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A closer look at contract extension talks for the US East and Gulf coasts suggests less cause for alarm.

News & Analysis

Washington, Oregon ports in a race for non-containerized shipments
21 Jan 2018
In an up-and-down market for breakbulk shipments, Pacific Northwest ports have seen strong volumes in several categories.
18 Jan 2018
A downriver site on the Mississippi River would provide expansion capacity and no bridge restrictions.
16 Jan 2018
Waterfront officials are suing to stop New Jersey's governor from enforcing a law enacted Monday that would terminate an agreement giving the Waterfront Commission the power to do background checks and criminal investigations at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
14 Jan 2018
ILA and USMX officials had hoped to agree on a contract extension that would reassure the hundreds of shippers who will attend the JOC’s annual Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference March 4-7 in Long Beach, California.
12 Jan 2018
JOC Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi and President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority James Newsome discuss 2017 and the coming year at the port of Charleston and how an expanding network of inland rail terminals is impacting the port.
12 Jan 2018
CEO and Executive Director of the Port of Virginia John Reinhart and JOC Executive Editor Mark Szakonyi discuss the year ahead at the Port of Virginia amid growing volumes and shifting transportation landscape.
12 Jan 2018
The Port of Oakland is urging truckers to apply for roughly $65 million in state funding to update their trucks.
11 Jan 2018
The vessel rotation will include Auckland, New Zealand, and the Australian ports of Brisbane, Port Kembla, Melbourne, and Fremantle.
10 Jan 2018
The legislation is the latest event in the ongoing, bitter dispute between the commission and the New York Shipping Association and the International Longshoremen’s Association.
Prince Rupert promises imminent return to normal service
09 Jan 2018
The port said container dwell times are down to an average of three days, and a return to its historical level is imminent.