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Issue #587

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Project Cargo / Heavy Lift Bi-Annial

South Carolina Ports

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2014 Media Kit

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Premium Article  Propeller Club of Baltimore holds Annual Crab Feast

Ports & Terminals - Sep 18 2014 at 01:15 PM

Propeller Club of Baltimore holds Annual Crab Feast

The Propeller Club for the Port of Baltimore held its annual Crab Feast on August 14th at Ruth Conrad’s Villa. The picture perfect day attracted some 4,000 maritime industry professionals that took the opportunity to connect, crack open crabs and gobble turkey and roast beef sandwiches at the picnic tables. Read More »

Premium Article  Carotrans hosts Customer Appreciation Night

Transport Intermediaries - Sep 18 2014 at 01:13 PM

Carotrans hosts Customer Appreciation Night

Carotrans Boston held their 8th Annual Customer Appreciation Night on August 20 at Pier 6 in the Charlestown Navy yard. This year they celebrated with a clambake style dinner complemented by appetizers and finished the evening off with a piece of Carotrans 35th Anniversary cake. The weather was perfect, and everyone enjoyed the delicious meal and wonderful company. Read More »

Premium Article  Volumes up, projects moving forward at SCPA

Ports & Terminals - Sep 11 2014 at 11:05 AM

In this improving economy, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has good news. On August 20, SCPA reported 2014 fiscal year-end operating earnings of $14.3 million, 20.7 percent over the organization’s financial plan. From July through June, the SCPA posted operating revenues of $164.1 million, an increase of nearly 17 percent over the previous fiscal year. Fiscal Year (FY)2014 expenses totaled $149.9 million. Read More »

Premium Article  WWPC links project forwarders with projects

People Interviews Breakbulk & Projects - Sep 11 2014 at 11:02 AM

The Group also runs the CEE (Cargo Equipment Experts), which is strictly for asset based companies that handle the actual transport of heavy and outsized cargo with their equipment and in-house services. Both networks are unique in their structure and marketing towards shippers and project owners. Based in Spain, Wolfgang Karau, a veteran in the project cargo business, is operations director for both networks. Read More »

Premium Article  Siemens’ Alma finds Charleston good fit for project cargo logistics

People Interviews Breakbulk & Projects - Sep 11 2014 at 11:02 AM

Henk Alma, manager of transportation and logistics for the Americas for the world-leading energy solutions sector of Siemens, may be based in Orlando, Fla., and a native of the Netherlands, but, when it comes to shipping huge cargo units, he has a particular liking of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s Port of Charleston. Read More »

Premium Article  BNSF Logistics looks to capitalize on “industrial renaissance”

People Interviews Transport Intermediaries - Sep 11 2014 at 11:01 AM

BNSF Logistics looks to capitalize on “industrial renaissance”

Ray Greer, President of BNSF Logistics, is positioning the 3PL subsidiary of the rail company owned by Berkshire Hathaway to become a global leader in the project cargo sector. He wants BNSF Logistics to capitalize on the “industrial renaissance taking hold around the world.” Read More »

Premium Article  Mongolia’s first: the Salkhit Wind Farm

Breakbulk & Projects - Sep 11 2014 at 10:59 AM

Mongolia’s first: the Salkhit Wind Farm

AJOT correspondent Robert L. Wallack, reporting from Ulaanbaatar Mongolia, writes about the nation’s first wind power project. The extreme conditions in the South Gobi desert are legendary and delivering the 40 plus ton components to the Salkhit project site required grit and determination. But wind power could make Mongolia a regional powerhouse as a key player in the ASG (Asia Super Grid). Read More »

Premium Article  Volumes up for break bulk at SCPA

Ports & Terminals - Sep 11 2014 at 10:59 AM

Volumes up for break bulk at SCPA

Break bulk is up at South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). Figures for the Port of Charleston’s break bulk activity for FY 2014 totaled 763,230 pier tons, which was 3.63 percent over plan. In fact, SCPA increased non-containerized cargo 62 percent in the last three years, and doubled non-container cargo in the last four. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada launches national review of transportation network

Intermodal - Aug 25 2014 at 03:21 PM

The Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act was introduced to Parliament by Canada’s Transport Minister, Lisa Raitt, and Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, March 26, 2014 saying the legislation “amends the Canada Transportation Act and the Canada Grain Act, providing additional measures designed to help the entire grain transportation system reach the goal of getting product to market quickly and more efficiently following a record crop year for Canadian farmers. Read More »

Premium Article  Eastern Canada ports map growth strategy

Ports & Terminals - Aug 25 2014 at 03:18 PM

Eastern Canada ports map growth strategy

As in other regions of the world, cargo patterns at ports in Eastern Canada, from the tip of the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Coast, are determined by prevailing and anticipated economic conditions at home and at leading trading partners. The overall impact remains limited from such geopolitical developments as the deepening crisis between Russia and Ukraine and the intensifying strife in the Middle East. Read More »

Premium Article  SeaLand to re-enter Latin America trade

International Trade - Aug 25 2014 at 03:15 PM

SeaLand to re-enter Latin America trade

There are few names in the shipping business as iconic as SeaLand. Recently Maersk Line announced that it had spun off intra-American service to revive the SeaLand brand name and as of January 1st 2015 it will begin operations in Latin America. With refrigerated freight to North American consumers moving upward, SeaLand CEO Craig Mygatt, says “we need to be a part of that trend.” Read More »

Premium Article  Beware of bananageddon

International Trade - Aug 25 2014 at 03:13 PM

A disease spreading among banana crops worldwide have some sounding the alarm for a potential “bananageddon.” One of the world’s most destructive banana diseases spread recently from Asia to Africa and the Middle East. Read More »

Premium Article  South America opportunities evolve with the times

International Trade - Aug 25 2014 at 03:11 PM

South America opportunities evolve with the times

Brazil has been in the spotlight lately. With the conclusion of the highly popular 2014 World Cup, all eyes are now on the 2016 Olympics that will be held in Rio de Janeiro. Given these two worldwide sports events, it would appear that this South American BRIC nation – one of the four fast worldwide moving economies that also includes Russia, India and China, is in the catbird seat for economic development, global expansion and international trade. Read More »