SeaPort Manatee has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $12 million to advance a 16.56-acre expansion of container yard facilities at the thriving Florida Gulf Coast trade gateway, as announced today [Thursday, Sept. 15] by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
A critical channel deepening project that will help move cargo more efficiently to and from the U.S. advanced Monday after the Long Beach Harbor Commission concluded an extensive environmental review process and greenlit the endeavor.
Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero speaks with Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel B. Maffei about challenges facing the supply chain, rail and other infrastructure investments, and more.
The Port of Long Beach and its industry partners showed Tuesday how one port trucking company is converting to a full zero-emissions trucking fleet three years from now, a full decade before the 2035 zero-emissions goal set by the Clean Air Action Plan.
Bloomberg | September 13, 2022 | Ports & Terminals
Dockworkers at the UK’s Port of Liverpool rejected their employer’s latest pay offer, setting the stage for a two-week strike at the nation’s fourth-biggest gateway for global trade in a widening labor dispute that threatens more strains on the British economy.
AJOT | September 12, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Spinelli S.r.l. (Spinelli Group) has ordered the first Generation 6 crane to their fleet of Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Crane at their terminal in Genoa, northwestern Italy. Their container handling operations will benefit from improved performance of this crane, its doubled service life and it’s improved eco-efficiency. The order was booked in July 2022 and the crane will be delivered in December.
• “Flattening consumer demand and fresh lockdowns in China stimulating trade with alternative Asian countries” Container xChange analysis ~
• Average trading prices for Southeast Asian ports saw a 36% rise in from $2300 in July to $3133 in August ~
• Average leasing rates for containers (all types, all conditions) from China to rest of the world fell 25% from $1454 in July to $1080 in August