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China further tightens scrap metal import rules

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

China will further tighten imported scrap metal import rules effective June 1, a notice said, as part a crackdown on duty evasion which came into effect at the start of April.

Mixed different kinds of scrap metal in containers will no longer Read More »

Shanghai Port Q1 net up 39.5% on rising trade

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Shanghai International Port (Group) Co, China's biggest port operator, posted a 39.5 percent surge in first-quarter net profit, helped by an upswing in trade in the world's biggest exporter.

The results marked the second straight quarter of p Read More »

Taiwan city, Asian export barometer, seeks reforms

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Taiwan's industrial hub city Kaohsiung, a barometer for Asian export-reliant economies, has seen mild recovery from a year ago but its mayor says it faces a tough future without new industry.

Mayor Chen Chu says the city's traditional heavy i Read More »

Singapore March container traffic up 10% from Feb

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Singapore port terminals handled 10.4 percent more containers in March than in February, and traffic was also 10 percent higher than a year earlier, government data showed.

The numbers from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore show tr Read More »

Kenya’s port traffic up 16 percent in 2009

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Kenya's only deep water port and East Africa's main trade gateway handled a total 19.06 million tons in 2009, up from 16.41 million in the previous year, the port operator said in a report.
The container terminal handled 618,816 twenty foot equival Read More »

GPA posts tonnage growth for 3rd quarter FY2010


AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the GPA continued to experience positive growth during the month of March and has recorded four consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports. Read More »

AGP to expand at the Port of Grays Harbor

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

After a record year of soybean meal exports, the Port of Grays Harbor’s largest shipper, Ag Processing Inc. (AGP) has announced plans to expand their agriculture product export facility at Washington State’s on deep-water port of the Pacific Coast. Expans Read More »

Largest US port complex strengthens Clean Air action

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Building on the across-the-board success of the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) adopted in 2006, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles released a proposed, updated Clean Air Action Plan that includes new, far-reaching goals for original Read More »

Port of Indiana opens 40th international shipping season

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opens its 40th shipping season. For 40 years, this Great Lakes port has provided an international connection for local businesses to reach world markets. The first ship signifies the start of the shipping season, the arriv Read More »

Retail container traffic to be up 8% in April

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to be up 8 percent in April compared with the same month a year ago, and solid increases are expected to continue through the summer as the U.S. economy improves, according to th Read More »

St. Lawrence Seaway poised for partial recovery

AJOT | April 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

After cargo plunged in 2009 to its lowest level in nearly five decades, the St. Lawrence Seaway appears poised to recapture some of its lost volume during the 2010 commercial shipping season that was recently launched.

- By Leo Ryan, AJ Read More »

Port of Long Beach bonds rated ‘AA’


AJOT | April 01, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has received a high credit rating for its bonds from global financial advising company Fitch Ratings, which will mean lower debt costs as the Port moves forward on capital improvement projects. Read More »

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