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Premium Article  Cargo recovery gathers momentum on Canada’s East Coast

Leo Ryan | September 11, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Throughout the Canadian ports on the Atlantic Coast, the St. Lawrence River and on the Great Lakes, the recession is past history. Cargo volumes are either approaching or exceeding 2008 levels.

In some cases, the 2010 bounce-back reached double digits Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian ports assess potential of natural resources boom

Leo Ryan | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The tremendous increase in development of Canada’s natural resources, in response especially to feverish foreign demand led by China, has not failed to grab the attention of senior Canadian port officials. This was, indeed, the major theme of the annual c Read More »

New cranes arrive at JAXPORT’s Blount Island

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

JAXPORT’s two new container cranes arrived at the Blount Island Marine Terminal this week. The cranes are worth $10 million each, stand 170 feet tall and weigh 1.050 tons. Each crane boasts a 145 foot front reach and can lift 50 long tons of cargo. They Read More »

Port of Indiana ships ArcelorMittal steel to Macedonia

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Indiana-made steel is headed from the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to the Republic of Macedonia. The shipment – made up of 18,000 metric tons of hot-rolled steel coils – was produced at ArcelorMittal’s Burns Harbor facility. The steel will ship to Thessal Read More »

Barnhart Crane & Rigging opens branch at Port of Monroe, MI

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened its newest branch at the Port of Monroe, MI. The Port of Monroe, Michigan's only port on Lake Erie, is located 35 miles south of Detroit, MI and 17 miles north of Toledo, OH. Barnhart's new Eastern Michigan branch adds Read More »

Surge in traffic between Port of Hamburg and Poland

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In the first half of 2011, seaborne container traffic between Hamburg and Poland experienced a particular surge by 38 per cent, to 114,000 TEU. In this context, imports and exports from/to Poland are very well balanced at 56,000 TEU and 58,000 TEU, respec Read More »

EU sanctions on Libyan ports seen lifted

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

European Union sanctions against six Libyan ports, several oil companies and more than a dozen other entities, could be lifted, EU diplomats said.

The EU's 27 governments reached a preliminary agreement on Wednesday to ease the bloc's restrictions aga Read More »

APM Terminals says to sell 25% stake in Xiamen port

AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals, the port operating arm of Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, has agreed to sell a 25 percent stake in Xiamen Songyu Container Terminal, the company told Reuters.

The terminal on China's southeastern coast is a joint ventu Read More »

Port of Long Beach to renew lease with Toyota


AJOT | August 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners gave the go ahead to a $240 million, 20-year lease renewal with Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., keeping a major hub for one of the world's largest automakers in Southern California.

The new lease, which contain Read More »

Tanzania police seize poached elephant tusks

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Tanzanian authorities have seized more than 1,000 elephant tusks hidden in sacks of dried fish at Zanzibar port which were destined for Malaysia, officials said.

Like other countries across sub-Saharan Africa rich with wildlife, Tanzania has suffered Read More »

Sri Lanka’s new port gets $610 mlllion investment

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Sri Lanka's ports authority said it has approved $610 million investment in large warehousing projects for sugar, fertiliser, and bottle manufacturing at its new port in Hambantota, due to start commercial operations this year.

The $1.4 billion port o Read More »

Cerrejon to invest $300 mlllion on port, rail

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Colombia's largest coal exporter, Cerrejon, plans to spend $100 million on its railroad and $200 million on port improvements for its $1.3 billion expansion plan, the company said.

Cerrejon is owned by BHP Billiton, Anglo American and Xstrata and want Read More »

India’s overseas drive to slow home port plans

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

India's desire to spend billions of dollars on overseas infrastructure could undermine efforts to ease major domestic port congestion that has hindered trade in Asia's third largest economy.

New Delhi plans to create a state-owned firm, India Ports Gl Read More »

DP World H1 profit surges on Australia sale

AJOT | August 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World's first-half profit grew four-fold as it booked a gain from the sale of its Australian operations last year, and the port operator said its emerging market focus would help it deliver on full-year goals.

The company, one of the more profitabl Read More »

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