Breakbulk & Projects

NOAA PORTS’ installed in Port of Mobile, AL

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

NOAA announced that the Port of Mobile, AL has become the 14th location in the United States to install the Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS). PORTS', developed and operated by NOAA, provides accurate real-time oceanographic and meteorologic Read More »

Approval of Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan

AJOT | December 09, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port Everglades received approval today from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to move forward with a comprehensive Master/Vision Plan ' including a five-year Capital Improvement Plan, and 10- and 20-year Vision Plans. Environmental concer Read More »

EVA Air Cargo arrives at IAH

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

With today's inaugural flight, EVA Air Cargo becomes the third Asian carrier offering scheduled all-cargo service from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Read More »

Ahead of their time: inland terminals in Charlotte, Greensboro were nation’s first

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Nearly a quarter-century after the North Carolina State Ports Authority pioneered the concept of inland ports in the United States, the logistics industry has caught up. Inland ports are being built, proposed, and studied across the country, in locations Read More »

HPH launches $244mln facility at Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), the world's leading port investor, developer and operator, is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Phase I Expansion of Lazaro Cardenas Terminal Portuaria de Contenedores (LCT) at the Port of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Read More »

Port Freeport to partner with Dragados SPL on Velasco Terminal project

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Officials of Port Freeport are looking forward to partnering with Madrid, Spain-based Dragados Servicios Portuarios y Logisticos in development of the newest facility at Port Freeport. Read More »

Thamesport welcomes new Asia-Europe express service

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Thamesport (London) Limited announced that a new Asia-Europe Express Loop known as the AES 3 will commence calling at the Medway port in December 2007. Read More »

Milestone on the Maas: 10 million containers

AJOT | December 02, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The port of Rotterdam is the first European port to have handled 10 million container units (teu) in a single year. To celebrate this milestone, this morning Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority, presided over the shipping of a specially pai Read More »

Malaysia’s Port Klang quietly asserts itself in Southeast Asia

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Globalization is creating a Darwinist environment for many ports in Asia which face the challenge of either surviving the competition or losing business to their resourceful rivals. And nowhere is this more conspicuous than in Southeast Asia where Malaysi Read More »

US carriers line up for Chinese business

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The adage 'build it and they will come' seems to be great force in China. Everyone knows how China has built itself into a manufacturing powerhouse producing everything from toys to electronics, furniture and clothes. Carrying much of the booty made in Ch Read More »

Great Lakes shippers hail authorization of second Poe-sized lock

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The efficiency and reliability of Great Lakes shipping took a giant step forward on November 8 when Congress authorized construction of a second Poe-sized Lock at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, at full Federal expense. The lock, included in the recently-pass Read More »

Cahill appointed to Board of New Orleans

AJOT | November 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Valerie S. Cahill, an independent investment banker from Jefferson Parish, has been sworn in as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Ms. Cahill was nominated for the position by the AFL-CIO and succeeds Mr. Conrad Appel as on Read More »

UPS executive calls for action to ‘get America moving again’

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The $1.6 trillion task of fixing the US intermodal transportation system demands implementation of a collaborative, multifaceted action plan, according to a top UPS executive. Read More »

LaGrange elected chairman of National Waterways Conference

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Directors of the National Waterways Conference elected Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary P. LaGrange as the group's new chairman. Read More »

Massport’s container terminal busiest ever

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced the Port of Boston's container terminal is the busiest it has ever been. In 2006, total container volume at Massport's Conley Terminal in South Boston surpassed 200,000 teus (an industry measurement). Read More »

NC PORTS 2007:  Moving forward to meet market demand

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Remarks by Thomas J. Eagar CEO, North Carolina State Ports Authority before the NC World Trade Association ' Cape Fear Chapter November 6, Wrightsville Beach, NC. Read More »

Retail container traffic continues below ‘06 levels

AJOT | November 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports dropped below last year's levels for the second month in a row in September, and is expected to continue either flat or below last year's levels for the remainder of the peak shipping season, according Read More »

2007 USS Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards presented to 3 industry leaders

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The 2007 Admiral of the Ocean Sea Awards were presented by United Seamen's Service (USS) to James S. Andrasick, President & CEO of Matson Navigation Company, Inc., Morten Arntzen, President & CEO of Overseas Shipholding Group, Inc. and John F. Reinhart, P Read More »

New cranes provide over-the-quay handling in Guayaquil, Ecuador

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Two new Gottwald model HMK6407 mobiles purpose-built for container handling were introduced into service by Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA), a wholly- owned subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), immediately following CGSA's tak Read More »

Port of Prince Rupert ship has come in

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A decade after conceiving the vision for containerization, and only two years from the start of construction to transform the Fairview Terminal from break-bulk to containers, the Port of Prince Rupert's ship has come in. Read More »