ports

Business, Equipment, Logistics

The JZ Expedited Cos. Eyes Expansion of Site in Jacksonville

JZ Expedited Cos. JZ Expedited Logistics is a subsidiary of The JZ Expedited Cos. (JZ Expedited Logistics via YouTube)

The JZ Expedited Cos. announced it secured a first right of refusal to develop an additional 45-acre parcel as it seeks to expand its inland marine terminal business model in Jacksonville, Fla.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
January 6, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Federal Maritime Commission Worries About Delays at Ports

Port of New York Port Jersey Marine Terminal in 2018 by Craig Warga/Bloomberg News

The leadership of the Federal Maritime Commission says it is becoming worried that ocean carriers may be assessing unfair detention and demurrage charges at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif., as well as the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 14, 2020
Government, Business

Congress Eyes Support for Busy Ports

Port of Los Angeles Cargo shipping container trucks at the Port of Los Angeles. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

As operators of major container ports struggle to keep ahead of a rush of imported goods while retailers restock nine months into the coronavirus pandemic, Congress is aiming to lend additional support.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 7, 2020
Government, Business

Congestion, Slowdown at Ports Cause Growing Concern

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles container terminal. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Many of the nation’s ports, especially on the West Coast, are reporting long delays to unload cargo ships, and warehouses near those facilities are filled as the supply chains are overloaded with goods.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
December 2, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

N.J. Leaders Announce Infrastructure Projects to Aid Regional Port Operations

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Trucks at the container terminal at the Port of New York and New Jersey. The Wittpenn Bridge replacement is expected to have a positive impact on the trucking industry. (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)

New Jersey officials recently announced a series of infrastructure projects meant to support operations for port facilities and the vehicles that serve them.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 23, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy

Cargo ships can be seen anchored off the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles in Signal Hill, Calif., on Nov. 20. Cargo ships can be seen anchored off the Port of Long Beach and Port of Los Angeles in Signal Hill, Calif., on Nov. 20. (Bing Guan/Bloomberg News)

A flotilla of almost a dozen cargo vessels sits anchored just south of Los Angeles this weekend, waiting for berth space. Around the twin ports of L.A. and Long Beach, shipping containers already are stacked five and six high — the maximum the fire department will allow.

Brendan Murray | Bloomberg News
November 23, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Ports on Both Coasts Report Volume Surge in October

Port of Los Angeles The Port of Los Angeles on May 1. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

With a surge in imports, the nation’s ports are reporting record or near-record activity as warehouses and stores restock eight-plus months into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 19, 2020
Government, Business, Equipment

Trucking Case Against Ocean Carriers Can Advance, Judge Rules

Equipment at the Port of Virginia Chassis, containers and trucks at the Port of Virginia's Portsmouth Marine Terminal. (Virginia Port Authority)

A case that alleges ocean carriers are overcharging truckers for use of container chassis at ports will proceed after a judge denied a request for dismissal filed by the defendants.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 19, 2020
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Ports See Huge Volume Swings in 2020

Port Ships dock at Port Everglades. (Broward County’s Port Everglades)

Amid these dramatic swings in demand, ports have continued to pursue infrastructure improvement projects.

November 13, 2020
Government, Business, Logistics

Ports Report Strong September as Retailers Restock

Port of Oakland Shipping containers sit stacked at the Port of Oakland on March 19. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Just months after cargo volumes plunged amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s ports are staging a comeback as falling product inventory levels at warehouses, stores and medical facilities are being quickly replenished.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 22, 2020

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