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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Premium Article  Breakbulk trends shifting as exports rise, box use up

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Outbound containers filled with steel coils or lumber are indicative of recent trends in ocean transport of traditional breakbulk commodities, reflecting factors such as the weakness of the US dollar and a push to fill boxes that otherwise might have move Read More »

Premium Article  Dry bulk freight rates fall: What’s next?

George Lauriat | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Since mid-December the dry cargo freight rates have been in a free fall. The reasons are varied ranging from port congestion woes, disruption in the production of key bulk freights and widespread economic fears, starting with the US. The bulk shipping mar Read More »

Premium Article  Bulk trends remain strong on Canada’s east coast

Leo Ryan | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Within the context of the continuing hot global bulk/breakbulk market, Canadian ports on the eastern seaboard are more than holding their own – despite the rising shift of bulk cargo to containers and the reduction of breakbulk services. Read More »

EIB provides EUR 900m for Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam

AJOT | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

President Maystadt of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Mr. Smits, chief executive officer of the Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V. (HbR) signed a first financing contract of EUR 100 million for the Maasvlakte 2 project of the Port of Rotterdam Authority ( Read More »

Port of Virginia responsible for 340,000 Jobs, $41 Billion

AJOT | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Virginia's three general cargo marine terminals in fiscal 2006 accounted for more than 340,000 jobs across the Commonwealth and in excess of $41 billion in total revenues, says an economic impact study that was recently completed by the Mason Read More »

Port of Richmond shows positive trend

AJOT | January 31, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Richmond Commission announced at their January board meeting that 2007 calendar year tonnage numbers had continued to show a positive trend ' the Port of Richmond (Port) had a 4% increase in total tonnage; an 11% increase in waterborne tonnag Read More »

Premium Article  Oil projects require specialized planning, equipment

Peter Buxbaum | January 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy

In 2000, the US Environmental Protection Agency issued rules designed to reduce sulfur emissions from diesel fuel by 95%. The regulations were to become effective in different parts of the country between 2006 and 2010. Read More »

Premium Article  Project Cargo/Heavy Lift -2008

George Lauriat | January 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Project Cargo business is busting out all over… and the heavy lift sector is the key to it all. Shortages in heavy lift equipment, particularly in the marine segment, have raised profit levels for operators and attracted the attention of big money. Read More »

Port of Portland, OR approves property sale to FedEx

AJOT | January 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

With approval of a property sale by Portland Port Commissioners, FedEx Ground Package Systems, Inc. is one step closer to becoming the first company to secure a site in the new Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park. The company has expressed interest in near Read More »

Long Beach container trade stays even in 2007

AJOT | January 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

A strong boom in exports, a slight dip in imports and a pronounced drop in empty container movement combined to keep container trade volumes at the Port of Long Beach even from 2006 to 2007, with 7.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (teus) a Read More »

Prince Rupert cargo traffic up 37% in 2007

AJOT | January 27, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Prince Rupert continues its impressive annual growth in shipment volumes, surpassing 10 million tons in 2007 for the first time in a decade. The 2007 total volume cargo of 10.6 million tons is a 36.8% increase over 2006 and a 237% jump over 20 Read More »

Dockwise Transport N.V. appoints Strijland COO

AJOT | January 23, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise, Ltd. announced that its subsidiary Dockwise Transport N.V., one of the worlds leading integrated heavy marine transport companies, has appointed Mr. Rob Strijland as its Chief Operating Officer with effect as of March 1, 2008. Read More »

McClash re-elected chairman of Port Manatee

AJOT | January 23, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Fellow members ratified and confirmed the election of Joe McClash as 2008 chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority. A 17-year member of the MCPA, McClash previously served as chairman in 2007 and 2003. He served as first vice chairman in 2000 and 2 Read More »

Port of Rotterdam exceeds 2007 expectations

AJOT | January 23, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

In 2007, the Port of Rotterdam was the first European port to break through the barrier of 400 million tons cargo throughput. 406 million tons were loaded and unloaded, 6.4% more than in 2006. Imports increased by 4% to 300 million tons, exports by almos Read More »

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