Ports & Terminals

SCSPA, DHEC renew voluntary clean air partnership

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) and the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) extended a voluntary agreement that has successfully reduced port-related air emissions. Read More »

Alfacam media trucks move through the Port of Tacoma: from the Winter Olympics to Durban and Zeebrug

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

If you watched the ski jump competition in this year’s Winter Olympics on TV anywhere in the world, you relied on TV production trucks that were recently shipped through the Port of Tacoma. Read More »

Port of Felixstowe celebrates green award

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Felixstowe is celebrating after winning one award, and being runner-up in a second category at Suffolk County Council’s ‘Creating the Greenest County Awards 2010’.
The port’s Travel Plan won the Business Transport Award at a ceremony at Read More »

Virginia International Terminal improves security with APS Technology Gate Solution

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced Virginia International Terminals (VIT) has implemented the APS Gate OCR Portal to auto Read More »

PRPA welcomes Sea Star Line to Port of Phildelphia

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

New weekly call will bring 52 ships per year to Tioga Marine Terminal.
John H. Estey, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that Sea Star Line, LLC, a major carrier serving the US, Puerto Rico, and the C Read More »

DP World Callao orders Kalmar equipment for its greenfield operations

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has received an order from DP World Callao for two Kalmar DRF450 reachstackers and two Kalmar DCE80 empty container handlers. DP World trusted that Cargotec would quickly deliver reliable and productive equipment for its brand new terminal operat Read More »

Ports America announces new CEO

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ports America Group (Ports America) announced today that its board of directors has named Michael F. Hassing as the company's president and chief executive officer. Read More »

Georgia Ports Authority posts tonnage growth for third consecutive month

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced at its board meeting that the GPA continued to experience positive growth during the month of February and has recorded three consecutive months of increased trade through its po Read More »

APM Terminals Rotterdam AEO certified

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

As part of APM Terminals’ ongoing drive to set new standards in customer service throughout the Global Terminal Network, APM Terminals Rotterdam has become the latest terminal to have become AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certified. Established as a Read More »

Port of Rotterdam Authority steps up investment

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

While throughput in the port of Rotterdam declined by 8.1% in 2009, the result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority fell by 4.4%, to € 144.2 million. Including a one-off item of income, the result rose by 10.9% to € 167.4 million. ‘The Port Authority invest Read More »

Zebra Enterprise solutions launches new terminal operating solution for lower-volume terminals

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Zebra Enterprise Solutions (ZES), a division of Zebra Technologies announced the launch of a new operating solution designed for terminals that move at least 120,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) per year. TEU is a standard measure in intermodal tran Read More »

Montreal Port Authority buys its first green locomotive

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Montreal Port Authority has signed an agreement with AJ Corman Railpower to purchase a next generation locomotive, one more respectful of the environment, for $1.6 million. The agreement includes an option for four additional locomotives. These are mu Read More »

TITAN Salvage completes removal of collapsed gantry crane and other navigational hazards in…

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

TITAN Salvage has safely removed the partially submerged Washington Gantry crane and other navigational hazards from Port-au-Prince, Haiti for the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM). The company's work helped to re-establish port infrastructure and Read More »

American Science and Engineering receives $8.2 million order for its cargo inspection systems in ...

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

X-ray inspection systems to scan vehicles and trucks entering high-risk facilities for explosive threats and contraband American Science and Engineering, Inc. a leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, Read More »

Oberstar promises port leaders infrastructure action this year

AJOT | March 28, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. Rep. James L. Oberstar, D-Minn., and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad W. Allen believe bringing U.S. transportation infrastructure into shape requires a major shift in federal approach, according to separate remarks at last week’s American Assoc Read More »

ILA, AFL-CIO joins Walmart and Rep. Brady to support petition seeking temporary suspension of ...

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The 65,000-member International Longshoremen’s Association, AFL-CIO – the largest North American union of maritime workers – has joined a broad coalition of Delaware River port community interests in a petition asking U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vi Read More »

PRPA Director of Engineering Lawrence to be honored at American Society of Civil Engineers Dinner

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Charles J. (Chuck) Lawrence, Director of Engineering for the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), has been named Engineering Manager of the Year by the Philadelphia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Lawrence will be honored Read More »

Cargotec wins an order from Yingkou Port Group for Kalmar port equipment

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has received an order from Yingkou Port Group Corporation for eight Kalmar DRF450 reachstackers and one DCE80 empty container handler. The new machines will help the customer keep up with the demands of northern China's expanding port business. T Read More »

Draft EIR for Port of Redwood City Wharf redevelopment project released

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Redwood City Port Commission will hold a public hearing April 14 at 7 p.m. to receive public comments on a draft environmental impact report (EIR) prepared for the Wharves 1 & 2 Redevelopment project.

The meeting will be at the Port offic Read More »

Iraq to seek bids in April for $6 blllion port project

AJOT | March 17, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Iraq will next month invite foreign firms to submit bids for the planned construction of a $6 billion port south of Basra, which together with a new rail system will create a regional transport conduit to rival the Suez Canal, officials say.

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