Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Savannah Port Sets Container Record

Ty Wright/Bloomberg News

The year has been another one for the record books at the Savannah ports.

DeAnn Komanecky | Savannah (Ga.) Morning News
July 26, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Great Lakes Shipping Supports 237,00 Jobs, Study Finds

Ports of Indiana

A new study found that Great Lakes shipping to ports such as the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor and the Port of Chicago on the South Sides pumps $25.6 billion into the economy and supports 237,000 jobs, including 147,500 in the Midwest.

Joseph S. Pete | The Times (Munster, Ind.)
July 20, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Longshoremen’s Union to Vote on Contract for Port of New York-New Jersey

Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association will vote on whether to ratify a new six-year contract covering employees at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Louis C. LaBrecque | Bloomberg Law
July 16, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Port of San Diego Lands Large Liner Contract

Dale Frost/Port of San Diego

The Port of San Diego has landed its biggest maritime contract in years with a European company that will transport steel and other goods through the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal.

July 10, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Louisiana Port Feels Effects of Trump Trade War

Ben Depp/Bloomberg News

To understand what a trade war means for America, go to the Mississippi. Follow the mud-brown river past Louisiana’s chemical plants, oil refineries, granaries, ports, and the rail networks and highways that spring from its fingers.

Katia Dmitrieva | Bloomberg News
June 27, 2018
Government, Logistics, TCA

Ports of Indiana Names New CEO

Ports of Indiana

Vanta E. Coda II has been named the Ports of Indiana’s next CEO to replace Rich Cooper following his retirement, effective July 1. Cooper is retiring after 16 years with the Ports of Indiana and will assist the organization with the leadership transition through the end of the year.

June 14, 2018
Business, Logistics, TCA

Union Dispute Leaves Some Freighters Stuck at Port of Toledo

Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority

A long-simmering labor dispute between a local longshoremen’s union and a Port of Toledo stevedore has led to three ocean freighters being waylaid at the Port of Toledo docks and a fourth boat being turned away — potentially costing the terminal tens of thousands of dollars a day in lost work.

Tyrel Linkhorn and David Patch | The Blade (Toledo, Ohio)
May 15, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics

Oakland Port Ban on Coal Shipments Blocked by US Judge

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

A federal judge struck down the city of Oakland, Calif.’s ban prohibiting companies from transporting coal through an export terminal that U.S. miners see as a key link to overseas markets.

Joe Ryan | Bloomberg News
May 15, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

PortMiami on Track for Trade Record in 2018

Harshil Shah/Flickr

After disappointing years from 2006 to 2014, things are looking up at PortMiami. In March, the port handled 97,577 TEUs of cargo — the second-highest monthly total in the port’s history — and, so far, cargo traffic is up 5.8% over the same period in fiscal 2017.

Mimi Whitefield | Miami Herald
May 11, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

Alabama Port Authority Finds Partner for Planned Automobile-Handling Terminal

Alabama State Port Authority

Last month, the Alabama State Port Authority announced major funding grants for a planned automobile-handling terminal. It now has a deal with a partner that will develop and operate it.

Lawrence Specker | Alabama Media Group
April 19, 2018