Southern California container terminals clear backlog in wake of tentative ILWU contract.
Speaking to U.S. footwear and apparel importers, the FMC Chairman expounded on the commission's decision to release a report on detention, demurrage and free time earlier this week.
Port of New York and New Jersey terminals have seen additional containers from "extra loaders."
Schnitzer Steel and Bed Bath & Beyond say the labor slowdown and resulting port congestion hurt business.
Ports are still jammed with import cargo waiting to be loaded on trucks and trains, according to the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.
Five-year contract now goes to rank and file union members for a ratification vote.
U.S. ports and economy can't afford a repeat of West Coast port slowdown, according to the heads of Commerce, the NRF and NAM.
Dissidents worry about future of the "last militant union in the U.S.”
ILWU leader makes pitch for more training and 24-hour operations at the congested California port.
Speaking to an LA Chamber event in Washington, the official who brokered the Feb. 23 labor deal said LA Mayor Garcetti and Port Director Seroka were instrumental in solving the crisis-level contract talks.
The recovery of congestion laden West Coast ports significantly impacted shipment volumes and expenditures, according to the latest Cass Freight Index Report.
The southeastern ports continued their blistering growth rate, both increasing throughput by over 13 percent for the month.
Maersk Group and Crowley Maritime say the new company, called Ardent, will be headquartered in Houston.
London-based shipping industry consultant Drewry questions whether carriers will be able to charge $2,000 per FEU on eastbound boxes.
March volumes were up 21 percent at the allied Pacific Northwest Ports, but log volumes are down this year, according to Puget Sound reports.
The vessel, which runs on liquid natural gas, will enter service later this year between Jacksonville and San Juan.