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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Abu Dhabi Ports relies on Konecranes Automation

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) in the United Arab Emirates has awarded Konecranes a contract for an automated container yard system. The order includes 30 automated stacking cranes (ASC) and a container terminal operating system (TOS). The value of the or Read More »

Ships wait years off Brazil’s underinvested ports

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ships that arrived at Brazilian ports from January through September waited a total of 8.2 years to load and unload goods, the national center for navigation Centronave, in a clear example of the need for infrastructure investments.

Despite Brazil's i Read More »

Konecranes CEO says Demag merger makes sense

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The chief executive officer of Finland's Konecranes said a merger with German rival Demag Cranes AG makes sense, but the maker of industrial lifting gear does not need a large deal to grow in a fragmented market.

"There would be an industrial Read More »

APM Terminals eyes acquisitions, industry crisis over

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The port operating arm of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk is considering several acquisition opportunities in Asia as the industry recovers from its crisis, executives said.

The economic downturn in the box shipping industry has ende Read More »

Employment peaking at Great Lakes Shipyards

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

When the 1,000-foot-long Great Lakes freighter EDWIN H. GOTT arrives at Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, today, it will mark the beginning of the busiest time of year for Great Lakes shipyards. This project and other annual winter mai Read More »

San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan update approved

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Reaffirming their commitment to slash air pollution from the nation’s two busiest seaports, harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach came together for a special joint session on November 22, and unanimously approved a new, improved version of Read More »

Premium Article  Terminal Operators 2010

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Good Riddance to ’09 but what lies beyond?

Marine terminal operators were happy to say goodbye and good riddance to 2009. But the rebound in box numbers is still chancy with too many economic caveats in the forecast to be comfortable. Read More »

Premium Article  Global Ports making the most of the Russian market

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Editor’s Note: Global Ports Investments PLC (“GPI”) is a leading container terminals operator in Russia with a market share of over 19% of all container traffic at Russian ports in 2009. GPI operates three container terminals in Russia (Petroles Read More »

Premium Article  Do three box ports for Nova Scotia make sense?

Leo Ryan | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

By Leo Ryan, AJOT

Does it make logistics/business sense for Nova Scotia, located far from inland markets in North America and with a small local market, to be the possible home by 2013 for two proposed new container terminals ca Read More »

MOL starts Vietnam tugboat business

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company has established a joint venture with two local companies in Vietnam and started a tugboat business. Read More »

Toet to leave the Port of Rotterdam Authority

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

André Toet, who has been Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Port of Rotterdam Authority since January 2008, will be resigning as of 1January. The 47 year-old Toet started at the Port Authority three years ago. He is leaving because the Supervisory Board Read More »

Longoria reappointed to Port Commission

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Houston City Council has approved reappointment of Houston attorney, businesswoman and civic leader Janiece Longoria to a fourth term as Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay. Initially Read More »

Usiminas signs port deal with LLX to ship iron ore

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian steel maker Usiminas signed an accord with the port operator LLX to ship iron ore through the Southeast Port in Sepetiba, Rio de Janeiro, the company.

The deal will secure logistics for Usiminas' plan to expand the production chain Read More »

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