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DOT formally awards $16.7 million to the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Transportation John D. Porcari officially awarded the Port of New Orleans a $16.7 million grant to rebuild and relocate a specialized rail yard near the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal. The funding is part of the Department’s T Read More »

Jensen completes design of escort tugs for Moran

AJOT | December 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Jensen Maritime Consultants, a Crowley Maritime Corp. subsidiary, has completed the design of three additional tugboats for Moran Towing Corp., a New Canaan, CT, tug-and-barge operator on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts. The additional boats will bring Mora Read More »

ECT sues Rotterdam port

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Chinese-owned container terminal operator ECT has sued Rotterdam port and asked for 900 million euros ($1.2 billion) compensation in a dispute over container operators due to open in the enlarged harbor in the coming years, the port said. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada: road ahead unmapped for specialty crops in boxes

Leo Quigley | December 15, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The mix of food crop exports north of the U.S./Canada border is changing gradually: but changing nevertheless from wheat to canola and specialty crops such as peas, lentils, canary seed and mustard seed - a large proportion of which moves in containers th Read More »

Downturn in container volume continues

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Container trade volume at the Port of Long Beach dropped 17.6 percent overall in November compared to the same period a year ago. Imports were down 15.6 percent, and exports dipped 22.2 percent. Read More »

ICTSI opens reefer express lane at the MICT

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently launched a reefer express lane (REL) service at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) for the faster release of import reefer containers via MICT’s West Gate. Read More »

Port awarded $17 million for rail project

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach was awarded $17 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to help fund a rail track improvement project that will allow for a shift of more cargo from trucks to trains. Read More »

Zeeland Ports to expand steel infrastructure

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Zeeland Seaports aims to expand the infrastructure it provides for processing steel over the next few months to take advantage of rising European imports of steel semi-finished products, an official at the Dutch port authority said.

The local governme Read More »

Abu Dhabi Ports Company signs MoU with Duisport

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (APDC) signed a MoU with Duisport in the presence of a high ranking trade mission from Germany recently. The signing, which took place at the Emirates Palace, was attended by Capt. Mohamed Juma Al-Shamisi, Vice President Ports Unit Read More »

Mega ships coming to Hamburg in ever growing numbers

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

14,000-TEU mega-containership “CSCL Mars” in Port of Hamburg on maiden voyage

Year by year, the number of exceptionally large ships (known as AGFs in German) calling in the Port of Hamburg is growing and with it, the size of such ships. With th Read More »

Protests halt grain loading at PNW export terminal

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Anti-Wall Street demonstrations disrupted grain loading at an export terminal in Portland, Oregon, but facilities elsewhere in the key grains shipping corridor reported no disruptions, industry sources said. Read More »

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