Ports & Terminals

Further major Kühne + Nagel project in the Port of Duisburg

AJOT | October 12, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Duisport Group has transferred one of the last logport I properties of some 65,000 sq.m. to Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG of Hamburg. With a total size of 160,000 sq.m. in the Port, Kühne + Nagel now operates by far the largest logport I facilities in Read More »

Port Everglades names new environmental Projects Manager

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Broward County has named longtime marine environmental manager Bob Musser to oversee all ecological functions and procedures associated with operations and planning at Port Everglades. Read More »

Ivory Coast seeks to expand San Pedro port

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ivory Coast's cocoa port of San Pedro plans to invest $522 million to expand its terminal, build new quays and enlarge container capacity fivefold in the next few years, the port authority said.

San Pedro handles around half of the average 1. Read More »

Teck, CP Rail ink 10-year coal-hauling deal

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Teck Resources Ltd. and Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. unveiled a new 10 year agreement for moving coal from five Teck mines to the Pacific Coast for export. Read More »

Harbor boards postpone decision on air quality update

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday postponed a vote on an update to the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to allow the public more time to review the proposal. The 2010 CAAP Update is expected to be back for c Read More »

Konecranes delivers Turkey’s first electrically-fed RTGS

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In July 2010 Konecranes received its second RTG order from Turkey this year.

The order is for five electrically-fed RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes to be delivered to port operator NEMPORT in Nemrut, Aliaga Bay, Turkey. These Konecran Read More »

Big Canadian domestic fleet renewal on horizon

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In a major development for enhancing the competitiveness of the domestic shipping industry, the Canadian government has announced a waiver of a longstanding 25% tariff on imports of all general cargo vessels and tankers as well as ferries longer than 129 Read More »

Long Beach City Council upholds bridge EIR
$1 billion plan

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council has upheld the Port of Long Beach’s plans to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge, clearing the way for the nearly $1 billion project that will improve safety, ease traffic congestion and create thousands of construction job Read More »

New terminal opened at Kiel’s Schwedenkai

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Kiel now has a new architectural landmark. The 13-story terminal at Schwedenkai, two years in the building, was officially inaugurated at a ceremony on October 1st. Peter Harry Carstensen, the Minister President of the federal German state of Schleswig-Ho Read More »

Jeffersonville port is first in state to receive new Foreign-Trade Zone designation

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The U.S. Department of Commerce has approved a new foreign-trade zone designation for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville that expands Foreign-Trade Zone #170 from 1,000 acres to a six-county area and streamlines the process for businesses to apply for a z Read More »

Port of Gdynia Authority and HPH’s Gdynia Container Terminal team up to develop deepwater berth

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Gdynia Authority and Gdynia Container Terminal (GCT) have signed an agreement to jointly develop a deepwater berth at the Bulgarskie Wharf of the Port of Gdynia. Read More »

Boston’s Leone passes AAPA gavel to Reixach of Port Freeport, TX

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A cooperative approach is critical to continuing advancement of Western Hemisphere seaports, according to both the immediate past chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities and his successor.

- By Paul Scott Abbott, AJOT Read More »

CSAV begins new car carrier service from Port Everglades

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Chilean line Compañ­ίa Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) has started its first vehicle carrier service at Broward County's Port Everglades. CSAV's new Pure Car Carrier (PCC)/Pure Truck Carrier service sails every other week from Port Everglades using F Read More »

Port of New York/ New Jersey comments on strike situation

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The following statement was issued by Joseph Curto, President of the New York Shipping Association, “regarding the end of the job action in the Port of New York and New Jersey: Although the situation that precipitated the work stoppage in the Port of N Read More »

Port of Baltimore handles record number of containers for second straight month

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

For the second consecutive month, the public marine terminals at the Port of Baltimore handled a record number of containers. In July, 63,740 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Unit) containers made their way across Baltimore’s docks, breaking an all-time record Read More »

Psion marks next major open innovation landmark with 
launch of Psion Omnii™ Platform

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Psion, the global provider of mobile computing solutions, has unveiled another strategic landmark for the company, with the launch of Psion Omnii™, a sophisticated, highly modular mobile computing platform. The new Omnii platform will give Psion, its rese Read More »

CN and MPA reach agreement to increase gateway productivity and market share

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

CN and the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that commits the parties to develop a best-practices vision for the gateway's supply chain, improve productivity, and leverage these gains to increase th Read More »

Adani says India ready for huge coal import boom

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

India's Adani expects Asia's No.3 economy to have the infrastructure in place to handle a surge in domestic coal demand from power, steel and cement industries, a senior executive said.

Coal powers more than half of India's electricity plants Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet studying, rail port expansion

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa's logistics group Transnet said that it would this year complete a study to expand the rail infrastructure leading to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal and for another port.

South Africa is a major exporter of coal to power stations Read More »

GPA posts 22% growth for August

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced the GPA experienced 22-percent container growth in August and has recorded nine consecutive months of double-digit growth.

“August represented the second highest tot Read More »