Longtime ocean carrier executive Howard S. Finkelsays rates are still too low as the American Association of Port Authorities’ 12th annual Planning for Shifting Trade Conference gets under way today [Jan. 30] in Tampa, Florida.
U.S. transportation infrastructure is in dire need of fixing and will require funding from multiple sources, a member of Congress said today [Jan. 28] as Jump Start 2019, presented by SMC3, leaps into gear in suburban Atlanta.
The vertical integration that is helping drive record volumes across Port of Savannah docks extends to encompass a growing network of inland intermodal ports, with construction to begin this year on the Georgia Ports Authority’s second such facility following the summer 2018 opening of its first.
Often overlooked in the shadow of booming Port of Savannah container facilities some 80 miles to the north, the Georgia Ports Authority’s expanding Port of Brunswick is further realizing its potential as a key cog in the GPA’s vertically integrated approach to serving its diverse customer base.
Already consistently shattering activity records at North America’s busiest single container facility, the Port of Savannah is undergoing multibillion-dollar expansion and channel deepening that should ensure sustained gains for the port and its users.
With record-shattering container volumes and advancement of enhancements to existing facilities and a deeper harbor plus development of new infrastructure, the South Carolina Ports Authority’s Port of Charleston is well-positioned to handle further gains in cargo flow on and off of still-larger containerships.
As she leaves the helm of the Port of New York and New Jersey to embark upon a Harvard University fellowship, Molly Campbell can take heart in having meritoriously followed the classic motherly advice to leave a place better than one found it.