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Colombia plans to rule on 29 port projects in 2011

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Colombia plans to decide on the approval of nearly 30 port projects mainly in coal, bulk loading and petroleum this year, the government concessions' agency said in a financial newspaper published.

Latin America's No. 4 oil producer has set ambitious Read More »

Port of Gulfport cargo figures rebound in 2010

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The slowdown in the global economy in the previous two years has had a tremendous negative impact on the maritime industry around the world. Despite the challenges the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport handled over 2.15 million tons of cargo i Read More »

ICTSI Subic welcomes new line

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Greek shipping line, Tiger Lines, will start calling at the New Container Terminal-1 (NCT-1) at the Subic Bay Freeport in the Philippines starting the second quarter of this year.

Tiger Lines will deploy a 750-TEU to 1,000-TEU capacity vessel for its Read More »

Nadler reintroduces Clean Ports Act Congressman

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), a senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Clean Ports Act of 2011. The bill, which has 50 original co-sponsors, would amend the Federal Motor Carrier Act to allow ports t Read More »

Port of Portland records third best tonnage year in 2010

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

According to recently released year-end results, 2010 was the third best tonnage year for marine cargo in the Port’s history – totaling over 13.1 million tons.

The Port closed a number of key transactions last year and reported positive gains in every Read More »

Timchenko to buy Murmansk port for $250 mlllion

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Russian trader Gennady Timchenko has agreed to buy Murmansk Commercial Sea Port for $250 million, extending his interests in Russian energy exports, industry sources told Reuters.

"The deal is expected to be closed in the first quarter," one of the so Read More »

Dozens of vessels abandon Australia, rates drop on cyclone

AJOT | February 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Dozens of dry bulk carriers have abandoned plans to pick-up coal, sugar and other cargo in Australia due to Cyclone Yasi and have rerouted to the Atlantic in hopes of new business, shipbrokers said.

Floods and cyclones in Queensland have severely disr Read More »

Egypt ports struggle to cope with labor shortages

AJOT | February 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Egypt's ports are struggling to cope with staff shortages and tight fuel supplies and a growing backlog of ships is waiting to discharge as unrest continues to disrupt the economy, shipping sources said.

Opponents and supporters of President Hosni Mub Read More »

Essar Shipping Q3 net rises as port biz turns around

AJOT | February 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

India's Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics, the country's second largest private sector port operator, reported a 27 percent rise in Oct-Dec net profit, supported by its ports business that swung to profit.

Throughput at its ports during the quarter was Read More »

JAXPORT confirms plan to amend Hanjin Terminal timeline

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced an amended timeline for construction of a new container terminal in North Jacksonville for Hanjin Shipping Co. of South Korea. The schedule adjustment will permit enough time for improvement of the Jacks Read More »

Fog, winds slow shipping at big oil port of Houston

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fog and winds slowed ship traffic at the major oil port of Houston, creating twice the normal queue of vessels waiting to enter and leave, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.

"We've got about twice the normal number of vessels waiting," the Coast Guard Read More »

DP World volumes up, CEO silent on asset sales

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World, the world's third-largest port operator, gave no clues on any new asset sale plans as it reported a rise in container shipping volumes for last year fuelled by growth in Asia, Australia and the Americas.

DP World, one of the more profitable Read More »

Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to Mexican terminal

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In November 2010, Konecranes received an order for three RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes from Altamira Terminal Portuario (ATP Altamira) in Mexico. This is Konecranes’ third RTG delivery to ATP Altamira: when the recently ordered cranes have been deliver Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver Board elects Neeser as Chair

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) Board of Directors elected Craig Neeser as its incoming Chair effective March 1, 2011. Mr. Neeser joined the Port Metro Vancouver Board in August 2009, and is serving his first term of three years, ending August 30, 2012. He ser Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver delivers record breaking 2010

AJOT | February 01, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port Metro Vancouver has released its 2010 year-end results. In a busy year for Canada's Pacific Gateway, Port Metro Vancouver achieved record-breaking volumes in key sectors and a total tonnage increase of 16 per cent, delivering 118.4 million tons overa Read More »

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