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2014 Media Kit

Breakbulk & Projects

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Premium Article  BREAKBULK QUATERLY - Breakbulk cargo offers ports good niche business

Karen Thuermer | August 05, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

In the world of shipping, breakbulk commodities like rubber, lumber, steel and wood pulp that are shipped in units such as bundles, pallets or bins may not seem as glamorous as their containerized counterparts. Nevertheless, breakbulk is an important main Read More »

Wal-Mart Canada expands ‘Green Shipping’ concept

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Green Shipping concept has been taken to an unprecedented level for a major shipper by retail giant Wal-Mart's Canadian operation: it has announced the introduction of what is called a 'Supply Chain Sustainability Scorecard' for all service providers Read More »

World Bank cites ICTSI’s success in port projects

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The World Bank recently cited International Container Terminal Services, Inc.'s (ICTSI) port projects in South America, Africa and Europe as examples of successful Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) or the contractual arrangements between the public secto Read More »

Port of Tacoma plans terminal for Yusen Terminal Tacoma, Inc.

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Tacoma announced plans to build a $300 million, 168-acre (68-hectare) container terminal on the industrial east side of Tacoma's Blair Waterway. The terminal will be leased to a container terminal operator, Yusen Terminal Tacoma, Inc., a wholl Read More »

Shippers, carriers pay for Caribbean port security gaps

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Gaps in security at Caribbean Basin ports are significant enough to raise concerns that those areas could be used to launch a terrorist attack against the United States. Such was the tone of a recently released report from the Government Accountability Of Read More »

Marine Terminals Corp. welcomes M/V Star Stratos in San Diego

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

International stevedore and terminal operating company Marine Terminals Corp. (MTC) celebrated the maiden voyage arrival of Star Reefers' new M/V Star Stratos into the Port of San Diego on July 12 with a commemorative plaque, presented to vessel Captain A Read More »

Chertoff visits Long Beach, highlights security technology

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff visited the Port of Long Beach to meet with City and Port officials and examine the first field tests of a new radiation-detection system designed to better protect seaports from potential nuclear Read More »

ICTSI completes modernization project for Madagascar port

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Madagascar International Container Terminal Services, Ltd., (MICTSL), a subsidiary of Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), has announced the completion of its US$30 million first phase modernization program for Madagas Read More »

Ocean shipping portals come of age

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Back at the beginning of the decade the ocean carriers realized that the Internet offered an unprecedented opportunity to connect to shippers, freight forwarders, 3PLs and everybody else involved in the supply chain. In the beginning, at least superficial Read More »

New container terminal to be developed in Rotterdam

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Mitsui O.S.K.Lines, Ltd. announced that a consortium consisting of MOL and four other companies has been awarded a contract to equip and operate a new container terminal in Port of Rotterdam. The facility is scheduled to open in latter half of 2013. Read More »

Premium Article  FOREST PRODUCTS 2007 - Pacific Northwest lumber industry overview

Leo Quigley | July 15, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

With the current slowdown in US domestic housing, American softwood producers are looking increasingly to export markets. According to a report by the Softwood Export Council, strong markets in Europe and Asia have given a lift to softwood lumber prices a Read More »

St. Lawrence Seaway experiencing unexpected decline

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Following its best performance since 1998 in 2006, there was cautious optimism that the St. Lawrence Seaway was heading for further cargo growth this year. But a sharp plunge in steel shipments from Europe, especially, has compelled Seaway officials to re Read More »

New Eimskip service for Port of Boston

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that Eimskip, an Icelandic steamship company, has started a new direct service to the Port of Boston from Halifax with the maiden voyage of the containership Simone J. The new service calls at C Read More »

ICTSI Chinese unit formally takes over terminal

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Yantai Rising Dragon International Container Terminals, Ltd., (YRDICT), a subsidiary of Philippine-based port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), recently held a grand opening ceremony to mark the company's formal takeover of Read More »

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