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CMA CGM Figaro returns to Savannah

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The CMA CGM Figaro made its second call on the Port of Savannah, signaling a sign of things to come. The 8,500-TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) capacity vessel covers the U.S. West Coast, Far East and U.S. East Coast trade via the Suez Canal. As one of t Read More »

98 mayors endorse Charleston Harbor Deepening

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Nearly 100 mayors representing cities and towns across South Carolina are urging President Obama to fund the next step in Charleston’s post-45 foot harbor deepening project. The letter notes the port’s tremendous contribution to jobs across the region, a Read More »

SC&RA offers mobile app for crane hand signals 
 


AJOT | December 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) now offers a free mobile app for instantly accessing all necessary crane hand signals. The new app is available in the iTunes App Store and Blackberry App World. Every signal included is compliant w Read More »

Premium Article  Kalmar hybrid machine saves costs, environment

Paul Scott Abbott | December 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

The unit’s color may be white, but the new Kalmar terminal tractor with hydraulic hybrid drive is most definitely “green” – and it is expected to save its users some green as well.

Following a successful test initiated a year ago at the Port of Singap Read More »

Premium Article  Marine highway sparks new Stockton development

Stas Margaronis | December 12, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Stockton “ is on track” to begin a tug and barge service that will take up to 350 containers off Northern California roads from the port of Oakland to the ports of Stockton and West Sacramento and back on a weekly waterborne service beginning Read More »

Columbia River coal dock; - By Leo Quigley, AJOT

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The first U.S. major coal terminal to open on the U.S. West Coast has received preliminary approval by the Cowlitz County, WA, Board of Commissioners. The approval will allow Millennium Bulk Logistics Inc., owned by Australian – based Ambra, to undertake Read More »

Port of Long Beach, Panama Canal Authority sign accord


AJOT | December 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority on Tuesday, December 7, agreed to a series of efforts to promote more trade between Latin America and the U.S.

With the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, the two authorities Read More »

Columbia River coal dock

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The first U.S. major coal terminal to open on the U.S. West Coast has received preliminary approval by the Cowlitz County, WA, Board of Commissioners. The approval will allow Millennium Bulk Logistics Inc., owned by Australian – based Ambra, to undertake Read More »

SC Ports names Pruett VP, Carrier Sales

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has announced changes to its management team, promoting an accomplished sales manager to direct its carrier sales strategy.

Art Pruett is being promoted to Vice President, Carrier Sales. Pruett joined t Read More »

US PNW grain shippers face big logistics challenge

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Grain shippers are scrambling to load vessels from the largest U.S. wheat export gateway, the Pacific Northwest, before government work shuts down normal barge traffic on the Columbia and Snake Rivers on Dec. 10.

Those rivers feed the port of Portland Read More »

Premium Article  “Guangxi Beibu Gulf Ports Support Trade Growth”

Robert Wallack | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Nanning, the capital city of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in the southwest of China, was the host of their annual Pan Beibu Gulf Economic Forum in August and the ASEAN Business Expo and Investment Summit in October. Guangxi is a magnet for regional Read More »

ICTSI names CEO for Portland terminal

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently named Elvis Ganda chief executive officer and general manager of ICTSI Oregon, Inc. in Portland, Oregon, USA.

Ganda was formerly president of California United Terminals Inc. in Long Bea Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA named 2010 Port of the Year

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Washington Public Ports Association (WPPA) has named the Port of Vancouver USA the 2010 Port of the Year. The announcement was made November 19 at the association’s annual meeting in Tacoma.

Each year, WPPA honors a WPPA member port for leadershi Read More »

Abu Dhabi group plans big Africa investment

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

ADS Holding, an Abu Dhabi-based commodities company is planning multi-billion dollar investments in African infrastructure with three other firms and is near to closing three deals shortly, the Financial Times reported. ADS Holding has a 40 percent stake Read More »

Ports’ technology program receives EPA Award

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A groundbreaking clean air technology program at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has earned the U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Region’s 2010 Environmental Achievement Award, officials announced.

The Technology Advancement Program, or TAP, is a j Read More »

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