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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Premium Article  Florida Atlantic seaports enhance infrastructures

Paul Scott Abbott | February 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

nfrastructure projects are abounding at deepwater seaports along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as port officials hope to be ready to handle substantial growth in trade, including greater trans-Pacific volumes associated with Panama Canal expansion. Read More »

Premium Article  Shallow-draft river port is overcoming obstacles

Paul Scott Abbott | February 10, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Maintaining the flow of international waterborne commerce along the Miami River seems to be a constant struggle. Nonetheless, buoyed by recent favorable legal decisions and the resumption of dredging, maritime interests along the river are remaining encou Read More »

Premium Article  Florida looks to benefit from canal’s expansion

Paul Scott Abbott | February 10, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Much of the current infrastructure growth at Florida seaports can be attributed to the expansion of the Panama Canal that is now under way, but concerns remain that ports, channels and inland transportation won’t be prepared for the trade boom after the c Read More »

Premium Article  US not ready to handle boom from Panama Canal expansion

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

US ports and inland transportation networks aren’t ready to handle trade growth associated with Panama Canal expansion – and they won’t be unless there are swift changes to governmental processes. Read More »

Premium Article  Panama Canal workshop draws 200 to Tampa

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Indicative of the high interest in developments surrounding the expansion of the Panama Canal, more than 200 port industry leaders gathered Jan. 23-24 in Tampa for the Shifting International Trade Routes: Planning for the Panama Canal Expansion workshop, Read More »

Premium Article  SSA Marine security head: TWIC is ‘more than heavy lift’

Paul Scott Abbott | February 03, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

This year’s nationwide implementation of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program remains a daunting task, but progress is being made, according to Bill L. DeWitt, corporate security director for SSA Marine, which operates four dozen US Read More »

Premium Article  Bulk trends remain strong on Canada’s east coast

Leo Ryan | February 03, 2008 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Within the context of the continuing hot global bulk/breakbulk market, Canadian ports on the eastern seaboard are more than holding their own – despite the rising shift of bulk cargo to containers and the reduction of breakbulk services. Read More »

Premium Article  Port Manatee dedicates new container crane

Paul Scott Abbott | January 27, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The entry of Port Manatee into containerized cargo shipping is now official, and speakers at a Jan. 22 dedication ceremony for the Tampa Bay port’s new mobile container crane share hopes the 257-foot-tall crane is an indication of even bigger things to co Read More »

Premium Article  Kress Joins Port of Tacoma as Senior Project Manager

AJOT | January 17, 2008 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals

Tom Kress recently joined the Port of Tacoma as a Senior Project Manager, responsible for project management, contract administration, project design, construction inspection, surveying and materials testing for Port construction projects. Read More »

Premium Article  IKEA’s DC in Savannah a sign of things to come

Karen Thuermer | January 06, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Atlanta’s “Designing Women” and other consumers in the US South with an eye for functional, well designed household products take note. IKEA has opened a distribution center in Savannah, Georgia that will funnel goods to its stores throughout the US Southeast. Read More »

Premium Article  Asian companies add to Georgia’s trade mix

Karen Thuermer | January 06, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

With $1.1 billion in exports to China last in 2006, this soaring dragon has become Georgia’s third largest export destination, up from sixth in 2005. Trade to and from China flowing to Georgia through Atlanta, Brunswick and Savannah totaled $12.1 billion Read More »

Premium Article  Georgia Ports well poised for growth in 2008

Karen Thuermer | January 06, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

With more all water service coming to North America’s East Coast, ports up and down the Eastern seaboard are expanding facilities to attract and accommodate larger ships. Today Georgia’s Port of Savannah boasts the largest single container facility in all Read More »

Premium Article  CANADA TRADE 2007 - Canadian ports to get improved borrowing regime

Leo Ryan | December 02, 2007 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Recently responding to urgent demands of the past few years, Canada’s federal government has proposed regulatory changes that would put existing borrowing and funding regimes for Canadian ports on a more competitive footing with US and other foreign ports Read More »

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