Breakbulk & Projects

SC Board elects Posek Chairman, approves upland site work for new terminal

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) elected David J. Posek of Greenville to serve a two-year term as chairman and approved upland site work for a new terminal in the Port of Charleston. Read More »

Port Manatee enters containerization era

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port Manatee entered the containerization era Dec. 19th when its brand new $3.9 million Gottwald mobile harbor container crane made its first pick from a Fresh Del Monte Produce ship. Read More »

After 30 years on Port of Tacoma Commission Fabulich retires

AJOT | January 06, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

After more than three decades on the Port of Tacoma Commission, Chairman of the Board Jack Fabulich struck the gavel for the final time to close a Commission meeting. Read More »

Massport names Meyran Deputy Port Director of Operations

AJOT | January 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) announced that Michael Meyran has been named Deputy Port Director of Operations. He will oversee the daily operations and maintenance of the Port of Boston's maritime facilities, including Conley Container Termi Read More »

VPA inks 5-year deal with Wallenius Wilhelmsen

AJOT | January 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Virginia Port Authority [VPA] has signed a five-year contract with Wallenius Wilhelmsen Lines [WWL], a ship line specializing in roll on/roll off cargo that has been calling at The Port of Virginia for more than two decades. Read More »

New Garage on M.V. Mokihana Increases Matson’s Hawaii Ro-Ro Capacity by 120%

AJOT | December 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Matson Navigation Company's MV Mokihana has re-entered the company's Hawaii service following modification work that involved adding a new auto garage. The new design increases Matson's Hawaii roll on-roll off ("ro-ro") capacity by 1,200 autos and provide Read More »

Ready, Set, Bid: Panama Canal Requests Proposals For New Locks Construction

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Four Global Consortia To Bid On HIstoric Expansion Project. Proposals Due August 2008. The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) released its Request for Proposal (RFP) Friday on the "design-build" contract for the new locks under the Canal's Expansion Program. Fo Read More »

President Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill Which Includes Funding For Oakland Harbor Deepening Proj

AJOT | December 27, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The White House and Congress approve nearly $50 million for -50 Foot Harbor Deepening Project and harbor maintenance. Read More »

Singapore to Scan U.S.-Bound Cargo as Part of Secure Freight Initiative

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The United States and Singapore have arranged to cooperate on the Secure Freight Initiative, a joint effort of the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administrati Read More »

Port of NY/NJ adopts budget items

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

At its monthly meeting in December, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners took the following actions: Adopted a $5.9 billion budget for 2008, which includes $2.3 billion for operating expenses, $2.58 billion for capital expenses, $814 million for debt Read More »

MOL Upgrades Asia-South Africa Service

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Consolidates the Singapore-Durban shuttle service (ZAX) and the Shanghai-Singapore service (CS1) Read More »

Regional Container Lines PCL Announces Acquisition of Vessels

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Regional Container Lines PCL Announces Acquisition of Vessels Read More »

China Shipping Development Co., Ltd Announces Sale Of Tankers To China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd.

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

China Shipping Development Co., Ltd Announces Sale Of Tankers To China Shipping Haisheng Co., Ltd. Read More »

Evergreen reaffirms its commitment to the Port of Kaohsiung.

AJOT | December 26, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan) Ltd, which currently operates two large container terminals in the Port of Kaohsiung, has extended its lease on its Container Terminal No 4 facility (Piers 115 and 116) for a further 10 years. Read More »

Hamburg Sud replacing FANZL brand January 1st

AJOT | December 20, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hamburg Sud replacing FANZL brand Jan. 1st. With effect from 1 January 2008, the Hamburg Sud shipping group will be replacing its brand 'FANZL Fesco Australia New Zealand Liner Services' with the Hamburg Sud brand. The FANZL office in Seattle will from th Read More »

ROBERT SCAVONE JOINS MACQUARIE PORTS TEAM

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Macquarie Capital, a global leader in investment development and financial and operational management of infrastructure, announces that Mr Robert (Rob) Scavone has agreed to join Macquarie as a Managing Director, effective January 2007. Read More »

AAPA Hails Milestone In Funding For Port Security

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

'An important milestone in port security has been reached with passage of the fiscal 2008 omnibus spending package that includes $400 million for the Federal Emergency Management Administration's Port Security Grant program,' American Association of Port Read More »

Port of Seattle Will Use Audit Results to Strengthen Contracting Practices

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Washington State Auditor's Office has released the results of a performance audit of the Port of Seattle's capital program. The performance audit identified several areas where the Port's capital program management should be improved. Read More »

Port of Tacoma Receives Finance Award; 2008 Budget Document Available

AJOT | December 19, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

TACOMA (December 19, 2007) ' The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the Port of Tacoma its Certificate of Excellence for the Port's 2006 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Read More »

11,000 teu Eugen Maersk name

AJOT | December 18, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

On Saturday 15 December 2007 Odense Steel Shipyard presented its latest newbuilding, an 11,000 TEU container vessel, for the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. Read More »