Ports & Terminals

Manatee County Port Authority launches long-awaited Berth 12-dredging project

AJOT | June 30, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Manatee County Port Authority approved a $2.1 million bid to launch phase one of Port Manatee’s long-awaited Berth 12 dredging project. Read More »

Oakland adopts comprehensive truck management plan

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners adopted the Port of Oakland’s Maritime Comprehensive Truck Management Plan (CTMP) at their board meeting. The CTMP addresses air quality, safety and security, business and operations, and community issues related to Read More »

Governor Crist tours Port Everglades

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Florida Governor Charlie Crist and Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp toured Port Everglades with Port Director Phillip C. Allen for a first-hand glimpse of three current construction projects that are being partially funded through $24 million in state grants and su Read More »

VPA adds third first-in vessel call

AJOT | June 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Virginia was the first US East Coast port call on a reconfigured vessel service that connects the Caribbean with the East Coast. Read More »

Aqaba Container Terminal record throughput in May

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At a time where many markets are in decline, Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), Jordan’s largest container port, handled its largest ever monthly volume of 64,525 TEUs in May, contributing to an overall year-to-date container throughput growth of 23%. In 200 Read More »

PHA, port partners granted DERA funds

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) along with eight other Houston Ship Channel industries are the recipients of more than $3.47 million in an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Clean Diesel Campaign that provides funding through the Diesel Em Read More »

GPA donates generator to American Red Cross

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and Big Red, Inc., a Taylor Machine Works heavy equipment retailer and service center, partnered to donate a mobile generator to the American Red Cross Savannah Chapter. The generator will be delivered at 10 a.m. today to Read More »

Cargotec gains two ship-to-shore crane orders for Latin America

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has received two significant Kalmar ship-to-shore (STS) crane orders for customers in Mexico and Guadeloupe. Delivery of the crane to Port Autonome de la Guadeloupe in Guadeloupe and the crane for Pinfra’s subsidiary, Infrastructura Portuaria Mex Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA industrial property given a historic name

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

With its 100-year anniversary coming in 2012, the Port of Vancouver USA is already beginning celebrations of its first century, with an eye on the second. Read More »

Port of Indiana receives shipment of 94 wind turbine blades

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Ninety-four giant wind turbine blades were unloaded at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor for one of the world's largest wind farms under construction in northwestern Indiana. Read More »

Konecranes to supply heavy industrial cranes to steel mill in China

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

In April 2009, Konecranes received an order for 90 heavy industrial cranes from steel company Marcegaglia (China) Co., Ltd. in Yangzhou, China. The cranes will be installed and used in Marcegaglia (China) Co., Ltd.’s new pipe manufacturing factory under c Read More »

Long Beach city, civic leaders recognize Hankla

AJOT | June 24, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Outgoing Harbor Commission President James C. Hankla received recognition and commendations from the City of Long Beach, elected officials and numerous civic, community and maritime industry leaders as he prepared to retire after three decades of high-lev Read More »

FMC moves to drop lawsuit against Clean Trucks Program

AJOT | June 17, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

One week after President Obama appointed Commissioner Joseph E. Brennan as acting chair of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the DC agency charged with reviewing ocean-bound commerce has reversed its position on its lawsuit that sought to stop certai Read More »

First bulldozers start work on Maasvlakte 2

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Last week, the first bulldozers are driving around on an island in the North Sea, which will grow to become Maasvlakte 2. In the past few weeks, so much sand has been sprayed on that various islands have been created, which also remain sufficiently above Read More »

Record year 2008 for Port of Baltimore

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Martin O’Malley announced today that 2008 was a record-breaking year for the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals. In recently released maritime cargo statistics, general cargo reached nearly nine million tons for the first time. The tota Read More »

Port Metro Vancouver Terminal reaches record monthly production on container vessels

AJOT | June 15, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Fraser Surrey Docks at Port Metro Vancouver (PMV) achieved a record monthly average production on their container vessels in May 2009. Building on a strong monthly average in April of 29.2 container moves per hour (MPH), during the month of May, Fraser Su Read More »

Port of Indiana receives first shipment for one of world’s largest wind farms

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Giant wind turbine components are being unloaded today and tomorrow at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor for one of the world’s largest wind farms under construction in northwestern Indiana. Read More »

Long Beach, BP dedicate plug-in power for clean air

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Officials from the Port of Long Beach and BP America were joined by elected leaders to unveil the world’s first oil tanker terminal equipped with shore power to eliminate air emissions from docked vessels. Read More »

New record for ECT and Rotterdam
Recently the 14,000-TEU

AJOT | June 14, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

MSC Daniela became the largest containership to have ever left the port of Rotterdam fully laden - a European record. Read More »

Cold ironing exploration gets

AJOT | June 11, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Port Everglades got the "green light" from the Broward County Commission to begin exploring the possibility of installing shore-side power, commonly called "cold ironing," at the new Cruise Terminal 18, which will be the year-round homeport terminal for R Read More »