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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Port of Houston Authority expects banner year

AJOT | December 19, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

A banner year is expected for the Port of Houston Authority in 2014, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its monthly meeting Tuesday. Read More »

ILWU statement:

AJOT | December 19, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

There’s nothing wrong with dispelling false rumors of a tentative agreement.  Read More »

Nidera Acquires Terminal in Port of Constanta

PR Newswire | December 18, 2014 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Nidera has fully acquired the USA/USC Terminal in the port of Constanta, Romania. With the full ownership Nidera secures its position in this strategic port at the Black Sea. The port of Constanta is a traditional partner for Central and Eastern European countries with high agricultural production. It plays a key role in the export of these products from the inlands of Romania and the Balkans. Read More »

PMA-ILWU negotiations update

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) has released the following statement regarding the status of contract negotiations with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU): Read More »

Canada West Coast ports offer little relief from US delays

Reuters | December 17, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The gridlock at U.S. West Coast ports that has forced McDonald's to ration French fries at its Japanese restaurants and interrupted supplies to retailers such as Lululemon is unlikely to be alleviated by routing cargoes through Canada, whose Pacific ports face their own problems. Read More »

Record month for containers at the Port of Baltimore

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) today announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. Read More »

AAPA urges President Obama to assist in resolving West Coast dockworker negotiations

AJOT | December 17, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

In a letter to President Barack Obama, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – the unified and collective voice of public seaports in the Americas – urged the president to take the necessary steps to assign federal mediators to help resolve the ongoing contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), representing West Coast dockworkers, and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), whose principal business is to negotiate and administer maritime labor agreements with the ILWU. Read More »

AgTC: West Coast Negotiations Progress

AJOT | December 16, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

There are reports that the ILWU and the PMA are passing proposals back and forth. It is cumbersome because the ILWU brought 90 of their officers to San Francisco to "caucus". Read More »

Import cargo volume continues to grow at Port of Oakland

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Containerized import volume continues to grow at the Port of Oakland. Through 11 months of 2014, imports are up 4% from a year ago, according to statistics released today. They increased 2.97% in November, the third straight month of gains over last year. Read More »

Warren, Markey, Capuano & Lynch recognized for their work on the Boston Harbor Improvement Project

AJOT | December 15, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Massachusetts Senators Elizabeth Warren and Edward J. Markey, and Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen F. Lynch were recognized by the Port of Boston and its users for their hard work and success in ensuring that the $310 million Boston Harbor deepening project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Read More »

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