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Australian union calls off industrial action at ports

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Maritime Union of Australia has recommended that industrial action at container ports in Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle be called off, the union said in a statement, citing concerns in the farming community.

The union, fighting for arbitration to Read More »

Panama Canal expansion effect on shipping

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority expects to complete the canal expansion project by the end of 2014.

This will widen and deep the canal to accommodate larger vessels taking cargoes to the Pacific.

The expanded canal will mainly be used for container tra Read More »

Expanded Panama Canal to bypass coal freight trade

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The new deeper, wider Panama Canal will make little difference to the flow of world coal trade from exporters in the Americas to big Asian clients.

Even when the work is finished in 2014 it is likely to still be as cheap to take ships around the Cape Read More »

Indonesia seizes haul of pangolin meat bound for Vietnam

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Tons of dead pangolins, an endangered scaly animal, were seized by Indonesian customs, foiling an effort by smugglers to ship the meat to Vietnam, officials said.

Indonesia's customs office found 309 crates each containing between six to 10 adult and Read More »

Bromma lowers emissions by 90%through use of cleaner steel

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The world leader in crane spreaders, Stockholm-based Bromma, continues to pursue its pro-active effort to establish best practices in both green production and green spreader design. Most recently Bromma has re-analyzed its materials and production proces Read More »

Premium Article  The Port Authority at 90 looking to the future

Peter Buxbaum | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey marked its 90th birthday recently, without much of a look to the past but rather with a view toward the challenges of the future. The nation's first first interstate agency was established on April 30, 1921, a Read More »

Premium Article  Draft plan for cross-harbor freight tunnel due this year

Peter Buxbaum | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The idea of connecting the New Jersey and New York sides of the port with a cross-harbor freight tunnel, originally proposed decades ago, is still on the Port Authority's drawing board. Originally a New York City pet project, the Port Authority has taken Read More »

Premium Article  Climbing out of a recession

Peter Buxbaum | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo volumes approaching 2008 levels; exports remain strong

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey can be encouraged by recent cargo volume numbers. Of particular note is the growth in exports, with a healthy nine percent increase durin Read More »

Brazil port to ship more sugar, but queue to recur

AJOT | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil's No. 2 port for sugar exports expects throughput of the sweetener to leap by as much as half and for ships to face shorter waiting times to load in the current harvest, its commercial director told Reuters.

Exports of mostly bulk sugar through Read More »

Rotterdam port eyes German expansion

AJOT | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The head of Rotterdam Port, Europe's biggest, said he wants to expand its operations in Germany, building new centres for loading and unloading containers and developing CO2 infrastructure.

Hans Smits also said that Rotterdam port, which already has t Read More »

GPA completes wetlands monitoring at Savannah and Brunswick


AJOT | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) recently completed annual wetland monitoring at the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal and a threatened and endangered species survey and ecological habitat assessment at the Port of Brunswick’s Colonel’s Island Term Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA receives $800,000 CERB loan

AJOT | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver announced that it will receive an $800,000 loan from the Washington State Community Economic Development Revitalization Board (CERB). The funding will be used to make improvements to an existing port facility that are necessary befor Read More »

Port of Oakland welcomes newly appointed commissioner

AJOT | May 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Oakland welcomes its newest Port Commissioner, Alan S. Yee, who was recently nominated by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and unanimously confirmed by the Oakland City Council on May 17th. Mayor Quan said, “Commissioner Yee is a long-time civic lead Read More »

CSX sees double-digit EPS growth through 2015

AJOT | May 19, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. railroad operating CSX Corp said it is targeting double-digit growth in earnings per share and operating income through 2015, based on expected growth that outpaces the economy.

The company is targeting a compound annual earnings per share growth Read More »

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