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Premium Article  GPA sits well with trade mix

Karen Thuermer | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

If recent Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) throughput figures are any indication of how far the economy has improved since the recession hit in 2008, businesses should have a reason to feel optimistic. Overall GPA throughput rose 19.9 percent in 2010 versus Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Brunswick shows healthy growth

Karen Thuermer | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Besides the top headlines regarding the Georgia Port Authority’s (GPA) Port of Savannah, its Port of Brunswick is also showing cargo volume improvements.

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  GPA prepares for SHEP

Karen Thuermer | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Facilitating global trade through strategic U.S. East Coast gateways, while creating opportunities for 9 million Georgians, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is a catalyst for international trade and investment.
But with more steamship line compan Read More »

Premium Article  From Hamburg to Xingang on a Pearl String

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Extraordinary shipments are a rather common sight at the Wallmann terminal in Hamburg, Germany. The terminal, in which the breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo expert Rickmers-Linie holds a share of just over 25 per cent, specialises in the handling of Read More »

Premium Article  Bringing wind power to the Midwest

Peter Buxbaum | January 23, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Ports & Terminals

Ports of Indiana - Burns Harbor experience spike in project cargoes thanks to massive green technology shipments.
The Ports of Indiana - Burns Harbor recently announced that it had handled ten times the project cargo in 2010 than it did the Read More »

Nordana’s Mediterranean Service to call Savannah

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Nordana has announced that its Mediterranean service will be making regularly-scheduled, direct vessel calls in Georgia at the Port of Savannah. This enhancement to the service will commence with the sailing of the M/V Schackenborg on March 5th. Read More »

Arch Coal moves for second Pacific export facility

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Arch Coal Inc said it signed an agreement for a Canadian Pacific Coast shipping terminal as part of its strategy to export more coal to Asian markets.

The deal with Canadian Crown Corp Ridley Terminals Inc to use the marine terminal near Prince Rupert Read More »

Debt-ridden Dubai World sees improving profitabilty

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Dubai World, the Gulf emirate's flagship conglomerate that has restructured $25 billion in debt, expects recovery in its critical businesses such as ports and free trade zones, a government statement said.

"The board of directors voiced confidence in Read More »

Port of Long Beach posts record gains in 2010

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Containerized cargo at the Port of Long Beach increased by 1.2 million units in 2010, the largest single increase of any seaport in the United States, according to year-end totals.

Port shipping terminals moved a total of 6.3 million twenty-foot equiv Read More »

South Carolina port volume up 17% in 2010

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Charleston closed 2010 with a nearly 17 percent increase in container volume, capping a year marked by new shipping services, statewide business initiatives and the arrival of the biggest ships on the East Coast.

December marked the twelft Read More »

ASPA seeks offering on Bulk Handling Facility

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Alabama State Port Authority’s (ASPA) announced it is actively seeking prospects to lease and operate its Bulk Material Handling Plant (Bulk Plant) at the Port of Mobile. The Bulk Plant, located on the north end of the port, has been operated by the Read More »

Trucks burst through ribbon, officially opening Cargo Bay Road

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Three trucks dramatically burst through a ceremonial red ribbon, signaling the opening of the Cargo Bay Road truck entrance to the Port of Houston Authority’s Turning Basin Terminals. The new entrance on the northeast side of the main terminal officially Read More »

Konecranes acquires company in South America

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In early January 2011 Konecranes acquired Gruas Koman Limitada, the former licensee of Konecranes in Recoleta, Santiago, Chile. The acquisition also includes the Peruvian start-up subsidiary, Koman Gruas Peru S.R.L. The companies specialize in providing a Read More »

Ivorian cocoa from plantation to port

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

EU-registered vessels have been barred from all new financial dealings with Ivory Coast's two main cocoa-exporting ports as part of sanctions imposed after November's contested election.

The European Union froze the European assets of the two main por Read More »

Rumo to add rain shields at Brazil sugar berths

AJOT | January 23, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Rumo, the logistics arm of world top sugar and ethanol producer Cosan , is literally planning ahead for a rainy day, installing covers at port terminals to allow loading of sugar in wet weather.

Last year, persistent rain at Brazil's main sugar-handli Read More »

Brazil to avoid sugar ship queue in 2011

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil should be able to avoid a repeat of last year's huge queues of ships that waited as much as a month to load sugar, due to expected cooler demand from India, an agriculture official said.

Queues lengthened from June at the two main ports for sug Read More »

Australia Newcastle coal exports down 12% in week

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Coal shipments from Australia's Newcastle port, which ships mostly thermal coal used in power plants, slipped more than 12 percent last week.

Exports from the east coast port were 2.38 million tonnes in the week to Jan. 10, down from 2.717 million the Read More »

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