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Grain cargoes being diverted from Libya

AJOT | February 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Grain cargoes bound for Libya are being diverted because of port closures as a revolt against Muammar Gaddafi disrupts economic life in the North African country, shipping sources said.

Oil-rich Libya imports large quantities of grain. Prior to the cr Read More »

Vietnam rejects Indian corn, soymeal cargoes

AJOT | February 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Vietnamese plant protection authorities have insisted that the owners of 50,000 tons of Indian corn and soymeal re-export the cargoes, which were found to be infested with insects, traders said.

The Plant Protection Department stood by its decision af Read More »

NZ’s Port of Tauranga H1 profit rises 23%

AJOT | February 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

New Zealand's Port of Tauranga reported a 23 percent rise in first half profit as cargo volumes picked up.

Port of Tauranga's net profit after tax was NZ$28.4 million ($21 million) for the six months to Dec. 31, compared with NZ$23.1 million a year ea Read More »

Dredging buoys CFE, sees steady 2011 turnover

AJOT | February 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Belgian building company CFE forecast revenue this year would be similar to 2010 after its dredging operation helped boost earnings profit last year.

The company said its order book dropped to 1.94 billion euros ($2.67 billion) at the end of December Read More »

Damco opens new office in Le Havre port

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Damco has opened a new office in Le Havre port in France, a development that gives it a good chance of competing against other freight forwarding companies in the area. The new office in Le Havre port is Damco’s third office in France aside from its main Read More »

Konecranes acquires Indian WMI Cranes LTD.

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire the Indian crane company WMI Cranes Ltd. (“WMI”). Konecranes has now received the required regulatory approvals, and WMI will be consolidated into Konecranes’ financial reporting from F Read More »

PD Ports wins ASDA’s UK Container Carrier Award 2011

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

PD Ports has been recognized at the ASDA Carrier Awards for the second year in succession, winning the UK Container Carrier Award 2011 for the combination of its Logical Link and PD Logistics services.

Alex Linton, ASDA Supply Chain Operations Manager Read More »

Port Vancouver key to smoothing Canada grain system

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Greater efficiency at Canada's biggest port, Port Metro Vancouver, is crucial for improving the country's grain transportation system, the head of Canadian National Railway Co said .

CN, Canada's biggest railway, began last year a grain-loading schedu Read More »

Fog halts ships at Houston-Texas City

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fog halted ship piloting to and from the key oil ports of Houston and Texas City, building a queue of 74 vessels inbound and outbound, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Pilots on Monday afternoon stopped boarding vessels for transit into and out of Houston, Read More »

Libyan cargo ports close due to violence

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Operations at Libyan cargo ports have shut down because of violence in the country, shipping sources said.

Sources said operations at Benghazi, Tripoli and Misurata Mediterranean ports, which handle general cargo and container shipping, had closed. Read More »

Zero emissions terminal embarks on world tour

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

It is the ocean cargo terminal of the future - powered by the sun and wind. WWL’s futuristic Castor Green Terminal & Processing Center will require no conventional power, forego fossil fuels and release no harmful emissions into the atmosphere. WWL hopes Read More »

Marram grass on Maasvlakte 2 soft sea defences

AJOT | February 21, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Maasvlakte 2, the port of Rotterdam expansion, is taking on more shape all the time. 190 million m3 of sand have now been sprayed on. Shortly, the new land will be protected on the western side against the sea by around six kilometres of dunes. Between Fe Read More »

Premium Article  US spending shortfalls on inland waterways undermine US exports

Stas Margaronis | February 17, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

New shipping restrictions on the lower Mississippi River reflect a long-term failure to properly maintain the nation’s waterways causing a crisis for farmers, shippers and exporters. As growing delays and higher costs and undermine commerce, according to Read More »

Premium Article  Infill versus greenfield

Peter Buxbaum | February 17, 2011 | Energy | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In reversal of former trend, distribution, logistics, and industrial sites are increasingly being located in built up areas
Trends in the location of industrial sites and logistics centers have seen a reversal since the 1990s. Back then, low Read More »

Premium Article  Inland ports offer muscle to moving America’s freight

Karen Thuermer | February 17, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Inland waterways already play a significant role in the commerce of the United States by moving a wide host of commodities as well as containerized freight throughout its 12,000-miles navigable system. That system spans the Mississippi River, the Ohio Riv Read More »

Premium Article  Strong recovery in Great Lakes/Seaway traffic

Leo Ryan | February 17, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Thanks to a recovery notably in the steel and automobile industries, cargo movements through the bi-national inland waterway of the Great Lakes/ St. Lawrence System are bouncing back from the 2008-2009 recession. Another important factor has been surging Read More »

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