The latest news and insight on the current state of U.S. Ports, including infrastructure investment, new services, labor issues, and global trade volumes.
Posted 03/26 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
Indications given by a splinter group of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union suggest that shippers should not assume the tentative contract with the Pacific Maritime Association is a “done deal.”
Posted 03/26 · 09:12 AM · LM Editorial
Navis announced that George A. Kohlrieser, an internationally recognized expert on leadership, will present a general session at Navis World 2015, taking place March 29-April 1, 2015 at the Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel.
Posted 03/23 · 09:07 AM · LM Editorial
Zurich Insurance and their head of Strategic Business Risk, Linda Conrad, are sharing some interesting insights into the longer-term financial implications of the prolonged West Coast port disruption for retailers across the country.
Posted 03/23 · 08:57 AM · LM Editorial
In marked contrast to reports emanating from U.S. West Coast ports, The Georgia Ports Authority is boasting strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.
Posted 03/20 · 11:59 AM · SCMR Editorial
While the labor disputes are now largely resolved, there is still an estimated 45 day backup for ships at the port which will continue to impact profitability for months, as repercussions continue along the supply chain.
Posted 03/19 · 11:29 AM · LM Editorial
Earlier this month, Cargomatic announced it had formally rolled out its Cargomatic Free Flow program, which is geared towards reducing congestion at POLA, the Port of Long Beach, and other ports, too.
Posted 03/13 · 09:44 AM · LM Editorial
TRAXENS, developer of innovative containers monitoring systems, will equip the first CMA CGM containers with its patented technology.
Posted 03/11 · 08:11 PM · LM Editorial
Lest shippers believe that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) is fully on board with the new “tentative” contract agreement with the Pacific Maritime Association, consider what happened at the Port of Oakland this week.
Posted 03/11 · 03:21 PM · LM Editorial
LadeAS, led by legendary speed sailor, Terje Lade, has introduced “Vindskip,” (or “wind ship”) designed to take advantage of the wind for propulsion, along with advance computer technology enabling weather forecasting and route optimization.
Posted 03/05 · 08:54 AM · LM Editorial
West Coast port authorities may be overstating the obvious when they decry “business as usual.” But it’s refreshing to see them finally coming around.