Ports & Terminals

Universal Liebherr crane TCC 14000-400 D Litronic® sets new standards

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In June this year OOO Liebherr-Russland and OOO Lukoil–Kaliningradmorneft signed a contract for a new combined mobile harbor and offshore crane to be delivered by the end of 2012. Read More »

China ports not ready to receive Vale’s mega ships

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Chinese ports are not yet ready to receive Vale's mega iron ore carriers due to a few "small issues" in handling the world's largest dry bulk vessels, an official with the National Development and Reform Commission said. Read More »

FESCO Russian Pacific Line’s first sailing departs the Port of Tacoma

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The first sailing of FESCO Russian Pacific Line’s new direct all water service to Vladivostok departed the Port of Tacoma today.
 
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GPA board approves rail extension

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved a $6.5 million, 6,000-foot extension of the Mason Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF) today. The initiative is designed to expand capacity, improve efficiencies and reduce costs for customers. Read More »

Kenya seizes container with 87 elephant tusks

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Kenyan authorities have seized a container loaded with 87 elephant tusks and disguised as soapstone carvings destined for Hong Kong, a customs official said. Read More »

New stevedoring company starts US West Coast operations in Port of Richmond, CA

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APS Stevedoring LLC, a new auto and general/breakbulk cargo stevedoring company headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., began its first operations at the end of October in the Port of Richmond, Calif. Read More »

Port of Amsterdam prepares for growth in biomass

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The port of Amsterdam is gearing-up for a boom in biomass volumes as a result of an increasing focus on renewable energy and new Dutch Government proposals. Read More »

Port of Houston Authority attracts new service to Care Terminal

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

CaytransBBC has introduced regular sailings of its breakbulk vessels from the Port of Houston Authority's Care Terminal in Houston to Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago twice a month. Read More »

Port of Long Beach Clean Trucks Program to reach final milestone


AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In the New Year, the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program will hit its final milestone, permanently barring the oldest, most polluting drayage trucks from Port terminals. Read More »

Port of Long Beach’s security initiatives recognized


AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has won a national award for successfully integrating security technologies that help protect the largest seaport complex in the country. Read More »

TTS completes Loch Ryan Port infrastructure

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

TTS has completed work on the infrastructure of Stena Line’s new state-of-the-art, purpose-built port, located ten kilometres north of its previous location in Stranraer, Scotland. Read More »

Turkey would open ports to Cyprus, no diplomatic strings

AJOT | November 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Turkey offered to bow to EU demands and open its ports, airports and airspace to Cyprus under what it called a "Taiwanese-style" diplomatic arrangement to help drive Cypriot reunification talks resuming under U.N. pressure for a breakthrough. Read More »

Manatee County Port Authority confirms new Port Manatee Executive Director

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Manatee County Port Authority has hired Carlos Buqueras as Port Manatee’s new executive director effective Jan. 2, 2012. Read More »

Charleston’s growth, progress on major initiatives focus of annual state-of-the-port address

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

To a record crowd of more than 550 maritime business leaders and elected officials, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted progress on Charleston harbor deepening, a re-established competitive position and key accomplishments Read More »

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hires HDR to rehabilitate Greenville Yard

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has hired HDR to rehabilitate the Greenville Yard in Greenville, N.J., to improve ongoing rail-to-barge-to-rail freight movements across New York Harbor. The work includes rehabilitating a barge and transfer b Read More »

India infrastructure roadblocks to deter growth

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

India needs to reform policies concerning project execution and long term funding to fix its creaky infrastructure, which is a major roadblock to its target of achieving a 9-9.5 percent annual growth during 2012-2017, Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Servi Read More »

Russian grain port restarts after storms

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Black Sea port of Novorossiisk has restarted normal grain loadings after an end to storms which had delayed ship arrivals and prompted a halt in rail shipments to Russia's main export outlet, a port spokeswoman said. Read More »

SeaFreight Agencies opens 25-acre cargo terminal at Port Everglades

AJOT | November 20, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Caribbean ocean shipping company SeaFreight Agencies, a longtime customer of Broward County’s Port Everglades, celebrated the grand opening of its 25-acre marine cargo terminal at the South Florida seaport on November 17, 2011. SeaFreight’s terminal is a Read More »

Port Commissioners approve sales agreement for part of 
former US Naval Sttn Ingleside


AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

After 11 months of negotiations, Port Commissioners approved today the sale of part of its Ingleside Facility to Canyon Supply & Logistics, LLC. The signing of the sales agreement took place at the scheduled Port Commission meeting today, Tuesday, Novembe Read More »

2010 was a record year for coal exports and salt imports at Port of Baltimore

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Baltimore exported a record amount of coal and imported a record amount of salt in 2010, according to statistics compiled by the U.S. Census and analyzed by Global Trade Atlas. More than 13.8 million tons of coal left Baltimore’s piers last y Read More »