Ports & Terminals

Brazil Santos Port fire burns for 6th day; truck access blocked

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A fire at a fuel-storage facility at Brazil's Port of Santos burned for a sixth day, restricting access to trucks delivering grains and other goods to the nation's largest port. Read More »

Oil spill shuts part of Mississippi River after vessels collide

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

About 420 gallons of oil spilled into the Mississippi River, forcing authorities to close part of the waterway after a ship collided with vessel offloading crude in southern Louisiana on Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Read More »

Ships that bypassed Oakland now restoring weekly calls

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Ships bypassing the Port of Oakland to overcome schedule delays elsewhere are resuming weekly calls here. Read More »

Shell exports first U.S. condensate cargo from Corpus Christi

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Royal Dutch Shell has exported the first cargo of ultra-light U.S. oil from Corpus Christi, Texas, ClipperData said on Tuesday, as shippers find new avenues to get swelling shale supplies to the global market. Read More »

New Port Of Oakland rRegulations to keep pollution from San Fransisco Bay

AJOT | April 07, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Tight limits on storm water runoff will be enforced along 20 miles of shoreline Read More »

CenterPoint Properties announces the acquisition of 1800 Lower Road, Linden, NJ

AJOT | April 06, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

CenterPoint Properties has announced the acquisition of a 386,296 square foot port-proximate industrial facility at 1800 Lower Road, Linden, New Jersey. Jeffery Miller of Lee & Associates represented CenterPoint in the transaction. CenterPoint has acquired 23 properties in New Jersey since entering the market in 2010, proving a strong commitment to the region. Read More »

Dockworkers union leaders back West Coast ports labor deal

Reuters | April 06, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that led to major disruptions to trans-Pacific trade, the U.S. Department of Labor said. Read More »

Truck access at Brazil’s Santos port limited after fuel tank fire

Reuters | April 06, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Truck access to the Port of Santos, Brazil’s largest, was further restricted early on Monday as a result of a fire that has raged for five days in a fuel depot near the port. Read More »

Dockworkers union leaders back West Coast ports labor deal

Reuters | April 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that led to major disruptions to trans-Pacific trade, the U.S. Department of Labor said on Friday. Read More »

Fuel storage tank fire spreads at Santos port in Brazil

Reuters | April 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

A fire at a fuel storage facility run by Ultracargo near Santos, Brazil’s largest port, spread further on Saturday as it entered its third day despite firefighters’ efforts to contain the flames. Read More »

TransCanada scraps Quebec oil port, delays Energy East pipeline

Reuters | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

TransCanada Corp , the company behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, is scrapping plans for a Quebec oil-export terminal because of danger to whales in the St. Lawrence River, a move that is a victory for environmentalists and which delays the company’s C$12 billion ($9.5 billion) Energy East pipeline project. Read More »

Fuel tanks on fire at storage facility in Santos, Brazil

Reuters | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Eighty firefighters were battling a fire at a fuel tank storage facility run by Ultracargo near Brazil’s port of Santos, Latin America’s largest, the local fire service said on Thursday. Read More »

Yemen food imports disrupted, conflict pressures supply chain

AJOT | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A week into Saudi-led air-strikes in Yemen, food imports into the Arab world's poorest country are grinding to a halt as the conflict puts fragile supply chains under growing strain and commercial suppliers stay away. Read More »

Cargo traffic congestion slowly easing at West Coast ports

Reuters | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo congestion at the two busiest U.S. container ports has eased considerably in the six weeks since West Coast dockworkers and shippers reached a tentative labor deal, but port officials said it would take several more weeks for freight traffic to return to normal. Read More »

No more vessel backlog at Port of Oakland

AJOT | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A vessel backlog constricting containerized trade since January has disappeared at the Port of Oakland. The Port said today there are no vessels in San Francisco Bay or outside the Golden Gate awaiting berths. Read More »

Minister Raitt marks the opening of the 2015 St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season

PR Newswire | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, marked the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway for the 2015 season. With more than $20 million of Canadian cargo transiting each day, the Seaway is a major contributor to the regional economy of the Great Lakes as well as the North American economy as a whole. Read More »

Congressman Garret Graves visits the Port of South Louisiana

AJOT | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of South Louisiana hosted Congressman Garret Graves during his recent visit to various agencies in the River Region. Read More »

Konecranes PLC’S PResident And Ceo Pekka Lundmark to leave the company

AJOT | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Technology

The Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc will immediately start the search of a new President and CEO. Read More »

Governor Rick Scott dedicates Port Manatee’s Berth 14

AJOT | April 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

On March 11th, 2015, Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Port Manatee to dedicate the Port's newest berth and to highlight newly-created jobs. Read More »

Dockworkers union leaders back West Coast ports labor deal

Reuters | April 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

A union caucus representing dockworkers at West Coast ports voted to recommend to its members a labor contract deal reached over months of negotiations that led to major disruptions to trans-Pacific trade, the U.S. Department of Labor said on Friday. Read More »