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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Maersk warns over cost pressure for ports

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Container port operators in mature economies face "very strong cost competition" from faster-growing emerging markets, the Financial Times quoted the head of APM Terminals as saying. Read More »

Konecranes acquires Indian WMI Cranes LTD.

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes has entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian crane company WMI Cranes Ltd. (“WMI”). The acquisition marks an important step in strengthening Konecranes' position in the growing Indian crane market.

The company, which is own Read More »

Shipping fleet set to expand, but freight rates drag

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

India's shipping industry is setting out on a fleet expansion drive as the country's port capacity is set to increase, but still-soft freight rates will put a lid on recovery after an extended slowdown.

Cargoes at Indian ports are expected to Read More »

Further major Kühne + Nagel project in the Port of Duisburg

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Duisport Group has transferred one of the last logport I properties of some 65,000 sq.m. to Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG of Hamburg. With a total size of 160,000 sq.m. in the Port, Kühne + Nagel now operates by far the largest logport I facilities in Read More »

Premium Article  Virginia’s VALET helps companies increase exports

Karen Thuermer | October 07, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Sometimes all a company needs to get into exporting is a good valet. In Virginia, that means the Virginia Leaders in Export Trade (VALET) program, implemented by the Commonwealth in 2002 to assist Virginia companies commit to exporting.

By Read More »

Premium Article  VPA looks ahead with increased efficiencies

Karen Thuermer | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Despite the negative impact the down economy has had on U.S. seaports, the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) appears to be entering a new era.

The most significant development ongoing at VPA is the 20-year lease the Authority recently signed with Read More »

Premium Article  Del Monte move sparks controversy

Peter Buxbaum | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Longshoremen stage wildcat walkouts in Philly, NY

The decision by the Del Monte Fresh Produce Co. to switch the terminal at which it offloads fresh fruits and vegetables in southern New Jersey sparked a labor action that spread from Ph Read More »

Premium Article  Gearing up for regs on sanitary food transport

Peter Buxbaum | October 07, 2010 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

FDA announcement seeks industry input
Back in April, the Food and Drug Administration announced an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on implementing the Sanitary Food Transportation Act of 2005. The announcement was described as Read More »

Ivory Coast seeks to expand San Pedro port

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ivory Coast's cocoa port of San Pedro plans to invest $522 million to expand its terminal, build new quays and enlarge container capacity fivefold in the next few years, the port authority said.

San Pedro handles around half of the average 1. Read More »

Harbor boards postpone decision on air quality update

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday postponed a vote on an update to the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to allow the public more time to review the proposal. The 2010 CAAP Update is expected to be back for c Read More »

Big Canadian domestic fleet renewal on horizon

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In a major development for enhancing the competitiveness of the domestic shipping industry, the Canadian government has announced a waiver of a longstanding 25% tariff on imports of all general cargo vessels and tankers as well as ferries longer than 129 Read More »

Long Beach City Council upholds bridge EIR
$1 billion plan

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council has upheld the Port of Long Beach’s plans to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge, clearing the way for the nearly $1 billion project that will improve safety, ease traffic congestion and create thousands of construction job Read More »

New terminal opened at Kiel’s Schwedenkai

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Kiel now has a new architectural landmark. The 13-story terminal at Schwedenkai, two years in the building, was officially inaugurated at a ceremony on October 1st. Peter Harry Carstensen, the Minister President of the federal German state of Schleswig-Ho Read More »

Boston’s Leone passes AAPA gavel to Reixach of Port Freeport, TX

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A cooperative approach is critical to continuing advancement of Western Hemisphere seaports, according to both the immediate past chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities and his successor.

- By Paul Scott Abbott, AJOT Read More »

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