Breakbulk & Projects

Fraser Wharves sets auto delivery record

AJOT | April 17, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

An unprecedented 4,936 automobiles were unloaded at Fraser Wharves Ltd. over the Easter holidays, setting a new record for cars discharged from a single ship at the Fraser River Port. Read More »

Fraser Cranes

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Two new 55 meter (180 foot) tall container cranes for Fraser Surrey Docks were carried majestically up the Fraser River, towering high above the deck of the heavy lift ship DOCK EXPRESS 10, on April 1, 2005. Read More »

Opening Day Seaway

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

America's economic engine picks up added horsepower when the binational US-Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway officially opened to commercial vessels March 23rd. The world's longest waterway annually accounts for billions of dollars in revenue and sustains tens Read More »

Opening Day Seaway

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

America's economic engine picks up added horsepower when the binational US-Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway officially opened to commercial vessels March 23rd. The world's longest waterway annually accounts for billions of dollars in revenue and sustains tens Read More »

Two giant container cranes arrive for Fraser Surrey Docks

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Two new 55 meter (180 foot) tall container cranes for Fraser Surrey Docks were carried majestically up the Fraser River, towering high above the deck of the heavy lift ship DOCK EXPRESS 10, on April 1, 2005. Read More »

World’s longest waterway opens for the season

AJOT | April 10, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

America's economic engine picks up added horsepower when the binational US-Canadian St. Lawrence Seaway officially opened to commercial vessels March 23rd. The world's longest waterway annually accounts for billions of dollars in revenue and sustains tens Read More »

Fratt Vancouver Award

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Vancouver resident John Fratt, an influential force in shaping the direction of Columbia River ports for the past 25 years, has been named as the 2005 recipient of the "Old Salt" Award for outstanding service to the maritime industry by The Portland Shipp Read More »

SCSPA Invites Private Participation

AJOT | April 03, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SPA) is reacheing out to private firms across the globe, soliciting their involvement in port expansion projects in Charleston and Jasper County. Read More »

COB Pittsburgh

AJOT | March 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Pittsburgh-area companies that ship containerized cargo will soon be able to utilize a new cost-effective, river-based transportation alternative. CSG Company, LLC, a comprehensive industrial supply chain service provider, and the Port of Pittsburgh Commi Read More »

Seaway Season Launched

AJOT | March 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The St. Lawrence Seaway has opened for business on an upbeat note thanks to an early start of commercial navigation and continued brisk demand from the US and Canadian steel industries. Read More »

Giant Cranes

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

It was a challenging but smooth operation as the Port of Oakland moved the second of its new giant container cranes off the vessel and onto the dock on March 12, 2005 at Berth 32. The Port transferred the first crane from ship to shore on March 11 and the Read More »

Panama Canal Auth.

AJOT | March 20, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Expansion would meet increased demand

The Panama Canal is nearing full capacity and should seriously consider expansion to continue to be a major player in world trade, according to maritime experts and Canal customers at the Panama Maritime VII Confe Read More »

GPA Posts Double

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), announced at a recent meeting of the Board of Directors the Authority had posted double digit growth in all key business segments for January. Read More »

Long Beach News

AJOT | March 13, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Continuing a strong winter shipping season, terminal operators at the Port of Long Beach moved the equivalent of 509,597 twenty-foot container units in January, a 35.2% increase over January 2004. Read More »

GPA announces new joint service for Port of Savannah

AJOT | March 06, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), recently announced the Port of Savannah's newest all-water joint service between Hapag-Lloyd Container Line (Brazil East Coast Express Service ' BEX) and NYK Line (Atlantic North S Read More »

Oakland US Army Sign

AJOT | March 06, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

On February 17, 2005, the Port of Oakland and the US Army Corps of Engineers signed an amendment to the Project Cooperation Agreement that keeps the Oakland harbor deepening project moving forward by allowing the Port to advance its share of the project c Read More »

Port of Philadelphia’s 2004 cargo statistics show big gains across the board

AJOT | February 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

James T. McDermott, Jr., Executive Director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is pleased to report that the Port of Philadelphia's 2004 cargo statistics, recently released by PRPA's Strategic Planning Department, show sizable gains for vi Read More »

VPA sees 18.4% cargo increase in January

AJOT | February 27, 2005 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) announced that cargo moving through The Port of Virginia during January reach ed dramatic increases over last year's volume during the same period. The Port handled a total of 152,198 teus during January, which represents Read More »