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Impacts of Rita appear minor compared to Katrina’s wrath

AJOT | October 02, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

When 120-mile-an-hour winds strike leading port facilities, sighs of relief might not be expected as a typical response. But, while Hurricane Rita hit a few significant Gulf ports with such winds early on Sept. 24, the impact paled in comparison with thos Read More »

MV Mount Rainier arrives in Portland

AJOT | October 02, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The new bulk carrier MV Mount Rainier successfully completed its maiden voyage from Asia to Portland on Sept. 12 when it pulled into the Port of Portland's Terminal 5 (T-5) to pick up 30,000 tons of Kinder Morgan potash. The Mount Rainier will deliver th Read More »

NOAA plays key role clearing Katrina-ravaged waterways

AJOT | September 25, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Less than two weeks after Katrina made landfall, ports along the Gulf coast and channels on the Mississippi River are once again navigational and safe for ship traffic. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the federal agency responsible fo Read More »

Port of Seattle Commission opposes Initiative 912

AJOT | September 25, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Seattle Port Commission unanimously passed a resolution urging voters to reject Initiative 912, which would roll back a gasoline tax increase approved by the state Legislature to fund transportation improvements. Read More »

Morehead City pitches in to

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

As the Port of New Orleans recovers from the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina, North Carolina's Port of Morehead City is stepping up to help tire manufacturers keep their factories running. Read More »

Canadian Forces support Katrina relief efforts

AJOT | September 18, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Our close allies and friends are going through very difficult times, a situation well beyond anything we could have ever anticipated. Fortunately, things are slowly starting to improve for the thousands of citizens affected by Hurricane Katrina, as relief Read More »

Notice of venue change for TOC2005 Americas

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

In light of the recent tragic events in New Orleans and as a result of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina, Informa has announced a change of venue for this year's Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition for the Americas (TOC2005 Americas). P Read More »

Port of Mobile set to handle vessel traffic

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Alabama State Port Authority received word from the US Army Corps of Engineers that its channel surveys have been completed and the Mobile Ship Channel opened Saturday, September 3, 2005. The Mobile Ship Channel has a maximum draft of 42 feet to the M Read More »

Asian cargo fuels steady growth for Port of NY/NJ

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

A continuing rise in Asian trade helped boost cargo growth by more than 10% in the Port of New York and New Jersey during the first six months of 2005, with a record of more than 1.6 million loaded 20-foot equivalent units (teus) handled during the period Read More »

Port of Houston Statement on Hurricane Katrina

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) expresses its deepest sympathies to our colleagues at the ports of New Orleans, Louisiana; Mobile, Alabama; and Gulfport and Pascagoula, Mississippi. We sincerely hope that these great Gulf Coast ports can get back to w Read More »

NIT South begins straddle carrier operations

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Thirty bright blue straddle carriers went to work recently at the south wharf of Norfolk International Terminals, ushering in the latest technology being employed to increase productivity at The Port of Virginia. Read More »

Port of Oakland initiates night gates trial project

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland is initiating a trial project to extend gate hours at one of its eight international marine terminals from 6:00 pm to 2:30 am, Monday through Friday, beginning September 6. These extended hours of operation for exports only, commonly r Read More »

Shipping industry must brace for months of Katrina impact

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

While the top official at the Port of New Orleans is hopeful that the Big Easy's port could resume operations within three to six weeks following Hurricane Katrina, the shipping industry is likely to feel the impacts of the devastating storm for months. Read More »

Vancouver work stoppage mandate seen as flawed

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

As of August 19, the backlog of domestic containers at the Port of Vancouver's container terminals had been pared down to about 5,000 boxes according to Anne McLellan, port spokesperson. However, drivers and brokers remain reluctant to work evening and we Read More »

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