John Porcari, the Biden-Harris Administration’s Port Envoy, warned that long-standing shortfalls in U.S. infrastructure spending going back generations have created a reliance on an infrastructure “that our grandparents built.”
California’s Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing $2.3 billion in state funding to help ease congestion and supply chain problems that continue to impact the California Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland.
As the backlog of import containers at container terminals has declined, Eugene Seroka, executive director Port of Los Angeles, said the Port is turning its attention to the backlog of empty containers and may impose fees on empty containers that dwell on terminals “excessively.”
A.P. Moller-Maersk announced on December 8th that it will be building eight 16,000 twenty-foot unit (teu) container ships powered by “carbon-neutral methanol” with an alternative capability for low sulphur diesel fuel
The new Chinese Customs requirements go into effect on January 1st, 2022 and the FDA is asking food exporters to China to submit information to the FDA by December 17th, 2021 to meet the Chinese deadline.
After experiencing a decline in ocean carrier sailings over the last several months, the Port of Oakland is starting to see an uptick in sailings and volumes, according to Port of Oakland executive director Danny Wan.
By Chad Woodyatt, Business Development Manager Ports, JLT Mobile Computers, Inc.
Running a port is like conducting an orchestra. When everything runs in harmony, it’s like a symphony on the deck. And the conductor behind this masterpiece? Well, it’s your IT system. Find out how you can tune the different elements to boost port productivity.