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NY-NJ port urged to uniformly extend gate hours

A uniform increase in the gate hours of the major terminals at the Port of New York and New Jersey is needed to handle the expected surge in thousands of containers loaded on and off mega-ships, industry leaders argue.

With drivers scarce, smaller trucking companies add capacity

Truck capacity is tightening across the United States, but motor carriers, especially smaller companies, continue to add capacity in the form of terminals, trucks, and drivers.

NY-NJ port considers options after chassis pool collapse

As mega-ships increasingly call the Port of New York and New Jersey, the top East Coast gateway is picking through the options on how to ensure the smooth delivery and pickup of chassis after a seemingly done-deal to create a chassis pool collapsed in July.

US House members: Do not extend Jones Act waiver

Republicans and Democrats on a US House subcommittee said President Donald Trump erred in temporarily allowing foreign-flag ships to sail from the US mainland to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, and that Congress should leave the Jones Act alone.

CMA CGM extends regional reach with Pacific island carrier takeover

CMA CGM’s announced plans to acquire South Pacific carrier Sofrana Unilines comes hot on the heels of its takeover of Maersk’s South American cabotage operator Mercosul Line as the world’s third-largest container shipping company expands its regional influence around the world.

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