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Ports & Terminals

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Port of Long Beach welcomes Grand China Shipping


AJOT | April 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Grand China Shipping, one of the fastest growing ocean carriers in China, made its inaugural call to the Port of Long Beach recently at Total Terminals International’s Pier T shipping facility.

The maiden call of the vessel Red Strength kicked off a w Read More »

APM Terminals eyeing Russia’s Kaliningrad port potential

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals is exploring the potential for building a Baltic Sea port facility in Russia's Kaliningrad area, the company said.

Press material distributed by Russian officials in Moscow said that Maersk's APM Terminals unit was considering investing Read More »

China’s trucker strike highlights worries for government

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fan is unskilled, uneducated and unhappy. He also frightens the Chinese government.

The 28-year-old was among the roughly 2,000 truck drivers who went on strike last week in Shanghai to complain about ever rising costs, the issue that China's leaders Read More »

Premium Article  US Great Lakes carriers mobilize on dredging issue

Leo Ryan | April 24, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

While a cargo recovery trend of 2010 has continued in the early months of 2011, US-flag operators on the Great Lakes have found themselves grappling with what has been categorized as ‘a state of emergency’ over the Obama Administration’s plan to slash the Read More »

Premium Article  With value added, the Port of Wilmington targets niche business

Karen Thuermer | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In so many ways, port activities at the Delaware River’s Port of Wilmington reflect economic conditions in the overall country.

Tom Keefer, deputy executive director of the Diamond State Port Corporation, the state entity that runs the port, reveals Read More »

Premium Article  Cargos get moving on the Delaware River

Karen Thuermer | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In considering today’s economy and activity at the seaports along the Delaware River, Joseph A. Balzon, executive director of the South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), considers Winston Churchill’s statement in March 1946 when it appeared the Allies had b Read More »

St Lawrence Seaway anticipates 7% cargo growth

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The St. Lawrence Seaway, a key inland waterway system which allows ocean carriers to penetrate deep into the industrial hinterland of North America to the tip of the Great Lakes, is steadily bouncing back from the recession. Foreign-flag and Canadian ship Read More »

Congressman Tibieri (R-OH) seeks Harbor Maintenance Tax exemption

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Bea, chairman of the Coastwise Coalition, based in Washington DC, announced that a new effort to eliminate the Harbor Maintenance Tax for domestic shipping is being mounted by Congressman Pat Tibieri (R-OH).
- By Stas Margaronis, AJOT Read More »

Shanghai port strike dwindles, gripes remain

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Truck drivers returned to work after Shanghai took steps to a defuse a strike at China's busiest container port, leaving some drivers demanding more and setting an example of militancy that may embolden other restive workers. The strike, which began last Read More »

Viterra to run Montreal port grain terminal

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Viterra Inc , Canada's largest grain handler, said that it has reached an agreement to lease and operate Montreal Port Authority's grain terminal.

The terminal operates year-round and has storage capacity of 262,000 tons, with direct access to rail ne Read More »

Millionth Rotterdam container marked with donation to Japan

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In the month of March, the Port of Rotterdam was the first port in Europe to handle 1 million containers (TEU – standard sized 20-foot containers) in a month. The record was reached in the evening of the last day of March on the Ital Oriente. In total, 47 Read More »

Monthly tonnage highest in 11 years at Port of Galveston

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Galveston reported that it has reached the highest recorded monthly tonnage figure since 1999. This past month the Port of Galveston handled 974,765 short tons.

A breakdown of the commodity report shows that over 611,000 tons of grain move Read More »

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