Breakbulk & Projects

Port of Stockton dedicates new expressway

AJOT | September 09, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Stockton, CA, recently dedicated its new Port of Stockton Expressway that connects the Port of Stockton's West Complex, formerly the US Navy's Rough & Ready Island, to California State Highway 4. Read More »

Board of public works approves MPA wetlands license

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Governor Martin O'Malley and the Board of Public Works approved a wetlands license to the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) to clean up and develop one of the most contaminated areas of Baltimore Harbor. The area, referred to as Masonville, is located n Read More »

Charleston approves demolition on new terminal site

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA) Board of Directors approved $7.4 million in terminal improvement and investment projects, including a demolition contract that clears the slate for port expansion at the former Navy Base. Read More »

Port of Oakland mobile shoreside power test is a success

AJOT | September 03, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland, Wittmar Engineering and Construction, Inc., APL, Bay Area Air Quality Management District and Pacific Gas & Electric, have successfully completed a test on 'LNG mobile shoreside power.' Some ships can turn off their main engines and Read More »

Columbia Coastal inaugurates bi-weekly Portland, ME-New York service

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Bruce Fenimore, president & CEO of Columbia Group announced that Columbia Coastal Transport has launched a bi-weekly container barge service linking the ports of Portland, Maine and the Port of New York/New Jersey effective August 19, 2007. This expansion Read More »

Maher partners with Kalmar to launch Prince Rupert operations

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Maher Terminals of Canada Corp has opted to outfit its new container handling operations at Fairview Terminal in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada with multiple types of Kalmar equipment. The New Jersey-based marine terminal operator has ordered in Read More »

Year of momentum at South Carolina Ports

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has closed its latest fiscal year, capping off a period of momentum and key accomplishments that included the groundbreaking for a new container terminal, significant new equipment deliveries and increased productivity Read More »

Construction of SITV Underway

AJOT | August 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and joint venture partner Saigon Investment Construction & Commerce Company Limited (SICC) celebrated today the commencement of construction works for Saigon International Terminals Vietnam Limited (SITV). The occasion was ma Read More »

Delaware River dredging confirmation brings major port development a step closer

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A world class container port development at the Port of Philadelphia moved closer with the appearance here of United States Senator Arlen Specter confirming the government's commitment to fund the 45-foot Delaware River dredging project. Read More »

Port of Seattle to enter labor agreement for terminal projects

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Seattle Commission has agreed to enter Project Labor Agreements (PLA) for two new construction projects in the Seattle harbor, including conversion of Terminal 30 into a container terminal, and expansion of Terminal 91 as a base for cruise shi Read More »

Groundbreaking for West Vancouver Freight Access Project

AJOT | August 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

United States Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) spent part of the Congressional Recess today at the Port of Vancouver USA's Terminal 1 assisting in the groundbreaking for the West Vancouver Freight Access Project, which will provide congestion relief on the mai Read More »

Kwon appointed new Maritime Director at Port of Oakland

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has appointed James J. Kwon as its new Director of Maritime. Mr. Kwon was previously the President and CEO of Total Terminals International, LLC in Long Beach, California. The Commission announced the appoi Read More »

Gutierrez touts record US exports at Port of Charleston

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez and US Senator Jim DeMint today met with Charleston business leaders and touted the importance of exports to South Carolina and the United States as they toured the Port of Charleston, one of the busiest container po Read More »

GPA sets record for containers, tonnage in FY 2007

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

t the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board Meeting held in Savannah, the GPA released its fiscal year end results showing that the Port of Savannah set new annual records for containers handled and total tonnage. The Port of Savannah further established it Read More »

Senator Specter visits PRPA’s Packer Ave. Terminal

AJOT | August 12, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

US Senator from Pennsylvania Arlen Specter, a longtime ally of the Port of Philadelphia, visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority's Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to reiterate his continuing support of Philadelphia's working waterfront, in particul 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 »

Long Beach Harbor Commissioners approve $644mln budget

AJOT | August 05, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $644 million budget that includes $116 million for major environmental and air quality projects at the Port of Long Beach. 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 »