Ports & Terminals

Groundbreaking at Schwedenkai

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Work starts on new terminal building Construction has begun at Kiel’s new Schwedenkai Terminal. On October 28th, the first ground was broken during a ceremony at the site by Angela Volquartz, Lord Mayor of the federal capital, Dirk Claus, Managing Directo Read More »

LaGrange named to Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Advisory Council

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange was recently named to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Advisory Council on Trade and Transportation. Members are responsible for providing advice, insight, and industry intelligence to the Federal Res Read More »

Southern European ports expand operations with Kalmar

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Ports in southern Europe are responding to the growing flow of goods by increasing their handling capacity. The ports of Koper in Slovenia and Evyap in Turkey are expanding their container handling capacity with Kalmar rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes. Read More »

US opposes parts of Los Angeles, Long Beach port concession plans

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The US Department of Justice yesterday took the unusual step of filing an amicus brief in support of the American Trucking Associations' challenge to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach's Concession Plans. The litigation before the US Court of Appeals Read More »

Jurong Port’s Penjuru terminal officially opens

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Brigadier-General (NS) Choi Shing Kwok, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport officially opened the Penjuru Terminal this morning. The terminal, operated and managed by Jurong Port, is the new landmark for Singapore’s lighterage and ship-chandling bu Read More »

ZPMC delivers gantry cranes to Dunkirk

AJOT | October 29, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

On the 25th of October 2008, ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery), a Chinese company specializing in the construction of cranes and large steel structures, delivered two super post-Panamax gantry cranes to NFTI, the container terminal operator of the po Read More »

Long Beach preparing next generation for thousands of jobs

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In this period of economic downturn, the Port of Long Beach is a bright spot on the horizon. The Port is projecting growth that will double or triple in the next 15 years, generating more than $2 billion in expansion projects, and creating a significant n Read More »

Corpus Christi receives first major portion of Naval Station Ingleside

AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Navy reverted 336 acres of Naval Station Ingleside (NSI) dredge placement property to the Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA). This is the first NSI property to be deeded back to the Port, starting a process that will ultimately revert the entire Read More »

APM Terminals aims for zero accidents 


AJOT | October 26, 2008 | Ports & Terminals


APM Terminals marked the occasion of its second “Global Safety Day” on October 22nd by introducing a comprehensive worldwide safety culture program for all terminal personnel. The goal of the new program will be to instill a “culture of safety” and Read More »

High throughput level at Port of Rotterdam

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased by 6.1%, to 321 million tons, over the first nine months of the year. Most types of cargo showed a positive trend: agribulk (+26%), other liquid bulk (+16%), ores and scrap (+11%), coal (+9%), crude oil (+7%), Read More »

NY/NJ Port Authority carbon neutral by 2010

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Authority took a significant step towards the agency’s sustainability targets by announcing the selection of two carbon brokerage teams that will identify high quality and regionally generated carbon offsets for the agency’s purchase. With this Read More »

Court affirms ruling in favor of SC ports

AJOT | October 23, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Once again, the SC Coastal Conservation League’s legal challenge to permits for the new Navy Base Terminal and Port Access Road has come up short. Read More »

Canada ports group the leading voice of Canadian ports

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Gaétan Boivin, President and CEO of the Trois-Rivières Port Authority, and newly elected Chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), says the Association’s recent annual conference held in Saint John clearly shows Canada’s ports provide Read More »

GAC clinches award at 2008 Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Global shipping and logistics services provider GAC has won the coveted “Transport/Logistics/Freight Award” at the 2008 Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (MEIS) Awards, the premier awards event for the region’s shipping industry. It is the seco Read More »

HTS pre-configured CCR gantries with built-in equipment

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

Hi-Tech Solutions, Ltd. (HTS), a developer and provider of optical character recognition (OCR) computer vision systems, announced that it has begun providing a pre-configured container code recognition (CCR) gantry for ports and railway stations. The uniq Read More »

Maj. Gen. (USAR) Sanders joins Port of Corpus Christi

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi announced Maj. Gen. (USAR) Maynard “Sandy” Sanders will assume the role of Deputy Port Director of Operations and Business Development effective November 3, 2008. Read More »

Port of Brunswick: Realizing new potential

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

During the annual Brunswick State of the Port, Executive Director for the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Doug J. Marchand, announced the Port of Brunswick handled more than 2.6 million tons of cargo, an eight-percent increase, setting a new record for tota Read More »

Jasper Ocean Terminal Board of Directors Retain Program Manager

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office Board of Directors agreed today to retain program management services to develop feasibility studies, quantify capital needs and perform overall management for the Jasper Ocean Terminal. Read More »

DCT Gdansk celebrates first year in business

AJOT | October 22, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

In October, the Polish deepwater container terminal DCT Gdansk celebrated its first birthday with a large reception party, attended by close to 300 people. Amongst invited guests were to be found representatives of freight forwarders, shipping lines and r Read More »

Port of Tacoma authorizes agreement with Union Pacific

AJOT | October 12, 2008 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Tacoma Commission authorized Port Executive Director Timothy J. Farrell to sign a lease and operating agreement with Union Pacific Railroad. Read More »