Breakbulk & Projects

WWL adds Ecuador, Peru to North America/South America Trade

AJOT | May 14, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

John Felitto, Executive Vice President, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Region Americas, explains, South America's economy attracts a variety of ro/ro cargo, from vehicles to agricultural, construction, mining and factory equipment. Our service will be an Read More »

First BBC Chartering vessel discharges cargo at San Francisco’s Pier 80

AJOT | May 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The BBC England, a 10,380-deadweight-ton general cargo carrier operated by BBC Chartering, recently made its maiden call at the Port of San Francisco's Pier 80 marine terminal to discharge project cargo. This is the first call to the Port by a BBC Charte Read More »

Crowley takes delivery of 10th ATB in Mississippi

AJOT | April 08, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

On the wake of the christening and launching of its newest heavy-lift-series deck barge in Portland, OR, Crowley took delivery of its newest Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) - the tug Commitment and barge 650-6 in Pascagoula, MS. The 185,000-barrel ATB, the 10 Read More »

Crowley christens and launches newest heavy lift series deck barge in Portland, OR

AJOT | April 06, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

In the first of several vessel deliveries over the next few weeks, Crowley christened and launched its newest heavy-lift series deck barge, the 455-4, at Gunderson Marine Shipyard in Portland, OR. Read More »

The Grimaldi Group adds Boston call to its West Africa direct service

AJOT | April 05, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Grimaldi Group has added Boston as its newest port-of-call to the twice monthly, Direct ro/ro Service between the US and West Africa. Grimaldi is already accepting deliveries for its inaugural call in mid-April. Read More »

Mediterranean Project Chartering on the move

AJOT | April 01, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Business growth since it was established in 2007 to foster the commercial business activities of BBC in markets across the Mediterranean has necessitated a move to a larger dedicated office. Read More »

Dockwise secures USD 42 million in near-term contract awards

AJOT | March 18, 2009 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise, Ltd. announces nine near-term contracts awarded to its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of a jack-up drilling rig, dredging equipment, military and various other cargoes. Total revenues for the contracts, including the previ Read More »

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 »