Ports & Terminals

GT USA opens for business on June 12th

AJOT | June 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Canaveral Cargo Terminal Set to Begin Operations; Grand Opening Ceremony Features Terminal Tour and CMA CGM Group Vessel Call Read More »

FECR and PortMiami Meet with Panama Canal Officials

AJOT | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Jim Hertwig, FECR’s President & CEO and Juan M. Kuryla, Director and CEO of PortMiami, recently met with Panama Canal officials and toured the construction site for the canal expansion, which is scheduled to be completed in April 2016. Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet, labour unions seal three-year wage deal

Reuters | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa’s Transnet has agreed a three-year wage increase agreement with labour unions representing its non-managerial staff, the logistics firm said on Wednesday. Read More »

New EBRD plan for Cyprus targets banks, ports and privatisations

Reuters | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development laid out its first official plan of action for Cyprus on Wednesday, saying it would focus on repairing banks, privatisations and key infrastructure like ports. Read More »

Vietnam’s Saigon Port plans to raise at least $19 mln in IPO

Reuters | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Saigon Port Co, the operator of Vietnam’s most important port, plans to raise at least $19 million through an initial public offering later this month, the company said on Wednesday, making it the most attractive state share sale this year. Read More »

400 new ambulances begin moving to Mid East via JAXPORT

AJOT | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | RoRo Port

JAXPORT partner NYK Line North America recently loaded the first of several export shipments of new ambulances manufactured in Central Florida at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal. The vehicles are part of a 400 ambulance order placed by the Saudi Red Crescent Authority, a humanitarian organization that provides emergency medical services and offers first aid in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Long Beach forges on with modernization, green programs

AJOT | June 03, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved an $829 million budget for the Harbor Department’s next fiscal year, including more than a half a billion dollars for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach. Read More »

Port of Wilmington Breaks Ground on Cold Storage Facility

AJOT | June 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The North Carolina State Ports Authority, along with USA InvestCo, broke ground on a new 101,000-square-foot cold storage facility this morning. The warehouse facility is located directly on terminal at the Port of Wilmington and is expected to create more than 100 new jobs. Read More »

G3 to study building grain terminal at Port Metro Vancouver

Reuters | June 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

G3 Global Holdings said on Tuesday that it will study the feasibility of building a grain terminal at Port Metro Vancouver by 2019, which, if completed, would boost competition among Canadian grain handlers vying to buy farmers’ crops. Read More »

VICT names 1-Stop as their port solutions provider

AJOT | June 02, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

1-Stop’s solution suite to be adopted by VICT to support automation and port community needs Read More »

G3 acquires site for 1st Vancouver grain terminal in decades

Reuters | June 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Global Grain Group (G3), which is taking control of grain handler CWB, has agreed to acquire a long-term lease at Port Metro Vancouver, paving the way for the first new grain terminal in nearly 50 years at Canada’s busiest port, according to a source familiar with the matter. Read More »

Nicaragua canal project study delivered, details scarce

Reuters | June 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

A long-awaited study on the impact of the proposed $50 billion Nicaraguan waterway by a British consultancy has been delivered, a canal official said on Monday, the first major milestone since a symbolic groundbreaking six months ago. Read More »

Strike at Peru’s top port likely to stoke inflation

Reuters | June 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

A dockworkers strike at Peru’s biggest port, Callao, has hit imports of basic goods in the Andean country and will likely stoke inflation, the main exporters association said Monday. Read More »

PMA Statement on ILWU Local 34’s Failure to Dispatch Workers

AJOT | June 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Seaport Service

Despite reaching a new agreement in the protracted 2014 negotiations with PMA on a dispatch procedure for Sunday and holiday operations at the Port of Oakland, ILWU Local 34 officials decided not to honor the agreement. Instead, the Union officials refused to dispatch workers for the second shift on Sunday, causing a shutdown of terminal operations at the Port of Oakland. Read More »

Port workers lift strike threat in Argentina export hub

Reuters | May 31, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

Port workers in Argentina’s Rosario grains export hub lifted a threat to launch a strike on Monday to allow further negotiations with employers, the local port chamber said. Read More »

Chile customs strike ends after eight days

Reuters | May 31, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

A customs strike in Chile that had held up exports and imports for over a week has ended after the union said on Friday it had come to an agreement with the government. Read More »

Completion of the Sale of APL Logistics Ltd to Kintetsu World Express, Inc

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Neptune Orient Lines Limited is pleased to announce that it has today completed the sale of its logistics business, APL Logistics Ltd., to Kintetsu World Express, Inc. Read More »

Panalpina acquires its long-time Egyptian agent Afifi

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The move is an important step in Panalpina’s continued strategic expansion in growth economies, in particular in the Middle East and Africa Read More »

Duke Energy to help prepare Jeffersonville port site for future development

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Duke Energy Indiana has selected a 140-acre parcel of land inside the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville in Clark County for the utility's 2015 Site Readiness Program. Read More »

Corps Top General, GPA’s Curtis Foltz discuss harbor expansion progress

AJOT | May 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The harbor deepening, currently in the construction phase, will deepen the shipping channel from 42 to 47 feet at mean low water. Read More »