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Port of Rotterdam throughput up 3%

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In the first quarter of 2012, throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 3% up on the same period of last year, at 110 million tonnes. Broken down into types of cargo, incoming and outgoing trade in agribulk (-15%), iron ore and scrap (-14%), other dry bulk Read More »

Record volumes at Abu Dhabi Terminals in 2011

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) reports that the number of containers imported and exported through Mina Zayed by local businesses continue to grow. In 2011 ADT handled 767,713 TEU [an industry norm for twenty foot equivalent container units], which represents Read More »

Port of Charleston increases incentive for truck replacement

AJOT | April 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is encouraging local truck owners to replace their older trucks with newer, cleaner rigs and is doubling the financial incentive for their participation. Eligible truck owners can now get a $10,000 incentive, plus Read More »

ICTSI Ecuador unit adopts OCR technology

AJOT | April 12, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) operating the Guayaquil Container and Multipurpose Terminals (GCMT) in Ecuador, recently rolled out optical character recognition technology (OCR) to s Read More »

Iran ships

AJOT | April 12, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Iran is concealing the destination of its oil sales by disabling tracking systems aboard its tanker fleet, making it difficult to assess how much crude Tehran is exporting as it seeks to counter Western sanctions aimed at cutting its oil revenues. Read More »

Zepol reports March vessel imports increase 11.9%

AJOT | April 12, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for March, measured in TEUs, increased 11.9% from February; this is not a surprise due to February’s low numbers. More significant is the total 2.6% rise i Read More »

Excargo Services opens cargo terminal in Orange, TX

AJOT | April 09, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Excargo Services, Inc., announces the recent opening of its new container terminal at 601 Foreman Road at Williams Drive in Orange, Texas. The terminal serves businesses throughout southeast Texas and western Louisiana that rely on strategically located s Read More »

Transnet to boost coal, iron ore rail capacity

AJOT | April 09, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

South African state-owned logistics group Transnet plans to increase its capacity to haul iron ore from mines to ports by 56 percent over the next seven years, its Chief Executive Brian Molefe said. Read More »

Retail container traffic to increase 3.2% in April

AJOT | April 09, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.2 percent in April compared with the same month last year, and year-over-year gains should continue through the end of summer, according to the monthly Global Port Read More »

Premium Article  Recovery underway but prosperity still down the road

George Lauriat | April 05, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The Northeast economic recovery is underway, but potholes could undermine road to prosperity. One thing that characterizes Northeast cities from those in other parts of North America is the propensity for developing vehicle trashing potholes. Read More »

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