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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Vancouver Port Authority new Harbor dues program

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Harbor dues are the fees charged to vessels entering the Port of Vancouver. As of April 1 the VPA will be issuing a new schedule of harbor dues that recognizes and acknowledges vessels that are working to reduce the air emissions they discharge into the Read More »

Premium Article  NORTHEAST PORTS & CHEMICALS - Breakbulk slows at Northeast Ports

George Lauriat | April 08, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

The flow of breakbulk commodities slowed at Northeast ports in the second-half of 2006. After a strong first half, imports of breakbulk and neo-bulk like metals and building materials dramatically dropped reflecting a decline in housing starts and other c Read More »

Seaway continuing efforts to broaden markets

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Following a nine percent surge in cargo last year on the St. Lawrence Seaway, a more moderate gain of perhaps three percent for 2007 was anticipated by Seaway officials at the recent opening of commercial navigation following the traditional winter closin Read More »

Longview handles Siemens wind turbines

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Longview has entered into a contract with Siemens Power Generation to offload wind towers and turbines for several Northwest energy projects during 2007. The contract represents the Port's first all-inclusive wind energy contract. Read More »

Port of Philadelphia’s 2006 cargo statistics show big gains

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Brian Preski, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), released PRPA's complete year-end cargo statistics for 2006. The statistics, which reflect cargo activity at all PRPA facilities, showed big gains in both containerized and b Read More »

Port of Wilmington gains third container service

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Wilmington's longtime container-shipping partner, the CKYH Alliance, announced March 29 that it will add a second container service at the Port as part of an upgrade and reconfiguration of its East Coast services. The existing CKYH service is Read More »

US ports continue to face major awareness challenge

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

From a persistent lack of understanding of the importance of maritime transportation to specific concerns such as those related to nationwide worker credentialing, US port officials continue to face an uphill battle. Read More »

AAPA spring conference draws port leaders to DC

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

More than 200 seaport leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere gathered March 19-20 at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel in Washington as the American Association of Port Authorities held its 61st annual spring conference. Read More »

Louisiana ports sign deal to market facilities

AJOT | March 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans and the Plaquemines Parish Port, Harbor and Terminal District signed a cooperative endeavor agreement today to jointly market current and future facilities to the worldwide maritime industry. Read More »

Oakland seaport achieves record volume in 2006

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland moved a record 2.4 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (teus) in calendar year 2006, an increase of approximately five percent over 2005. Imports accounted for most of the increase as exports were flat. Read More »

Port of Boston cargo gains for 5th straight year

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that cargo activity at Conley Container Terminal increased by 7.3% in 2006 to 200,113 total teu. Total tonnage was 1,555,313 short tons. The most significant container growth was led by Massport's fiv Read More »

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