Ports & Terminals

Seaport planning manager Anderton promoted to new role at Port Everglades

AJOT | January 03, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades seaport planning expert David Anderton has been promoted to the newly created position of Assistant Director of Port Everglades, Strategic Planning and Development, Port Everglades Chief Executive & Port Director Steven Cernak announced re Read More »

Konecranes’ business area equipment to reallocate resources to emerging markets

AJOT | January 02, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

As a result of new equipment demand moving towards emerging markets, Konecranes Business Area Equipment has initiated actions to align operations closer to customers. Read More »

Strader joins Port Freeport as CFO

AJOT | January 02, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Bringing more than 25 years experience in public as well as private sector accounting, finance and auditing, Jeff Strader recently joined Port Freeport as the Chief Financial Officer. Read More »

Teesport Container Terminal investment aims to deliver first class service

AJOT | January 02, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

PD Ports has successfully installed a new terminal operating system at Teesport. Read More »

ICTSI pulls out of Syria

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), through its subsidiary Tartous International Container Terminal jsc (TICT), has announced the pull-out of its business in the Syrian Arab Republic due to the civil war in that country, and the resul Read More »

Imminent threat of labor unrest averted at US Northwest ports

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

The threat of imminent labor unrest at four U.S. Pacific Northwest ports was averted as the dockworkers union said its members would stay on the job despite "substandard" contract terms being imposed unilaterally by grain shippers. Read More »

Suderman Contracting Stevedores and Suderman Terminals in the U.S. Gulf are rebranded as Metro Ports

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Nautilus International Holding Corp. Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer James R. Callahan announced the rebranding of its subsidiaries Suderman Contracting Stevedores, Inc. and Suderman Terminals, Inc. to its established nationwide subsidiaries Read More »

Chinese firm plans $11 billion rail, port, steel projects in Cambodia

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Two Chinese companies have reached a deal to build a 400-km (250-mile) rail line, a steel plant and a sea port in Cambodia worth a combined $11.2 billion in what would be by far the impoverished country's biggest-ever investments. Read More »

Deal reached to avert US port strike for now

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

The union representing nearly 15,000 dockworkers at U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast seaports stretching from Boston to Corpus Christi, Texas, reached a tentative contract deal with shipping companies, averting a strike that threatened to wreak havoc on the U Read More »

Panama Oct economic activity rises 10.2 pct yr/yr

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Panama's economy grew 10.2 percent in October compared with the same period a year earlier, the government's statistics agency said. Read More »

Rotterdam port cargo volumes grow 1.7% in 2012

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Rotterdam port, Europe's biggest, said on Friday its cargo volumes rose 1.7 percent to 442 million tons in 2012, but warned that sluggish economic growth would weigh on volumes next year. Read More »

Storm damages grains silos at Brazil’s Paranagua port

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Strong winds and rain at Paranagua, Latin America's biggest grains port, damaged part of a public storage unit and a sorting area but did not slow exports, port administrators said. Read More »

Port of Lake Charles contracts FMT to handle stevedoring of bagged agricultural products

AJOT | January 01, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Lake Charles announced a four-year contract with Federal Marine Terminals (FMT) for the handling of commercial and USDA bagged agricultural commodities. Read More »

East and Gulf Coast port strike averted

AJOT | December 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

National Retail Federation President and CEO Matthew Shay issued the following statement on news that the International Longshoremen’s Association and United States Maritime Alliance agreed to extend their contract negotiations for an additional 30 days: Read More »

Imminent threat of labor unrest averted at US Northwest ports

AJOT | December 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The threat of imminent labor unrest at four U.S. Pacific Northwest ports was averted as the dockworkers union said its members would stay on the job despite "substandard" contract terms being imposed unilaterally by grain shippers. Read More »

New agreement strengthens GAC’s West African presence

AJOT | December 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

GAC has signed a Global Network Agency (GNA) agreement for ports in Ghana, Togo and Benin with Oil and Marine Agencies (OMA) Ltd, effective from 1 January 2013, as part of the Group's strategic expansion in West Africa. The two companies have been working Read More »

Agility appoints Casamitjana as Americas CEO

AJOT | December 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, announced the appointment of Francesc Casamitjana as Regional CEO of its Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) business in the Americas. Effective January 1, 2013, Casamitjana replaces Mike Bible who moves to Euro Read More »

Contract renewed for Halifax Port Authority CEO

AJOT | December 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Halifax Port Authority Board of Directors has renewed Karen Oldfield as President and Chief Executive Officer. Read More »

Sol Shipping Services begins 5-year marine terminal lease at Port Everglades 


AJOT | December 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Sol Shipping Services, Inc., a prominent produce importer, especially of melons from Central America, has entered a new five-year agreement to operate a five-acre marine terminal at Port Everglades. Sol has operated seasonally at Port Everglades since the Read More »

Tacoma container volumes see double-digit growth in November

AJOT | December 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Tacoma container volumes continued to see double-digit growth in November, marking a 13 percent improvement year to date to 1,534,476 TEUs. Read More »