Ports & Terminals

Steel continues marching across Port of Houston Authority docks

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Buoyed by continued strong increases in steel, total tonnage at Port of Houston Authority docks was up more than 26 percent through February, new statistics show. Read More »

YICT holds Environment Week to promote green energy

AJOT | March 27, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) held the kick-off ceremony for its second Environment Week in which it showcased new solar panel installations and signed an LNG agreement, both aimed at increasing the use of clean energy at the port. Read More »

DCT achieves AEO certification

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

DCT Gdansk has announced that it became the first container terminal operator in Poland to receive the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification. Read More »

DP World to repay $3 billion October loan early with cash

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

DP World, the world's third-largest port operator, will repay a $3 billion loan six months ahead of schedule, it said, the latest Dubai entity to pay off debt early this year. Read More »

Global Ports ups dividend as profits rise, debts fall

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russia's Global Ports hiked its full-year dividend more than expected and was confident that an upbeat outlook for economic growth would deliver a strong performance this year after it cut debts and increased profits in 2011. Read More »

South Carolina Ports awards $42.7 million project for Navy Base Terminal

AJOT | March 25, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Progress on the Port of Charleston's Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with the approval of the next major construction project. Read More »

ICTSI wins international acclaim for landmark bond deal

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), well known for its port operations in the Philippines and around the globe, has also become well regarded in the international capital markets arena for a bond transaction it undertook last year and Read More »

North Carolina’s Ports poised for success in 2012

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) Interim CEO Jeff Strader reported that on the whole, the state of North Carolina’s Ports is strong. In the last year the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City saw business growth and revenue increases, and over Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals wins Excellence in Safety Awards

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

For the third straight year, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals (PST) a professional cargo-handling company with operations in Southern California and the Pacific Northwest, and a wholly owned subsidiary of The Pasha Group, has been recognized by the Pacific M Read More »

Portuguese strike against austerity snarls transport

AJOT | March 22, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Portuguese strikers halted trains, shut ports and paralysed most public transport this week, but the limited scale of the protest against austerity measures seemed unlikely to weaken the government's resolve in implementing the terms of an EU/IMF bailout. Read More »

APM Terminals to invest $992 million in Costa Rica

AJOT | March 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals, the port operating arm of Danish oil and shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday it had won a concession in Costa Rica to develop a port, carrying an investment of about $992 million. Read More »

duisport Group posts positive financial statement for 2011

AJOT | March 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The duisport Group achieved total output of around 149 million euros in the last financial year. The result, including sales from strategic investments, was slightly above the previous year’s overall level. Read More »

Norwegenkai expansion work completed

AJOT | March 21, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Work on extending operational areas at the Port of Kiel’s Norwegenkai Terminal has now been completed. Construction was officially brought to a close at a ceremony today involving the State of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Economics, Science and Transp Read More »

Mica named AAPA “Port Person of the Year”

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) received the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) “Port Person of the Year” award today, in recognition of his support in improving the nation’s maritime and port infrastr Read More »

MSC Fabiola makes first call to Oakland

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Oakland welcomed the largest containership ever to call any seaport in North America. The MSC Fabiola is a 12,562 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent-unit) vessel; an average container equals two TEUs. It is part of the fleet of the world's second-l Read More »

No deal yet to end Argentine grain truckers strike

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A strike by Argentine truckers disrupted the flow of corn and soybeans to the country's main ports ciontinues after union leaders failed to reach a deal with the government. Read More »

Red Hook Container Terminal goes live with Tideworks Terminal Operating System

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Technology®, Inc., a leading provider of full-service terminal management and planning software solutions, has announced that it has gone live with its best-of-breed Terminal Operating System (TOS) at Red Hook Container Terminal, located in the Port of Ne Read More »

SC Ports’ February container volume up 9%, breakbulk up 118%

AJOT | March 20, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced today at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Read More »

APS enters Mexico with Gate OCR for Hutchison Port Holdings

AJOT | March 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced it has entered the Mexico container terminal market with Hutchison Port Hold Read More »

Jasper Ocean Terminal Board of Directors meet to discuss project

AJOT | March 19, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office (JPO) Board of Directors met recently and received updates from its Project Manager, which included an “opportunity plan” detailing how SHEP dredge materials can benefit construction of the Jasper Ocean Termi Read More »