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Issue #595

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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Labor meeting halts work at Port of Oakland Marine Terminals

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Port of Oakland marine terminal operations halted as longshore workers took the day off for a union meeting. That means no gate, yard or vessel work on the 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. shift, the Port said.  Vessel operations will stop on the evening shift as well under a month-old suspension of nighttime activity by terminal operators. Read More »

ProvPort celebrates 20th anniversary

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

In conjunction with its 20th anniversary, the board of directors of ProvPort commissioned and released an economic impact study detailing the important economic and job creation benefits the port has generated both for the City of Providence and the State of Rhode Island. Read More »

Kenworthy named NCSPA Director of Bulk and Breakbulk

AJOT | February 19, 2015 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Break Bulk Port

Kenworthy named NCSPA Director of Bulk and Breakbulk

The North Carolina State Ports Authority is excited to announce the promotion of Lance Kenworthy to the position of Director, Bulk and Breakbulk. Kenworthy, who has been with the Authority for nine years, is well known and respected in the global logistics community. Read More »

All quiet on the Western Front?

George Lauriat | February 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

All quiet on the Western Front?

It’s another day of PMA and ILWU negotiations (at this writing talks are ongoing and it is easy to forget that it was in the middle of baseball season [July] when the contract expired) and a new participant US Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has now (maybe inevitably) put his oar into the troubled waters of the West Coast waterfront labor dispute. Read More »

ISS confirms reduced UK light dues from April 2015

AJOT | February 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) advises ship owners and managers that the rate governing the collection of UK Light Dues is set to reduce from April 1, 2015.  As advised by Trinity House in Circular No 533, for vessels other than those where periodic payments apply, the charge will be 39p per Net Registered Tonne (NRT).   Read More »

BEST, part of the Hutchison Port Holdings group, has set two new records

AJOT | February 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

BEST, part of the Hutchison Port Holdings group, has set two new records

Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST) handled the largest containership ever to call at the Port of Barcelona, the 16,600 TEU MSC London, it also set a new productivity record, discharging 618 containers, and loading 1,035, in less than eight hours: a rate of 212.58 moves per hour. Individual cranes operated at rates of up to 45 moves per hour, one of the best in Europe. Read More »

Mediator urges 48-hour news blackout in West coast port talks

Reuters | February 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The federal mediator working to broker a contract deal between the dockworkers' union and cargo shipping companies at 29 West Coast ports called for a 48-hour news blackout after meeting with both parties together and separately, the two sides said. Read More »

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