Containerized imports at the Port of Seattle increased 5 percent in March over the same month last year. Exports were up even more, increasing 8.3 percent over March 2011.
U.S. imports from Asia were generally down in February due to the closure of factories for the annual Chinese New Year celebration. The solid rebound in [...]
Caltrans and the California Highway Patrol broke ground Friday on a truck weight scales facility on eastbound Interstate 80 in Cordelia.
The new $100 million facility’s greater capacity and better technology will replace the one built in 1958.
The current facility served as an inspection point for trucks leaving the Port of Oakland, where 99 [...]
From a recent article in the Times-Picayune:
Port officials want to build a container terminal on the Mississippi River to take advantage of anticipated traffic from the increased capacity of the Panama Canal in 2014, that will allow larger ships to traverse the canal than is currently the case.
Port officials envision moving container cargo [...]
Evergreen Line said it will charter 10 ships with capacities of 13,800 20-foot equivalent units.
Like other carriers, Evergreen has been stepping up its use of alliances to broaden coverage, increase sailing frequency and cut costs. Having similar-sized ships in joint services simplifies operations. Evergreen said that when the new ships are delivered, it will [...]