Ports & Terminals

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 »

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 »

Steady cargo growth expected for 2013 at the Port of Long Beach

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Steady growth of containerized cargo imports and exports is expected this year as the U.S. economic picture brightens, said industry experts at the ninth annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast” in Long Beach. Read More »

Brazil grains waterway shut after barge hits pylon

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil 's key Tiete-Parana waterway has been shut down after a barge carrying grain swerved off course and hit an electricity pylon, a source in the state-managed waterway's administration, Ahrana, told Reuters. Read More »

Governor Jindal announces appointments to International Commerce Board

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Gov. Bobby Jindal announced his appointments to the newly formed 23-member Louisiana Board of International Commerce and three members have ties to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Read More »

Port Commission of the Port of Houston approves MOAs with Army Corps for maintenance dredging at…

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Barbours Cut and Bayport

Two Memoranda of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging were approved by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its March 26 meeting, including up to $550,000 for maintenance Read More »

DP World 2011 profit rises 82 pct on Australia sale

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

>DP World , the world's third-largest port operator, reported an 82 percent rise in 2011 net profit, boosted by gains from the sale of its Australian operations. Read More »

Tarrifs squeeze coal out of Yuzhny port-exporters

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Coal exports from Ukraine's Black Sea port of Yuzhny have been replaced by iron ore and this will continue unless tariffs fall to allow Russian exporters to compete against more aggressively priced coals, export and port sources said. Read More »

Maersk adds Hamburg to its AE-6 Far East Service

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Maersk Line, the world’s largest liner shipping company, has added the Port of Hamburg to the port rotation of its Maersk AE-6 Service. The MATHILDE MAERSK berthed at Eurogate Container Terminal Hamburg (CTH) as the first vessel on this liner service to c Read More »

Steel continues marching across Port of Houston Authority docks

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Buoyed by continued strong increases in steel, total tonnage at Port of Houston Authority docks was up more than 26 percent through February, new statistics show. Read More »

YICT holds Environment Week to promote green energy

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) held the kick-off ceremony for its second Environment Week in which it showcased new solar panel installations and signed an LNG agreement, both aimed at increasing the use of clean energy at the port. Read More »

DCT achieves AEO certification

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

DCT Gdansk has announced that it became the first container terminal operator in Poland to receive the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification. Read More »

DP World to repay $3 billion October loan early with cash

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

DP World, the world's third-largest port operator, will repay a $3 billion loan six months ahead of schedule, it said, the latest Dubai entity to pay off debt early this year. Read More »

Global Ports ups dividend as profits rise, debts fall

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russia's Global Ports hiked its full-year dividend more than expected and was confident that an upbeat outlook for economic growth would deliver a strong performance this year after it cut debts and increased profits in 2011. Read More »

South Carolina Ports awards $42.7 million project for Navy Base Terminal

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Progress on the Port of Charleston's Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with the approval of the next major construction project. Read More »

ICTSI wins international acclaim for landmark bond deal

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), well known for its port operations in the Philippines and around the globe, has also become well regarded in the international capital markets arena for a bond transaction it undertook last year and Read More »

North Carolina’s Ports poised for success in 2012

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and over Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals wins Excellence in Safety Awards

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

For the third straight year, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals (PST) a professional cargo-handling company with operations in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest, and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Pasha Group, has been recognized by the Pacific M Read More »