The Port of NY/NJ slows to post-pandemic trade reality

In July, the Port of New York and New Jersey was the busiest in the nation. In August, volumes dropped off, reverting to the pattern of post-pandemic trade activity, characterized by the drawdown of existing stateside inventories.
A year of achievements at NC ports

Port of Wilmington recently ranked as most productive in North America; new intermodal and maritime services launched.
SACP 3.0, an interoperable chassis pool, begins operations in North Carolina

The North Carolina State Ports Authority welcomed the arrival of a fleet of Consolidated Chassis Management’s (CCM) container chassis in July, in preparation for the launch of the latest iteration of the South Atlantic Chassis Pool, known as SACP 3.0. SACP 3.0, billed as a next generation interoperable chassis pool covering the South Atlantic, began operations in early October.
Intermodal growth at South Carolina ports

In mid-October, the South Carolina Ports Authority broke ground on the Navy Base Intermodal Facility which will provide near-dock rail and an inner-harbor barge operation to the Port of Charleston.
Offshore wind in New Jersey moving ahead, despite growing opposition

Ørsted says it is not walking away from the Ocean Wind 1 project.
Lumber prices – up, thanks to the Canadian wildfires

But that won’t last long if residential construction turns down.
U.S. Gulf ports benefit from growth in global wood pellet demand

Companies from a diverse set of industries burn biomass as part of decarbonization efforts.
Intermodal’s near-term future – wild cards abound

Import volumes, trucking market conditions, and a West Coast recovery are all factors.

Truckload – taking a bite out of intermodal volumes
J.B. Hunt Intermodal –turnaround expected

Carrier is adding capacity in anticipation of freight rebound.

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