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...

‘No full recovery’ in volume this year: Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is expecting “no full recovery of volume” this year, with 2020 throughput predicted to be “significantly lower” than last year as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to limit consumer demand.The grim...

Federal intervention seen as most viable way to end Montreal port strike

As strike action at the Port of Montreal extends into a fourth week, port stakeholders increasingly see federal intervention as the most viable...

JOC Global Port Rankings: Asian ports grew fastest in 2019

Continued growth in global trade volumes in 2019 pushed the total container throughput of the 50 busiest cargo ports in the world up...

Mega-ship cargo exchanges prevent slide in Europe call size

The average container exchange at European ports in the first half of the year slowed as carriers made service...

JOC Uncharted: Ruest driving CN deeper into consumer supply chain

Seeing a long-term decline in North American industrial activity and continued growth in industries directly serving consumers such as retail and food shipments, Jean-Jacques Ruest is driving Canadian National Railway deeper into the retail supply chain on multiple fronts. That the CN network connects to East, Gulf,...

Falling China trade slashes Hamburg H1 volume

Germany’s Port of Hamburg has become the latest victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting a double-digit decline in container throughput in the first...

Maersk no longer taking empties at Felixstowe as congestion grows

Maersk Line has stopped accepting empty containers at the UK hub of Felixstowe as a surge in peak season volume and reduced productivity at the port leads to mounting congestion. In an advisory to customers...

CMA CGM slaps congestion charge on Felixstowe

CMA CGM will levy a $150 per TEU port congestion surcharge from Oct. 1 on all Asian containers imported or exported through Felixstowe, as the United Kingdom’s busiest port struggles with...