Ports & Terminals

Konecranes to deliver 10 more RTGS to GPA

AJOT | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes will deliver 10 all-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Georgia Ports Authority. Read More »

Russia, Cyprus sign military deal on use of Mediterranean ports.

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday to give Russian military ships access to Cypriot ports. Read More »

Brazil’s main port of Santos reopened on truck strike’s 8th day

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Brazilian police on Wednesday dispersed striking truckers to reopen access to the country’s main port of Santos but the protesters’ stoppage still gripped a broad swathe of the nation where most farming and industry are concentrated. Read More »

Premium Article  Ports of Florida and beyond must ready to handle ever-increasing waves of cargo

Paul Scott Abbott | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Bigger ships delivering larger waves of cargo pose significant challenges for ports and connective infrastructure, according to industry leaders gathered recently in Tampa, Fla. Read More »

Malaysia’s Tenaga raises takeover offer price for port operator

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Tenaga Nasional Bhd , Malaysia’s largest power group, said on Wednesday it has raised the takeover price for Integrax Bhd by 18.2 percent after a leading shareholder of the port operator rejected its offer. Read More »

Access road to Brazil’s Santos port cleared of striking truckers

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

A main access road to Brazil’s Port of Santos was cleared early on Wednesday after a truck driver strike dispersed, though other roads in the country remained blocked as protests stretched into a second week. Read More »

Port of Houston Authority is ready for increased demand

GlobeNewswire | February 24, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Houston Authority is ready to provide cost-efficient and consistent solutions to cargo owners and logistics companies, Executive Director Roger Guenther said today in his monthly report to the Port Commission. Read More »

West Coast ports delays could swamp companies for two months

Reuters | February 24, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Congestion at the U.S. West Coast ports could take as much as two months to unwind, according to port and trade group officials, with retailers and other companies bracing for further shipment delays after the apparent resolution of a months-long labor dispute. Read More »

Truck strike crimps Brazil food, fuel supplies, soy exports

Reuters | February 24, 2015 | Intermodal | Road | Ports & Terminals

Truck drivers protesting high fuel prices for a seventh day interrupted supplies of diesel and raw materials across Brazil's farm belt and threatened to hold up grains exports at ports in the midst of a record harvest. Read More »

Intermodal Incentive Program announced to encourage container activity at the Port of Philadelphia

AJOT | February 24, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Philadelphia Regional Port Authority announces availability of State-Sponsored Intermodal Incentive Program to encourage container activity at the Port Of Philadelphia. Port also reports big gains in initial 2015 cargo activity. Read More »

With labor dispute resolved, L.A., Long Beach Mayors pledge new levels of cooperation

AJOT | February 24, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Ports plan to work together on environmental, security, legislative, supply chain logistics and marketing initiatives Read More »

Port Equipment Manufacturers Association concludes its largest AGM to date

AJOT | February 24, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Landside Service

The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) held its largest ever Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Amsterdam earlier this month, with more than 100 industry executives holding discussions on key developments in the sector, and keynote speeches on trends and challenges in port and terminal operations. Read More »

West Coast port dispute costing Honda 25,000 vehicles

Reuters | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Honda Motor Co praised an agreement to end a labor dispute at U.S. West Coast ports but said shipping delays will cost the company about 25,000 vehicles this month. Read More »

West Coast ports to begin tackling backlog after labor deal

Reuters | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. West Coast ports will resume full operations after a tentative labor deal was reached between a dockworkers union and a group of shippers, easing months of disruptions to trans-Pacific trade that have hit businesses from automakers to meat exports. Read More »

Tentative deal reached for US West Coast ports; relief for trans-Pacific trade

Reuters | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

A group of shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union reached a tentative labor deal after nine months of negotiations, settling a dispute that disrupted the flow of cargo through 29 U.S. West Coast ports and snarled trans-Pacific maritime trade with Asia. Read More »

JAXPORT welcomes consolidation of Crowley’s Jacksonville operations

AJOT | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

JAXPORT’s Board of Directors unanimously approved an expanded, long-term lease with Crowley Liner Services Inc., a subsidiary of the 123-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, a privately held family and employee-owned company headquartered in Jacksonville and operating here since 1975. Read More »

Kenya to start work on new northern seaport

Reuters | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Kenya will start construction work next month on a long-delayed new port to be built on its northern coast, next to the historic trading town of Lamu, the presidency announced. Read More »

ICTSI names new GM for MICT

AJOT | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mohamed Ghandar as General Manager of its flagship, the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT). Read More »

Teamsters Port Division reacts to tentative agreement averting West Coast port shut down

AJOT | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA – Friday evening, West Coast dockworkers represented by the ILWU and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced a tentative agreement had been reached. The Teamsters Port Division made the following statement: Read More »

Port of Oakland applauds waterfront contract settlement

AJOT | February 23, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Oakland this evening applauded the tentative agreement of a new longshore labor contract for the West Coast waterfront. At the same time, it called for efforts to accelerate the movement of global container trade. Read More »