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Ports & Terminals

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Wise elected Long Beach Harbor Commission President

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Susan E. Anderson Wise was elected President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on June 27 by her fellow commissioners as part of the commission’s annual board officers selection.

Wise, who was appointed to the Harbor Commission in 2008, Read More »

APM Terminals exec sees growth in Latin America

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Executives at APM Terminals, one of the world's top port operators, said they are investing heavily in Latin America because the region's pace of growth in container traffic trails only China.

It is investing $1.7 billion in two new projects in Latin Read More »

Premium Article  Baltimore works to retain key ro-ro and automotive volumes

Karen Thuermer | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Ro-Ro -- those things that basically roll-on and roll-off of ocean going vessels, is important business for many seaports. Through year-to-date 2011, ro-ro tonnage accounted for 10 percent of the total tonnage at the Port of Baltimore’s public terminals. Read More »

Premium Article  CSAL Adds Charleston-Africa Service

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Canada States Africa Line (CSAL) is adding Charleston to the port rotation for its bulk, breakbulk and roll-on/roll-off service between North America and southern Africa.

The regular foreign ports of call are Walvis Bay in Namibia, as well as Durban, Read More »

Premium Article  Commodities dominate PRC trade flows”

Robert L. Wallack | June 26, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In June, the Dragon Boat Festival is one of four annual traditional celebrations and public holidays in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) which also marks mid-year in the economic calendar. Agriculture products are an important part of the Dragon Boat Read More »

Premium Article  Central Gulf ports advance diverse infrastructure efforts

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Ports of the Central Gulf region are advancing a wide spectrum of infrastructure projects to facilitate efficient handling of growing volumes of breakbulk and bulk commodities, as well as, in some cases, more containerized cargo.

Investments, includin Read More »

Premium Article  Texas Gulf ports enhancing facilities for cargo-handling

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Development of enhanced facilities for handling bulk, breakbulk and project cargos, as well as containers, is continuing at Texas Gulf ports.

Texas ports are advancing new and/or expanded facilities for serving such sectors as petrochemicals, oil and Read More »

Premium Article  Florida’s Gulf Coast ports gearing up for more boxes

Paul Scott Abbott | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

With completion of Panama Canal expansion remaining on target for 2014, most of the ports along the Gulf Coast of Florida are busily gearing up to handle projected increases in containerized cargo activity.

Officials of these ports are quick to point Read More »

Premium Article  Transhipment becomes a major catch phrase in the Gulf ports

Paul Richardson | June 26, 2011 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Towards the end of July, major container shipping line, Zim Integrated Shipping Services (ZISS) will launch a new service network product that effectively splits its flagship service, known since its inauguration back in the 90’s, as the Zim Container Ser Read More »

Kizad and Citi sign a Global partnership agreement

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) and Citibank have signed a global partnership agreement to offer financing and banking solutions to Kizad tenants. It also represents a commitment from Citi and Kizad to work together to bring in foreign direct in Read More »

Global Ports aims for up to $572 mlllion London IPO

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Russian group Global Ports said it planned to raise up to $572 million from an initial public offering in London, hoping for investor interest in the fast-growing Russia container market.

Global Ports, a unit of transport and infrastructure holding gr Read More »

Saudi Arabia to spend $613 mlllion to expand ports

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Saudi Arabia plans to raise the capacity of its second-largest port in Dammam and may spend more than $613 million on port expansions to rival other regional ports, its transport minister said.

"All ports are subject now to expansion. We are investing Read More »

PH launches logistics facility in Portland, Oregon

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Philippines and the State of Oregon in the Unites States further strengthened economic ties with the Philippines’ recent launch of a logistics facility in the port city of Portland, the state’s main port.

The launch comes three months after Manila Read More »

Brazilian port to limit loading of bagged sugar

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil's main sugar port of Santos will restrict the loading of bagged sugar in the public quay, a measure aimed at improving efficiency, an official said.

But shipping agents fear the decision could cause more congestion in the short term.

The Po Read More »

Charleston, Corps sign contract to advance deepening

AJOT | June 26, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The deepening of the Port of Charleston passed another major milestone today with the signing of a cost-sharing agreement on the next phase of the project, which has been estimated to deliver $106 million in annual national benefits.

Surrounded by mem Read More »

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