How diverse is the longshore work force at the Port of New York and New Jersey? It depends on whom you ask, and on what they’re counting.
03 Oct 2013
New York-New Jersey remains top dog among East Coast container ports, though smaller rivals are starting to chip away at its dominance.
19 Sep 2013
A working group comprising terminal operators, CSX and Norfolk Southern railroads, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been formed to improve service reliability in the wake of this summer’s operational problems at the port.
16 Sep 2013
New York Container Terminal has entered into a 20-year contract with Covanta Energy to move municipal solid waste in sealed containers through the Staten Island container facility, beginning in March 2015.
13 Sep 2013
Northeast U.S. ports saw their share of container traffic in the second quarter of 2013 dip 1.5 percentage points year-over-year among major ports on the east coast of the U.S. and Canada. Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. ports, as well as Canadian east coast ports, all picked up a piece of the share during the past year, data from the individual ports indicate.
29 Aug 2013
Motor carriers serving New York Container Terminal on Staten Island have begun receiving payments to offset increases in tolls on bridges from New Jersey.
23 Aug 2013
The New York Shipping Association and International Longshoremen’s Association have begun referrals for pre-clearance of candidates for New York-New Jersey dockworker jobs that will open up during the next few months.
21 Aug 2013
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that 12 shipping lines and 448 vessels have enrolled in its Clean Vessel Incentive program since it launched on Jan. 1, 2013.
20 Aug 2013
The International Longshoremen’s Association said it is in “full solidarity” with owner-operator container haulers who have suffered “undue hardship” during this summer’s operational delays at the Port of New York and New Jersey.
20 Aug 2013
GlobalFoundries, a joint venture between Advanced Micro Devices and the government of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund, is investing $8 billion to build a fabrication plant to make nanochips it supplies to electronics plants worldwide.
19 Aug 2013
Making the Port of New York and New Jersey more resilient is a tough challenge. This summer’s fiasco reinforced the port's reputation as a place where even a tiny glitch can send things haywire — and where it’s difficult to get operations back on track quickly.