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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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APM Terminals invests to expand Turkish trade

AJOT | August 12, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals Izmir has selected ZPMC as the provider of the most efficient and safest cranes to operate Izmir’s only container terminal capable of serving vessels larger than 10,000 TEU, in one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Read More »

Port of Stockton transitions its M-580 Marine Highway containers-on-barge project to “as-needed”

AJOT | August 12, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Effective Sept. 1, 2014, the Port of Stockton will be transitioning the M-580 Marine Highway demonstration project from a weekly service to an "as-needed" service. The M-580, which has been in operation as a demonstration project for the last 14 months, is a viable alternative to trucking containers to and from the Central Valley and the Bay Area. Read More »

Record imports expected as West Coast port talks continue

AJOT | August 12, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Import volume at major U.S. container ports is expected to hit an all-time record in August as retailers concerned about the lack of a West Coast longshoremen’s contract rush to bring holiday season merchandise into the country, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. Read More »

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey’s 184th And 185th Series Consolidated Bonds Rated ‘AA-’

AJOT | August 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned its 'AA-' rating to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's (PANYNJ) 184th series and 185th series consolidated bonds. At the same time, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'AA-' ratings on the PANYNJ's existing consolidated bonds and its 'A-1+' short-term rating on the authority's estimated $397.4 million in commercial paper (CP) notes of Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'AA-' rating on the series 1WTC-2011 New York Liberty Development Corp.'s liberty revenue bonds, which are on par with all of the PANYNJ's consolidated bonds. In addition, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'A+' rating on the series 2011 liberty revenue bonds (issued for the 4 World Trade Center [WTC] LLC project) paid from the authority's consolidated bond reserve (CBR) fund. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Baltimore looks to benefit from expansion of Panama Canal

Paul Scott Abbott | August 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Baltimore looks to benefit from expansion of Panama Canal

With its 50-foot-deep container ship berth and addition of four super-post-Panamax cranes at its 284-acre Seagirt Marine Terminal, the Maryland Port Administration’s Port of Baltimore is well-positioned to take full advantage of its inland location when the expanded Panama Canal opens for business. Read More »

Premium Article  Bridge to prosperity

Matt Miller | August 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Bridge to prosperity

In 2016 the bridge linking Hong Kong with the Chinese city of Zhuhai in the Pearl River Delta region will be complete. The $10 billion bridge has been called “the bridge to China” a figurative as well as literal description. But above all Hong Kong hopes it is the bridge to a new prosperity as the region moves up the economic value chain. Read More »

Premium Article  Hong Kong’s port growth challenged by neighbors

AJOT | August 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong’s port growth challenged by neighbors

Hong Kong’s status as the world’s third largest boxport has been challenged by the ports in neighboring Shenzhen. But as Hong Kong based Ken Gwagni writes the port has risen to the challenge and is looking for new options to make Hong Kong even more competitive. Read More »

German car manufacturers take the fast train to China

AJOT | August 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

German car manufacturers take the fast train to China

Visit by the Chinese President bears fruit / improved capacity utilization of train connections and expansion of railway system between Duisburg and China / First ever transport by rail of finished vehicles from top German manufacturers to Chongqing in China Read More »

Change of terminal at Santos on SAMWAF line

AJOT | August 11, 2014 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

CMA CGM group informs its customers a change of terminal on SAMWAF line. CMA CGM group informs its customers a change of terminal on SAMWAF line. As part of the new VSA on South America East Coast / West Africa trade, as from the M/V CMA CGM TURQUOISE HM132R calling Santos on august 26th, vessels will call ECOPORTO terminal in this port. Read More »

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