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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Namibia invests to be a key regional export route

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Namibia plans to invest more than $1 billion over the next decade in transport routes linking southern Africa with its Walvis Bay port to give mineral producers in the region a viable export route, an WBCG official said.

Coal producers in Sou Read More »

Kiel cargo handling rises 13.4% in first half year

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo handling in the Port of Kiel increased by 13.4% in the first half of the year to 2.7 million tons. The Ostuferhafen handled more cargo than any other part of the port and posted its best results since going into operation 25 years ago. Dr Dirk Claus Read More »

Brazil sugar ports under strain but coping

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Stretched infrastructure at Brazilian ports is expected to cope with mounting ship delays as vessels wait to load sugar and freight rates could find support from growing global demand for the country's new crop.

Appetite for sugar from Asia, Read More »

Konecranes acquires service company in France

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes acquired the service company Bouyer Manutention (BM) based in Tours, France. BM has 38 employees and net sales of approximately EUR 5 million (2009). BM will be consolidated into Konecranes’ books in the third quarter 2010. The value of the acq Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Longview experiences increased volume for logs

Leo Quigley | July 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The demand for raw logs and lumber by China has driven up volumes at most West Coast ports and the Port of Longview, located on the Columbia River, is no exception.

By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian lumber, pulp on upswing finally

Leo Quigley | July 11, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The dramatic slump in housing starts in the U.S. with the collapse of Wall Street had a major impact on British Columbia’s lumber industry and dozens of communities built on forestry and the forest industry.

By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

BIMCO slams Canada Arctic shipping control measure

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Baltic & International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has sharply rebuked the Ottawa authorities for implementing, as of July 1, a new mandatory reporting requirement of foreign and domestic ships passing through Canada’s Arctic waters as part of initiative Read More »

Brazil sugar ports under strain but coping

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Stretched infrastructure at Brazilian ports is expected to cope with mounting ship delays as vessels wait to load sugar and freight rates could find support from growing global demand for the country's new crop.

Appetite for sugar from Asia, Read More »

DCT Gdansk exceeds its 2009 handling volume

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

DCT Gdansk, Poland’s largest container terminal recorded dynamic growth in the first half of 2010. By June 2010, it already exceeded its 2009 volume by handling a total of 173,279 TEU. Read More »

Edmonds re-appointed Chairman of Port Commission

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

By unanimous vote, the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council jointly re-appointed James T. Edmonds as chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. County commissioners and city council members gathered in the Read More »

GPA posts 25% container growth for May

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA experienced 25.3-percent container growth in May and has recorded six consecutive months of double-digit growth. Read More »

$716 million Port budget gets OK

AJOT | June 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Harbor Commissioners approved a $716 million budget for the Port of Long Beach that continues to invest aggressively on environmental and capital improvement projects while keeping operating costs in check. Read More »

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