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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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APM Terminals developing container terminal in Dinh Vu

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Singapore - Executives from APM Terminals and Pharung Shipyard Company, a division of the Vietnam-based Vinashin Group, have entered into a Joint Venture agreement to develop and operate a new container terminal in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, serving the Read More »

Vietnam to play strategic role for the Port of Savannah

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) announced the opening of its 19th global sales office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Bui Quang Hung, Chairman of Barwil Sunnytrans JV Co., will serve as the Port of Savannah’s senior representative in Vietnam. Read More »

New Orleans approves $5.3 million in construction contracts

AJOT | July 27, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans has awarded $5.3 million worth of construction contracts for major renovations to the Alabo Street Terminal to expand the wharf and refurbish the cargo shed that primarily handles steel and other metal Read More »

GPA welcomed US Secretary of Commerce Gutierrez

AJOT | July 24, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) hosted the US Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez recently. He was briefed on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, toured the Port of Savannah and held a press conference at Garden City Terminal alongside Congress Read More »

Puerto Cortes, Honduras security scans 100% of boxes to US

AJOT | July 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Puerto Cortes, the largest and deepest port in Central America located on Honduras' Caribbean coast, is the only port in the Western Hemisphere and one of only three in the world currently scanning all inbound and outbound shipments for nuclear substances Read More »

Premium Article  Hankla Starts Term as Commission President

AJOT | July 14, 2008 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals

Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners President James C. Hankla accepted the gavel from immediate past President Mario Cordero on Monday, July 14, to start a one-year term as the board's leader and the Port's chief spokesperson. Read More »

Major awards for the Port of Albany

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Mayor Gerald D. Jennings announced that the Port of Albany has received two prestigious awards form the Railway Industrial Clearance Association. The first award was given for outstanding customer satisfaction, and the second, recognized Albany as the mos Read More »

SPRC Colombia and Kalmar extend 10-year+ partnership

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Kalmar Industries, part of Cargotec Corporation, has been awarded a contract to supply Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena (SPRC) with a variety of container handling equipment for its new Contecar terminal in Cartagena, on the Caribbean c Read More »

Golden Giraffe and Amber Duck awards for DCT Gdansk

AJOT | July 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Polish container terminal DCT Gdansk has been presented with two awards in the same week. Both recognize the terminal’s major contribution to the present and future prosperity of the fast-growing Polish economy in general and the Gdansk region in part Read More »

China Navigation orders six 40,000dwt multipurpose vessels

AJOT | July 09, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The China Navigation Company Limited (CNCo), the deep-sea ship owning arm of the Swire group, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Nantong Mingde Heavy Industry for six multipurpose (MPP) vessels to be delivered from mid-2011 onwards, with a Read More »

Shipping company sentenced for pollution-related charges

AJOT | July 09, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Italian shipping company B.Navi Ship Management Services (B.Navi) was sentenced to pay $1,500,000 and serve three years probation in connection with the illegal dumping of oily sludge, bilge wastes, and oil-contaminated ballast water from the M/V Windsor Read More »

Longview welcomes mobile harbor crane

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Longview welcomed their new mobile harbor crane July 1, 2008. The first mobile harbor crane in the fleet, the Liebherr LHM500S arrived aboard the marine vessel (M/V) Emilie K from Austria and was discharged in two shifts by SSA Marine and ILWU Read More »

Almira named Executive Director of Port of Palm Beach

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Palm Beach District Board of Commissioners appointed Almira, a 25-year veteran of the maritime industry, to the Executive Director position on June 24; he formally accepted the position and its three-year contract this morning. Almira’s extens Read More »

Galveston closes on $28.1 million infrastructure loan

AJOT | July 02, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Galveston and the State of Texas closed on a $28.1 million dollar infrastructure improvement loan through the Texas Industry Development Loan Program (TID), which provides long-term capital at below market rates for Texas strategic economic de Read More »

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