Breakbulk & Projects

Long Beach approves clean trucks plan

AJOT | February 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a victory for clean air, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Tuesday, February 19, 2008, to approve the final elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will replace and modernize the entire port trucking fleet to slash truck-relat Read More »

IMCL boosts DCT Gdansk’s feeder connections

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal is boosting its feeder connections with the arrival of IMCL Inter Marine Container Lines. With immediate effect, this well-established operator will provide a weekly link between DCT, Hamburg and Bremerhaven Read More »

New Rail Service Launched at Thamesport

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

After an absence of 18 months from the Port, EWS Railway has returned to the Kent facility to launch its Thamesport to Daventry service. The service operates five days per week, and is able to offer capacity for high cube containers, in addition to standa Read More »

New ‘Operation Stack’ to be Introduced at the Port of Felixstowe

AJOT | February 20, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

New arrangements for 'Operation Stack' are to be introduced on the A14 approaching the Port of Felixstowe on 6th March 2008. 'Operation Stack' is the name given to the traffic management plan used by Suffolk Police and other agencies when, as a result of Read More »

Seaspan Reports Financial Results for Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2007

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Company's Strong Growth Leads to Record Revenue and Cash Available for Distribution for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Read More »

Oceanaut, Inc. Announces Termination of Agreement to Purchase Dry Bulk Vessels

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Oceanaut, Inc. today announced that it has mutually agreed with companies associated with members of the Restis family to terminate the definitive agreements pursuant to which it would have purchased nine dry bulk carriers for an aggregate purchase price Read More »

TBS International Limited Announces the Acquisition of a Handymax Bulk Carrier

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

TBS International Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the M.V. Athinoula, to be renamed M.V. Canarsie Princess, a 1985 built, 42,842 dwt handymax bulk carrier. TBS has agreed to acquire this vessel charter free for $30.3 mil Read More »

Long Beach Approves Clean Trucks Plan

AJOT | February 19, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

In a victory for clean air, the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted Tuesday, February 19, 2008, to approve the final elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will replace and modernize the entire port trucking fleet to slash truck-relat Read More »

MLL Adds Two U.S. Flag Ro/Ro Vessels to MSP and VISA

AJOT | February 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

ARLINGTON, Va., 19 February, 2008: Maersk Line, Limited (MLL) announces the addition of two U.S. flag roll-on/roll-off vessels in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) and Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA). The two vessels will carry U.S. govern Read More »

PORTS AMERICA APPOINTS PETER STONE CCO

AJOT | February 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Iselin, NJ - Ports America, the largest stevedoring and terminal operations company in North America, has appointed Peter Stone to the position of Chief Commercial Officer. Stone joins Ports America after having recently served as the Senior Vice Presiden Read More »

DP World Limited Completes Acquisition of Sokhna

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

DP World Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of a 90% stake in Egyptian Container Handling Company S.A.E (ECHCo). DP World started assuming operations at Sokhna port. Further details were not disclosed. (Reuters) Read More »

Four New Super Post-Panamax Cranes Arrive at Port of Savannah

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced today the arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah. The cranes traveled aboard the Dockwise Swift for a total distance of approximately 15,000 nautical miles to the GPA's Garden Cit Read More »

DryShips Reports Results for the 4th Qtr and 2007 results

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk cargoes, today announced its unaudited financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and twelve months ended December 31, 2007. Read More »

Panama Ports Company receives four super post-panamax cranes

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Panama Ports Company (PPC), part of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group, has taken delivery of four super post-panamax quay cranes at the port of Balboa. Read More »

Long Beach to Vote on Clean Truck Concessions

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners will vote on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, on the final elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will modernize the port trucking fleet and slash truck-related air pollution by 80 percent within five year Read More »

Ports of Tacoma and Olympia meeting

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Tacoma and Port of Olympia have scheduled a second Joint Commission Study Session regarding the feasibility of establishing an integrated rail logistics center in the South Sound region (South Sound Logistics Center). The Port Commissions w Read More »

Predicted sharp rise in Mississippi River

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Lower Mississippi River (LMR) is currently reading 4.5 feet at the Carrollton Gauge. The river stage is predicted to rise to almost 9.0 feet in the next 10 days. Read More »

Four new Super Post-Panamax Cranes arrive at Port of Savannah

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced today the arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah. The cranes traveled aboard the Dockwise Swift for a total distance of approximately 15,000 nautical miles to the GPA's Garden Cit Read More »

Economy means slow growth for retail container traffic

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will see weak or even negative growth compared with last year for the next several months as the nation's economic slowdown continues, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released today by the Read More »

SCI Philadelphia to award ‘Spirit of the Port Award’ to Uwe Schulz for contributions to . . .

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Uwe Schulz, who has been active in the Delaware River maritime community for some 35 years, will be honored with the Spirit of the Port award by the Seamen's Church Institute of Philadelphia and South Jersey at a industry-wide luncheon on April 10, 2008. Read More »