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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Long Beach to Vote on Clean Truck Concessions

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners will vote on Tuesday, February 19, 2008, on the final elements of a landmark Clean Trucks Program that will modernize the port trucking fleet and slash truck-related air pollution by 80 percent within five year Read More »

Ports of Tacoma and Olympia meeting

AJOT | February 17, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Tacoma and Port of Olympia have scheduled a second Joint Commission Study Session regarding the feasibility of establishing an integrated rail logistics center in the South Sound region (South Sound Logistics Center). The Port Commissions w Read More »

Four new Super Post-Panamax Cranes arrive at Port of Savannah

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced today the arrival of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes at the Port of Savannah. The cranes traveled aboard the Dockwise Swift for a total distance of approximately 15,000 nautical miles to the GPA's Garden Cit Read More »

Economy means slow growth for retail container traffic

AJOT | February 12, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will see weak or even negative growth compared with last year for the next several months as the nation's economic slowdown continues, according to the monthly Port Tracker report released today by the Read More »

Paper rolls into the Port of Baltimore

AJOT | February 11, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) announced today that Myllykoski (MILL-UH-KOSS-KEE), a family-owned international paper company headquartered in Europe, has begun bringing rolled paper into the Port of Baltimore as part of a new annual contract. The Read More »

Port of Savannah posts 20.6% increase in containers for ‘07

AJOT | February 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced at its Board Meeting held in Atlanta more than 2.6 million teus (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit containers) were handled through the Port of Savannah in calendar year 2007, which represents a 20.6% increase and a n Read More »

PRPA welcomes Rickmers-Linie to Tioga Marine Terminal

AJOT | February 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that Rickmers Linie (America), Inc., a German-based carrier specializing in the transport of breakbulk and project cargoes, now regularly calls PRPA's Tioga Marine Terminal in the city's Port Richm Read More »

US infrastructure makes West Coast cargo diversions inevitable

AJOT | February 10, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Douglas A. Tilden, CEO of Ports Group America, (parent company of Marine Terminals Corporation) warned that America's lack of a clear national transportation policy, coupled with land-use and environmental challenges, makes it almost inevitable that some Read More »

Premium Article  Breakbulk trends shifting as exports rise, box use up

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Outbound containers filled with steel coils or lumber are indicative of recent trends in ocean transport of traditional breakbulk commodities, reflecting factors such as the weakness of the US dollar and a push to fill boxes that otherwise might have move Read More »

Premium Article  Dry bulk freight rates fall: What’s next?

George Lauriat | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Since mid-December the dry cargo freight rates have been in a free fall. The reasons are varied ranging from port congestion woes, disruption in the production of key bulk freights and widespread economic fears, starting with the US. The bulk shipping mar Read More »

Premium Article  Bulk trends remain strong on Canada’s east coast

Leo Ryan | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Within the context of the continuing hot global bulk/breakbulk market, Canadian ports on the eastern seaboard are more than holding their own – despite the rising shift of bulk cargo to containers and the reduction of breakbulk services. Read More »

EIB provides EUR 900m for Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam

AJOT | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

President Maystadt of the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Mr. Smits, chief executive officer of the Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V. (HbR) signed a first financing contract of EUR 100 million for the Maasvlakte 2 project of the Port of Rotterdam Authority ( Read More »

Port of Virginia responsible for 340,000 Jobs, $41 Billion

AJOT | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Virginia's three general cargo marine terminals in fiscal 2006 accounted for more than 340,000 jobs across the Commonwealth and in excess of $41 billion in total revenues, says an economic impact study that was recently completed by the Mason Read More »

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