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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Premium Article  Corps allocates two percent of stimulus funds to Great Lakes

AJOT | May 03, 2009 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

The Great Lakes came up way short when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided how to divvy up the $4.6 billion Congress gave it for job creation and infrastructure improvements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Corps allocated only 2 Read More »

Ruling won’t slow Long Beach Clean Trucks

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Federal Court Judge Christina Snyder issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday, April 29, blocking some provisions the Port of Long Beach Clean Trucks Program, but allowed the Port to continue cleaning up the truck fleet and improving the health of the co Read More »

Hutchison Ports resumes Felixstowe cold storage

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

After an absence of ten years, Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited announced the return of Commercial Cold Storage and Handling Services at the Port of Felixstowe. In a unique venture between the Port and Seafast Logistics Plc, agreements were recently signed fo Read More »

APM Terminals teams with EPA on Hydraulic Hybrid Technology

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The prototype of a revolutionary Series Hydraulic Hybrid Yard Hostler made its debut at the 2009 SAE World Congress in Detroit, Michigan. APM Terminals joined efforts with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and several other industry partners to Read More »

Port of Long Beach Commission votes to postpone cargo fee

AJOT | April 22, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Acting to keep the Port of Long Beach competitive in the current economic downturn, the Board of Harbor Commissioners voted to postpone collection of an Infrastructure Cargo Fee, approved incentives to boost intermodal cargo, modified the Clean Truck Fee Read More »

Retail import volume hits lowest level in seven years

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Import cargo volume at the nation’s major retail container ports hit its lowest level in seven years in February as the number of containers dropped below the 1 million mark for the first time in half a decade, according to the monthly Port Tracker report Read More »

APM Terminals earns top honors in 2008 PMA Safety Awards

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals Americas recently earned several awards for its achievements in workplace safety from the Pacific Maritime Association. APM Terminals Pier 400 (Los Angeles), APM Terminals Oakland and APM Terminals Tacoma were each recognized in their respe Read More »

Long Beach’s Cherin recommended for top trade post

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Alex H. Cherin, the executive officer to the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, has been recommended by Port of Long Beach Executive Director Richard Steinke for appointment as the Port’s Managing Director of Trade Relations and Port Operations. Read More »

Georgia Ports Authority adopts environmental policy

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

As part of the continuing effort to build upon current environmental initiatives, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has instituted a policy for managing port operations with consideration for best environmental practices and procedures. Read More »

Port Everglades breaks ground on new cargo terminal

AJOT | April 21, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades broke ground for a new 41-acre marine terminal for containerized cargo. The Phase VIIA and VIII terminal yard at the southernmost end of Port Everglades is expected to be completed by spring 2010. Among the honorees to turn the first shove Read More »

Premium Article  TT Club takes the long view

George Lauriat | April 19, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Market conditions in 2008 were difficult and this year doesn’t look appreciably better. But the global transport insurer TT Club is looking to the future. Read More »

Premium Article  New opportunities for short-sea shipping

Peter Buxbaum | April 19, 2009 | Intermodal | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Short-sea carriers, those water transportation providers that shuttle containers back and forth between hub and feeder ports, are experiencing the same contraction in volumes as the rest of the industry. Yet some of them still feel the time is ripe to exp Read More »

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