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,...

East Coast ports rev up Midwest cargo efforts

A slew of marine terminal upgrades along the US and Canadian east coast will further fuel competition among the ports in 2019 as the ports of New York-New Jersey, Savannah,...

APM Terminals promises NY-NJ relief

 APM Terminals says congestion at its Port of New York and...

India progresses on port portal after rocky rollout

Stakeholders leading the development of India’s advanced electronic platform for port users have corrected many of the...

India’s private ports gain ground on public rivals

The pace of growth in cargo movement via India’s minor privately owned ports, armed with more modern infrastructure and...

India advances reworked port tariff rules

Lawmakers in India have set the stage for older terminal concessionaires to migrate from a “skewed” 2005 revenue sharing regime to a new, reworked 2019 tariff framework. That's despite stakeholders decrying the alternative model as “regressive, discriminatory,” and generally insufficient in neutralizing the competitive disadvantages inherent...

India port reforms fuel productivity gains

Port reforms in India are bearing fruit for ocean carriers, with state-owned ports notching impressive productivity gains in the country’s...

India cabotage reform accelerates cargo growth

  A steady increase in India’s domestic transshipment handling — propelled by a May 2018 cabotage rule change — signals further ocean...