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PD Ports sows seeds of success at Medina Wharf

AJOT | July 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A grain storage co-operative, based at Medina Wharf on the Isle of Wight, has helped safeguard its future thanks to a new 20-year lease, signed with the port operator and logistics firm, PD Ports.

Isle of Wight Grain Storage Ltd, which handles 90% of Read More »

Premium Article  West Coast log export business continues to boom

Leo Quigley | July 10, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The log export business on North America’s West Coast continues to keep families gainfully employed.

In fact, according to Wood Resource Quarterly, the raw wood garnered the industry over $1.6 billion last year compared to $350 million in 2008.

Th Read More »

Port of Long Beach hires firm to lead executive search

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

National executive search firm RSR Partners will lead the Port of Long Beach’s search for a successor to Executive Director Richard D. Steinke, who recently announced that he will be retiring.

RSR, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, is one of the nation Read More »

Singapore firm to manage Cuban container terminal

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Singaporean port operator PSA International Pte. Ltd. has quietly signed on to manage a container terminal under construction at the Cuban port of Mariel, sources close to the project said.

The terminal is part of a larger scheme to develop Mariel Bay Read More »

Repeat RTG order for Konecranes from Luka Koper in Slovenia

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In May 2011 Konecranes received another RTG order from port and logistics service provider Luka Koper in Slovenia. The order comprises two RTG cranes. Luka Koper is Konecranes’ long-term customer, already having STS and RTG cranes, as well as grab unloade Read More »

BHP halts Port Hedland operations after fatality

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Global miner BHP Billiton has suspended port and rail operations at the Port Hedland iron ore terminal in Western Australia after a fatal incident, the company said.

The port, one of the world's largest for exporting iron ore, remained open for busine Read More »

PSA to develop, operate Saudi container terminal

AJOT | July 10, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Singapore port operator PSA International said its joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has been awarded the concession to develop, operate and manage the second container terminal at King Abdul Aziz Port.

The project in Damm Read More »

Port of Oakland adopts 2011-2012 budget

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners just adopted a 2011-2012 fiscal year (FY) operating budget of $296.6 million. This is a 1.8% increase over anticipated FY2011 actuals and a 5% increase over the current FY 2011 budget, which was focused on stabilizi Read More »

Nautilius acquires Suderman

AJOT | July 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Nautilus International Holding Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Suderman Contracting Stevedores, Inc. and Suderman Terminals, Inc.

The Suderman companies serve a diverse array of cargo and cruise sectors, including dry bulk, project Read More »

Mumphrey elected Board Chairman

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected J. Wayne Mumphrey chairman. Mumphrey succeeds John Fay, whose term as chairman expired. Fay will continue to serve on the Board as a commissioner. The Board also elected Commissioners Valerie C Read More »

Yemen plans Aden container port tender soon

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Yemen will soon hold a tender for international companies to expand its container terminal in the port of Aden, despite political unrest in the Middle Eastern country, senior government official told Reuters.

Located near the mouth of the Bab al-Manda Read More »

Trucks program gets even cleaner at the Port of Long Beach

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

An older group of trucks not originally included in the Port of Long Beach’s landmark Clean Trucks Program will be banned from Port shipping terminals beginning July 1. About 500 “Class 7” trucks - smaller, less powerful rigs - will be barred from working Read More »

Tale of two ports strains Iraq-Kuwait ties

AJOT | June 29, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Sitting in a traditional black funeral tent near Iraq's only outlet to the sea, businessman Sadiq Jaafar is mourning the "death" of his country's biggest port -- even before it is built.

For Jaafar and many other Iraqis, the long-delayed Grand Faw por Read More »

Turk group takes over Albanian container port

AJOT | June 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Turkish groups Kurum Holdings and Global Investments Holding are to operate a container terminal at Durres port in Albania, aiming to turn it into a hub serving landlocked countries in the western Balkans.

Zeki Kaya, Kurum Holding's country director, Read More »

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