New England Ports Plot Course to Deal With Changing Shipping Industry

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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

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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

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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

Port of Portland Director Bill Wyatt to Retire in June, Setting Up Leadership Debate

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Bill Wyatt, the Port of Portland's executive director since 2001, will retire at the end of June, the port announced June 11.

Ted Sickinger | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
January 12, 2017

Ports on Both Coasts Post Record-High Container Traffic in 2016

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

It was a record-setting year in 2016 for several of the top North American container ports, although the Hanjin Shipping Co. bankruptcy filing in August dashed hopes for a strong showing at the country’s second-largest port.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 11, 2017