Ports & Terminals

Deal calls for $50 million in new funds for deepening at the Port of Savannah

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Gov. Nathan Deal has announced that as part of his FY2014 budget proposal, he will seek an additional $50 million in funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project at the Georgia Ports Authority Board meeting.

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ICE suspends one New Jersey warehouse damaged by Hurricane Sandy

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

ICE Futures U.S. said it has suspended a New Jersey storage facility operated by Continental Terminals until damage caused by Hurricane Sandy is repaired. Read More »

Port of Baltimore on target for another record year

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O'Malley announced that business remained strong for the Port of Baltimore through the third quarter of 2012, as the port headed into the fourth quarter ahead of last year's pace in several cargo categories. Through the first nine months Read More »

Vostochny port to boost coal loadings to 27 million tons by 2017

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russia's Pacific port of Vostochny is aiming to increase coal loadings by 59 percent to 27 million tons in the next 4 years, the company said in a statement. Read More »

Argentinian ports hit by further strike action

AJOT | November 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world's leading maritime services provider, is advising of a 24 hour general strike in Argentina starting November 20th. The strike will affect all transportation including ports, airports, trains and road transport. Read More »

Transition of container business to Khalifa Port near completion

AJOT | November 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has moved 90 per cent of its container business to Khalifa Port just two months after the terminal commenced commercial operations, the port operator announced. Read More »

Premium Article  A take of two breakbulk ports

Peter Buxbaum | November 15, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Business dramatically up in Tacoma, down in Portland

By Peter Buxbaum, AJOT

The port of Tacoma published some remarkable breakbulk numbers at the end of the third quarter of this year. Year-to-date breakbulk tonnage was 83.5 perce Read More »

Governor Jindal appoints Bergeron to Board of Commissioners at the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

William T. Bergeron, CEO of Bergeron Resources, was sworn in as the newest member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans at the regular Board meeting Nov. 15. Bergeron will serve a five-year term, succeeding J. Wayne Mumphrey, the St. Be Read More »

SC reenters export log trade with China

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The first shipments of Southern yellow pine logs to China from either South Carolina or Virginia in over a year left the Port of Charleston's Wando Welch Terminal earlier this week. The 20 containers of approximately 800 logs are part of a pilot program w Read More »

HP picks Cosco’s Greek pier as regional transport hub

AJOT | November 15, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Hewlett Packard will transport its goods across Europe, the Middle East and Africa through Greece's biggest port, the Greek government said, after a deal with China's Cosco Pacific that Athens hopes will attract investors and bolster cargo business at its Read More »

Konecranes’ advanced RTGs to Port of Houston Authority

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In October 2012, Konecranes received an order for eight RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) in the USA. This is the second Konecranes fuel-saving RTG delivery for PHA, which already has 49 Konecranes RTGs in its termi Read More »

ICTSI acquires control of Hijo International Port Services, Inc.

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), through its wholly- owned subsidiary Abbotsford Holdings, Inc., (AHI), has acquired subscription rights to forty million common shares in Hijo International Port Services, Inc. (HIPS), which is a jo Read More »

JAXPORT partners perform 300-ton heavy lift operation

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

JAXPORT and its partners unloaded two unusually large pieces of equipment weighing a combined 300 tons from a ship onto a specially designed truck this morning at the Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The cargo originated in Sweden and arrived in Jacksonville f Read More »

Port Authority of Houston introduces new management team

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Executive Director Len Waterworth has implemented a reorganization of the management structure of the Port of Houston Authority designed to enhance efficiencies, drive higher profitability and ensure greater accountability, consistent with the Port Author Read More »

Port Commissioners at Port of Corpus Christi approve lease agreement with Martin Operating Partners

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The export market for Eagle Ford Shale crude oil has significantly increased the demand for oil dock facilities at the Port of Corpus Christi. The PCCA’s Public Oil Docks 1 and 2 are particularly in high demand due to their proximity to the tank farm fac Read More »

Port of Charleston expands deployment of PureTech’s video surveillance solution

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

PureTech Systems has announced that the Port of Charleston, which operates five deep water marine terminals and regularly handles 8400-TEU vessels, has expanded deployment of PureTech Systems' PureActiv geospatial video management system to protect the pe Read More »

Port closes on sale of former US Naval Station Ingleside

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port Corpus Christi and Oxy Ingleside Energy Center, LLC finalized the closing on the sale of the larger portion of former U.S. Naval Station Ingleside (NSI) on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Read More »

Port of Hamburg’s results show export growth and an import downturn

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In the first nine months of 2012 the Port of Hamburg achieved total throughput of 98.1 million tons (down 0.8 percent). General cargo throughput at 69.2 million tons was just ahead of last year’s figure (up 0.2 percent). Bulk cargo throughput at 28.8 mill Read More »

Port of Oakland Executive Director retires

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Omar Benjamin has notified the Port of Oakland Board of Port Commissioners that he is retiring from his position as Executive Director of the Port of Oakland, effective immediately. Acting Executive Director Deborah Ale Flint will continue to direct the P Read More »

Chinese bonded port seeks to have first LME warehouses

AJOT | November 13, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A unit of China's third largest port is in initial discussions with the London Metal Exchange (LME) to be listed as a delivery point, a move that may signal the end of a government ban on foreign exchanges setting up storage on the mainland. Read More »