Air & Seaport News

  • Port of Los Angeles Reports Strongest Month Ever in August


    Sep 16, 2020 — The Port of Los Angeles recorded its first monthly cargo increase of the year in August as imports soared to a record high, helping the port to its strongest month ever. In August, the port processed 961,833 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), up 12% from August 2019. The port said the increase was mainly driven by imports, which eclipsed 500,000 TEUs for the first time ever.
  • Plaquemines Port to build new container terminal on Mississippi River


    Aug 18, 2020 — Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District (PPHTD) in Louisiana, US, has entered into a letter of intent for the construction of a multimodal container terminal on the banks of the Mississippi River. Phase one of the project is expected to complete in two years and will deliver the capability to accommodate 22,000 teu mega containerships.
  • Strong winds cause container cranes to collapse at JNPT, Mumbai


    Aug 6, 2020 — With heavy rains continuing to lash the city of Mumbai, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at Navi Mumbai has not been able to carry out the planned insurance survey after three out of its nine ship-to-shore cranes collapsed Wednesday due to strong winds.