Ports & Terminals

Financial results trending

AJOT | October 23, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Financial results continue to trend "strong and up to the right," Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at a meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Read More »

FMC Chairman Lidinsky to speak on critical maritime issues at CONECT’s Northeast Cargo Symposium

AJOT | October 23, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Richard Lidinsky, Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), has confirmed that his first public speaking engagement following the upcoming Presidential election will be at the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT) Northeast Cargo Read More »

Port of Halifax, CN work together to drive Asia business development

AJOT | October 23, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Halifax and CN have reinforced their business development efforts in Asia with the recent appointment of new commercial representatives in the region. Read More »

Port of Virginia and CSAV agree on five-year extension

AJOT | October 23, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA), announced that a five-year contract extension with Chilean shipper CSAV (Compania Sudamericana de Vapores) has been agreed upon. Read More »

GCS adds new feeder and short-sea links

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Global Container Service Group (GCS) has added new feeder and short-sea links to the list of services calling at the NUTEP terminal in Novorossiysk. Both GCS and NUTEP are members of the Delo Group. Read More »

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) expands Saudi Arabia operations

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group), one of the world’s top 100 global logistics providers, has announced the opening of its Dammam Terminal Yard in Saudi Arabia (KSA), a 23,000 sqm facility that includes an open storage area, warehouses, and office b Read More »

Nearly 2,000 attend first day of Port of Long Beach’s train tours

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Close to 2,000 people attended the first day of the Port of Long Beach’s train tours. The free event was designed to give the public a rare inside look into Port operations, and was booked within days of being announced earlier in the month. Read More »

Port Everglades welcomes largest cargo ship in port’s history


AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The largest containerized cargo ship in Port Everglades’ history, equal to the size of an air craft carrier, is called at the South Florida seaport on, Monday, October 22. Read More »

PTP wins Asia Pacific

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) was named the winner of the 2012 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific “Green Terminal Operator of the Year” award as part of the Frost & Sullivan Annual Best Practices Awards which “identify exemplary achievements within a multi Read More »

DP World sells stake in Russian firm for $230 million

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Dubai port operator DP World sold its quarter stake in a Russian container terminal to Global Ports Investment for $230 million, as part of efforts to dispose of non-core assets. Read More »

Hong Kong makes its biggest seizure of illegal ivory

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong seized HK$26.7 million ($3.5 million) of ivory tusks and ornaments smuggled from Africa, authorities said, the territory's largest ever seizure of illicit ivory that is still widely sought despite an international ban. Read More »

Port of Oakland Announces Important Management Assignments

AJOT | October 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Oakland took action today to ensure continuity of business operations. Effective immediately, Executive Director (Acting) Deborah Ale Flint made the following management assignments: Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA secures $5.7 million for Centennial Industrial Park development

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA announced that a grant agreement between the Washington State Department of Commerce and the port was finalized in September, completing the steps necessary to secure $5.7 million in grant funding that will be used to develop 58 Read More »

Ten Konecranes RTGs delivered to Indonesian Container Terminal

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes delivered in June are now all running smoothly at Belawan International Container Terminal (BICT) at the port of Belawan, Indonesia. BICT is managed by Indonesia Port Corporation I (Pelindo I), one of four s Read More »

Wheeler joins South Carolina Ports Authority sales team

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has hired John M. Wheeler to the position of Vice President, Carrier Sales, effective October 29. The announcement was made at today's regular SCPA Board meeting. Read More »

Zubieta to be presented with Connie Award

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Alberto Alemán Zubieta, who as immediate past Administrator of the Panama Canal, commenced an extensive project to expand the inter-ocean passage to accommodate larger ships and increase global trade, will receive the 2012 Connie Award. The Connie will be Read More »

Operator of Malaysia’s busiest port plans $500 million IPO in 2013

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country's busiest port, is looking to raise as much as $500 million in an initial public offering in the second quarter of 2013, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said. Read More »

SC Line chooses JAXPORT as partner in strategic expansion

AJOT | October 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Panama-based SC Line, which specializes in vehicle, truck and heavy equipment transport, is now calling on JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal as part of its USATRUCK roll-on/roll-off service. The bi-weekly service connects JAXPORT with Colombia, Panama Read More »

Exporters expect quality problems for early Ivory Coast cocoa

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Cocoa bean exporters in top grower Ivory Coast anticipate high rejection rates for beans arriving at ports in the early months of the main crop harvest, due to new, stricter government quality standards for the 2012/13 season. Read More »

Iran’s sea trade buckles under Western sanctions

AJOT | October 14, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Iran's vital seaborne trade is buckling under the weight of Western sanctions, deepening hardship for a population deprived of basic imports and heaping intense pressure on Tehran over its nuclear program. Read More »