Breakbulk & Projects

NC International Terminal project moves forward

AJOT | June 29, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The North Carolina State Ports Authority and CenterPoint Properties of Oak Brook, IL, have made a key step toward the eventual development of the proposed North Carolina International Terminal in Brunswick County. The two organizations have come to terms Read More »

Australian leader visits Port of Savannah

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand welcomed Australian State Minister Joe Tripodi recently. Tripodi, the Minister of Small Business, Minister of Regulatory Reform and Minister of Ports and Waterways of New South Wales, reque Read More »

Rapid response to coastal ports key hurricane season goal of NOAA

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

With an active hurricane season forecast by NOAA's National Weather Service, planning and preparation is the message both to the general public as well as to key components within NOAA who respond with emergency services support following a storm's passag Read More »

New exec. director for the Port of Richmond

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

M. David McNeel has been selected as the Port of Richmond's next executive director. He succeeds Martin J. Moynihan, who will retire after eighteen years at the City's port on July 31, 2008. Read More »

Maersk & Hutchison priority terminal in Felixstowe

AJOT | June 22, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maersk Line announces the signing of a 10-year agreement for terminal usage for Maersk Line at Trinity Terminal, the Port of Felixstowe, UK. Read More »

Premium Article  Unprecedented scale of infrastructure investment in China & India

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

China and India are spending an unprecedented $1.5 trillion on infrastructure projects in the next five years, approaching the level of US infrastructure spending for the first time, according to investor reports which identify the full scale of expenditu Read More »

Ports America wins top PMA safety awards

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the recent Pacific Maritime Association's 59th Annual Safety Awards Banquets held at various locations on the West Coast, Ports America was honored with several awards for its achievements in workplace safety, including 1st Place Coast Award Group A S Read More »

GPA,  Suez Canal Authority solidify strategic alliance

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Suez Canal Authority signed an historic agreement today to jointly promote the all-water shipping route between Asia/Indian Subcontinent and the North American East Coast and the Port of Savannah via the Suez Cana Read More »

The Savannah-Shanghai connection

AJOT | June 08, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) commemorated the launch of an E-tag cargo tracking demonstration project today. With the use of an RFID technology system, the GPA and the SIPG will track cargo movement in Read More »

NOAA ocean observing system keeps shipping safe in Pascagoula

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mariners can now get free real-time information on water and wind conditions for the Port of Pascagoula, MS, from a new NOAA ocean observing system at the port. Read More »

Governor announces record growth for Georgia’s ports

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Governor Sonny Perdue announced today the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a total of more than 21.4 million tons of cargo for all terminal facilities, including Bainbridge, Brunswick, Columbus and Savannah in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2008 Read More »

More than $29mln in federal grants for WA ports

AJOT | May 26, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that she has helped to secure $29,444,052 for port security efforts across Washington State this year. This is a $4.5 million increase over last year's funding. The funds, which will now begin to be distributed to st Read More »

Euroseas, Ltd. to purchase containership, extend fleet

AJOT | May 21, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Euroseas, Ltd., an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.31 per common share for the Read More »

Premium Article  BREAKBULK QUARTERLY 2008 - Mosaic and Canpotex ship potash to the world

Karen Thuermer | May 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Potash is a business to be in these days. In Saskatchewan, Canada, the industry is regarded red-hot as companies and mines there work to meet the growing demands in global food production. One of world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated pho Read More »

Premium Article  BREAKBULK QUARTERLY 2008 - Breakbulk enjoying new boom on flat racks at Newark

Paul Scott Abbott | May 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Steve Liberti, Sr. can recall first-hand the days in the ’60s and ’70s when New York docks were bustling with breakbulk activity, with cargo being hoisted on and off boom-equipped vessels sailing throughout the world. Read More »

Retail container traffic growing, still below last year

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Traffic at the nation's major retail container ports will grow steadily this summer but will nonetheless remain at or below last year's levels throughout the period because of the nation's economic slowdown, according to the monthly Port Tracker report re Read More »

PHA receives President’s E Star Award for export service

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Houston Authority has received the 2007 President's "E Star" Award for export service, in recognition of its continuing support of export growth in the US business community for at least five years. PHA was among only four US organizations to Read More »

SBITC launches Container Terminal-1 in Subic Freeport

AJOT | May 18, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC) has officially launched the New Container Terminal-1 (NCT-1), Subic's newest terminal and container handling facility located at the Subic Bay Freeport. Armand Arreza, Subic Bay Metropolitan Development Autho Read More »

Hong Kong continues participation in Secure Freight Initiative

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The SFI is an initiative put forward by the US government to safeguard global maritime cargo through cooperation with the maritime industry and governments of trading partners. Radiation detection, imaging and related equipment is utilized to scan maritim Read More »

Paayman, Malpas join Alabama State Port Authority, Adams promoted

AJOT | May 04, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Alabama State Port Authority Director/CEO James K. Lyons has appointed two new vice presidents and hired a new risk manager to meet expanding administration needs in the face of record growth. 'Our revenues, in a few short years, have grown from $70 milli Read More »