California’s trucking industry has honored a Port of Oakland marine terminal for easing the state’s containerized cargo crunch. Oakland International Container Terminal received the first-ever Terminal Recognition Award last week for opening its gates at night.
The California and Harbor trucking associations presented the honor at a conference in Long Beach. The organizations also recognized […]
Excerpts from ‘LA-LB terminal turns suffer as night falls, analysis shows’ in the Journal of Commerce:
Now that other US ports are adding night gates to handle increasing cargo volumes, the lesson to be learned from Los Angeles-Long Beach, where terminal operators have operated extended gates for the past 10 years, is that ports and […]
Port of Seattle (shown here) and Port of Tacoma, united in the Northwest Seaport Alliance, are participating in the night gate program.
From the Northwest Seaport Alliance:
Terminal operators have added about 50 hours per week this peak season through The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s extended gates program.
The NWSA launched a 12-week program to […]
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The Port of Oakland says it’s a lot better than it used to be now that an experimental night operation is now permanent.
The expanded schedule brings Oakland in line to compete directly […]
From the American Journal of Transportation:
Weeknight shifts are the best way to spread the workload at the Port of Oakland. That’s the view of shippers and those who move their cargo, according to a Port survey released this week. The good news: The Port’s Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) is listening.
OICT, Oakland’s largest […]
The Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal will levy a $30 fee per movement of all loaded containers to fund the continuation of night operations at the terminal after a $1.5 million port subsidy expires later this month, the port has announced.
The fee imposed by the Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) will be the […]
TSI Terminal Systems Inc. (TSI) and DP World (Canada) Inc. have announced the introduction of night gate operations five nights a week at Port Metro Vancouver’s major container terminals, effective July 1, 2014. With the implementation of the night gates, is the introduction of a reservation fee applied to daytime transactions only. The fee is […]