Port Throughput Indices

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100. Drewry’s latest assessment - March 2020 • Drewry’s container port throughput index remained stagnant with no monthly change in January 2020. However, the index was ... [+]

Port NOLA Launches Digital Learning Toolbox for Educators and Students

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) launched its digital Learning Toolbox today aimed at educating Louisiana students about the role that the local maritime industry and the Port play in everyday lives. Students, parents and educators are invited to explore the Port’s ... [+]

Port of Oakland, Oakland International Airport will remain open

The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport will remain operational despite an Alameda County shelter-in-place order. Both facilities are essential services exempt from the order, the Port said. The Port’s announcement followed shelter-in-place orders issued by six Bay Area counties. The orders are ... [+]

Port of Virginia Provides Berth Space to Idle Cruise Ship

Port Providing Berth Space at Portsmouth Marine Terminal to Idle Cruise Ship Bliss With No Passengers Aboard, Vessel Scheduled to be at PMT for 30 Days NORFOLK, VA – The Port of Virginia® will provide a berth at Portsmouth Marine Terminal to the cruise ship ... [+]

Duluth Seaway Port Authority awarded $10.5 million MARAD grant

Minnesota Congressman Pete Stauber announced that the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration allocated a $10.5 million grant to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority. This Port Infrastructure Development Program grant will help fund construction of a 56,000-square-foot, rail-served warehouse at the Clure Public Marine ... [+]

Evergreen Line launches GreenX – An integrated container logistics solution platform

Responding to the need for greater efficiencies through digitalization and fulfilling its mission to provide the most optimized service to its customers, Evergreen Line has launched its GreenX platform. GreenX allows customers to enjoy seamless booking capabilities in addition to direct access to integrated trade ... [+]

Maritime Administration Announces Notice of Funding Opportunity for the America’s Marine Highway Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration today announced the availability of $9.5 million in grant funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). “Marine highways are an efficient and cost-effective option for moving freight and passengers in America,” said Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.  The AMHP supports the increased ... [+]

Port of Corpus Christi Included in President’s Proposed FY 21 Budget for $100M

In the newly released fiscal year 2021 President’s Budget, the White House included over $100 million for the Port of Corpus Christi’s Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civil Works Division for Coastal Navigation Construction. This is the ... [+]

Port of Longview exceeds 2019 budget projections

Port of Longview Commissioners report that revenues exceeded 2019 budget projections. The budget projected lower revenue resulting from global market conditions that had adversely affected several grain products. However, imports of wind energy components, foreign steel and soda ash exports saw marked increases and ... [+]

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Funding Availability for Port Infrastructure Development Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to apply for $225 million in discretionary grant funding through the Port Infrastructure Development Program (PIDP). “America’s ports are a critical part of the Nation’s multimodal transportation network and this Notice of Funding ... [+]