Breakbulk & Projects

Construction underway on ASPA intermodal container transfer facility

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) is moving forward on construction of the intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF), the second element of the Port's Choctaw Point project. Read More »

Massport receives $400,000 EPA grant to extend shore power and cut vessel emissions

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced today that it has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to install additional power stations on the Fish Pier so fishing boats and visiting vessels will be able to 'pl Read More »

Four new super post-Panamax cranes arrive at Port of Savannah

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced the arrival of four new super post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah. The new cranes arrived aboard the Dockwise M/V Tern, a specially designed vessel capable of moving large, heavy structures. Read More »

Levin confirmed as new DSPC Board Chairman

AJOT | March 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Delaware Senate recently confirmed Alan B. Levin, Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office, as the new Chairman of the Diamond State Port Corporation's (DSPC) Board of Directors. Read More »

Crowley delivers transformers for dam project in Costa Rica

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Crowley transported and delivered 11 oversized electrical transformers in Costa Rica to be installed at a hydroelectric dam in the country. The units, which were shipped with Crowley as part of an ongoing project move, will help convert water energy into Read More »

ILA-USMX joint statement on Orlando meetings

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO (ILA) and United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX) concluded three days of initial Master Contract negotiations in Orlando, Florida. The current Master Contract runs until September 30, 2010. Read More »

Expanded CSAV/LIBRA service at Port Everglades

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Direct shipments from South America's east coast are arriving through Port Everglades via a renewed service from CSAV/LIBRA's Usatlan service. This is the second ocean shipping service in two months to begin direct service between Port Everglades and Braz Read More »

Charleston expansion advances ’ major construction project out for bid

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

A major new construction project for the South Carolina State Ports Authority's (SCSPA) new facility at the former Navy Base in the Port of Charleston is now out for public bid. Read More »

Sale of Dock Express 10 & 12 to optimize Dockwise fleet

AJOT | February 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise, Ltd. announced the sale of two type IV vessels to optimize the composition of the company's fleet with an increasing focus on premium cargoes. Both Dock Express 10 and 12 have been sold to an undisclosed buyer at a modest book profit to Dockwise Read More »

Pasha Hawaii transport lines’ Jean Anne 100th voyage

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Launched in March 2005, the 579-foot Jones Act Vessel MV Jean Anne celebrated her 100th voyage when she sets sail from San Diego, steaming towards Pasha Hawaii Transport Lines' fifth year of service. To mark the occasion, Pasha Hawaii is also pleased to a Read More »

Star Bulk announces multiple developments

AJOT | February 11, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk"), a global shipping company focusing on the transportation of dry bulk cargoes, announced the following: Read More »

Advance International puts some wind into renewable energy sales

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Advance International Transport is becoming increasingly involved in the shipment of modern wind turbines at a time when the world is waking up to the advantages of environmentally sustainable power generation. Read More »

New ro/ro service connects Tacoma to global markets

AJOT | February 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), a global leader in factory-to-dealer logistics, has launched a monthly service from Tacoma, Washington (USA) as part of its eastbound Asia to North America to Europe trade. The new service will accept cargo in Tacoma Read More »

Arctic region underprepared for maritime accidents

AJOT | February 03, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The existing infrastructure for responding to maritime accidents in the Arctic is limited and more needs to be done to enhance emergency response capacity as Arctic sea ice declines and ship traffic in the region increases, according to new report release Read More »

US Shipping takes delivery of Golden State

AJOT | January 25, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

US Shipping Partners L.P. announced that its joint venture for the construction of five US Flag product/chemical tankers took delivery of the product tanker Golden State. The Golden State is the first of a class of five 49,000 DWT product carriers being b Read More »

FESCO’s Vasily Golovnin delivers supplies to polar stations

AJOT | January 21, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

FESCO announced that its containership, the Vasily Golovnin, has successfully unloaded supply cargo, fuel and equipment to the polar stations of Argentina in the Antarctic. Read More »

H’egh announces Tema, Ghana as port of discharge

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

'Our research and customer interaction indicated to us that this is a prudent addition to our rotation,' said James Perduto, vice president, marketing for H'egh Autoliners. 'We believe that Tema will prove to be a positive move for us and enhance our cus Read More »

H’egh Autoliners new North American corporate headquarters

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

H'egh Autoliners, Inc. has announced a move into an expanded space in Jericho, NY and consolidated its North American Corporate Headquarters and New York offices. Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver generates $10.5 billion in GDP

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Trade through Port Metro Vancouver generates 132,700 total jobs across Canada, according to a new study prepared for the Port by InterVISTAS Consulting Inc., a leading transportation consulting firm. As the first study to assess the economic impact of the Read More »

Kalmar celebrates opening of the Port of Vuosaari

AJOT | December 07, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Cargotec's Kalmar business area has delivered four new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and nine other new container-handling machines to the Port of Vuosaari in Helsinki, Finland. This new equipment is being joined by other Kalmar machines that are being moved Read More »