Breakbulk & Projects

President of China Shipping receives International Hall of Fame Award

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mr. Li Shao De, President of China Shipping (Group) Company, received the prestigious International Hall of Fame Award for 2009. The Maritime Association Port of New York & New Jersey founded this award in 1993 to recognize maritime visionaries, who throu Read More »

APL finds home in Phoenix, moving by 3Q 2009

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

NOL Group, parent company of APL, identified an office building in Phoenix, Arizona as the new home for its regional headquarters in the Americas. Read More »

ICL earns ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from Eastman Chemical

AJOT | May 31, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Independent Container Line (ICL) earned the 'Supplier Excellence Award' from Eastman Chemical Company for 2008 for the second year in a row. Read More »

Premium Article  From Bremen to Houston to Alberta

Peter Buxbaum | May 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Ports & Terminals

Houston is a port that is known for handling a great deal of project cargo, much of it exports of locally manufactured oil and gas exploration and drilling equipment. But it might not be the first port that comes to mind for delivery of European oil and g Read More »

New state-of-the-art ship for WWL

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

One of world's largest and most environmentally adapted car and truck carrying vessels, MV Tijuca, was named in Melbourne, Australia. The Lady Sponsor is Mrs. Andrea Schrempp, wife of Wolfgang D Schrempp, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacif Read More »

Sour economy takes toll on US-Flag lakers in April

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

US-Flag vessels working the Great Lakes saw their cargo totals plummet in April as steel mills, iron ore mines, and other industrial activities slumped from the weight of the recession. Cargo movement totaled only 5.1 million tons, a decrease of 45% compa Read More »

WWL adds Ecuador, Peru to North America/South America Trade

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

John Felitto, Executive Vice President, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Region Americas, explains, South America's economy attracts a variety of ro/ro cargo, from vehicles to agricultural, construction, mining and factory equipment. Our service will be an Read More »

First BBC Chartering vessel discharges cargo at San Francisco’s Pier 80

AJOT | May 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The BBC England, a 10,380-deadweight-ton general cargo carrier operated by BBC Chartering, recently made its maiden call at the Port of San Francisco's Pier 80 marine terminal to discharge project cargo. This is the first call to the Port by a BBC Charte Read More »

Crowley takes delivery of 10th ATB in Mississippi

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

On the wake of the christening and launching of its newest heavy-lift-series deck barge in Portland, OR, Crowley took delivery of its newest Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) - the tug Commitment and barge 650-6 in Pascagoula, MS. The 185,000-barrel ATB, the 10 Read More »

Crowley christens and launches newest heavy lift series deck barge in Portland, OR

AJOT | April 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In the first of several vessel deliveries over the next few weeks, Crowley christened and launched its newest heavy-lift series deck barge, the 455-4, at Gunderson Marine Shipyard in Portland, OR. Read More »

The Grimaldi Group adds Boston call to its West Africa direct service

AJOT | April 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Grimaldi Group has added Boston as its newest port-of-call to the twice monthly, Direct ro/ro Service between the US and West Africa. Grimaldi is already accepting deliveries for its inaugural call in mid-April. Read More »

Mediterranean Project Chartering on the move

AJOT | April 01, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Business growth since it was established in 2007 to foster the commercial business activities of BBC in markets across the Mediterranean has necessitated a move to a larger dedicated office. Read More »

Premium Article  Pacific Northwest Ports 2009

Leo Quigley | March 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Coos Bay, Oregon, that has been without railway service for roughly 1 ½ years, is now getting into the railroad business and, in addition, is seriously looking at building the port’s first container terminal Read More »

Dockwise secures USD 42 million in near-term contract awards

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise, Ltd. announces nine near-term contracts awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack-up drilling rig, dredging equipment, military and various other cargoes. Total revenues for the contracts, including the previ Read More »

Construction underway on ASPA intermodal container transfer facility

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) is moving forward on construction of the intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF), the second element of the Port's Choctaw Point project. Read More »

Massport receives $400,000 EPA grant to extend shore power and cut vessel emissions

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced today that it has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to install additional power stations on the Fish Pier so fishing boats and visiting vessels will be able to 'pl Read More »

Four new super post-Panamax cranes arrive at Port of Savannah

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced the arrival of four new super post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah. The new cranes arrived aboard the Dockwise M/V Tern, a specially designed vessel capable of moving large, heavy structures. Read More »

Levin confirmed as new DSPC Board Chairman

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Delaware Senate recently confirmed Alan B. Levin, Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office, as the new Chairman of the Diamond State Port Corporation's (DSPC) Board of Directors. Read More »

Crowley delivers transformers for dam project in Costa Rica

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley transported and delivered 11 oversized electrical transformers in Costa Rica to be installed at a hydroelectric dam in the country. The units, which were shipped with Crowley as part of an ongoing project move, will help convert water energy into Read More »

Premium Article  TOP NORTH AMERICAN SHIPPERS 2009 - Worldwide recession, US protectionism worry equipment shippers

Peter Buxbaum | February 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

The paradox could not be more dramatic. On January 26, Caterpillar Inc. announced record sales and revenues of $51.324 billion for 2008, up 14% from 2007, representing the company’s sixth consecutive year of record sales and revenues. Yet on the very same Read More »