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Mumphrey elected Board Chairman

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected J. Wayne Mumphrey chairman. Mumphrey succeeds John Fay, whose term as chairman expired. Fay will continue to serve on the Board as a commissioner. The Board also elected Commissioners Valerie C Read More »

Yemen plans Aden container port tender soon

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Yemen will soon hold a tender for international companies to expand its container terminal in the port of Aden, despite political unrest in the Middle Eastern country, senior government official told Reuters.

Located near the mouth of the Bab al-Manda Read More »

Trucks program gets even cleaner at the Port of Long Beach

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

An older group of trucks not originally included in the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program will be banned from Port shipping terminals beginning July 1. About 500 “Class 7” trucks - smaller, less powerful rigs - will be barred from working Read More »

Tale of two ports strains Iraq-Kuwait ties

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Sitting in a traditional black funeral tent near Iraq's only outlet to the sea, businessman Sadiq Jaafar is mourning the "death" of his country's biggest port -- even before it is built.

For Jaafar and many other Iraqis, the long-delayed Grand Faw por Read More »

Turk group takes over Albanian container port

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Turkish groups Kurum Holdings and Global Investments Holding are to operate a container terminal at Durres port in Albania, aiming to turn it into a hub serving landlocked countries in the western Balkans.

Zeki Kaya, Kurum Holding's country director, Read More »

Konecranes expands its footprint in Saudi Arabia

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In June 2011, Konecranes acquired 100 percent of the Saudi Arabian crane manufacturer Saudi Cranes & Steel Works Factory Company Limited (“Saudi Cranes”). Saudi Cranes is headquartered in Al Jubail Industrial City and the company has approximately 100 emp Read More »

MPA and Panama Canal renew ties

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement for five additional years as the Panama Canal expansion project continues and the Port of Baltimore anticipates the comp Read More »

Poitevint re-elected GPA Board Chairman

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) re-elected Alec L. Poitevint, II, of Bainbridge to serve a second term as Chairman of the Board.

“I am honored to serve the people of Georgia,” said Poitevint. “We will continue to generate m Read More »

Wise elected Long Beach Harbor Commission President


AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Susan E. Anderson Wise was elected President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on June 27 by her fellow commissioners as part of the commission’s annual board officers selection.

Wise, who was appointed to the Harbor Commission in 2008, Read More »

APM Terminals exec sees growth in Latin America

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Executives at APM Terminals, one of the world's top port operators, said they are investing heavily in Latin America because the region's pace of growth in container traffic trails only China.

It is investing $1.7 billion in two new projects in Latin Read More »

Premium Article  Baltimore works to retain key ro-ro and automotive volumes

Karen Thuermer | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Ro-Ro -- those things that basically roll-on and roll-off of ocean going vessels, is important business for many seaports. Through year-to-date 2011, ro-ro tonnage accounted for 10 percent of the total tonnage at the Port of Baltimore’s public terminals. Read More »

Premium Article  CSAL Adds Charleston-Africa Service

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) is adding Charleston to the port rotation for its bulk, breakbulk and roll-on/roll-off service between North America and southern Africa.

The regular foreign ports of call are Walvis Bay in Namibia, as well as Durban, Read More »

Premium Article  Commodities dominate PRC trade flows”

Robert Wallack | June 26, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In June, the Dragon Boat Festival is one of four annual traditional celebrations and public holidays in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) which also marks mid-year in the economic calendar. Agriculture products are an important part of the Dragon Boat Read More »

Premium Article  Central Gulf ports advance diverse infrastructure efforts

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Ports of the Central Gulf region are advancing a wide spectrum of infrastructure projects to facilitate efficient handling of growing volumes of breakbulk and bulk commodities, as well as, in some cases, more containerized cargo.

Investments, includin Read More »

Premium Article  Texas Gulf ports enhancing facilities for cargo-handling

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Development of enhanced facilities for handling bulk, breakbulk and project cargos, as well as containers, is continuing at Texas Gulf ports.

Texas ports are advancing new and/or expanded facilities for serving such sectors as petrochemicals, oil and Read More »

Premium Article  Florida’s Gulf Coast ports gearing up for more boxes

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

With completion of Panama Canal expansion remaining on target for 2014, most of the ports along the Gulf Coast of Florida are busily gearing up to handle projected increases in containerized cargo activity.

Officials of these ports are quick to point Read More »

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