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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 »

Federal officials see Port of Long Beach safeguards firsthand

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

ohn S. Pistole, Administrator of the U.S. Transportation Security Administration, along with other federal officials visited the Port of Long Beach recently to see firsthand the testing of a key security measure for shipping facilities.

The Transporta Read More »

Abu Dhabi Ports relies on Konecranes Automation

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) in the United Arab Emirates has awarded Konecranes a contract for an automated container yard system. The order includes 30 automated stacking cranes (ASC) and a container terminal operating system (TOS). The value of the or Read More »

Ships wait years off Brazil’s underinvested ports

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ships that arrived at Brazilian ports from January through September waited a total of 8.2 years to load and unload goods, the national center for navigation Centronave, in a clear example of the need for infrastructure investments.

Despite Brazil's i Read More »

Konecranes CEO says Demag merger makes sense

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The chief executive officer of Finland's Konecranes said a merger with German rival Demag Cranes AG makes sense, but the maker of industrial lifting gear does not need a large deal to grow in a fragmented market.

"There would be an industrial Read More »

APM Terminals eyes acquisitions, industry crisis over

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The port operating arm of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk is considering several acquisition opportunities in Asia as the industry recovers from its crisis, executives said.

The economic downturn in the box shipping industry has ende Read More »

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