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Charleston moves largest container ship

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina welcomed the largest container ship to ever call the Port of Charleston when the MSC BRUXELLES docked at the Wando Welch Terminal recently.

The 109,000-ton ship is more than 1,100 feet long and 150 feet wide. It can carry the equivalen Read More »

DP World buys controlling stake in two Suriname firms

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port operator DP World has bought controlling interest in two port services companies in Suriname, cashing in on an expected increase rise in trade volumes in the South American country, the company said in a statement.

DP World did not disclose the f Read More »

Paranagua port plans major expansion

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paranagua port plans a $1.6 billion expansion that will increase its capacity by 55 percent, responding to growing demand for Brazilian foods and goods as No. 1 port Santos bursts at the seams.

Port officials declined to estimate how long it will take Read More »

SSA Marine’s Hemingway receives port’s top honor

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners presented the Port of Long Beach’s highest recognition, the Honorary Port Pilot Award, to Jon F. Hemingway, Chief Executive Officer of SSA Marine, in a ceremony Thursday, July 21. Read More »

Vale to invest $2.3 blllion in infrastructure

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian mining giant Vale will invest 3.5 billion reais (US$2.25 billion) to improve rail and port infrastructure over the next three years, according to local news reports.

A company spokeswoman confirmed the amount to Reuters, saying the company b Read More »

Rail, roads need upgrade as Paranagua port expands

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Authorities should improve road and rail links to Paranagua in southern Brazil as part of the expansion of the port, said Plinio Nastari, head of the Datagro sugar consultancy.

Paranagua port plans a $1.6 billion expansion that will increase its capac Read More »

Record export coal shipment sails from the Port of Mobile

AJOT | July 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The largest export coal shipment handled at the Port of Mobile sailed recently from the Alabama State Port Authority's McDuffie Coal Terminal. A post-Panamax sized vessel was loaded with 129,016 short tons of export coal shattering the previously held yea Read More »

Port of Kiel posts top half year handling result

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Kiel has posted top results for the first half of the year. It handled more than 3.2 million tons of cargo between January and June – a good 20% more than in the same period of last year. Mainly responsible for the growth were ferry ship servi Read More »

Santos to boost sugar load efficiency

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Planned infrastructure investments will reduce loading times and boost productivity at Santos, Brazil's No. 1 sugar port, a director of Williams shipping agency said.

Adding a roof at Cosan's Rumo terminal in Santos and improved rail access to it woul Read More »

DHL enhances LCL service offerings from China to US

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DHL has announced the launch of its direct less than container load (LCL) service from Shanghai to Seattle. The service will work to further boost DHL’s capabilities to help Chinese businesses extend their footprint into the U.S. market in a cost-effecti Read More »

Port of Baltimore welcomes its largest container ship

AJOT | July 18, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Baltimore yesterday welcomed its largest container ship ever when the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) Bruxelles made a call at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The six-year old ship can carry a maximum of approximately Read More »

ICTSI studying options on Portek bid

AJOT | July 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Philippines' International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said it was studying its options on its takeover bid for Singapore's Portek International Ltd after Japan's Mitsui & Co gave a higher offer.

Mitsui said it had an agreement to acqu Read More »

Mitsui says has agreement for control of Portek

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Japanese trading house Mitsui & Co said it had an agreement to acquire majority control of Singapore's Portek International said it had an agreement to acquire majority control of Singapore's after launching a S$221 million ($180 million) bid for the port Read More »

New Saudi shipyard to get TTS transfer system

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

TTS Handling Systems has recently agreed a contract with Zamil Offshore Services company in Dammam, Saudi Arabia for the design, associated engineering and supply of a transfer system for the newly planned shipyard in Dammam Port. Read More »

Port of Felixstowe welcomes Cosco Glory

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Felixstowe welcomed the maiden call of the Cosco Glory, the newest and largest vessel in the Cosco fleet, on Sunday 10th July 2011.

The Cosco Glory and sister ship Cosco Pride were constructed by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd, measure 3 Read More »

ACP and SCPA forge ties

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), which owns and operates the Port of Charleston, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

First signed in July 2003, the MOU, which is re Read More »

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