Ports & Terminals

Ghana implements Advanced Shipment Information System

AJOT | February 11, 2015 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

As part of measures to reduce the high cost of doing business at Ghana’s ports, the Ghana Shippers' Authority (GSA) is set to implement the Advance Shipment Information System (ASHI). Read More »

Hapag Lloyd issues Central America & Caribbean – Demurrage and Detention Tariff Charges

AJOT | February 11, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Hapag-Lloyd will revise the Demurrage and Detention Charges effective March 12, 2015. Read More »

M/T Silver Hague calls the Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

AJOT | February 11, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/T Silver Hague, commanded by Capt. Sergey Degtyaryov of Russia, on her maiden voyage Monday, Feb. 2. Read More »

Port of Long Beach reaffirms commitment to environment

AJOT | February 11, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Port of Long Beach’s historic Green Port Policy by honoring its originators and reaffirming their commitment to environmental sustainability. Read More »

TransCanada says to decide on Quebec oil terminal by March 31

Reuters | February 11, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Pipeline company TransCanada Corp said on Wednesday it will decide by March 31 whether to proceed with an oil export terminal in Quebec that has come under fire from environmentalists who say it poses a threat to beluga whales. Read More »

Greece no longer discussing Piraeus port sale

Reuters | February 11, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Greece is no longer discussing the privatisation of the country’s two biggest ports in Piraeus and Thessaloniki, its government spokesman said on Wednesday. Read More »

Mexico to resume iron ore exports from Lazaro Cardenas

Reuters | February 10, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

Mexico plans to resume iron ore exports from the port of Lazaro Cardenas in western Mexico, where a powerful drug gang had been illegally shipping it to China, a government official said on Tuesday. Read More »

Cairo airport resumes landings as dust storm eases, six ports closed

Reuters | February 10, 2015 | Air Cargo | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Cairo airport resumed landings after earlier suspending incoming flights due to a dust storm, but Alexandria’s airport was still only allowing departing flights, Egypt’s state aviation firm said on Tuesday. Read More »

Port Manatee handling massive generators for expansion of Tampa Electric power plant

AJOT | February 10, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Demonstrating its outstanding capabilities for moving massive project cargos, Port Manatee is handling imports of several heat recovery steam generators, commonly referred to as HSRGs, and other related oversized units destined for expansion of a nearby power plant. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of LA Director promises partnership with Long Beach

Stas Margaronis | February 10, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are entering into a new partnership that will include marketing, environmental, safety and supply chain collaboration according to Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles. Read More »

Seaports call for appropriate recognition in the Federal Transport Infrastructure Plan

AJOT | February 10, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Read More »

AgTC: Agriculture export losses due to West Coast container port disruption

AJOT | February 10, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

The loss of exports by dollar are in the billions, and the job losses and the loss to the family farms and businesses are unconscionable. Read More »

World’s fastest racing boats move through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal

AJOT | February 10, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Portus stevedores moved seven H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing boats and eight specialty boat trailers through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal today. Read More »

U.S. West Coast port operations resume after partial shutdown

Reuters | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

U.S. West Coast port operations resumed in full on Monday after shipping companies halted loading and unloading of freighters for the weekend, citing chronic cargo backups that shippers and dockworkers have blamed on each other during months of labor tensions. Read More »

ILWU demands right to fire arbitrators who rule against them

AJOT | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Unwavering Demand Threatens to Sink Contract Talks; “Slowdowns as a Way of Life” Read More »

Mackson increases ports presence in Charlotte

AJOT | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The North Carolina State Ports Authority is excited to announce the addition of industry veteran Mary Mackson to its economic development team. Mackson, who has more than 20 years experience with ocean carriers, is the new Senior Account Executive based in Charlotte. Read More »

CA port truck drivers ratify union contract with health insurance and 17% raise

AJOT | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port truck drivers from major drayage firm serving twin ports of LA/ Long Beach reach collective bargaining agreement with employer, vote YES on first union contract Read More »

Port of Oakland Updates Operating Status, Waterfront Labor Talks

AJOT | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Oakland today released the following update on seaport operations and the status of waterfront labor talks. Read More »

WTC of New Orleans highlights need for Infrastructure Investments along Mississippi River

PR Newswire | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new report released by the World Trade Center of New Orleans, titled "Emerging South American Competitiveness to U.S. Soybean Exports", reveals a growing threat to the United States' position as a leader in the world soybean market.

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Rotterdam remains the largest European port for China

AJOT | February 09, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

In 2014, Rotterdam became the first European port to handle more than 3 million TEU going to or coming from China. Read More »