Ports & Terminals

Navis SPARCS N4 reaches critical milestone with 100 terminals globally

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today reached a critical milestone as more than 100 of the world’s leading terminals have named Navis SPARCS N4 as their officia Read More »

Port of Everett ranks 5th on the West Coast in export value

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

According to the 2012 U.S. Trade Numbers, the Port of Everett seaport ranks 5th on the West Coast in export value, and is the second fastest growing export port on the coast. Read More »

Zepol’s data shows January US imports rise 6.9% from December

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company,reports that U.S. vessel imports are up from December by 6.9% and just above January of 2012 by 0.1%. The total TEU count for January was 1,518,851 and shipments were over 750,000. January imports Read More »

Abu Dhabi Terminals offers direct link to India through Khalifa Port

AJOT | February 12, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), the manager and operator of Abu Dhabi’s four main commercial ports, announced that it has reached an agreement with a consortium of shipping companies comprising of OEL (Orient Express Lines), Simatech and X-Press Feeders, to st Read More »

Express rail intermodal service from Port of Quincy generates smaller carbon footprnt McKinstryfinds

AJOT | February 06, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Seattle-based energy and facility services firm McKinstry has released a carbon analysis study that confirms that the unique (Cold Train) refrigerated express intermodal service to/from the Port of Quincy Intermodal Terminal produces a smaller carbon foot Read More »

Port Corpus Christi and Port San Antonio lead the Free Trade Alliance-San Antonio

AJOT | February 06, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Corpus Christi Executive Director, John LaRue, and Port San Antonio President and CEO, Bruce Miller, have been respectively elected Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Free Trade Alliance. LaRue and Mi Read More »

Port of Everett ranks 5th on the West Coast in export value

AJOT | February 06, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

According to the 2012 U.S. Trade Numbers, the Port of Everett seaport ranks 5th on the West Coast in export value, and is the second fastest growing export port on the coast. Read More »

Brazil port workers threaten strike over new docks regime

AJOT | February 06, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Workers at Brazil's state-run ports are threatening to strike unless Congress knocks down a bill they say will cost them jobs and erode benefits, compounding risks for already-precarious logistics this year with bumper soy shipments due. Read More »

CN and union representing signals and communications employees announce labor contract ratification

AJOT | February 05, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

CN and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) System Council 11 announced the ratification of a new four-year collective labor agreement by IBEW members. The union represents approximately 700 CN signals and communications employees in Read More »

Haier chooses Savannah to serve Southeast

AJOT | February 05, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Haier America has chosen Georgia as its logistics hub serving the Southeast U.S. Read More »

India concerned by China role in Pakistan port

AJOT | February 05, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

China's role in operating a strategically important port in Pakistan is a matter of concern for India, its defense minister said, as New Delhi and Beijing jostle for influence in the region. Read More »

Shanghai Port container volume up 11.4% in January

AJOT | February 05, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Shanghai Port saw its container volume rise 11.4 percent in January from a year earlier, its fastest growth in almost a year, data issued by the port's operator showed. Read More »

Crowley Fresh cold storage and warehouse facility now open in Miami

AJOT | February 04, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Crowley Maritime Corp. and Customized Brokers, the company's Miami-based Customs brokerage company, have announced the opening of a new cold storage warehouse facility, Crowley Fresh, located in Miami. A joint offering from Crowley and Customized Brokers, Read More »

New Barranquilla Container Terminal to implement Tideworks’ Solutions

AJOT | February 04, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Tideworks Technology®, Inc., a leading provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions, announced that Barranquilla Container Terminal has selected Tideworks’ terminal operating system (TOS) solutions. Barranquilla Container T Read More »

Al Khaleej urges Santos port to press ahead with dredging

AJOT | February 04, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Al Khaleej Sugar, which operates the Dubai refinery, is urging Santos port authorities in Brazil to press ahead with dredging works to facilitate access by bigger vessels. Read More »

China to invest more than $1.6 billion in Malaysia steel, port

AJOT | February 04, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Chinese firms will invest more than $1.6 billion to build steel, aluminum and palm oil processing plants and expand a port in a new industrial zone on the Malaysian east coast, Malaysia announced. Read More »

ICTSI wins bid for Honduras terminal

AJOT | February 03, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) won the International Public Bidding Process for the Design, Financing, Construction, Maintenance, Operation and Exploitation of the Specialized Container and General Cargo Terminal of Puerto Cortes Read More »

Miles appointed acting Executive Director for NC State Ports Authority

AJOT | February 03, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

Jeff Miles has been appointed Acting Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority, effective immediately. Read More »

Port of West Sacramento looking for business partners

AJOT | February 03, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of West Sacramento has released a Request for Interest (RFI) to identify potential business partners to lease or operate the Port's cargo facilities and to lease, purchase or develop Port-owned real estate. This RFI can be found at http://www.portofwes Read More »

Retailers pleased by East and Gulf Coast port contract agreement

AJOT | February 03, 2013 | Ports & Terminals

The National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association, has issued a statement from President and CEO Matthew Shay on the tentative contract agreement between the International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) and United States Marit Read More »