Ports

All things ports, including seaports, airports, and inland ports and their role in global supply chains.

ARTICLES

Yusen Logistics Launches Double Deck Ocean Container Transport on All Routes

July 23, 2014
Yusen Logistics announces the launch of an ocean transportation service which enables double stacking of product inside ocean containers, through the installation of specialized decks.
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Quality Jobs Initiative Means Better Wages, Broader Horizons for Sea-Tac Airport Workers

July 22, 2014
Commissioners give final approval to minimum wage, compensation policy for aeronautical workers at Sea-Tac Airport.
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SC Ports Announce Eight Percent Fiscal Year Growth

July 21, 2014
SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans.
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New Autogate System Streamlines Liverpool Port Access for Container Haulers

The system will reportedly reduce waiting times and administration for hauliers, resulting in faster turnaround.
July 21, 2014
The investment in Kalmar SmartLane automatic gates is part of £5.5m package of improvements to port infrastructure.
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Naming Ceremony for EVER LOADING

July 21, 2014
Evergreen Group held the naming ceremony for EVER LOADING, the sixth of its L-type vessels to be built by CSBC Corporation in Taiwan.
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First Gates Moved to New Locks for Panama Canal Expansion

July 21, 2014
The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side.
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Port of Virginia Completes TOS Implementation with Navis N4 Go-Live

July 11, 2014
Successful implementation at NIT was achieved through strategic collaboration with Navis.
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Cargo Congestion on West Coast of U.S., Canada

July 10, 2014
Cargo congestion prevails among U.S. and Canadian West Coast ports.
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Port of Savannah to Deliver Fresher Fruit

Pilot program will mean better shelf life for citrus, grapes, blueberries.
July 9, 2014
South American citrus, grapes and blueberries will arrive sooner and last longer for consumers in the Southeastern U.S. thanks to the Georgia Ports Authority’s participation in a USDA pilot program.
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West Coast Ports Contract Expires, Brings Surge in Imports

July 9, 2014
With West Coast longshoremen still negotiating a new contract, retailers are bringing holiday merchandise into the country at record levels to protect against potential supply chain disruptions.
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EVENTS

IANA Intermodal Expo

9/21/14
Long Beach, California
Long Beach, CA
United States
Contact: Anna Denecke

Intermodal EXPO is the largest transportation event focused solely on intermodal. It is where the industry’s products and services are showcased and the industry’s issues and challenges are examined. The entire intermodal community is represented — from industry suppliers to transportation service providers to beneficial cargo owners and everyone in between!

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5th Annual Middle East FireSafe

10/20/14
Dubai, UAE
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

The Middle East FireSafe Conference is one of the largest Fire Safe events in the region. Supported by the Directorate General of Civil Defence - Dubai, the 5th Annual Middle East FireSafe Conference reinforces on the importance of codes and standards for value based fire engineering.

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Multimedia

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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

Podcasts

 

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Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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