Latest News for: Port capacity


Jacksonville and Savannah Invest in Expansions of Container Yards

The Maritime Executive 29 Sep 2021
ports of Jacksonville, Florida and Savannah, Georgia both approved significant investments to expand their container terminal capacities ... Georgia Ports Authority approved investment to add 1.6 million TEU of capacity (GPA) ... One hundred and forty miles to the north, the Port of ...

BOT Operators at VPT demand policy reforms from Ministry of Shipping for effective utilization of ...

Suryaa 28 Sep 2021
Visakhapatnam Port Trust's (VPT's), three concession agreements namely Adani's Steam coal handling terminal of 6.5 MTPA capacity, SEW's Steam coal handling facility of 7.5 MTPA capacity and Alba's Cargo handling facility of Alba 6 MTPA capacity with total investment of approx.

Congestion, Delays and Supply Chain Challenges Will Continue into 2022

The Maritime Executive 28 Sep 2021
The major carriers, as well as the ports, are warning that the surge is likely to persist, which will continue to drive shortages, lack of capacity, and increasing rates ... While liner capacity has increased 30 percent on the major trans-Pacific routes and vessel productivity is up ...

White House urged to switch port spending focus to the west coast

Splash24/7 28 Sep 2021
The head of the port of Los Angeles has asked the federal government to switch priorities in terms of port investment areas to help alleviate supply chain crunches hitting the nation’s retailers ... Only 50% of registered truck drivers are calling to the port at least once a week, said Seroka.

Yantian leases more land to relieve port yard pressure

Shenzhen Daily 28 Sep 2021
The use of the temporary land is expected to effectively alleviate the shortage of storage yard in the Yantian port area ... The Yantian port area is also the last port of call for international liners in South China ... Its throughput rebounded to 1.25 million TEUs in August and port handling capacity would increase further in September.

Jaxport kickstarts Blount Island expansion

Journal of Commerce 28 Sep 2021"][/caption]The Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) took a major step in an expansion project that will ...

3 AdventHealth hospitals in Volusia still exceed capacity despite COVID patient drop

Daytona Beach News-Journal 28 Sep 2021
Three of the four AdventHealth hospitals in Volusia County exceeded capacity for licensed inpatient beds, intensive care beds or both, according to federal data released Monday, despite the rapid decline in COVID-19 admissions across the hospital system ... HHS does not track capacity at Halifax Health’s hospitals in Port Orange or Deltona.

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan emphasize need for broader cooperation

Irna 28 Sep 2021
At the panel discussion, the Iranian ambassador, diplomats, and prominent analysts of the two countries exchanged viewpoints on expansion of industrial parks and economic free zones in port cities, increasing the capacity of the North-South International Corridor, and increasing the cargo transportation volume by rail, sea, rivers, and highways.

Costco rents its own container ships to import products from Asia to the US and ...

The Daily Mail 27 Sep 2021
Each ship would have the capacity to hold between 8,000 and 1,000 containers at a time ... In an aerial view, container ships are anchored near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles as they wait to offload on September 20. The May 2021 image above shows the CMA CGM Marco Polo arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey.

Delays and congestion grow at ports in US and Asia

Seatrade Maritime News 27 Sep 2021
There 33 vessels at berth for cargo operations in the ports of LA/LB ... In an Asia – Pacific market update the Danish line said the Port of Seattle was continuing to struggle with available yard capacity with waiting times of 11 – 12 days to berth, and port stays around seven days up from a typical three days.

Tens of thousands of shipping containers are stuck off the coast of Southern California as ...

Business Insider 27 Sep 2021
port bottlenecks in more than a decade faced down another obstacle as they waited to offload near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach ... Despite the historic backup, the ports are only operating at 60% to 70% capacity, Uffe Ostergaard, president of the North America region for German ship operator Hapag Lloyd told The Wall Street Journal.

Port of Santos container volume up 20% in first 8 months

Seatrade Maritime News 27 Sep 2021
Container throughput at the Port of Santos in August during the first 8 months of the year reached 3.2m teu with a significant growth of 20% ... The number of calls during the year decreased, showing a higher capacity of vessels passing through the Port of Santos ... Port of Santos container volumes grow 19% Jan- July.

3 PH Navy officers board Royal Australian Navy ship for Manila port visit

Manila Bulletin 27 Sep 2021
26, for a three-day port visit ... The PN said that the three sailors returned home Sunday when the IPE21 task group arrived at the Port of Manila ... The IPE21 task group has engaged in a program of mutually supportive at-sea activities, training programs, and capacity building with several partners since late August.

Tanzania: Zanzibar VP Wants Tanga Port Promoted

All Africa 27 Sep 2021
Tanga -- ZANZIBAR Second Vice President Hemed Suleiman Abdulla has directed the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) to promote Tanga Port in locally and internationally to make it handle more cargo in utilizing new capacity upon expansion ....