Breakbulk & Projects

Joint ESC ELAA documentation issues

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The ESC and ELAA held an exploratory meeting between members to discuss documentation issues. Further meetings are due . . . Read More »

Burton joins NLI team

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Norton Lilly International (NLI) announced that Jim Burton has joined the company as the Chief Financial/Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO) effective Feb. 1, 2007. Burton brings over 25 years of financial, accounting and operational experience to his posit Read More »

Huizhou Port Int’l Container Terminals holds joint-venture signing ceremony

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and Huizhou Port Affairs Group Company, Limited, hosted a ceremony for the signing of the joint-venture agreement of Huizhou Port International Container Terminals and the operational commencement of two container quay cranes Read More »

Port of Savannah posts 14% growth for CY06

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

At the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Board Meeting held in Brunswick today, the GPA said it moved a record number of cargo containers in calendar year 2006, firmly establishing the Port of Savannah as the second-largest container port on the US East Coast Read More »

Governor Gregoire unveils Container Ports Initiative

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

State of Washington Governor Chris Gregoire visited the Port of Tacoma to unveil her Container Ports Initiative, a plan to improve the movement of products to markets and workers to jobs. "The Next Washington is a strategy that challenges Washingtonians t Read More »

Ports seek collaborative effort for security funding

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans unanimously approved a cooperative endeavor agreement aimed at teaming with ports from Baton Rouge to the mouth of the Mississippi River to seek and administer Department of Homeland Security port secu Read More »

PRPA Exec. Director named ‘2007 Transportation Person of the Year’

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Traffic Club of Philadelphia, one of the oldest transportation clubs in the United States, selected James T. McDermott, Jr., Executive Director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, as its '2007 Transportation Person of the Year' at its 99th An Read More »

Long Beach breaks cargo record for 5th straight year

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Amid strong demand for international products, nearly 7.3 million cargo containers moved through Port of Long Beach terminals in 2006 for a fifth straight year of record-breaking cargo movement. Read More »

Oakland first in US to receive dual ISO 9000 for seaport/airport

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland was recently recognized for the dual distinction of being the first seaport and airport in the United States to achieve ISO 9000 certification for its quality management and customer satisfaction programs. The Port of Oakland became th Read More »

Savannah, Maersk announce new East Mediterranean Service

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Doug J. Marchand, Executive Director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and Maersk Line announced the addition of the Maersk East Med Service further strengthening Georgia's ability to grow new import and export markets in the Mediterranean. Read More »

NY/NJ ship-to-rail terminals set new record

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

ExpressRail, the Port Authority's ship-to-rail terminals in New Jersey, broke the record for container volume in 2006, handling 11.8% more containers than in 2005. The total volume now handled by ExpressRail will remove more than a half a million truck tr Read More »

Virginia, CSAV agree on multi-year deal

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Virginia International Terminals, Inc. (VIT), the private operating company of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), announced today that it has signed a five-year contract with Chilean shipper CSAV (Compania Sudamericana de Vapores). Included in the contrac Read More »

N. Europe Service for Charleston

AJOT | January 25, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

A new weekly shipping service further boosts Charleston's already dominant position in the Northern Europe trade lane. Read More »

Oakland applauds governor’s commitment infrastructure

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The Port of Oakland applauded the release of Governor Schwarzenegger's Goods Movement Action Plan (GMAP), which recognizes the importance of goods movement infrastructure as a vital component of California's economy. Read More »

Port of Vancouver, USA welcomes M/V ARNEBORG on maiden voyage

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Port of Vancouver, USA welcomed the M/V Arneborg, captained by Jacob J. Potze from The Netherlands, on her maiden voyage to Vancouver, Washington, on January 2, 2007. The M/V Arneborg is owned by Wagenborg Shipping of The Netherlands, operated by BBC Cha Read More »

PRPA renews successful Intermodal Incentive Program

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

James T. McDermott, Jr., Executive Director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the PRPA Board of Directors recently renewed the authority's successful Intermodal Incentive Program and also improved the program in key areas. Read More »

Marine Terminals Corp. opens US Gulf operation

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

With the first phase of Houston's new Bayport container terminal coming on stream in January, Marine Terminals Corp. and CMA CGM have formed Terminal Link Texas, a new joint venture to provide services at Phase I of the new facility. The new company will Read More »

OOIL completes sale of terminals

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) announced that it has completed the sale of three of the four terminals within the Terminals Division to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. These terminals are Deltaport and Vanterm terminals in the Port o Read More »

OOIL completes sale of terminals

AJOT | January 16, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) announced that it has completed the sale of three of the four terminals within the Terminals Division to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. These terminals are Deltaport and Vanterm terminals in the Port o Read More »

OOCL Tokyo christened at Geoje Shipyard

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects

The newbuilding was christened the m.v. OOCL Tokyo, by the honorable sponsor Mrs. Maria Smith, wife of Mr. Michael Smith, President and CEO of the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, at the Geoje Shipyard Quay No. 6, Geoje Island, Korea. Read More »