Ports & Terminals

Halifax Gateway Celebrates 10 years

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The Halifax Gateway Council (HGC) celebrates a decade of initiatives. Read More »

APM Terminals Wins 2015 Innovation Award

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The Annual Containerisation International Award was won by APM Terminals Maasvlakte II, the world’s most advanced and first fully-automated container terminal. Read More »

Jasper Ocean Terminal Board of Directors Approves FY2016 Budget, Work Plan

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Earlier this week the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT) Board of Directors met to review work completed during the 2015 fiscal year and solidify a budget and work plan for FY2016. Read More »

Massport Revenue Bond Ratings Raised To ‘AA’, Nearly $115 Million Bonds Assigned ‘AA’ Rating

AJOT | June 22, 2015 | Air Cargo | Ports & Terminals

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA' from 'AA-' on the Massachusetts Port Authority's (Massport or the authority) existing parity revenue bonds. Read More »

Port workers set to strike on Tuesday at Argentine grains hub

Reuters | June 20, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Port workers in Argentina’s Rosario grains export hub will kick off a strike on Tuesday to demand salary improvements and union rights, the local port chamber said on Saturday. Read More »

Congressman Shuster, Rouzer talk harbor improvements at Port of Wilmington

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The North Carolina State Ports Authority welcomed Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-9) and Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) to the Port of Wilmington on Friday where they discussed the importance of the Wilmington Harbor and the Port of Wilmington’s impact on the state’s economy. Read More »

The Port of Virginia in May handled a record 230,000 TEUs

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Virginia in May handled a record 230,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) that resulted in a $4.5 million operating profit, the best monthly financial performance in fiscal 2015, which closes June 30. Read More »

Italy seizes four tons of cocaine, smashes mafia trafficking ring

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Italian police have seized more than 4 tons of cocaine worth 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) on the street and arrested dozens of people suspected of running a huge mafia drug trafficking ring, a police official said. Read More »

Scientists Question Nicaraguan Canal In Newly Released Report

PR Newswire | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. Read More »

Port of San Diego, Mitsubishi Cement Corp. sign conditional agreement

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

As part of strategic efforts to increase cargo business at the Port of San Diego, the Port has entered into a conditional agreement with Mitsubishi Cement Corporation (MCC), one of the largest cement companies in California, for potential future operations at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. Read More »

ICTSI Australia donates AUD150,000 to Albert Park College for new marine research centre

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The grant will also fund the scholarships of 20 students, as well as the construction of a new sustainable commercial kitchen. Read More »

CN Railway expands Gulf gateway focus in signing supply chain agreement with Port of New Orleans

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of New Orleans and CN signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the parties develop greater supply chain efficiencies aimed at drawing more container traffic through the Port to North American markets. Read More »

JAXPORT welcomes Maersk Line

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

World’s largest container shipping line to offer weekly service to and from Jacksonville Read More »

SC Ports projects 7% container growth, $165.5 million in capital expenditures

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port of Charleston, Inland Port handle unprecedented volumes in May Read More »

Port of Long Beach sees strongest May in nine years

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Improving retail market propels continued Long Beach growth Read More »

Port Manatee inks pact for cargo pad with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment Inc.

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port Manatee is adding a 2-acre cargo pad to support storage of prilled sulphur, a new commodity for the Florida Gulf Coast port. Read More »

Alabama State Port Authority welcomes APM Terminals investment

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) welcomed APM Terminals’ announced plans to add two new super-Post Panamax cranes and expand the container facility at the Port of Mobile. Read More »

Port of Hamburg Marketing and Northern Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in Szczecin agree cooperation

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Hamburg’s marketing organisation and the Northern Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in Szczecin, the largest chamber in Poland, have formalized their cooperation. Read More »

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Evonik Industries AG and Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) are preparing to establish a jointly controlled company for the future development of Evonik's Lülsdorf location. Read More »

25 Metropolitan ports move 85 percent of U.S. exports and imports

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

First-Ever Analysis of Metropolitan Goods Trade Reveals Need to Prioritize Freight Investment Read More »