Ports & Terminals

CGSA implements APS crane automation solution

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) has implemented the APS Quay Crane Automation Sol Read More »

State of Lower Saxony assents to adjustment of navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been Read More »

ADPC plans re-development of Shahama Port

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Marine facilities at Shahama Port in Abu Dhabi are to be redeveloped as part of an upgrade of the port’s leisure and recreation services. Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) made the announcement at the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS), which is taking plac Read More »

Port Everglades adds new shipping service to Venezuela and Colombia

AJOT | April 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades is welcoming a new shipping line with service to Venezuela and Colombia. Naviera Master Line de Venezuela C.A. will be moving heavy equipment and machinery/rolling stock on a bi-weekly basis from Port Everglades and, as the business grows, Read More »

ADPC signs MoU with Abu Dhabi Customs for facilities at Khalifa Port

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA) to establish a solid framework of collaboration between both parties. Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice Preside Read More »

Canada’s Nunavut awaits its day in the sun

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The prospects of a mining boom in Canada's Arctic territory of Nunavut - once as bright as the Northern Lights - are fading fast as costs in the inhospitable region spiral higher, forcing writedowns on two major gold projects there. Read More »

Russia coal export growth limited by rail problems

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russia's coal exports are likely to grow by less than a tenth to around 80 million tons at most this year largely because of rail bottlenecks, and the gain could be even less in a likely environment of disappointing prices. Read More »

Saathoff named interim Executive Port Director/CEO of Port Freeport

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Phyllis Saathoff, CPA, PPM®, has been named interim executive port director/CEO of Port Freeport, Texas, following the retirement of A.J. “Pete” Reixach Jr. Read More »

Last STS cranes dock at Khalifa Port

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the second, and final, batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship-to-Shore’ (STS) container cranes to Khalifa Port. The three STS cranes docked at Khalifa Port after their long journey from the Shanghai Z Read More »

Amports to handle new Honda CR-Vs through JAXPORT

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The all-new 2012 Honda CR-V manufactured in East Liberty, Ohio will be exported through Jacksonville as a result of Honda’s expanding export business and the company’s confidence that JAXPORT is the ideal departure port for these vehicles en route to the Read More »

Gulftainer eyes Russia, Asia, Gulf acquisitions

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Gulftainer Co, the United Arab Emirates' second largest ports operator, has set up a $500 million fund with Russian partners as it eyes more acquisitions in Russia, the Gulf and Asia, its vice chairman said. Read More »

ICTSI to buy 35% of Pakistan terminal

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said that its subsidiary has signed a deal to acquire 35 percent of Pakistan International Container Terminal Ltd (PICT) at an undisclosed price. Read More »

Port of Baltimore wins 2012 Renaissance Anchor of the Year

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Baltimore was selected by the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation as its 2012 Renaissance Anchor of the Year during an awards presentation event on Saturday, March 31st 2012 at the Sparrows Point Country Club in Dundalk. The award was presented to Read More »

Reixach retires as Executive Port Director and CEO of Port Freeport

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A. J. “Pete” Reixach, Jr. Executive Port Director/CEO of Port Freeport, recently announced to the Port’s Board of Commissioners that he had elected to take early retirement from his position as Executive Port Director/CEO. Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals sets record at Grays Harbor

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Headquartered in Wilmington CA, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals set a new record at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen WA by loading 4,257 Chrysler vehicles on the Hoegh Triton, consigned to Far East destinations such as China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Si Read More »

ICTSI Polish subsidiary inks agreement with the Center of European Transport Project

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland, has signed a PLN 53.8 million (approx. US$17.3 million) agreement with the Center of European Union Transport Projects to subsidize a portion Read More »

BBC launches new heavy-lift cargo service between Europe and Asia

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

On March 26th, 2012, the BBC KARAN was the first vessel in the new Europe-Asia service of the multi-purpose and heavy-lift cargo shipping company BBC Chartering to berth at C. Steinweg (Süd West Terminal) in the Port of Hamburg. Read More »

Cahill elected Board Chair at the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected Valerie Cahill chair. Cahill succeeds J. Wayne Mumphrey, whose term as chairman expired. Mumphrey will continue to serve on the Board as a commissioner. The Board also elected Commissioners Jos Read More »

St. Lawrence Seaway has opened shipping season


AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The St. Lawrence Seaway has opened its 54th annual international shipping season. The first vessel that transited the Welland Canal as part of the opening ceremony was the Wilf Seymour/Alouette Spirit from McKeil Marine. The event included the annual "top Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals sets record at Grays Harbor

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Headquartered in Wilmington CA, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals set a new record at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen WA by loading 4,257 Chrysler vehicles on the Hoegh Triton, consigned to Far East destinations such as China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Si Read More »