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China’s Cosco says will not halt Greek investment

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

China's Cosco said it would go ahead with investments in Greece's largest port Piraeus despite the crisis that has hit the Greek economy and sent shockwaves throughout the euro zone.

Greece is battling a 300 billion euro ($375 billion) debt a Read More »

Vietnam to keep pace with port infrastructure

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

CMIT Executive Emphasizes need for land-based infrastructure to meet needs of expected container terminal volume growth at ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference

Addressing the 8th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Ports & Ship Read More »

US scrap suppliers perplexed over new Chinese duty

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A pending customs rule to stop duty evasions on scrap metal shipments to China are confusing and time consuming, but will unlikely stop U.S. suppliers from sending base metal scrap to the world's largest consumer.

Participants at this year's Read More »

South.Africa transport unions split over wage deal

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A South African transport strike that has crippled rail and port operations looked set to drag on after one of two unions rejected a revised wage deal by state-owned logistics group Transnet.

The strike, in its second week, has curbed exports Read More »

APM Terminals introduces crane & engineering services

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Based in Shanghai, CES provides independent consulting services for crane engineering, quality assurance, commissioning and procurement project management

APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services ("CES"), following the lead of its pa Read More »

Transnet to meet unions to try end dispute

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South African transport unions plan to meet logistics group Transnet to resolve a wage dispute that has paralyzed port and rail operations in Africa's biggest economy.

The strike, now in its second week, has dented exports of metals, fruit an Read More »

Port Tianjin, China delegation visited Port Corpus Christi

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Corpus Christi received the visit of five Tianjin Port (Group) CO., LTD executives. The delegation included executives in charge of Construction, Logistics and Operations of the Port and it was led by Mr. Yan Hu Zhao, Vice President of Tianjin Port Read More »

Charleston container volume rises 28.5% in April

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

April container shipments through the Port of Charleston jumped 28.5 percent from last year.

Both imports and exports showed significant increases over the same month last year and against the previous month. April was the fourth straight mon Read More »

Maritime industry storms Capitol Hill

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The American maritime industry fanned out across Capitol Hill last week, holding meetings with 124 Members of Congress and staff during the first ever Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In”. The objective of the event was to communicate the value of th Read More »

South Africa transport workers march in wage dispute

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Thousands of striking South African transport workers marched in Johannesburg last week, demanding a pay hike at logistics group Transnet ahead of a meeting to try to end the dispute.

The five-day strike has paralyzed the country's port and r Read More »

ICTSI signs 25 year lease with Port of Portland

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has signed a 25-year lease with the Port of Portland for the container/breakbulk facility at Terminal 6.

Under the terms of the agreement, ICTSI will pay the Port US$8 million at closing Read More »

Clean green terminal of the future

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping company unveils a zero emissions marine terminal
It is the ocean cargo terminal of the future - powered by the sun and wind. The futuristic terminal has no conventional power, uses no fossil fuels and releases no harmful emissions i Read More »

Port of Mobile remains open

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Officials with the Port of Mobile report that all commercial traffic continues to transit the Port of Mobile. In the port community’s daily afternoon briefing, the Harbormaster, Captain Terry Gilbreath advised, “The seaport is currently operating at norm Read More »

Port of Prince Rupert posts strong performance

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Prince Rupert continues its strong growth in volumes, handling 4,119,708 tons in the first quarter 2010, up 72.8% compared to 2,383,510 tons in the same period in 2009. The surge in traffic was driven by a 217.9 per cent jump in throughput at Read More »

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