Ports & Terminals

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 »

GPA sees steady first quarter growth

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today the ports saw a growth rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter of FY2012, moving 6.5 million tons of freight. Over the same period in FY2011, the port moved 6.2 million tons of c Read More »

DP World gross container volumes up 10% in Q3

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World , the world's third-largest port operator, said containers volumes rose 10 percent in the third quarter, helped by growth in the UAE, Africa and the Americas. Read More »

JAXPORT seeks TIGER funds to enhance Northeast Florida trade and transportation network

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced its application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for $25 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant for the construction of a $45 million Inte Read More »

Port of Albany Commission unveils new $12 million wharf system

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Albany Port District Commission unveiled its newly completed wharf system at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Port of Albany, New York. This wharf replaces the existing timber pile wharf constructed in 1927 when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the Gover Read More »

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes are in great demand in Latin America

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing can report a run on its Mobile Harbour Cranes. 100% increase in sales compared to 2010 illustrates that the demand for sustainable investment in cargo handling equipment is still unbroken. Until the end of this year a total o Read More »

GA Governor’s forum on the Port: Deepening vital to continued success

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA’s Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports’ impact on jobs and Read More »

JAXPORT CEO urges Congress to support investment in nation’s seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Jacksonville, Fla., recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastru Read More »

SC Ports Chief provides testimony to Congress on modernizing seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA’s steady growth delivers strong economic benefit

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA has announced that overall job numbers tied to port activities increased slightly over the past five years despite the struggling economy. According to a recently completed economic impact study, job growth linked to an increase Read More »

Premium Article  Bremerhaven wind farm strategy provides blueprint for US ports

Stas Margaronis | October 25, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals

Offshore wind development is creating new growth at the Port of Bremerhaven and offers a role model for ports to embrace new maritime and economic development, according to a German wind energy consultant. Read More »

Premium Article  Liebherr’s Nenzing facility celebrates 35th anniversary on September 28th

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Liebherr’s crane, maritime cargo handling and deep foundation machinery facility in Nenzing, Austria celebrated its 35th anniversary. Between 29th September and 1st October 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH celebrated its 35th anniversary. An open house day Read More »

Premium Article  German Artery Determines Belgian-Dutch Port Business

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Dutch and Belgian ports have a common interest: the smooth transit of freight via the river Rhine. German Ruhr area based trade and industry appreciate this out of economic self-interest. To them the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp are more important than Read More »