Breakbulk & Projects

NLM to Continue to Provide Logistics Services for Ford Motor Company

AJOT | July 14, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Logistics management expert NLM (http://www.nlmi.com) announced today it has recently renewed an agreement with Ford Motor Company. In an effort to drive logistics efficiencies and cost savings for the auto manufacturer, NLM will remain a provider for its critic Read More »

ICTSI’s NCT-1 in Subic Bay is ISPS compliant

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The New Container Terminal-1 (NCT-1), Subic Bay Freeport's newest container handling facility, was recently awarded a three-year certification for its compliance with the International Code for the Security of Ships and Port Facilities (ISPS). Read More »

Corps of Engineers rules Maury Island project can proceed

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The US Army Corps of Engineers today issued the last permits needed to reconstruct a dock for loading barges with sand and gravel for transport from an existing mine on Maury Island. Read More »

Construction advances at new Charleston container terminal

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Work began to install 3.5 million feet (662 miles) of wick drains at the port expansion site on the former Navy Base in Charleston, signaling that construction of the new, 280-acre container terminal is moving forward. Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver’s newest Super Post-Panamax crane arrives

AJOT | July 13, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

One of the world's largest Super Post-Panamax dock-side gantry cranes arrived at Port Metro Vancouver after leaving China by ship three weeks earlier. DP World, the terminal operator for Centerm container terminal on the south shore of Burrard Inlet, will Read More »

Safmarine enters the Asia ’ West Africa breakbulk and project cargo trade

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Safmarine Angela, Safmarine Andisa and Safmarine Akwaba into Europe to determine if there is a demand by our customers on this trade. Based on our success we have decided to open up a monthly service and we will flexibly deploy our assets in order to serv Read More »

Eagle Bulk Shipping, Inc. takes delivery of Supramax vessel

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. announced that it has taken delivery of the Goldeneye, a 2002 built 52,421 dwt Supramax dry bulk vessel. The Goldeneye, which was acquired as part of a two-vessel transaction announced on May 21, 2008, will commence a one-year cha Read More »

Rickmers-Linie continues fleet expansion

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist in the global transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo, has increased from ten to 14 the number of multi-purpose heavylift newbuildings for its expanding liner service network. Read More »

Port of Longview welcomes ‘green’ vessel

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

At a reception the Port of Longview honored the German marine vessel M/V Beluga SkySails and crew for their environmentally innovative transportation solutions. The vessel, which uses a large wind sail at sea to decrease environmental impacts, deli Read More »

PA Governor: Delaware River Deepening Project is a milestone

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell hailed the signing of a historic agreement that will officially begin a five-year, $379 million project to deepen the Delaware River's shipping channel, calling it a major milestone in ongoing efforts to expand comm Read More »

NC International Terminal project moves forward

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The North Carolina State Ports Authority and CenterPoint Properties of Oak Brook, IL, have made a key step toward the eventual development of the proposed North Carolina International Terminal in Brunswick County. The two organizations have come to terms Read More »

Australian leader visits Port of Savannah

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand welcomed Australian State Minister Joe Tripodi recently. Tripodi, the Minister of Small Business, Minister of Regulatory Reform and Minister of Ports and Waterways of New South Wales, reque Read More »

Rapid response to coastal ports key hurricane season goal of NOAA

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

With an active hurricane season forecast by NOAA's National Weather Service, planning and preparation is the message both to the general public as well as to key components within NOAA who respond with emergency services support following a storm's passag Read More »

New exec. director for the Port of Richmond

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

M. David McNeel has been selected as the Port of Richmond's next executive director. He succeeds Martin J. Moynihan, who will retire after eighteen years at the City's port on July 31, 2008. Read More »

Maersk & Hutchison priority terminal in Felixstowe

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maersk Line announces the signing of a 10-year agreement for terminal usage for Maersk Line at Trinity Terminal, the Port of Felixstowe, UK. Read More »

Ports America wins top PMA safety awards

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the recent Pacific Maritime Association's 59th Annual Safety Awards Banquets held at various locations on the West Coast, Ports America was honored with several awards for its achievements in workplace safety, including 1st Place Coast Award Group A S Read More »

GPA,  Suez Canal Authority solidify strategic alliance

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Suez Canal Authority signed an historic agreement today to jointly promote the all-water shipping route between Asia/Indian Subcontinent and the North American East Coast and the Port of Savannah via the Suez Cana Read More »

The Savannah-Shanghai connection

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) commemorated the launch of an E-tag cargo tracking demonstration project today. With the use of an RFID technology system, the GPA and the SIPG will track cargo movement in Read More »

NOAA ocean observing system keeps shipping safe in Pascagoula

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Pascagoula, MS, from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. Read More »

Governor announces record growth for Georgia’s ports

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Governor Sonny Perdue announced today the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a total of more than 21.4 million tons of cargo for all terminal facilities, including Bainbridge, Brunswick, Columbus and Savannah in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2008 Read More »