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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Kalmar gains important orders from DP World Jebel Ali Port

AJOT | April 24, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded important orders to supply DP World's Jebel Ali Port in Dubai with 125 terminal tractors and 12 empty container handlers. The orders were booked into Cargotec's 2014 first quarter order intake with deliveries of the terminal tractors scheduled to be completed by the end of third quarter 2014 and the empty container handlers by the year end. Read More »

IBIA appoints new vice-chairman

AJOT | April 24, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has appointed Robin Meech as its new vice-chairman for a one year term of office.  An independent and well respected bunker industry consultant, Robin Meech is a former bunker buyer and author of several books for the marine fuel sector.   Read More »

Konecranes to deliver two STS cranes to Port of Oslo

AJOT | April 24, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

In April 2014, Konecranes received an order from the Port of Oslo, Norway, for two Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with an option for one more STS. Konecranes’ target is that these will be the most silent and eco-efficient STS cranes in the world. They will be delivered in the autumn of 2015.  Read More »

Konecranes Q1 profit disappoints

Reuters | April 24, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Finnish crane maker Konecranes on Thursday reported a bigger-than-expected fall in first-quarter profit, while new orders booked in the quarter also fell short of forecasts. Read More »

Bayport dredging permit a step closer at the Port of Houston

AJOT | April 23, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port Authority its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. Read More »

March cargo volume up 10.2% at the Port of Virginia

AJOT | April 21, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Record-setting cargo volumes in March and monthly revenue that exceeded forecast are indicators that the corrective-action plan being implemented at The Port of Virginia’s (POV) is beginning to show results, said the port’s chief executive officer. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Seattle’s retiring Yoshitani isn’t quite ready to leave industry

Paul Scott Abbott | April 21, 2014 | Interviews | Ports & Terminals

Port of Seattle’s retiring Yoshitani isn’t quite ready to leave industry

Tay Yoshitani plans to retire in June from his role as chief executive officer of the Port of Seattle, which encompasses the sixth-largest U.S. containerport plus Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, but, at 67, he’s not yet ready to leave the industry in which he’s been a driving force for social, environmental and economic responsibility. Read More »

Premium Article  Grain exporters challenge ILWU at Columbia River ports

Stas Margaronis | April 21, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

A Port of Portland official says the longshoremen’s agreement with Export Grain Terminal (EGT), Longview, WA is setting a precedent that could influence cargo handling agreements with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), whose contract ends June 1st. Read More »

Premium Article  Overview of Pacific Northwest Ports

Leo Quigley | April 21, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Overview of Pacific Northwest Ports

The Pacific Northwest Ports are being impacted by events as diverse as Bakken oil field production, labor issues and new container operator alliances. Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Longview’s expansion

Leo Quigley | April 21, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Longview’s expansion

Last year the river port of Longview’s operating revenues took third place in rankings for Washington State ports for the first time in its history and, this year, as part of an expansion program, the port has purchased more industrial land for port-related development. Read More »

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