Ports & Terminals

Completion of the Sale of APL Logistics Ltd to Kintetsu World Express, Inc

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Neptune Orient Lines Limited is pleased to announce that it has today completed the sale of its logistics business, APL Logistics Ltd., to Kintetsu World Express, Inc. Read More »

Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian agent Afifi

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The move is an important step in Panalpina’s continued strategic expansion in growth economies, in particular in the Middle East and Africa Read More »

Duke Energy to help prepare Jeffersonville port site for future development

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Duke Energy Indiana has selected a 140-acre parcel of land inside the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville in Clark County for the utility's 2015 Site Readiness Program. Read More »

Corps Top General, GPA’s Curtis Foltz discuss harbor expansion progress

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The harbor deepening, currently in the construction phase, will deepen the shipping channel from 42 to 47 feet at mean low water. Read More »

Israeli port workers defy court order to continue strike

Reuters | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Striking Israeli dockworkers defied a court order on Thursday and shut down the country’s two main seaports for a second day in protest at the creation of two new foreign-run ports. Read More »

California Ports Create Supply Chain Working Groups

AJOT | May 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

L.A., Long Beach set first session to focus on peak demand Read More »

Somaliland to pick Berbera port partner by end of year

Reuters | May 27, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Somaliland expects to choose a partner to develop and manage its Berbera port by the end of the year, with construction expected to start early next year, the breakaway territory’s foreign minister said on Wednesday. Read More »

Two new shipping lines coming to Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Holt Logistics Corp. has announced it has secured two separate but related business agreements that will bring two additional weekly shipments from South and Central America to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia.  Read More »

Port of Baltimore sets two new single month records

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that 913,139 tons of general cargo and 49,971 containers were handled at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in March, establishing two new monthly records. Read More »

Union dockworkers ratify labor contract for US West Coast ports

Reuters | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Union dockworkers at all 29 U.S. West Coast ports have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a contract agreement reached in February with shipping companies and terminal operators to end months of labor strife that snarled trans-Pacific trade. Read More »

Long Beach Container Terminal Receives Top Environmental Award From Leading State Environmental Coal

GlobeNewswire | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Long Beach Container Terminal and their parent company OOCL were recognized last week in Los Angeles, California by the State’s leading environmental advocacy group, the Coalition for Clean Air, with its top award for environmental stewardship. Read More »

Port Of Philadelphia welcomes dynamic “Future Sensations” exhibit to city

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

25 containers with exhibit components arrive at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and delivered to the Oval on Philadelphia’s Read More »

Long Beach Commission President Drummond applauds ILWU vote

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced Friday that its members have approved their labor contract with West Coast ports, with 82 percent of votes in favor of ratification. Read More »

Port Of Oakland Hails OK of West Coast labor contract

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Seen as a milestone in the effort to win back shippers’ trust Read More »

GT USA launches new website for U.S. operations as Canaveral cargo terminal set to open in June

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

GT USA has launched the website Gulftainer.com/US as it prepares to begin operations at the new state-of the-art Canaveral Cargo Terminal in June 2015. Read More »

CBP Seizes Fake Apparel Worth $48K Passenger packs phony high-value merchandise

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport seized counterfeit Gucci, Burberry, Lacoste, Versace, Armani, Ferrari, Coco Chanel, Tory Burch and Michael Kors merchandise, May 13, valued at more than $48,000. Read More »

The Port of the Future Prepares Future Leaders

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Scholars, interns and externs gather for education celebration at the Port of Long Beach Read More »

Workers threaten to paralyze Argentine grains hub over pay

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

Argentina’s largest labor union group will go on strike in the pivotal Rosario grains hub from June 1 if a salary dispute is not resolved, a union leader said on Thursday, threatening to bring milling and exports from the grains powerhouse to a halt. Read More »

ADM boosts grain export capacity at Argentine port

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Thursday it is expanding grain export capacity at an Argentine port to help boost shipments from the world’s No. 3 corn and soybean supplier and top exporter of soymeal and soyoil. Read More »

ICTSI Laguna dry port expands facilities

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

The expansion works, which is Phase 1 development of LGICT, is estimated to cost PHP 587 million and is eyed for completion by yearend. Read More »