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Rumo to add rain shields at Brazil sugar berths

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Rumo, the logistics arm of world top sugar and ethanol producer Cosan , is literally planning ahead for a rainy day, installing covers at port terminals to allow loading of sugar in wet weather.

Last year, persistent rain at Brazil's main sugar-handli Read More »

Brazil to avoid sugar ship queue in 2011

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil should be able to avoid a repeat of last year's huge queues of ships that waited as much as a month to load sugar, due to expected cooler demand from India, an agriculture official said.

Queues lengthened from June at the two main ports for sug Read More »

Australia Newcastle coal exports down 12% in week

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Coal shipments from Australia's Newcastle port, which ships mostly thermal coal used in power plants, slipped more than 12 percent last week.

Exports from the east coast port were 2.38 million tonnes in the week to Jan. 10, down from 2.717 million the Read More »

Scoular opens Charleston grain transload facility

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) welcomes The Scoular Company’s newest operation to the Port of Charleston. The company has established a grain handling facility in Charleston and could export more than 25 million pounds of product annuall Read More »

APS Technology announces Senior Engineering appointment

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of OCR and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced that Michael McMinn has joined the company as VP Engineering. McMinn will be responsible for all APS product solutions Read More »

Floods hit Australia economy

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Economists have raised their estimates of the economic impact of the flooding, with one central bank board member saying the disaster could cut 1 percent off growth -- equal to almost $13 billion, double the previous highest estimate.

The Australian d Read More »

US coal routes too clogged to fill Australia gap

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cheap, abundant U.S. thermal coal for power generation could be filling the gap left by Australia's flood-hit exports but ports and railways in the States cannot cope with more exports.

U.S. ports are clogged with exports of coking coal for steelmakin Read More »

Charleston moves to common gate

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

To meet the demands of its ocean carrier customers, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is streamlining its container operations by moving to a single-gate operating system effective January 18. The changes result in uniform processes and op Read More »

China Communications to build Sri. Lanka port expansion

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

China Communications Construction Company has been given an $810 million contract to build the second phase of Sri Lanka's new port, the ports authority said.

Hambantota, which opened in November, is set to be Sri Lanka's biggest port once completed Read More »

Long Beach Board approves expansion of Clean Trucks Program


AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the inclusion of smaller 'Class 7' trucks to the landmark Clean Trucks Program and penalties for "dray-offs" - the practice of switching cargo from a “clean” to a “dirty” - within the Harbor District. Read More »

Shanghai says becomes world’s busiest container port

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Shanghai overtook Singapore as the world's busiest container port in 2010, helped by continuing growth in Chinese trade and the business generated by the World Expo it hosted last year, the city government said.

Shanghai's port handled 29.05 million t Read More »

Ships idle at Australia’s flood-hit coal port

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Australia's key coal port of Gladstone said devastating floods have left it so short of coal that a queue of ships waiting to load would likely be diverted elsewhere.

A deluge in Queensland state has flooded mines and damaged roads and railways, cutti Read More »

Dutch chemicals fire disrupts shipping

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A huge fire broke out at an industrial park near Rotterdam last week, setting off chemical explosions, releasing toxic smoke and disrupting shipping between the country's second-biggest city and Antwerp.

The fire started at a Chemie-Pack chemical plan Read More »

South.Africa coal ships delayed, rain hits Natal

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa has joined coal exporters facing shipment delays after three derailments on the line from mines to Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) brought stocks there to very low levels, industry sources said.

The delays to South African shipments, th Read More »

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