Ports & Terminals

3D Printing is the name of the game at Port of Rotterdam and Broekman Logistics

AJOT | July 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Is 3D Printing just a passing fad, or does the technology actually allow you to print ship parts that can meet the rigorous demands of modern shipping? Read More »

Update on port operations in Greece

AJOT | July 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services is advising the following details on the current capital controls and potential effects on operations in Greece. Read More »

Union vows more Channel tunnel disruption at Calais Port

Reuters | July 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Ferry workers will disrupt traffic through the sub-sea Channel tunnel between France and Britain for 48 hours from midday on Thursday, a union official said. Read More »

European Court sets higher standards for river dredging

Reuters | July 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Wednesday that damage to water quality must be considered when authorities approve river dredging to expand ports, in a ruling which could hinder expansion at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg. Read More »

European Court opposes dredging of river Weser

Reuters | July 01, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said on Wednesday it opposed the dredging of rivers such as the Weser due to environmental reasons, in a ruling having negative repercussions for expansion plans at the German ports of Bremen and Hamburg. Read More »

Port Manatee wins two AAPA communications awards

AJOT | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Manatee’s 2015 official directory and recently redesigned website are winners. Read More »

Channel Tunnel traffic resumes after workers blocked port

Reuters | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Traffic through the Channel Tunnel resumed on Tuesday after angry workers forced its closure for several hours by setting fire to tyres thrown onto railway tracks near its entrance on the French side. Read More »

The Port of Montreal applauds the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy

AJOT | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomes the Quebec government’s announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. Read More »

Channel Tunnel shut as ferry workers block French port of Calais

Reuters | June 30, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Protesting ferry workers forced the closure of the Channel Tunnel linking France and England on Tuesday, blocking its entrance and setting fire to tyres thrown onto railway tracks. Read More »

GPA sets all-time container, total tonnage records in May

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Containers grow by 16.4 percent; total tonnage, 9.6 percent Read More »

Walters re-elected GPA chairman

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Board opts for continuity in leadership positions Read More »

Port Of Oakland adopts $470 million budget for fiscal year 2016

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

$167 million for capital improvements; chiefly at airport, former Army Base Read More »

The Port of Montreal applauds the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Montreal Port Authority (MPA) welcomes the Quebec government's announcement introducing the first ever Quebec Maritime Strategy. The announcement was made this morning at the Iberville cruise terminal, where the Port of Montreal welcomes every year tens of thousands of cruise passengers. Read More »

Port of Oakland cargo speed-up measures to begin rolling out

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Chassis pool in time for peak shipping season, Saturday gates to follow Read More »

USTDA supports study on lng terminal with the Panama Canal Authority

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to support the planning of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal. When the Panama Canal expansion project is completed next year, the Canal is expected to handle significant LNG tanker traffic. In order to capitalize on this growth, the ACP is interested in developing LNG-related infrastructure projects, including an import terminal. Read More »

Port Everglades deepening and widening project approved

AJOT | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Broward County's Port Everglades today received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. Read More »

Vietnam to spend $257 mln on port, storage for oil products

Reuters | June 29, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

State oil and gas PetroVietnam group said it has begun construction of an oil and gas terminal on Phu Quoc island off the country’s southern coast at a combined investment of 5.6 trillion dong ($260 million). Read More »

Government of Canada announces a major investment at the Port of Trois-Rivières

PR Newswire | June 28, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Financing will enable the Port to increase its productivity and continue to grow Read More »

Monsanto announces potential $1 billion expansion in Louisiana

AJOT | June 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of South Louisiana is pleased that Monsanto, which is located in the port district, has announced their decision to potentially invest $1 billion in an expansion of its plant in Luling, Louisiana. Read More »

Charleston Harbor deepening project earns critical Federal approval 

AJOT | June 25, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

In Washington, DC, the US Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board (CWRB) unanimously approved the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Charleston Post-45 Harbor Deepening project, a significant step in the federal process that ensures the project is on schedule to receive its Chief's Report this September. Read More »