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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Shipping alliance opposes Beckham’s Miami arena plan

Reuters | April 14, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

An alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer launched a newspaper ad on Monday protesting retired English soccer star David Beckham’s plans for a soccer arena at the port of Miami, saying it threatens the city’s plans to capitalize on the expansion of the Panama Canal. Read More »

ICTSI to invest in Umm Qasr Port, Iraq

AJOT | April 14, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is partnering with the Government of Iraq to invest in Umm Qasr Port, facilitating the unlocking of Iraq’s enormous economic potential by building the country’s “port facilities of the future.” Read More »

Australia’s Padbury secures funding for $6 billion port

Reuters | April 14, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Australia's Padbury Mining Ltd said it had secured almost $6.5 billion in funding to build a new port and associated railway at Oakajee in Western Australia, potentially opening a new export hub for the region's iron ore riches. (Reuters) Read More »

Kuryla confirmed as PortMiami’s new Director

AJOT | April 11, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

During the recent Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Meeting, the Commission confirmed Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez’s appointment of Juan M. Kuryla as PortMiami’s new Director, succeeding Bill Johnson who is now head of Miami-Dade County’s Water and Sewer Department, the largest public utility of its kind in the Southeastern U.S.    Read More »

Unions slow activity in Argentina with general strike

Reuters | April 10, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

Labor groups in Argentina went on a 24-hour general strike on Thursday to protest high inflation and other conditions affecting workers, slowing business activity and bringing the Rosario grain export hub to a near standstill. Read More »

CHS invests in deep-water port at Necochea, Argentina

PR Newswire | April 10, 2014 | Ports & Terminals

CHS Inc., North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, today announced it has acquired 29.45 percent ownership of Sitio 0, a greenfield export terminal at Necochea, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Read More »

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