Norfolk, Wilmington among winners of $220 million in US port funding

Funds for Norfolk’s intermodal rail yard expansion and Wilmington, North Carolina’s marine terminal modernization are part of $220 million in grant...

LA–LB taking steps to cut surge-induced congestion

The busy Southern California port complex is moving to provide immediate relief from mounting congestion problems, with Long Beach opening a near-dock site for container dray-offs and Los Angeles offering a mix of financial incentives...

US Gulf pulls more Asian imports amid West Coast congestion

(Correction: This article has been amended to reflect the drive time to Tampa-area warehousing and the fact the port...

Agriculture transload terminal to open in Seattle

Ray-Mont Logistics on Wednesday will open a transload terminal at the Port of Seattle to transfer agricultural products from rail cars to marine containers for export to overseas customers.Monday’s announcement comes as trans-Pacific carriers have been restricting...

Railroads send railcars to NY-NJ as import pressure mounts

Railroads are sending more railcars to the Port of New York and New Jersey amid intermodal shipment delays out of the largest East Coast...

Carriers pledge LA-LB help, resist calls for detention relief

Ocean carriers said they are working closely with truckers and shippers to address congestion issues that are crippling the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but carriers are resisting calls...

OOCL to levy US West Coast surcharge, citing congestion

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) Tuesday said it will implement an “emergency intermodal surcharge” of $350 per dry container at US West Coast ports from Jan. 1, becoming the latest carrier to...

LA port giving near real-time info to help empty container returns

The Port of Los Angeles is hoping a new digital platform that provides near-real-time information meant to ease the return of empty containers will...

CSX daily intermodal boosts Syracuse inland port prospects

Daily intermodal rail service between a new inland port in upstate New York and the Port of New York and New Jersey will begin at the end...

DCSA publishes vessel schedule standard

A consortium of nine container lines has developed a new standard for the exchange of container vessel schedules designed to give forwarders, ports, and shippers easier...