Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports are gaining ground against the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as other US West Coast ports, according to the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) West Coast Trade Report.
With a commercial truck driver shortage looming, a high school in Patterson, California decided to take a proactive approach by creating a truck driving school program dedicated to bring new drivers into the industry.
Logistec Corporation, the Montreal-based provider of marine and environmental services, has expanded its North American network of terminals through the strategic acquisition of Texas-based Gulf Stream Marine for US$65.7 million.
Michael Nerney, assistant deputy director, Port of San Francisco said to AJOT in an interview that the Port is working to win San Francisco voter support for a bond issue to re-enforce the seawall that protects the Port and downtown San Francisco now threatened by sea level rise and the possibility of an earthquake.
EagleRail Container Logistics, based in Chicago, is partnered with Chinese container crane maker ZPMC developing short and longer distance container transport systems designed to reduce truck congestion and emissions at ports around the world.