Ports & Terminals

Kalmar to supply six RTGs to the Port of Livorno in Italy

AJOT | December 25, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec’s Kalmar business area has received two orders to supply its E-One+ rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Terminal Darsena Toscana (Contshipitalia Group) operating in the Port of Livorno (Leghorn), Italy. The first order for two RTGs was placed dur Read More »

Felixstowe South Piles Ahead

AJOT | December 25, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The first shipment of piles for the new quay wall at the Port of Felixstowe’s Felixstowe South development have arrived at the UK’s largest container port. Read More »

HPH and Evergreen Sign an Agreement in Respect of Taranto Container Terminal


AJOT | December 18, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and Evergreen Group (Evergreen) have signed an agreement whereby, upon completion, HPH will become a shareholder of Taranto Container Terminal S.P.A. The agreement constitutes a share swap of Evergreen’s interest in Taranto C Read More »

JAXPORT, Hanjin sign contract

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

acksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) executives and representatives of the Hanjin Shipping Company of Seoul, Korea signed a 30-year lease agreement calling for construction of a 90-acre container facility at the Dames Point Marine Terminal in North Jacks Read More »

TOC Americas 2008

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

TOC Americas returned to the US in November for its ninth event, attracting leading figures within the industry including the major terminal operators, port authorities, shipping lines and shippers. Read More »

Tilden, Bloom presented with 2008 Connie Awards

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The 2008 Connie Awards were presented by the Containerization & Intermodal Institute (CII) to Douglas A. Tilden, Chairman of Ports America Group, and Ken Bloom, Executive Chief Officer of INTTRA, at an industry award luncheon at The Newark Club. Some 300 Read More »

ICTSI Subic terminal rolls out new gate system

AJOT | December 16, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) subsidiary Subic Bay International Terminal Corp. (SBITC) recently rolled out new software that will boost operational efficiency at the gates of the Subic Bay Freeport’s new container terminal. Read More »

Port of Tacoma tests GPS tracking system

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

To enhance inland rail supply chain visibility, the Port of Tacoma is testing a GPS tracking system that tracks intermodal containers from the time they leave waterfront terminals until they reach their destinations in the Midwest and Eastern United State Read More »

Retail container traffic falls for 16th straight month

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Year-over-year cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports fell for the 16th straight month in November, leaving 2008 on track to be the slowest year since 2004 as the U.S. economic downturn continues, according to the monthly Port Tracker r Read More »

APM Terminals Virginia’s innovative solution to security requirements

AJOT | December 14, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Integrating the newly mandated Transportation Workers Identify Credential into the existing APM Terminals security protocol as the single and primary means of electronic access, security is enhanced in an efficient and cost-effective manner that can be us Read More »

Dargas provides Port of Wilma shortcut to Alberta oil sands

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In July of 2008, Dargas Shipping, Ltd. of Vancouver, BC shipped the first cargo consisting of a large pressure vessel from Vancouver, BC to Fort McMurray, in the Alberta oil sands, via the Columbia and Snake Rivers. The Columbia/Snake River provides the b Read More »

Hong Kong vessels, port cargo & containers stats for Q3

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong’s total port cargo throughput in the third quarter grew nine percent year-on-year to 67.3 million tons, according to statistics on vessels, port cargo and containers for the third quarter of 2008, released by the Census and Statistics Department Read More »

$3.6 million dredging at Port of Redwood City

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The long-anticipated use of the Port of Redwood City maintenance dredge material to help restore wetlands on adjacent Bair Island is scheduled to begin in early December. Read More »

Anderson Wise joins Long Beach Port board

AJOT | December 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council approved the appointment of Long Beach attorney Susan E. Anderson Wise, a 34-year resident of the city, as the newest member of the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which governs the Port of Long Beach. Read More »

Fleet of Kalmar terminal tractors to Port of Salalah

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec's Kalmar business area has been awarded a contract to supply 42 Ottawa 4x2 terminal tractors for the expansion of the Port of Salalah, located in the southern region of Oman. The equipment will be delivered to Port of Salalah by the end of this y Read More »

Georgia’s ports increase capacity to attract additional cargo

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced today the GPA is increasing capacity at the Port of Savannah to attract additional cargo. Read More »

JAXPORT, Hanjin to develop new terminal

AJOT | November 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Mayor John Peyton and Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) officials are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of Hanjin Shipping Company of Seoul, Korea approved a 30-year lease agreement with JAXPORT. The lease calls for Hanjin to build an ap Read More »

Barcelona to sponsor Sino-International Conference

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Barcelona has committed itself to being the Principal Sponsor of the Annual Sino-International Conference for the next five years. The Annual Sino-International Conference is the biggest global meeting for top independent freight forwarders who wa Read More »

CMA CGM strengthens position in China

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

CMA CGM announced that its project to invest in the construction and the management of a deep water container terminal in the port of Xiamen, together with its partners New World Services Holding Ltd and Xiamen Haicang Investment General Co, has been appr Read More »

PHA’s Kornegay named 2008 Maritime Person of the Year

AJOT | November 20, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Houston Authority Executive Director H. Thomas Kornegay was named 2008 Maritime Person of the Year at the Greater Houston Port Bureau and the Marine Exchange of the West Gulf's November 15 gala. Read More »