Breakbulk & Projects

Port of Charleston switches to cleaner fuel

AJOT | November 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The SC State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has switched to cleaner-burning ultra low sulfur diesel fuel three years ahead of a federal mandate. Read More »

Savannah chosen by Heineken for Southeast distribution

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Heineken USA's Demand Point center will be fully operational in early 2008 and will initially handle 4,000 containers annually moving from breweries in Holland to distributors in Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama. In total, the facil Read More »

APL takes delivery of the world’s first ‘ocean-capable’ 53-foot containers

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Singapore-based carrier said it will take delivery of the world's first 'ocean-capable' 53-foot boxes November 7. The first units will be deployed as a weekly service on APL's premier South China to Los Angeles service. Read More »

Official opening of Port of Morehead City’s new warehouse

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Carl J. Stewart Jr., chairman of the NC State Ports Authority Board of Directors, served as master of ceremonies, and Newport Mayor Derryl Garner, a member of the Board of Directors since 2002, was keynote speaker. Read More »

Deeper water and improved infrastructure will unlock the Port of Brunswick’s potential

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), outlined the steps necessary to take advantage of the new and expanding resources available at the Port of Brunswick during his annual State of the Port speech, entitled 'New Resou Read More »

New Orleans Board approves $1.98mln for projects, repairs

AJOT | November 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board awarded a $938,363 contract to Kenner-based Augustino Brothers Inc. for repairing Hurricane Katrina damage to the Port's Henry Clay Avenue and Milan Street Wharf sheds and a truck maintenance facility at 4001 France Road. The majority of the wor Read More »

Germany’s JadeWeser mega-boxport inches closer reality

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

In March 2007 formal planning approval was granted for the JadeWeser Port (JWP) container terminal at the Port of Wilhelmshaven in North Germany. The new terminal will be operated in a joint venture of Eurogate, with a 70% stake and APM Terminals (A.P. Mo Read More »

DP World, Conti-Lines & Rickmers-Linie set up DP World Breakbulk NV Antwerp

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

DP World Antwerp, Conti Lines and Rickmers-Linie have decided to enter into a Joint Venture agreement. The new company will be called DP World Breakbulk NV. Read More »

Fraser River’s VP Operations to retire

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Fraser River Port Authority's Vice President, Operations and its Harbor Master, Pat Weber, has announced she will retire at the end of November this year. Read More »

PA governor says deepening river will create economic boom

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Governor Edward G. Rendell said that deepening the Delaware River at the Port of Philadelphia will expand export opportunities and ensure Southport Development's success. Read More »

Philippine president visits ICTSI Chinese terminal

AJOT | October 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

President Macapagal-Arroyo visited International Container Terminal Services, Inc.'s (ICTSI) terminal in Shandong Province as part of her two-day state visit to the People's Republic of China. Read More »

Terminal Operators 2007: Investment & Consortia

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

There really hasn't been a period of time quite like this for terminal operators. From the perspective of a financial institution, marine terminals just weren't that attractive. It wasn't that the institutional investment community didn't take a peak but Read More »

Los Angeles, Long Beach meet with Mexican ports

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A low-key but potentially important meeting took place in Mexico last month between officials of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the Mexican Secretariat of Communications and Transport. The southern California ports have seen some of their tr Read More »

APM Terminals opens new facility in China

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

APM Terminals celebrated the grand opening of the Guangzhou South China Oceangate Container Terminal together with Guangzhou Port Group and COSCO Pacific. Read More »

Jaxport announces development of Hanjin terminal

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and Mayor John Peyton announced the signing of an initial agreement with Hanjin Shipping Co., Ltd. to develop a $360 million container terminal in Jacksonville. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allows JAXPORT and Read More »

New Wallenius Wilhelmsen Baltimore vehicle processing center opens

AJOT | October 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Several historical developments converged last week when Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) held a ceremonial ribbon cutting event to celebrate the opening of its new vehicle processing center at Dundalk Marine Terminal in Baltimore, MD. WWL is one of t Read More »

AAPA puts emphasis on port sustainability

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Ports of the Western Hemisphere are moving to put the buzzword of 'sustainability' into practice, concentrating on balancing pursuits of economic prosperity, environmental quality and social responsibility. Read More »

Study shows economic impact of Port Everglades

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Broward County's Port Everglades generates approximately $17 billion worth of business activity and approximately 188,000 jobs statewide, according to a new study, released today, by nationally recognized maritime research company Martin Associates. Read More »

Breakbulk exports rise at Port of Tacoma

AJOT | October 14, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

While containerized imports to North America generally exceed exports, a constant stream of agricultural, mining and construction equipment is strengthening non-containerized exports through the Port of Tacoma. In fact, compared with 2006, breakbulk cargo Read More »

Railroads need millions in new infrastructure

AJOT | October 07, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Nearly $150 billion must be invested to expand the nation's freight rail infrastructure over the next 30 years in order to provide adequate rail capacity to meet future demand. That was the key conclusion of the National Rail Freight Infrastructure Capaci Read More »