Ports & Terminals

Teamsters and Non-Union Harbor Trucker Join Forces To Start New Trucking Company

Stas Margaronis | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Landside Service

The effort to unionize Southern California harbor truck drivers took an unexpected turn on May 4th when Saybrook Capital, prime investor in Total Transportation Services, Inc (TTS) - an opponent of unionization of drivers, announced that it has started a “sister” company supported by the Teamsters Union. Read More »

Four new cranes mark the beginning of a new era at Barbours Cut Container Terminal in Houston

GlobeNewswire | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes for the Port of Houston Authority’s Barbours Cut Container Terminal traveled up the Houston Ship Channel today on the last leg of a 73-day journey. The cranes, nearly 30 stories high, were manufactured by Konecranes in Mokpo, South Korea, and left for Houston Feb. 23, 2015. Read More »

India’s Adani Ports quarterly profit up 33%

AJOT | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

India's Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) posted a 33% year-on-year increase in quarterly net profit to INR6.61 billion (US$107 million), drawn on consolidated total income of INR18.3 billion, which increased 42% Read More »

Targa says splitter, terminal with Noble still under consideration

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Targa Resources Partners LP is working closely with Noble Group as Asia’s biggest commodity trader evaluates whether to move forward a deal to support a Targa-built condensate splitter, a new terminal or both in Texas, Targa Chief Executive Joe Bob Perkins said on Tuesday. Read More »

New GAC base opens to drive UK renewable energy sector

AJOT | May 05, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Great Yarmouth support hub for offshore wind farms in Southern North Sea Read More »

ADM in deal to take full ownership of Black Sea export terminals

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Archer Daniels Midland Co, one of the world’s largest grain traders, announced on Tuesday a deal to acquire full ownership of two Romanian export terminals on the Black Sea, bolstering its ability to export grain from Eastern Europe. Read More »

Dubai’s DP World to start benchmark USD bond meetings Thursday

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

DP World, one of the world’s biggest port operators, will hold meetings with investors in the United States, Britain and the United Arab Emirates from Thursday before a possible benchmark U.S. dollar bond issue, a document from lead managers showed on Tuesday. Read More »

India to sign port deal with Iran, ignoring US warning against haste

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

India will push ahead this week with plans to build a port in southeast Iran, two sources said, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen to develop trade ties with Central Asia and prepared to fend off U.S. pressure not to rush into any deals with Iran. Read More »

Shell’s Arctic return faces hurdle at Seattle port

Reuters | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Royal Dutch Shell’s quest to return to Arctic drilling for the first time in three years could face delays after Seattle ruled that the city’s port must apply for a permit for the company to use it as a hub for drilling rigs. Read More »

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Announces Eco Flow, A New Drayage Trucking Company

PR Newswire | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Landside Service

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, port truck drivers, business leaders, labor leaders, and environmental groups today announced the formation of Eco Flow Transportation, a new, innovative company that will transform the drayage trucking industry by hiring all drivers as employees thereby creating a stable workforce Read More »

Direct ChassisLink announces expansion of Its Direct Chassislink Pool

GlobeNewswire | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Landside Service

DCLI will contribute its chassis assets formerly included in the GACP to the DCLP, and the GACP will terminate operations as a stand-alone pool. Read More »

OOCL withdraws Asia-Europe sailing in response to tepid Labor Day demand

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

OOCL cancels Asia-Europe sailing in response to tepid Labor Day demand Read More »

AAPA Supports Bi-Partisan ‘Move America’ Bonding, Tax Credits Legislation By Senators Wyden & Hoeven

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

'Move America Act of 2015' would help fund landside improvements to U.S. ports. Read More »

May 9th start to container service linking India and Middle East

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Evergreen Line and Simatech Shipping will launch a new container service connecting the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East according to the Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) Read More »

Port Of Philadelphia’s first-quarter cargo figures indicate continued growth

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Following on the heels of an excellent 2014, where the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced their fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, recently-compiled cargo figures for the first-quarter of this year indicate that an equally or even more impressive 2015 is a very strong likelihood for the Port of Philadelphia. Read More »

PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to 426,000TEUs for the same period last year. Read More »

Siemens and duisport enter into strategic cooperation for new truck traffic management systems

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The purpose of this cooperation is the joint development of innovative concepts for optimizing traffic in multimodal transportation hubs. Siemens' intelligent truck supply management system "Integrated Truck Guidance" (ITG) forms an important basis for using existing infrastructure more efficiently. Read More »

Port truck drivers from Pac 9 elect to return to work after 5 days on the picket lines

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Landside Service

Striking drivers from Pacific 9 Transportation (Pac 9) this afternoon elected to return to work after five days on the picket lines at company yards and marine terminals to continue to build support for their effort to end wage theft and illegal and unfair treatment at the company. Read More »

SeaLand Introduces South Atlantic Express (SAE) Service Enhancements

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

SeaLand Introduces service enhancements under the South Atlantic Express (SAE) Service, bringin improved coverage of the east coast of the United States to Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia. These improvements include an additional call to Philadelphia and improved service reliability with an additional 5th vessel rotation. Read More »

CMA CGM to improve connections between Asia and West Africa North range

AJOT | May 04, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

CMA CGM Group is continuing to improve its services to Africa. Read More »