports from Asia among the 10 largest US gateways. Throughput of Asian...

LA-LB port congestion finally easing

Terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach this week are just beginning to dig themselves out from record container dwell times,...

LA-LB port warehousing nears limits

The front-loading of spring merchandise in November and December to avoid threatened tariffs on Chinese imports has made the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex a virtual warehouse, highlighting how industrial space pressures will only rise...

US petrochemical market grapples with tariffs

Thanks to cheap shale gas, the US Gulf Coast has seen a surge in new and expanded petrochemical plants, pipelines, liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities, and other capital construction projects that have kept engineering,...