Ports & Terminals

Port Manatee wins two AAPA communications awards

AJOT | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Manatee’s 2015 official directory and recently redesigned website are winners. Read More »

Channel Tunnel traffic resumes after workers blocked port

Reuters | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Traffic through the Channel Tunnel resumed on Tuesday after angry workers forced its closure for several hours by setting fire to tyres thrown onto railway tracks near its entrance on the French side. Read More »

The Port of Montreal applauds the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy

AJOT | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomes the Quebec government’s announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. Read More »

Channel Tunnel shut as ferry workers block French port of Calais

Reuters | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Protesting ferry workers forced the closure of the Channel Tunnel linking France and England on Tuesday, blocking its entrance and setting fire to tyres thrown onto railway tracks. Read More »

GPA sets all-time container, total tonnage records in May

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

Containers grow by 16.4 percent; total tonnage, 9.6 percent Read More »

Walters re-elected GPA chairman

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Board opts for continuity in leadership positions Read More »

Port Of Oakland adopts $470 million budget for fiscal year 2016

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

$167 million for capital improvements; chiefly at airport, former Army Base Read More »

The Port of Montreal applauds the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy

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

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomes the Quebec government's announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. The announcement was made this morning at the Iberville cruise terminal, where the Port of Montreal welcomes every year tens of thousands of cruise passengers. Read More »

Port of Oakland cargo speed-up measures to begin rolling out

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

Chassis pool in time for peak shipping season, Saturday gates to follow Read More »

USTDA supports study on lng terminal with the Panama Canal Authority

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

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. When the Panama Canal expansion project is completed next year, the Canal is expected to handle significant LNG tanker traffic. In order to capitalize on this growth, the ACP is interested in developing LNG-related infrastructure projects, including an import terminal. Read More »

Port Everglades deepening and widening project approved

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

Broward County's Port Everglades today received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. Read More »

Vietnam to spend $257 mln on port, storage for oil products

Reuters | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

State oil and gas PetroVietnam group said it has begun construction of an oil and gas terminal on Phu Quoc island off the country’s southern coast at a combined investment of 5.6 trillion dong ($260 million). Read More »

Government of Canada announces a major investment at the Port of Trois-Rivières

PR Newswire | June 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Financing will enable the Port to increase its productivity and continue to grow Read More »

Monsanto announces potential $1 billion expansion in Louisiana

AJOT | June 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of South Louisiana is pleased that Monsanto, which is located in the port district, has announced their decision to potentially invest $1 billion in an expansion of its plant in Luling, Louisiana. Read More »

Charleston Harbor deepening project earns critical Federal approval 

AJOT | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

In Washington, DC, the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board (CWRB) unanimously approved the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Charleston Post-45 Harbor Deepening project, a significant step in the federal process that ensures the project is on schedule to receive its Chief's Report this September. Read More »

AAPA praises Senate for passing bipartisan Trade Promotion Authority bill

AJOT | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

“The prosperity of the United States is inextricably entwined with that of the rest of the world and international trade agreements provide stability and equity enabling increased trade,” said American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle in support of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015), which the Senate just approved and the House approved on June 18. Read More »

U.S. Senate panel approves bill to monitor port performance

Reuters | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A divided Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday approved legislation requiring the government to report on the performance of major U.S. port operations, including during labor contract talks. Read More »

Sharp growth for BrabaCon terminals

AJOT | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Last year, throughput at the ten hinterland terminals in the Dutch province of North Brabant grew by almost 20%, to 660,000 TEU. Read More »

British government calls emergency meeting over Calais migrant crisis

Reuters | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

EUROPE-MIGRANTS/BRITAIN-FRANCE:British government calls emergency meeting over Calais migrant crisis Read More »

Port of Oakland diesel emissions way down, world takes note

AJOT | June 24, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

From Sacramento to China, a lesson in cleaning up trucks and ships Read More »