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Dutch Group opens New Orleans office

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

In an effort to build reefer, dry cargo and special projects business in the United States, Rotterdam-based van Weelde Chartering recently launched a new company and office in New Orleans. The firm, van Weelde Chartering USA, LLC, is the first US presence Read More »

ALIMPORT to expand commodities through Port of Corpus Christi

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Corpus Christi through a new agreement with Cuban import agency ALIMPORT will help facilitate the export of 16,000 metric tons of poultry to Cuba which will be the largest shipment since the port signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2 Read More »

BC talks about a ‘super port authority’

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

A new and larger port authority is being considered for British Columbia that would include the Vancouver Port Authority, the Fraser River Port Authority and the North Fraser Port Authority. Read More »

Shippers, carriers wrangle over rates, service

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Shipper and rail industry representatives battled it out last month at a hearing before a Senate subcommittee considering issues of freight rail service and capacity. Shippers contended that industry consolidation has reduced competition and service and i Read More »

Largest container ship in Port Everglades’ history

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

On June 30th Port Everglades celebrated a milestone with the arrival of the largest container ship in the seaport's history. The MSC Marina is 997 feet long, 73,819 gross registered tons and has capacity for 6,402 teus. By comparison, of the other types o Read More »

CH2M HILL to develop North Carolina International Port

AJOT | July 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

CH2M HILL's Ports & Maritime Group has been selected by the North Carolina State Ports Authority to manage the development of a new, 600-acre container terminal in the Southport area of the Cape Fear River in Brunswick County. Read More »

Edmonds reappointed PHA Commission Chairman

AJOT | July 02, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

By unanimous votes, the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council jointly reappointed Jim Edmonds as Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority Commission. The county commissioners and city council members gathered at Houston City Hall Read More »

Panama Canal expansion presents significant challenges

AJOT | June 25, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Panama Canal Authority officially announced its plans to expand the canal a couple of months ago and immediately embarked on a public relations campaign to secure world support. Panamanian government and canal officials could be seen frequenting world Read More »

Wind turbines to transit Vancouver, USA docks this summer

AJOT | June 25, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port of Vancouver, USA has been selected as port of entry for this year's largest, wind-powered electric generation facility, scheduled for construction in Washington State. With the upcoming Wild Horse project, Port of Vancouver will have been involved Read More »

Goldman, Macquarie in bid battle for AB Ports

AJOT | June 18, 2006 | Breakbulk & Projects

A Goldman Sachs-led group raised its bid for Associated British Ports to 2.58 billion pounds ($4.75 billion), prompting a proposal from a rival team led by Australia's Macquarie Bank to at least match the offer. Read More »

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