Port of L.A. Approves $1.17 Billion Budget to Help Terminals Better Handle Trucks, Ships

Nick Souza

The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $1.17 billion budget to cover infrastructure improvements and reduce the wait time truckers face when doing business at the largest port in North America.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017

Larger Cargo Ships Are Coming to East Coast Ports. Can North Carolina Keep Up?

North Carolina State Ports Authority

The largest cargo ship ever to visit U.S. East Coast ports is making high-profile stops lately in Virginia, Georgia and South Carolina, but it won’t be visiting North Carolina.

Taylor Blatchford | The Charlotte Observer
June 6, 2017

New England Ports Plot Course to Deal With Changing Shipping Industry

JB Reed/Bloomberg News

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Cargo ships are growing. Shipping rates have plunged. Ports are expanding across the East Coast.

Patrick Anderson | The Providence (R.I.) Journal,
May 25, 2017

April a Strong Month for West and East Coast Ports

Luke Sharett/Bloomberg News

The top North American ports had another strong month in April as larger vessels begin to arrive and drop off more containers in a single stop than ever before.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
May 22, 2017

Escalating Dockworkers' Conflict Threatens Swedish Economy

Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

As a drawn-out labor conflict at the Nordic region’s largest port escalates, some of Sweden’s largest exporters are warning they may be forced to find alternative harbors abroad to safeguard shipments.

Niclas Rolander and Hanna Hoikkala | Bloomberg News
May 22, 2017

Port of Virginia Welcomes 13,000-TEU Vessel, Its Largest Ever

Port of Virginia

The Cosco Development called at the Port of Virginia on May 8, marking the largest containership to visit the port in history and the first of its three stops on the East Coast during the second week of the month.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2017

Reviving Historic Richmond Marine Terminal Extends Port of Virginia as Far West 'as Deep Water Will Allow'

A few months ago, the letters “O-N-D” –  each maybe a foot high or so – hung high up on the front wall of a warehouse building at Richmond Marine Terminal.

Robert McCabe | The (Norfolk) Virginian-Pilot
April 7, 2017

Virginia, Georgia Ports Await Federal Approval for Collaboration in 'New Era in Global Trade'

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The Virginia Port Authority and the Georgia Ports Authority on Feb. 24 filed with the Federal Maritime Commission to create an East Coast Gateway Terminal agreement.

February 27, 2017

Infrastructure Funding Increases Needed at Seaports, Ports Association Says

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Infrastructure proposals congressional Republican leaders and the Trump administration come up with this year should prioritize funding for improvement projects along seaports, the group representing the country’s ports indicated this week.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 10, 2017

Port Everglades Cargo Volume Rises to Highest in 90 Years

Port Everglades

The final month of 2016 produced record-setting cargo movement through Port Everglades and marked the highest producing month in its 90-year history, port officials announced.

Arlene Satchell | Sun Sentinel
February 7, 2017