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Striking South Africa workers call sympathy stoppages

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Striking South African transport workers have called for possible sympathy stoppages, including at the national airline, and electricity workers also threatened to strike less than three weeks before the World Cup.

The South African Transport Read More »

Construction of Maasvlakte 2 enters new phase

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The construction of Maasvlakte 2, the port of Rotterdam's land reclamation project, is proceeding well. This month, the 120 millionth m3 of sand was sprayed on. This means that half of all the sand needed for the first phase of Maasvlakte 2 up to 2013 has Read More »

China’s Cosco says will not halt Greek investment

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

China's Cosco said it would go ahead with investments in Greece's largest port Piraeus despite the crisis that has hit the Greek economy and sent shockwaves throughout the euro zone.

Greece is battling a 300 billion euro ($375 billion) debt a Read More »

Vietnam to keep pace with port infrastructure

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

CMIT Executive Emphasizes need for land-based infrastructure to meet needs of expected container terminal volume growth at ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference

Addressing the 8th ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Ports & Ship Read More »

US scrap suppliers perplexed over new Chinese duty

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A pending customs rule to stop duty evasions on scrap metal shipments to China are confusing and time consuming, but will unlikely stop U.S. suppliers from sending base metal scrap to the world's largest consumer.

Participants at this year's Read More »

South.Africa transport unions split over wage deal

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A South African transport strike that has crippled rail and port operations looked set to drag on after one of two unions rejected a revised wage deal by state-owned logistics group Transnet.

The strike, in its second week, has curbed exports Read More »

APM Terminals introduces crane & engineering services

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Based in Shanghai, CES provides independent consulting services for crane engineering, quality assurance, commissioning and procurement project management

APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services ("CES"), following the lead of its pa Read More »

Transnet to meet unions to try end dispute

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South African transport unions plan to meet logistics group Transnet to resolve a wage dispute that has paralyzed port and rail operations in Africa's biggest economy.

The strike, now in its second week, has dented exports of metals, fruit an Read More »

Port Tianjin, China delegation visited Port Corpus Christi

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Port Corpus Christi received the visit of five Tianjin Port (Group) CO., LTD executives. The delegation included executives in charge of Construction, Logistics and Operations of the Port and it was led by Mr. Yan Hu Zhao, Vice President of Tianjin Port Read More »

Charleston container volume rises 28.5% in April

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

April container shipments through the Port of Charleston jumped 28.5 percent from last year.

Both imports and exports showed significant increases over the same month last year and against the previous month. April was the fourth straight mon Read More »

Maritime industry storms Capitol Hill

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The American maritime industry fanned out across Capitol Hill last week, holding meetings with 124 Members of Congress and staff during the first ever Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In”. The objective of the event was to communicate the value of th Read More »

South Africa transport workers march in wage dispute

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Thousands of striking South African transport workers marched in Johannesburg last week, demanding a pay hike at logistics group Transnet ahead of a meeting to try to end the dispute.

The five-day strike has paralyzed the country's port and r Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Charleston is on the radar Screen, SCSPA officials say

Karen Thuermer | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Officials at the South Carolina State Port Authority (SCSPA) have a reason to feel optimistic about business at the Port of Charleston. Statistics show that March was the third straight month of year-over-year container volume increases for the port with Read More »

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