Ports & Terminals

Old Dominion opens new container drayage facility in Maryland

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has announced the opening of a new container drayage site to serve all ports and container yards in the Baltimore area. Read More »

Khalifa Port set to open this year

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same Read More »

First Argentinian-owned Damen ASD 2810 tug arrives in Buenos Aires

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Argentinian towage and harbour company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the ‘RUA Cap. Lucio R’, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before, this vessel is the first time a Damen tug is owne Read More »

Cargo customers learn unique benefits of the Port of Halifax

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

“Reliable. Efficient. Effective. Get it there with the Port of Halifax.” That’s the message the Port is spreading to existing and potential containerized cargo customers with a new, dedicated containerized cargo website. Read More »

Maersk puts Uggla in charge of Svitzer

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A.P. Moller-Maersk has appointed Robert Uggla, a 33-year-old member of the group's controlling family, chief executive of its tugboats unit Svitzer. Read More »

PALFINGER AG signs two joint ventures with Sany Heavy Industry

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

PALFINGER AG, headquartered in Salzburg (Austria), and Sany Heavy Industry Co.,Ltd, headquartered in Changsha (People’s Republic of China), entered into an agreement on the establishment of two joint venture companies in which both parties will each hold Read More »

Port of Houston Authority approves contract to rehabilate Barbours Cut Wharves 1 & 2

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has approved a professional services contract with Jacobs Engineering Group for the rehabilitation of wharves 1 and 2 at Barbours Cut Container Terminal, among a host of matters decided during the Port Read More »

Ships wait 15-20 days to load Brazilian grains

AJOT | February 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil's impaired TGG soy and corn loading terminal at Santos is so far not having an impact on ship waiting times to carry grains from Brazilian ports to international markets, traders and vessel line-up data. Read More »

For Pakistan ship breakers, constant fear of death

AJOT | February 26, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Mehdi Hassan was clinging to a greasy rope, toiling high inside the hull of an oil tanker, when he became another victim of lax safety standards at Pakistan's Gaddani ship breaking yard. Read More »

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new 
office in Timor-Leste

AJOT | February 26, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened an office in Timor-Leste. The new venture will enable ISS to provide a wide range of services and work alongside the Timorese Government and NGOs to make vital lo Read More »

Bayswater again opts for Liebherr

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In February 2012, Bayswater celebrated the handover of the 2nd Liebherr Mobile Harbour Crane, type LHM 180. Bayswater Shipping & Forwarding provides transportation of cargoes between Singapore and Batam Island, Indonesia as well as barging of transhipment Read More »

PD Ports completes first phase of investment program

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

PD Ports has taken the next step in its program to almost double its container handling capacity at Teesport, with the completion of the ground works in January. Read More »

BCT houses container scanner in Polish port

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A state-of-the-art scanner for container screening was recently installed at the Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland through the efforts of the Pomeranian Customs Office. Read More »

Brazil’s top grain terminal resumes partial loading

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil's TGG said it will resume loading soybeans, meal and corn at half capacity, ending a five-day interruption to exports from the main grain terminal in the country that should lead the world in soybean exports this year. Read More »

Corps funding advances Charleston harbor project

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Charleston's already-underway harbor deepening project got another boost today with the release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Work Plan for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2012. In it the Corps included $2.5 million for the continued work on the Charl Read More »

Governor O’Malley announces Port’s public marine terminals roar back with strong 2011

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals continued to rebound strongly in 2011 from the economic recession by handling more containers and autos than during any other previous year. Both containers and Read More »

Impact of downed Brazil grains loader looms

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The risk of bottlenecks for soy and corn exports from Brazil, one of the world's top suppliers of the commodities, is growing each day the country's main grain terminal at Santos Port is shut down due to a collision with a ship. Read More »

Mozambique to start work on Nacala coal terminal

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Mozambique expects construction of a coal terminal to start in the next few months at the northern port of Nacala, with the aim of having it operational in two to three years, Prime Minister Aires Aly said in Tokyo. Read More »

New ships, weekly service connect Portland and Mediterranean

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Portland and ICTSI Oregon, Inc. recently welcomed a newly expanded containership service offered by Hapag-Lloyd and Hamburg Sud. Read More »

Performance Team opens on-terminal transload operation at Port of Charleston

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

One of the nation's leading logistics providers is opening a container transloading facility at the Port of Charleston to speed its customers' supply chains. Read More »