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  • 10 October 2016

    Following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, seaports in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are returning to normal operating conditions. The North Carolina State Ports Authority said the Ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will return to a normal operating schedule on October 10, 2016. In addition, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said it […]

  • 5 October 2016

    The US Coast Guard has set port condition X-Ray for a number of ports in Florida and port condition Whiskey for one South Carolina’s port in response to Hurricane Matthew, which is currently located in the Caribbean sea and moving towards the US East Coast. Effective October 4, 2016, the USCG set port condition X-Ray for Port […]

  • 10 June 2016

    The Port of New York and New Jersey will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017, officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed on June 7. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational […]

  • 6 October 2016

    The US Coast Guard has set port condition Zulu for South Florida ports, closing the ports to all vessel traffic due to the passing of the Hurricane Matthew. The USCG has closed Port Canaveral, Port Miami, Miami River, Port Everglades, Port of Palm Beach, Port of Fort Pierce and all other South Florida terminals and […]

  • 7 October 2016

    Major seaports in Georgia and South Carolina will shut down their operations in the following few days ahead of the expected arrival of Hurricane Matthew.  The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has closed the terminals at the Port of Brunswick until October 10, 2016. Port of Savannah terminals will be closed to truck traffic on October […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilisation of vessels running from Asia to West Coast North America (WCNA) has remained above 90% this year, but negligible volume growth prospects, mostly due to migration of cargo to gateways lying east of the Panama Canal, has caused rates to fall, according to London-based shipping analyst Drewry. Back in the first half of 2012, imports from […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilisation of vessels running from Asia to West Coast North America (WCNA) has remained above 90% this year, but negligible volume growth prospects, mostly due to migration of cargo to gateways lying east of the Panama Canal, has caused rates to fall, according to London-based shipping analyst Drewry. Back in the first half of 2012, imports from […]

  • 17 February 2016

    2015 was a busy year for container traffic on the US East Coast with the arrival of 7.9 million TEU of loaded containers, a 12.6% increase when compared to 7 million in 2014, BIMCO’s data shows. While the US East Coast ports experienced a surge in incoming traffic, labour issues and port congestion gloomed over the […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deployment of bigger container shipping vessels to the United States East Coast ports is yet to take place as carriers take their time to reshuffle their vessel schedules. Despite the removal of infrastructural obstacles that prevented bigger ships from entering East Coast ports, including the expansion of the Panama Canal and the most recent raising […]

  • 4 October 2011

      The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to significantly increase vessel numbers and sizes calling at US east coast ports, but Paul… By Pete Goldin (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, October 4, 2011

  • 4 October 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to significantly increase vessel numbers and sizes calling at US east coast ports, but Paul… By Pete Goldin (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, October 4, 2011;

  • 30 May 2016

    The container shipping sector is bracing for a major impact from the long-awaited opening of the expanded Panama Canal, scheduled to take place on June 26, 2016.  China COSCO Shipping’s container vessel Andronikos will be the first ship to transit the expanded canal, marking the completion of the USD 6 bn project. As a result, the Post-Panamax vessels with […]

  • 5 August 2016

    MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia for the first time on August 3, becoming the first Neopanamax ship to call this port.  Completed in 2014, the MSC Sofia Celeste is the first to trade on MSC’s redesigned service […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch terminal operator APM Terminals is set to invest USD 70 million into its US-based Port Elizabeth terminal, which would enable the port to receive increased loads arriving from larger vessels travelling via the Panama Canal. The Port Elizabeth facility, located in the US East Coast’s Port of New York and New Jersey complex, handles over 2,100 trucks a day, […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to make room for supersized container ships arriving through the Expanded Panama Canal, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) is expanding its cargo opportunities. Namely, the MDOT MPA recently acquired a property at the Point Breeze Business Center, which is located right behind the Seagirt Marine Terminal as […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Containership MOL Majesty, the first Miami-bound Neopanamax vessel to transit the expanded Panama Canal, arrived at the US East Coast port PortMiami on July 9. Owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd, the 2010-built MOL Majesty measures 302 meters in length and 43.4 meters in beam. “For the first time, we have these mega vessels transiting our waterway […]

  • 23 November 2017

    The Georgia Ports Authority welcomed the arrival of four massive ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal on November 22, 2017. The four cranes passed River Street in Savannah on their way to Garden City Terminal, sailing under the Talmadge Bridge. The new cranes, which bring the Port of Savannah’s fleet to 30, are expected […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The low demand on the high volume trade lanes is surely increasing the pressure on earnings which is already felt in the container shipping industry,  BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand shared with the participants at the Maritime Cyprus 2015 Conference in Limassol, Cyprus on the 13-16 September 2015. As shipping is a derived demand of global […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The low demand on the high volume trade lanes is surely increasing the pressure on earnings which is already felt in the container shipping industry,  BIMCO’s Chief Shipping Analyst, Peter Sand shared with the participants at the Maritime Cyprus 2015 Conference in Limassol, Cyprus on the 13-16 September 2015. As shipping is a derived demand of global […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Following the passing of Hurricane Matthew, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) said that its ports are now fully operational after the Savannah River channel reopened. The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 am local time, with 11 vessels transiting the channel by mid-afternoon, nine of which will be worked […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A total of USD 33 million in State grants have been allocated to US East Coast PortMiami over the next five years, according to Miami-Dade County. The grant allocations will help fund the expansion to Cruise Terminal F into a mega cruise facility able to process more than 5,000 cruise passengers at a time. Funds […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    As forecast, the Port of Virginia in January posted an operating loss, the first one following six consecutive months of positive operating revenue reports. The operating result at the US East Coast port for January is a loss of USD 1 million, which is an improvement over the prior-year result of a USD 4.7 million operating loss, […]