Posted 09/11 · 01:15 PM · LM EditorialPrior to 9/11, security was not a top concern for most U.S. ports, said Bethann Rooney, member of the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) Security Committee, chairperson of the AAPA Port Security Caucus, and security manager at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.
Posted 09/11 · 09:58 AM · LM EditorialThe report is calling for September import cargo volume at U.S.-based retail container ports to increase 8.5 percent annually, which is up from a previous estimate of 7.3 percent.
Posted 09/05 · 12:12 PM · LM EditorialWhile there are no new major developments in the ongoing stalemate in labor negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association and the United States Maritime Alliance, that has not slowed down the public exchanges between the two parties as shippers Peak Season plans for moving cargo in and out of East and Gulf Coast ports hang in the balance.
Posted 08/30 · 09:07 AM · LM EditorialWhen H. J. Heinz Company and CEVA Logistics, announced a five-year ocean freight contract earlier this week, it may signal similar groundbreaking deals in the future.
Posted 08/29 · 09:26 AM · LM EditorialAs the full force of Hurricane Isaac has yet to be measured, the Port of New Orleans was taking no chances.
Posted 08/28 · 09:23 AM · LM EditorialThe Oakland Board of Port Commissioners praised the California Transportation Commission for their decision to commit $242 million in voter-approved Proposition 1B bond funding to the redevelopment of the former Oakland Army Base
Posted 08/27 · 08:44 AM · LM EditorialThe economic environment in Europe faces the same mounting challenges as it has in recent months, with no clear remedy in sight. That was a major theme of the most recent edition of the Global Port Tracker report from Hackett Associates and the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
Posted 08/27 · 08:23 AM · LM EditorialRemaining members comprise Hapag Lloyd, COSCO, K Line, Evergreen, Hanjin, Yangming HMM, OOCL and NYK.
Posted 08/24 · 11:13 AM · LM EditorialAn effort focused on national domestic freight initiatives was introduced this week by United States Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood.
Posted 08/21 · 11:41 AM · LM EditorialDeutsche Post DHL to Further Expand China and Asia-Pacific Footprint