Ports & Terminals

GA Governor’s forum on the Port: Deepening vital to continued success

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Curtis Foltz, GPA’s Executive Director, Panama Canal Authority Administrator Alberto Alemán Zubieta and business leaders gathered Wednesday for a panel discussion in Savannah. The leaders spoke about the ports’ impact on jobs and Read More »

JAXPORT CEO urges Congress to support investment in nation’s seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Paul Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) in Jacksonville, Fla., recently testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastru Read More »

SC Ports Chief provides testimony to Congress on modernizing seaports

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA’s steady growth delivers strong economic benefit

AJOT | October 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA has announced that overall job numbers tied to port activities increased slightly over the past five years despite the struggling economy. According to a recently completed economic impact study, job growth linked to an increase Read More »

Ports of Indiana names new director for Jeffersonville port

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Ports of Indiana has named Scott Stewart as port director for the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville. A native of nearby New Albany, Ind., Stewart spent 24 years in positions of increasing responsibility with the Procter & Gamble Company before retiring i Read More »

Port Manatee’s berth 12 certified

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Following years of planning and construction, Port Manatee’s nearly 1,600-foot-long Berth 12 received its first ship three days ahead of its scheduled dedication Oct. 20th. Read More »

Port extends public review of proposed terminal

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has extended the public review period on a draft environmental study of Pier S, a proposal to develop a state-of-the-art, $650 million container shipping facility on Terminal Island. The Port will accept written comments until Decem Read More »

Port Corpus Christi and Tianjin Port (Group) signed a memorandum of understanding

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi and the Tianjin Port (Group) Co., Ltd have signed a memorandum of understanding. The Tianjin Port Authority hosted a delegation of the Port of Corpus Christi, led by City of Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame, for the official sign Read More »

New liner services reinforce container traffic between Hamburg and Russia

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Starting in November 2011, two new feeder line services will be scheduled for regular sailings between the Port of Hamburg and Russia. The shipping company Team Lines will be using the RUS 2 Service in the Hamburg – St. Petersburg – Hamburg – Bremerhaven Read More »

Investors mull 2nd coal terminal at Ust-Luga port

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The head of the Russian Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga said a number of investors were considering the construction of a second coal terminal with an annual capacity of up to 10 million tons. Read More »

Intelligent cranes on the move

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

To ensure that cranes used in demanding industrial processes are up and running at all times, Konecranes has recently launched an innovative remote services product family named Truconnect. The first two products in this family are the Truview data report Read More »

DP World says volumes to grow over 7% in 2012

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DP World, the world's third-largest port operator, warned of tough conditions for its customers in 2012, but said it would achieve throughput growth of more than 7 percent next year. Read More »

Congress Lee helps the Port of Oakland reach funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor dee

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, Read More »

China to expand key port on North Korea border

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

China will invest 45 billion yuan ($7.1 billion) over the next five years to expand Dandong port, a key trade link to isolated North Korea, state news agency Xinhua reported. Read More »

Charleston breakbulk volume surges with $23-million investment

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

With a $23-million improvement project at its Columbus Street Terminal completed, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is enjoying a surge in non-container cargo at the Port of Charleston. Read More »

Binational study shows Great Lakes shipping generates 227,000 jobs

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Great Lakes maritime industry today released the results of a year-long study of the economic impacts of the entire Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway navigation system. The study was commissioned by members of the marine shipping industry, in partnershi Read More »

1,500 new port-related jobs and $295 million in investment created at the GPA

AJOT | October 25, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz gathered recently for a panel discussion at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s third annual State of the Port event in Atlanta. The three leaders Read More »

Zepol reports September vessel imports decrease

AJOT | October 17, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that U.S. import shipment volume for September, measured in TEUs, decreased 6.73% from August and showed a similar decrease of 4.52% from September of 2010. The total number of shipments a Read More »

Wind energy farm began construction on Port Corpus Christi property

AJOT | October 17, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Revolution Energy, LLC., has begun the construction of its “Harbor Wind” wind energy farm on Port Corpus Christi property. The wind energy farm, located on the north side of the Port’s inner harbor, is known to be the first wind energy farm located Read More »

Cargo increases, land gains, facility improvements, and progress in channel deepening among Port…

AJOT | October 17, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

With newly-released cargo statistics showing a healthy 12 percent gain in cargoes handled at the Port of Philadelphia during the first eight months this year compared to last, cargo activity was only the latest highlight among many successes this year at Read More »