Ports & Terminals

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 »

Russia halts grain shipments to main port for 5 days

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Russian Railways said it had suspended grain shipments to the country's main deep sea port of Novorossiisk from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19 to clear out overflowing port silos. Read More »

Westinghouse selects Port of Charleston for energy project moves

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Westinghouse Electric Company has selected the Port of Charleston for a multi-year deal to handle oversize project cargo in support of a major power plant expansion by South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) near Columbia, SC. Read More »

Port of Philadelphia handles major shipment of military cargo from Middle East

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A sunny, untypically warm day underscored a proud sight for the Port of Philadelphia’s ILA labor force and other maritime industry workers on Tuesday, November 8. On that day, the 841st Transportation Battalion of the Military Surface Deployment and Dist Read More »

Premium Article  Jones Act waiver for foreign built container ships proposed by feeder lines operator

Stas Margaronis | November 14, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

American Feeder Lines is seeking a statutory waiver of the Jones Act, as part of a pilot program to implement a “marine highway” coastwise container feeder ship service. As part of the plan, AFL plans to replace these ships with US built vessels. But the Read More »

Premium Article  ZPMC manufactures port products and bridges to world markets

Robert L. Wallack | November 14, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (ZPMC) manufactures port equipment in Shanghai, PR China from eight production facilities and delivers the port cranes and container spreaders on its 26 ships. Large steel structures and offshore engineering equ Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Vancouver moves project cargo

Stas Margaronis | November 14, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver, Washington is continuing its expansion into project cargo fields. Read More »

Premium Article  Projects have been good for St. Lawrence Seaway

Peter Buxbaum | November 14, 2011 | Energy | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Massive future projects could bring even more business. Read More »

Premium Article  Squamish Terminals Sidebar

Leo Quigley | November 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Squamish Terminals (SQT) is a deep-water, break-bulk terminal situated at the north end of Howe Sound – 32 nautical miles north of Port Metro Vancouver, Read More »

Premium Article  Idaho road blocks delay projects in western Canada

Leo Ryan | November 14, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Pipeline | Rail and Road | Ports & Terminals

Jan Beringer, President and CEO of Calgary-based project forwarding specialist Rohde & Liesenfeld Canada, reports rising activity in the oil sands and general mining sectors as well as in engineering procurement and construction (EPC)-related freight budg Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian breakbulk and project cargo activity resumes growth

Leo Ryan | November 14, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Sparked by sustained world demand for commodities and oil and gas, notably in China, and despite recent slower growth in major economies, breakbulk, project cargo and heavy lift activities are generally back on the upswing in Canada. Read More »

Premium Article  Coming to a port near you: a wind farm

Peter Buxbaum | November 14, 2011 | Energy | Ports & Terminals

Corpus Christi is first; easy logistics is one rationale Read More »

Good third quarter for the Port of Rotterdam

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo throughput in the Port of Rotterdam increased during the first nine months of 2011 by 1.7% to 327 million tons. Throughput increased for agribulk (+17%), coal (+3%), other dry bulk (+10%), containers (+11%), roll-on/roll-off (+2%) and other general Read More »