Ports & Terminals

TTS completes Loch Ryan Port infrastructure

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

TTS has completed work on the infrastructure of Stena Line’s new state-of-the-art, purpose-built port, located ten kilometres north of its previous location in Stranraer, Scotland. Read More »

Turkey would open ports to Cyprus, no diplomatic strings

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Turkey offered to bow to EU demands and open its ports, airports and airspace to Cyprus under what it called a "Taiwanese-style" diplomatic arrangement to help drive Cypriot reunification talks resuming under U.N. pressure for a breakthrough. Read More »

Manatee County Port Authority confirms new Port Manatee Executive Director

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Manatee County Port Authority has hired Carlos Buqueras as Port Manatee’s new executive director effective Jan. 2, 2012. Read More »

Charleston’s growth, progress on major initiatives focus of annual state-of-the-port address

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

To a record crowd of more than 550 maritime business leaders and elected officials, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted progress on Charleston harbor deepening, a re-established competitive position and key accomplishments Read More »

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hires HDR to rehabilitate Greenville Yard

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has hired HDR to rehabilitate the Greenville Yard in Greenville, N.J., to improve ongoing rail-to-barge-to-rail freight movements across New York Harbor. The work includes rehabilitating a barge and transfer b Read More »

India infrastructure roadblocks to deter growth

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

India needs to reform policies concerning project execution and long term funding to fix its creaky infrastructure, which is a major roadblock to its target of achieving a 9-9.5 percent annual growth during 2012-2017, Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Servi Read More »

Russian grain port restarts after storms

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Black Sea port of Novorossiisk has restarted normal grain loadings after an end to storms which had delayed ship arrivals and prompted a halt in rail shipments to Russia's main export outlet, a port spokeswoman said. Read More »

SeaFreight Agencies opens 25-acre cargo terminal at Port Everglades

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Caribbean ocean shipping company SeaFreight Agencies, a longtime customer of Broward County’s Port Everglades, celebrated the grand opening of its 25-acre marine cargo terminal at the South Florida seaport on November 17, 2011. SeaFreight’s terminal is a Read More »

Port Commissioners approve sales agreement for part of 
former US Naval Sttn Ingleside


AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

After 11 months of negotiations, Port Commissioners approved today the sale of part of its Ingleside Facility to Canyon Supply & Logistics, LLC. The signing of the sales agreement took place at the scheduled Port Commission meeting today, Tuesday, Novembe Read More »

2010 was a record year for coal exports and salt imports at Port of Baltimore

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Baltimore exported a record amount of coal and imported a record amount of salt in 2010, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Census and analyzed by Global Trade Atlas. More than 13.8 million tons of coal left Baltimore’s piers last y Read More »

Bollore has big plans for Abidjan container port

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Bollore plans to invest 18 billion CFA francs ($37 million) in Abidjan port by 2013 to make it the region's key sea hub, the French logistics and transport group's Africa chief said. Read More »

Canada’s tiny Arctic port faces uncertain future

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Every summer for three months, the Hudson Bay ice breaks up and ships load Canadian Prairie grain for export, putting more than 100 people to work in the tiny northern Manitoba town of Churchill. Read More »

ICTSI 9 month income up 39% to $101.4 million

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has reported consolidated unaudited financial results for nine months ending 30 September 2011, posting revenue from port operations of US$490.9 million, 29 percent higher than the US$380.6 million r Read More »

Konecranes to supply biggest Goliath gantry crane in the world to Brazilian shipyard

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In October 2011, Konecranes received a major order for a Goliath gantry crane from Brazilian shipyard Ecovix-Engevix Construcões Oceanicas S.A. (“Ecovix-Engevix”). The shipyard, located in the city of Rio Grande do Sul, builds drill ships for the oil and Read More »

LME plans to list Charleston as steel warehouse

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The London Metal Exchange plans to approve Charleston, South Carolina, as a location of good delivery for steel billet, head of business development Chris Evans told Reuters. Read More »

Port of Long Beach dedicates plug-in shore power for ships

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

State and local elected leaders joined shipping company executives and Port of Long Beach officials recently to dedicate the Port’s newest shore power installation. Shore power allows ships at berth to shut down their diesel engines and plug into electric Read More »

New rail record at Port of Felixstowe

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Felixstowe has set a new rail record, handling a total of 11,019 containers (16,846 TEUs) in a single week. The previous record of 10,893 units was achieved in May 2011. Read More »

Port and City of Oakland submit Federal grant to launch first phase of Oakland Army Base redevelopme

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Last week the Port and City of Oakland, together, applied for a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) in the amount of $40 million. The grant will help fund the Read More »

Port of Hamburg cargo handling figures first three quarters 2011

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

At 99 million tons, in the first nine months of the year throughput in the Port of Hamburg advanced by around 11 percent. This excellent, above-average result on throughput enabled the Port of Hamburg to recover market share in competition with the major Read More »

Port of Long Beach’s Deputy Director confirmed as new Executive Director


AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously Monday, November 14, to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director. Read More »