Ports & Terminals

Port of Oakland allocates $2.7 Mmillion for shore power & innovative energy study

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

At the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners meeting on March 29, 2011, the Board authorized the allocation of $2.7 million to the Port of Oakland’s Shore Power Program and to an Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Study. The two approved initiatives emb Read More »

Ocean carriers honored as environmental leaders at Port of Long Beach

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach recently honored 13 top ocean carriers who earned the coveted “best of the best” honors in the Port’s annual Green Flag Awards for environmental achievement.

The Port’s Green Flag vessel speed reduction program gives financial i Read More »

GPA’s Cross Terminal Roadway receives Honor Award for Engineering Excellence

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The nation’s largest single-terminal container facility, the Port of Savannah’s Garden City Terminal, received an Honor Award for engineering excellence for its two-mile Cross Terminal Roadway project.

“As a component of our ongoing capital investment Read More »

APM Terminals says to get Peru concession

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals has been awarded operatorship of a multipurpose facility at Puru's Port of Callao, the company said.

APM Terminals will operate the Muelle Norte terminal, which is a multipurpose facility for container shipping, general cargo, roll-on-ro Read More »

Shipping resumes in St Lawrence Seaway

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Navigation resumed on a key canal in the St. Lawrence Seaway early March 31st, after a vessel earlier veered off course and grounded, halting traffic.

The BBC Steinhoelft was refloated in the Montreal South Shore canal and removed for inspection, said Read More »

New All-Water Asia Service picks Port of Charleston

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A group of major shipping lines has selected the Port of Charleston for a new, all-water service connecting the growing Southeast U.S. region with South Korea and Central and South China

The South China East Coast Express 2 (SCE2) service, a joint ser Read More »

Suez Canal traffic resumes after beached ship moved

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Traffic through Egypt's Suez Canal resumed after a 42,000-ton container ship that ran aground earlier was moved, an official at the Suez Canal Authority said. Read More »

Governor Jindal announces new export grain terminal at Port of Lake Charles

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Gov. Bobby Jindal joined IFG Port Holdings LLC CEO Kabir Ahmad and Union Pacific Railroad Chairman and CEO Jim Young to announce the state, Port of Lake Charles, IFG and Union Pacific have finalized agreements necessary for IFG to launch a new, state-of-t Read More »

Konecranes wins first RTG order in the UK

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

UK-based PD Teesport awarded Konecranes a contract for four RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes. These are the first Konecranes cranes of this type to be delivered to the UK. The eco-efficient RTGs will be delivered in autumn 2011. Read More »

Holt Logstics invests more than $1 million on new equipment

AJOT | April 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In its continuing effort to grow the containerized cargo business at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal (PAMT), Holt Logistics Corp. announced that Greenwich Terminals, LLC will invest an additional $1 million in new storage equipment designed to increase Read More »

Ceres Terminals appoints Vitolo Senior VP & CFO

AJOT | March 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Ceres Terminals Incorporated announced the appointment of John J. Vitolo as the Company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Vitolo brings close to thirty years finance experience to the Ceres organization.

In his new role as CFO Read More »

Port of Indiana receives first international ship of the season

AJOT | March 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor celebrated the opening of its 41st international shipping season with the arrival of the “M/V Avonborg.” Port and local officials boarded the vessel for a brief ceremony, presenting the ship’s captain, Capt. Gert J.K. Mol, Read More »

Mega-size container cargo ship arrives at Port Everglades

AJOT | March 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A mega-size cargo ship, the largest container cargo ship in the history of Port Everglades, arrived in South Florida this morning carrying cargo from Northern Europe to South Florida. Read More »

Changes in Port of Rotterdam Authority Supervisory Board

AJOT | March 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In mid-May, two members of the Port of Rotterdam Authority Supervisory Board will be stepping down. They are Ad Scheepbouwer, chair, and René Smit, the supervisory director who was nominated for appointment by the Works Council. Merel van Vroonhoven, NS Read More »

Limited access at Japan quake-hit ports, 7 oil terminals shut

AJOT | March 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Seven small oil terminals and most of the shipping berths at Japan's northeastern ports remain closed more than two weeks after a devastating earthquake, government and industry officials said.

All 15 key ports damaged by the March 11 disaster have re Read More »

32,000-pound gas turbine ships through Savannah’s Ocean Terminal

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Last week, a more than 332,000-pound gas turbine was offloaded shipside directly onto a super trailer at the Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Ocean Terminal. This oversized or “project cargo” was one of five heavy-lift pieces in the shipment that also incl Read More »

Japan seeks to ease radiation fears in shipping community

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Japan's transport ministry sought to ease growing fears among global shipping lines on the safety and insurance issues of operating in Tokyo Bay, saying radiation at the country's largest ports were at "very safe" levels.

At least two German shipping Read More »

Good results for Port of Rotterdam Authority important for investments

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority’s results for 2010 amount to € 154 million. That is € 10 million more than the results for 2009, excluding the one-off proceeds of a sale during that year. The increase in the results is thanks, among other things, to the strong recover Read More »

Tanzania container traffic seen up 10% in 2011

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Container volumes handled by Tanzania's Dar es Salaam port are expected to rise by 10 percent this year after the port operator invested in new cargo handling equipment.

Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS), a unit of Hutchison P Read More »

Hutchison Port may see weak debut, hurt by Japan woes

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Port Holdings Trust's $5.5 billion initial public offering is expected to make a weak debut in Singapore, as ongoing concerns about Japan's nuclear crisis spook global markets.

Hutchison Port, a unit of Hu Read More »