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Port Botany project handed over to operator

AJOT | August 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

One of the most ambitious port expansion projects in Australia’s history is now just months away from completion.

NSW Ports Minister Duncan Gay today handed over the site of Sydney Ports Corporation’s $1 billion Port Botany Expansion project third con Read More »

Panama Canal and GPA renew and strengthen alliance

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties today with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in Read More »

Permanent concrete work begins at Panama Canal expansion

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In yet another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, permanent concrete work for the Atlantic and Pacific new set of locks recently began – marking one of the most important phases of the construction.

Last March, the contractor, Gr Read More »

Gottwald cranes christened for Associated Terminals

AJOT | July 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Associated Terminals is in the midst of another busy year for capital expenditures, taking delivery of two new floating cranes. In a slight departure from recent christenings, the company held two ceremonies on-site, the first at the Port of St. Bernard a Read More »

Sugar delays to ease as Santos port modernizes

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Delays in sugar loading at Santos are expected to ease as Latin America's No. 1 port modernizes, port and shipping executives said.

Santos, Brazil's leading sugar port, has seen delays in sugar loading stretching to several weeks, before the peak of t Read More »

Oakland Board of Port Commissioners has three new officers

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Board approved a resolution officially ratifying the election of new officers July 21, 2011.

The Port Board elected Commissioner Pamela Calloway to serve as president of the board. Commissioner Gilda Gonzales was elected to serve as 1st vice Read More »

Rare heavy snow snarls South African transport

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

An unusually heavy snowfall that blanketed large parts of South Africa snarled transport, halting trains and leaving thousands of motorists stranded after highways closed.

The winter storm also brought high winds that played havoc with shipping and de Read More »

MSC transfers services to Port of Felixstowe berths 8&9

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

During on-going operational commissioning at the new Berths 8 & 9, the Port of Felixstowe recently welcomed Capt. Rafaelle Porzio – MSC Operations Manager, who arrived on board the MSC Kalina, which celebrated its maiden call at the new terminal.

Both Read More »

Ports operator DP World sees higher H1 profit

AJOT | July 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World , the world's third-largest ports operator, expects a "significant improvement" in first-half profit after container volumes rose 11 percent, helped by growth in Asia and the United Arab Emirates.

The ports operator also expects full-year res Read More »

Charleston moves largest container ship

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina welcomed the largest container ship to ever call the Port of Charleston when the MSC BRUXELLES docked at the Wando Welch Terminal recently.

The 109,000-ton ship is more than 1,100 feet long and 150 feet wide. It can carry the equivalen Read More »

DP World buys controlling stake in two Suriname firms

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port operator DP World has bought controlling interest in two port services companies in Suriname, cashing in on an expected increase rise in trade volumes in the South American country, the company said in a statement.

DP World did not disclose the f Read More »

Paranagua port plans major expansion

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paranagua port plans a $1.6 billion expansion that will increase its capacity by 55 percent, responding to growing demand for Brazilian foods and goods as No. 1 port Santos bursts at the seams.

Port officials declined to estimate how long it will take Read More »

SSA Marine’s Hemingway receives port’s top honor

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners presented the Port of Long Beach’s highest recognition, the Honorary Port Pilot Award, to Jon F. Hemingway, Chief Executive Officer of SSA Marine, in a ceremony Thursday, July 21. Read More »

Vale to invest $2.3 blllion in infrastructure

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian mining giant Vale will invest 3.5 billion reais (US$2.25 billion) to improve rail and port infrastructure over the next three years, according to local news reports.

A company spokeswoman confirmed the amount to Reuters, saying the company b Read More »

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