Ports & Terminals

CN and Montreal Gateway Terminals partnership improve key customer service metrics for…

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

CN and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), the operator of two container terminals at the Port of Montreal, said closer collaboration and innovation are driving important supply chain efficiencies in their operations that are improving customer Read More »

MultiRio chooses APS Technology for crane automation at container terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced the award of a crane automation solution project for the MultiRio co Read More »

Clean Truck Program to improve air and reduce impact of Conley Terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Massachusetts Port Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have teamed up to establish a program which will give owners of older trucks servicing Conley Container Terminal an incentive to replace the vehicles with ones that are 2007 emi Read More »

Plains to expand Louisiana crude terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Surplus crude from the U.S. Midwest will soon have a bigger home in the Gulf Coast.

Plains All American said on Thursday it would add 1.2 million barrels of crude oil storage to its St. James, Louisiana terminal by the third quarter of 2012 after secu Read More »

Port of Charleston launches truck replacement program

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has launched a new voluntary program to help truck owners replace older trucks with newer, cleaner rigs. That means truckers can earn some extra green, while they go green at the same time.

Seaport Truck Air Read More »

Port of Long Beach releases environmental study of proposed terminal
plan to develop…

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has released draft environmental documents on a proposal to develop a state-of-the-art, $650 million container shipping terminal on Terminal Island that would showcase sustainable goods movement and generate up to 40,000 jobs in the Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA welcomes M/V New General on her maiden voyage

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V New General, commanded by Capt. Jeng Ming-Kuanq on her maiden voyage to the United States on September 15, 2011.

Ming-Kuanq and his 19-member crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Jim Stewart, vessel superintend Read More »

First port installation to take advantage of existing Holophane infrastructure for cost savings…

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fidelity Comtech, Inc. (FCI), the leading provider of extended wireless solutions for the maritime port, rail, and auto processing industries, has announced it has installed the first wireless network that uses existing Holophane high-mast light fixtures Read More »

Konecrane to supply RTG cranes and biggest STS cranes in Baltic Sea to Port of KLAIPEDA

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In September 2011 Konecranes received an order for three STS (Ship-To-Shore) cranes and seven RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of Read More »

PD Ports welcomes increased capacity on 
Teesport - Zeebrugge service

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The P&O Ferries’ brand new freight ferry the mv Bore Song which sailed into Teesport yesterday will significantly expand capacity on the service.

The Bore RoFlex class ship, chartered by P & O from the Finnish ferry company Bore Ltd, represents the la Read More »

Philippines International Container will bid for Greek ports

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Philippines-based International Container (ICTS) will make an offer to buy the two main Greek ports if the government were to make them available for sale, the port operator's chief said.

Enrique Razon, chairman and president of ICTS, told Reuters in Read More »

Syria’s ports suffer as unrest hits economy

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

From his window on the corniche of Syria's Mediterranean port city of Tartous, an international shipper bemoans the change since a popular uprising six months ago engulfed the country and dealt a heavy blow to its economy.

"At night, ship lights made Read More »

Demag Cranes supplies five Mobile Harbour Cranes to the Netherlands

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Demag Cranes supplies five Mobile Harbour Cranes to the Netherlands. Here a Gottwald G HMK 6407 B Mobile Harbour Crane for professional bulk handling was supplied. Read More »

New cranes arrive at JAXPORT’s Blount Island

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

JAXPORT’s two new container cranes arrived at the Blount Island Marine Terminal this week. The cranes are worth $10 million each, stand 170 feet tall and weigh 1.050 tons. Each crane boasts a 145 foot front reach and can lift 50 long tons of cargo. They Read More »

Port of Indiana ships ArcelorMittal steel to Macedonia

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Indiana-made steel is headed from the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor to the Republic of Macedonia. The shipment – made up of 18,000 metric tons of hot-rolled steel coils – was produced at ArcelorMittal’s Burns Harbor facility. The steel will ship to Thessal Read More »

Alliance between Port of Miami and Florida Inland Port creates opportunity for Florida distribution

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Jones Lang LaSalle announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) between its client, Florida Inland Port, and the Port of Miami. This strategic alliance between Florida’s largest seaport and the state’s first rail-oriented, integrated logistics cente Read More »

Barnhart Crane & Rigging opens branch at Port of Monroe, MI

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Barnhart Crane & Rigging has opened its newest branch at the Port of Monroe, MI. The Port of Monroe, Michigan's only port on Lake Erie, is located 35 miles south of Detroit, MI and 17 miles north of Toledo, OH. Barnhart's new Eastern Michigan branch adds Read More »

Surge in traffic between Port of Hamburg and Poland

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In the first half of 2011, seaborne container traffic between Hamburg and Poland experienced a particular surge by 38 per cent, to 114,000 TEU. In this context, imports and exports from/to Poland are very well balanced at 56,000 TEU and 58,000 TEU, respec Read More »

NICOLAS vehicles transport first prototype of the new Siemens 6 MW nacelle in Denmark

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Danish transport company, Brande Maskintransport, recently transported the prototype of the new Siemens SWT-6.0-120 nacelle using heavy goods vehicles from the French manufacturer NICOLAS Industrie. During the 138 km journey from Brande to the final d Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA welcomes M/V Mykali on her maiden voyage

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Mykali, commanded by Capt. Viktor Sapozhnikov of Russia, on her maiden voyage to the United States on August 23, 2011.

Sapozhnikov and his 17-member crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Earl Dixon, vessel super Read More »