Ports & Terminals

Liebherr Container Cranes takes new order for straddle carriers

AJOT | November 08, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Liebherr Container Cranes has recently secured an order for the delivery of straddle carriers to New Zealand.


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Rotterdam 2013 port tariffs below 2008 level

AJOT | November 08, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In additio Read More »

Nor’easter complicates insurance for Sandy-struck businesses

AJOT | November 08, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Businesses in New York and New Jersey that were preparing insurance claims for losses from Superstorm Sandy now have a second headache: how to deal with new losses from an early winter snow storm. Read More »

ICTSI 9-month income grows 4% to US$105.8 million

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) reported consolidated unaudited financial results for nine months ending 30 September 2012, posting revenue from port operations of US$524.7 million, seven percent higher than the US$490.9 million re Read More »

Miles named Deputy Executive Director of the NC State Ports Authority

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. Read More »

Canpotex gets green light to build export terminal in BC

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Canpotex, the offshore selling agency for potash mined in the Western Canadian province of Saskatchewan, received government approval to build a new export terminal at the Port of Prince Rupert, BC, north of Vancouver. Read More »

Maryland Port Administration signs agreement with Estonian Port of Tallinn

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and the Estonian Port of Tallinn signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes a formal cooperation between the two ports aimed at increasing maritime business opportunities for both entities. The MOU Read More »

Diverted cargo sets record for moves from single vessel at the Port of Virginia

AJOT | November 07, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Virginia is no longer receiving diverted vessels or cargo and is now focused on evacuating the additional cargo that came to Virginia as a result of the disruption in US East Coast trade caused by Hurricane Sandy. Read More »

CSL International’s Rt. Hon. Paul E. Martin makes maiden voyage call at Port of San Francisco’s Pier

AJOT | November 06, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of San Francisco welcomed the Rt. Hon. Paul E. Martin, a 71,900-deadweight-ton self-unloading bulk carrier operated by CSL International, on her maiden call to the Port’s Pier 94 on October 26. Pier 94 is operated by Hanson Aggregates, which imp Read More »

Machum, Q.C., Reappointed to Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors

AJOT | November 06, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, announced the reappointment of D. Geoffrey Machum, Q.C. to the Halifax Port Authority board of directors. Read More »

Port of Virginia amends empty container policy

AJOT | November 06, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In its move to maximize capacity in the container stacks for diverted cargo, Virginia International Terminals (VIT) announced that it will only be accepting loaded containers into the terminals. This policy will take effect at the start of business on Mon Read More »

Hurricane Sandy damages certified cocoa in New Jersey warehouse

AJOT | November 05, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

ICE Futures U.S. said that certified cocoa stored in a Continental Terminals warehouse in New Jersey has been damaged by water following Hurricane Sandy. Read More »

Port of Rotterdam holds on to growth

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo throughput in the Port of Rotterdam increased by 1.7% to 333 million tonnes during the first nine months of 2012. Growth can be attributed completely to exports: incoming cargo was stable (0%), while outgoing cargo rose 7%. Throughput of crude oil ( Read More »

Port of Sheet Harbour Management Inc. and labor union reach deal at Port of Sheet Harbour

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Sheet Harbour Management Inc., a subsidiary of the Halifax Port Authority (HPA) and Bluewater Stevedores Union Local 2065 have come to terms on a new contract at the Port of Sheet Harbour. Read More »

Port of Virginia amends empty container policy

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In its move to maximize capacity in the container stacks for diverted cargo, Virginia International Terminals (VIT) announced that it will only be accepting loaded containers into the terminals. This policy will take effect at the start of business on Mon Read More »

Union at Kenya’s port of Mombasa calls off strike

AJOT | November 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A union representing workers at Kenya's main port of Mombasa called off a strike after the management issued letters of employment to casual workers who were demanding permanent jobs. Read More »

Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and Gloucester Marine Terminal reopen after hurricane’s departure

AJOT | October 31, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Hurricane Sandy spared the Delaware Valley transportation infrastructure much of its destructive force the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and the Gloucester Marine Terminal are open for business and fully staffed. Read More »

Virginia begins to receive diverted cargo; heavy volumes expected

AJOT | October 31, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Virginia has began receiving cargo diverted from the Port of New York/New Jersey as a result of the damage caused to that critical Northeast port by Hurricane Sandy. Read More »

Russian Railways to sign Gefco deal early November

AJOT | October 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russian Railways is to sign a contract to buy logistics firm Gefco in early November, Interfax reported, citing Vladimir Yakunin, chief of the state railway monopoly. Read More »

DP World’s terminal volumes drop slightly

AJOT | October 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Dubai port operator DP World , which recently disposed of stakes in some non-core assets, reported a slight decline in its consolidated terminal volumes for the third quarter. Read More »