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All commodities strong at the Port of Houston in March

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In his monthly report at the April 26 Port Commission meeting, Port of Houston Authority Chief Executive Officer Alec G. Dreyer said March was strong in all commodity categories, calling it the best month since he joined the Port Authority in September 20 Read More »

Kiel cargo handling rises by more than 25%

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo handling in the Port of Kiel is gaining momentum again. In the first four months of this year about 2.2 million tons were handled, an increase of 25% over the same period of last year. The ferry lines in particular – to and from Scandinavia, Russia Read More »

Spanish Q1 cargo traffic defies sluggish economy

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Spain saw solid growth in cargo traffic by rail, air and sea in the first quarter of 2011 and at a much higher rate than the country's economic growth, according to official data.

Cargo through Spanish ports increased 5 percent in the first quarter fr Read More »

Steinke to receive 2011 Connie Award

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Richard D. Steinke, who will retire this year as executive director of the Port of Long Beach and who was instrumental in developing the Port into one of the world's largest container harbors, has been selected to receive the Connie Award to be presented Read More »

Port of Houston’s CASP now available online

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Clean Air Strategy Plan (CASP) is the Port of Houston Authority's ongoing plan to reduce maritime and port-related emissions. The Port Authority's environmental management program employs proactive approaches that protect, conserve and integrate susta Read More »

Port of New Orleans high river statement

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The current Mississippi River level at the Carrollton Gage is approximately 17 feet and has held steady for several days. U.S. Coast Guard officials are working with maritime interests to ensure safe navigation.

The decision the Corps of Engineers mak Read More »

Belgium finds radiation on containers from Japan

AJOT | May 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Belgium's radiation safety regulator has discovered radiation levels surpassing European Union limits on a shipping container from Japan, the agency said.

The agency is decontaminating the container after it found radiation from Cesium-137 being emitt Read More »

Kenya’s Mombasa port 2010 cargo volume up 12%

AJOT | May 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Container traffic through Kenya's main port, serving several countries in the region, grew by 12 percent in 2010 on the back of a resurgent global economy, its operator said.

Traffic through Mombasa port is watched as an indicator of activity in the r Read More »

Santos Brasil orders 12 Kalmar all-electric E-One2 RTGs

AJOT | May 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has received a further order from Santos Brasil S/A for 12 Kalmar E-One2 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. The agreement confirms one of South America's leading container terminal operators as the biggest customer of Kalmar E-One RTGs worldwide t Read More »

Port of New Orleans receives new container gantry cranes

AJOT | May 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of New Orleans received two new container gantry cranes which will be installed at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal.

The cranes completed their 53-day, 15,700-mile journey from South Korea just before noon aboard the M/V Tai An Kou. Kor Read More »

As pirate attacks grow, shipowners take arms

AJOT | May 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Upstairs in a public house on the English south coast, 18 men are preparing to take on the pirates of the Indian Ocean.

Around antique polished wooden tables scattered with laminated charts, handouts and smartphones, they sit in attentive silence as t Read More »

ICTSI Manila opens new building

AJOT | May 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) recently inaugurated a two-storey building housing the offices and workshops of the crane maintenance and anchorage operations of the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT).

“The new off Read More »

ICTSI unit raises $200 mlllion via perpetual bond issue

AJOT | May 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Philippines' International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said its Royal Capital BV unit raised $200 million in a sale of subordinated perpetual securities, which an issue manager said was Asia's first such hybrid offer.

The offer, which Read More »

China to expand Yangtze shipping by 2015

AJOT | May 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Bulk freighters will be able to avoid congestion around Shanghai and sail up China's Yangtze River as far as Nanjing under a $2.7 billion plan to deepen the navigation channel by 2015, Xinhua News Agency reported.

The river would be navigable for ship Read More »

North Carolina port receives wind turbine shipment

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

North Carolina's Port of Morehead City recently received its second shipment of wind turbines. The wind turbines were discharged from the M/V PAC Alkaid to three trucks for transport.

The Port of Morehead City’s location, its ability to provide custom Read More »

Cargotec, Konecranes show strong Q1 orders

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Finnish engineering firms, led by Cargotec, reported strong orders for the first quarter which boosted their shares as business activity picked up following the global economic slowdown.

Finnish cargo handling equipment maker Cargotec reported a bigge Read More »

Containerized cargo upswing continues at Port Everglades

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A positive sign that international trade to South Florida continues to improve, Port Everglades officials are reporting that containerized cargo for the first six months of the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011 is up 12.9 percent over the same period last Read More »

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