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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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ICTSI Ecuador unit named one of country’s best

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Chamber of Commerce of Guayaquil (CCG) in Ecuador recently named Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) as one of the top companies in Ecuador and the chamber’s most outstanding member in 2008 during a ceremony recently held in commemoration of CCG’s 120th foun Read More »

Dreyer expected to be named PHA Executive Director

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Commission Chairman James T. Edmonds announced that Houston businessman Alec G. Dreyer is expected to be named executive director of the Port of Houston Authority. The Port Commission will consider the recommendation at its regular Tuesday, Sept. 29 Read More »

Intermarine expands in Houston

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Intermarine announced that its Houston loadcenter, Industrial Terminals, is about to complete an expansion of the terminal’s main dock. Adding 325 feet to the existing dock will result in a 1,050 foot berth – enough to dock two of Intermarine’s largest ve Read More »

Moffatt & Nichol awarded contract by NAVFAC Pacific

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

NAVFAC Pacific has selected Moffatt & Nichol for the Waterfront Design Support Contract for infrastructure upgrades to their waterfront facilities on Guam and other locations in their Area of Responsibility (AOR). This complex effort to extensively upgrad Read More »

Premium Article  Opening of Cuba would present opportunities to US ports

Karen Thuermer | August 30, 2009 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The composition of trade in Latin America and the Caribbean is on the cusp of major change. The recent softening of some US travel restrictions to the island by the Obama Administration is setting the stage for widening opportunity.
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Premium Article  Port of Houston approves DERA program

AJOT | August 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) authorized a program to distribute nearly $2.9 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) funds to replace, repower and retrofit cargo-handling equipment used by the Port of Houston industrie Read More »

YICT launches first inland container depot in Dongguan

AJOT | August 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Yantian International Container Terminals (YICT) announced that operations have begun at its first inland container depot in Dalingshan Town, Dongguan City. Local shippers can now pick up empty containers at the facility, which is located closer to factor Read More »

SC ports top 1.37 mln. TEU, add new business

AJOT | August 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Despite a widespread decline in global shipping, in fiscal year 2009 the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) handled 1.37 million 20-foot equivalent container units, secured several new major business accounts and is primed to take advantage of t Read More »

More ‘shore power’ coming to Long Beach

AJOT | August 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Construction underway to electrify fourth shipping terminal

The Port of Long Beach has begun construction on its fourth “shore power” dock, to allow more ships to plug in to clean electricity and decrease pollution. Construction began Read More »

Zepol Corporation announces TradeView™

AJOT | August 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Zepol Corporation, a trade data intelligence company, announced the formal launch of its new merchandise trade data tool, TradeView™. TradeView™ is the first trade data product on the market that allows subscribers to analyze both imports and exports at t Read More »

Palm Beach issues RFP to attract new container operator

AJOT | August 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Palm Beach District issued a Request for Proposal (RFP), soliciting proposals from steamship lines, agents, and other companies interested in establishing an operating agreement for a small container service at the Port of Palm Beach, Riviera Read More »

ICTSI among ASEAN’s top 100 ‘wealth makers’

AJOT | August 27, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

New York-based management advisor Stern Stewart & Co. has included International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) in its Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) 100 Relative Wealth Added (RWA) Index list for 2009. Read More »

Imports create jobs, boost local economy

AJOT | August 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Raw materials and goods imported through the Port of Long Beach such as steel, electronic parts and organic chemicals play a vital role in the creation of jobs -- more than 220,000 well-paying manufacturing jobs in the US -- a new study has found. Read More »

GAC opens Logistics and Maritime Service Center in Rotterdam

AJOT | August 18, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

GAC Netherlands, Ltd. has opened a Logistics and Maritime Service Center to increase efficiency, improve customer services and bring its ship spares logistics and freight forwarding operations under one roof at a new 6,500 square metre office and warehous Read More »

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