U.S. Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.) on April 24 introduced the Ocean Shipping Competition Enforcement Act, legislation he says will help the Federal Maritime Commission.
The Port of Savannah plans a $410 million overhaul of one of its sprawling terminals to make room for loading and unloading larger ships while focusing its business almost exclusively on cargo shipped in containers.
Two members of the Federal Maritime Commission praised the growth, diversity and import-export balance of the Port of Mobile during a visit on Nov. 16.
Seaports and airports across North America experienced record-breaking volume in 2021 amid growing consumer demand.
A dispute over the assignment of work at a terminal in Seattle is casting a shadow on the outcome of talks to reach a new labor contract between 22,000 dockworkers at 29 U.S. West Coast ports and about 70 employers.