Ports & Terminals

Port of Long Beach launches search for Deputy Executive Director


AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has launched a nationwide search to find the best candidate to fill its Deputy Executive Director post. The No. 2 management position has been vacant since its former occupant, J. Christopher Lytle, was promoted to Executive Directo Read More »

Economic impact of Indiana’s ports exceeds $6 billion per year

AJOT | June 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A new study shows business activities at Indiana's three ports contributed $6.38 billion to the state economy in 2011 and supported 51,577 jobs. The annual economic impact and job creation totals both increased by 18 percent since 2009. Read More »

Future begins as APM Terminals Maasvlakte II progresses

AJOT | June 24, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Equipment orders, software programming and initial construction have forged ahead at APM Terminals’ new 2.7 million TEU annual throughput capacity terminal with a brief presentation and inspection tour held today on land recently reclaimed from the sea at Read More »

USDOT Secretary LaHood presents $11.4 million for intermodal rail yard adjacent to Global Container

AJOT | June 24, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The former Greenville rail yard, being developed adjacent to the Global Container Terminal expansion project, will benefit from a U.S. Department of Transportation TIGER grant of $11.4 million to be used for rebuilding and modernizing the facility. The ch Read More »

Port Corpus Christi awarded $10 million from USDOT 2012 TIGER Grant

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The United States Department of Transportation announced today the recipients of the 2012 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant. The TIGER 2012 Discretionary Grants Program provided $500 Million for infrastructure investmen Read More »

Cook joins Port Everglades as Director of Finance

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Dr. Alexandra C. Cook, CPA, CFF, has been named the new Director of Finance for the Broward County Port Everglades Department, announced Steven Cernak, Chief Executive and Port Director for the South Florida cruise, cargo and petroleum seaport. She is re Read More »

DP World refutes Yemen port charge, says met terms

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

DP World said allegations it had failed to meet its obligations in running Yemen's Aden container port were "misleading and unfounded." Read More »

First LNG-powered ship in the Port of Hamburg

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A challenge for the port and initial experience from Norway

At the Überseebrücke pier, the Port of Hamburg has for the first time been able to welcome an LNG-fuelled ship. The KV BARENTSHAV belongs to the Norwegian Coastguard fleet, and is deployed Read More »

Halifax Gateway Council holds Annual General Meeting

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Halifax Gateway Council (HGC) recently held its Annual General Meeting. Business conducted at the meeting included the appointment of Board Members, approval of the annual financial statements, and the appointment of auditors. Read More »

$15 million awarded to Port of Oakland Army Base first phase rail project

AJOT | June 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $15 million TIGER grant to the Outer Harbor Intermodal Terminal (OHIT) Rail Access project of the Port of Oakland. These funds, along with additional local and state funding, will improve rail access to Read More »

JAXPORT welcomes Disney

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and TraPac have announced that Walt Disney Parks and Resorts has started importing most of the merchandise headed to its Central Florida parks through JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal Read More »

Johor Port to embark on redevelopment and modernization plan

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Johor Port, located on the eastern side of Johor, is a key gateway port for the south of Malaysia. Since inception in 1977, Johor Port has developed itself into one of the most successful multi-purpose port facilities in Malaysia. Read More »

Breakthough for Konecranes straddle carriers in American Container Terminal

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In May 2012, Konecranes received an order for six straddle carriers from Maher Terminals LLC in the US. This is Konecranes’ first straddle carrier delivery to Maher, one of the world’s largest container terminal operators being used by multiple shipping l Read More »

Port of Felixstowe celebrates another rail record

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Felixstowe has set a new rail record, handling a total of 11,474 containers (17,211 TEUs) in a single week. This follows three weeks of record-breaking rail movements at the UK’s largest container port. Read More »

SC Ports adds Reinecke to executive sales team

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has hired Robert G. "Bob" Reinecke to the newly created position of Vice President, Global Account Sales. As such, he will lead Midwest sales and additional business development efforts for South Carolina's public Read More »

SC Ports plans $147 million in capital spending for year, 8% container crowth

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

On the heels of a 10 percent increase in container volume last month, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board has approved the most aggressive investment plan in the agency's 70-year history, underscoring the anticipated growth of South Carolina's Read More »

Zebra Technologies extends Navis partnership for terminal automation solutions to maritime industry

AJOT | June 18, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Zebra Technologies Corporation, a recognized global leader in solutions that extend visibility into operations and give a digital voice to physical assets, has announced the renewal of their partnership with Navis to be the exclusive provider of marine te Read More »

Virginia posts 12% gain in TEU growth in May; breakbulk, rail, barge all show growth

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Virginia handled 178,584 TEUs in May, an increase of 12.6 percent when compared with totals from May 2011. Year-to-date, the port has handled 826,297 TEUs vs. 792,458 TEUs handled during the same period last year, an increase of 4.3 percent. Read More »

APM Terminals takes stake in Ningbo port expansion

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals will take a one-fourth stake in a project to expand China's Ningbo Port with total investments of 4.29 billion yuan ($673.4 million), the companies said. Read More »

APM Terminals to sign $500 million China port deal soon

AJOT | June 14, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals expects to sign a more than 3 billion Danish crowns ($502.82 million) investment deal on a new container terminal in China, a company spokesman said. Read More »