Ports & Terminals

Performance Team opens on-terminal transload operation at Port of Charleston

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

One of the nation's leading logistics providers is opening a container transloading facility at the Port of Charleston to speed its customers' supply chains. Read More »

Port Authority of NY/NJ reports record growth in cargo volume at port

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority has announced that it set an all-time record for cargo volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey in 2011, surpassing the previous record set in 2007 before the start of the global economic downturn. Read More »

Port of Galveston appoints Captain Mierzwa Port Director

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves has appointed Captain Michael J Mierzwa to the position of Port Director effective February 16, 2012. Read More »

Port of Long Beach projects generated 3,000 jobs in 2011


AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

New construction projects at the Port of Long Beach generated nearly 3,000 additional jobs last year, along with nearly $300 million in regional economic activity, Port officials reported on February 6th. Read More »

Port of Rotterdam more accessible

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expanding the Maasgeul to prevent waiting times for ships entering the port of Rotterdam. This navigation channel to the North Sea is the access route for sea-going ships that have a draft of more than Read More »

SC House Committee sets aside $180 million for harbor deepening

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The House committee shaping the state's budget is setting aside $180 million for harbor deepening in a key move to modernize South Carolina's harbor assets and boost the long-range economic outlook for the state. Read More »

SHEP receives additional $2.5 million

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) received an additional $2.5 million in construction funding. Read More »

SUEK buys 24.9% of Murmansk port

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

SUEK, Russia's largest steam coal miner, has bought a 24.9 percent of voting shares in the country's biggest Arctic port Murmansk, SUEK said on its Russian website. Read More »

The Port of Vancouver USA catches the drift

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA began handling wind energy cargo imports in 2001 when a vessel carrying 40 windmills arrived at the port. The windmills were manufactured by Vestas Group of Denmark and were destined for a wind farm west of Walla Walla, Washing Read More »

Two major victories assure continued work on Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic developme Read More »

Vale, Dalian Port seek to deepen ties after shipping ban

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

China's Dalian Port said it was seeking more cooperation with Brazil's Vale, appearing to reach out to the world's largest iron ore producer after Beijing banned its giant ships from docking in China last month. Read More »

Dock worker strike exposes fragile Brazil ports

AJOT | February 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Dock workers shut down the movement of global commodities through Brazilian ports early on February 22nd during a six-hour strike to protest the government's plan to overhaul regulations and put more than 150 terminals in the hands of the private sector. Read More »

At 131 mill tons in 2012 total throughput in the Port of Hamburg remained slightly below previous yr

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

At 131 mill tons in 2012 total throughput in the Port of Hamburg remained slightly below the previous yr. Read More »

Cargotec to establish MacGregor business area’s domicile in Singapore

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec's Board of Directors has in its meeting on February 11, 2013 decided to establish the domicile of the future parent company of MacGregor business area in Singapore. Consequently, the management of MacGregor will be based in Singapore. Cargotec co Read More »

ICTSI Gdynia wins port operations innovation awards

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Baltic Container Terminal (BCT) recently won Gold and Bronze Innovation Awards for its exceptional port projects and undertakings in Poland’s transport sector. Read More »

ISS US Gulf introduces documentation department to meet customer demand for streamlined service

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has created a dedicated US Gulf Documentation Department to meet customer demand for a centralised and streamlined service to handle cargo documentation for import and expor Read More »

LA Governor appoints Barkerding to Board of Commissioners at the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Robert “Rusty” Barkerding Jr., was sworn in as the newest member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans on Feb. 8th. He joins the Board with 47 years of experience in the maritime industry and will serve a five-year term, succeeding V Read More »

NRF urges labor & management to keep ports open despite rejection of LA/Long Beach port contract

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement from Vice President for Supply Chain and Customs Policy Jonathan Gold in response to this week’s rejection of a labor contract between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union’s Local 63 Read More »

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority reports 10% gain in cargo tonnge in 2012

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

With 4,418,674 metric tons of cargo handled at the Port of Philadelphia in 2012 compared to the 4,001,759 tons handled in 2011, the maritime facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) showed a healthy 10.42% gain in cargoes handled last Read More »

Rep. Richmond, Rep Grimm form Congressional Maritime Caucus

AJOT | February 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-relat Read More »