Ports & Terminals

Port and City of Oakland submit Federal grant to launch first phase of Oakland Army Base redevelopme

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Last week the Port and City of Oakland, together, applied for a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant through the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) in the amount of $40 million. The grant will help fund the Read More »

Port of Hamburg cargo handling figures first three quarters 2011

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

At 99 million tons, in the first nine months of the year throughput in the Port of Hamburg advanced by around 11 percent. This excellent, above-average result on throughput enabled the Port of Hamburg to recover market share in competition with the major Read More »

Port of Long Beach’s Deputy Director confirmed as new Executive Director


AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted unanimously Monday, November 14, to name J. Christopher Lytle, the Port’s Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, as the Port of Long Beach’s new Executive Director. Read More »

Russia halts grain shipments to main port for 5 days

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Russian Railways said it had suspended grain shipments to the country's main deep sea port of Novorossiisk from Nov. 15 to Nov. 19 to clear out overflowing port silos. Read More »

Westinghouse selects Port of Charleston for energy project moves

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Westinghouse Electric Company has selected the Port of Charleston for a multi-year deal to handle oversize project cargo in support of a major power plant expansion by South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G) near Columbia, SC. Read More »

Port of Philadelphia handles major shipment of military cargo from Middle East

AJOT | November 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A sunny, untypically warm day underscored a proud sight for the Port of Philadelphia’s ILA labor force and other maritime industry workers on Tuesday, November 8. On that day, the 841st Transportation Battalion of the Military Surface Deployment and Dist Read More »

Good third quarter for the Port of Rotterdam

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo throughput in the Port of Rotterdam increased during the first nine months of 2011 by 1.7% to 327 million tons. Throughput increased for agribulk (+17%), coal (+3%), other dry bulk (+10%), containers (+11%), roll-on/roll-off (+2%) and other general Read More »

GPA sees steady first quarter growth

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today the ports saw a growth rate of 5.0 percent in the first quarter of FY2012, moving 6.5 million tons of freight. Over the same period in FY2011, the port moved 6.2 million tons of c Read More »

DP World gross container volumes up 10% in Q3

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World , the world's third-largest port operator, said containers volumes rose 10 percent in the third quarter, helped by growth in the UAE, Africa and the Americas. Read More »

JAXPORT seeks TIGER funds to enhance Northeast Florida trade and transportation network

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced its application to the U.S. Department of Transportation for $25 million from the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Discretionary Grant for the construction of a $45 million Inte Read More »

Port of Albany Commission unveils new $12 million wharf system

AJOT | November 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Albany Port District Commission unveiled its newly completed wharf system at a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Port of Albany, New York. This wharf replaces the existing timber pile wharf constructed in 1927 when Franklin D. Roosevelt was in the Gover Read More »

Liebherr Mobile Harbour Cranes are in great demand in Latin America

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In 2011 Liebherr-Werk Nenzing can report a run on its Mobile Harbour Cranes. 100% increase in sales compared to 2010 illustrates that the demand for sustainable investment in cargo handling equipment is still unbroken. Until the end of this year a total o Read More »

GA Governor’s forum on the Port: Deepening vital to continued success

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA’s Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports’ impact on jobs and Read More »

JAXPORT CEO urges Congress to support investment in nation’s seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Jacksonville, Fla., recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastru Read More »

SC Ports Chief provides testimony to Congress on modernizing seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA’s steady growth delivers strong economic benefit

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA has announced that overall job numbers tied to port activities increased slightly over the past five years despite the struggling economy. According to a recently completed economic impact study, job growth linked to an increase Read More »

Ports of Indiana names new director for Jeffersonville port

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Ports of Indiana has named Scott Stewart as port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. A native of nearby New Albany, Ind., Stewart spent 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility with the Procter & Gamble Company before retiring i Read More »

Port Manatee’s berth 12 certified

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Following years of planning and construction, Port Manatee’s nearly 1,600-foot-long Berth 12 received its first ship three days ahead of its scheduled dedication Oct. 20th. Read More »

Port extends public review of proposed terminal

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has extended the public review period on a draft environmental study of Pier S, a proposal to develop a state-of-the-art, $650 million container shipping facility on Terminal Island. The Port will accept written comments until Decem Read More »

Port Corpus Christi and Tianjin Port (Group) signed a memorandum of understanding

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official sign Read More »