Ports & Terminals

Two new shipping lines coming to Packer Avenue Marine Terminal

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Holt Logistics Corp. has announced it has secured two separate but related business agreements that will bring two additional weekly shipments from South and Central America to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia.  Read More »

Port of Baltimore sets two new single month records

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Governor Larry Hogan today announced that 913,139 tons of general cargo and 49,971 containers were handled at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in March, establishing two new monthly records. Read More »

Union dockworkers ratify labor contract for US West Coast ports

Reuters | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

Union dockworkers at all 29 U.S. West Coast ports have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a contract agreement reached in February with shipping companies and terminal operators to end months of labor strife that snarled trans-Pacific trade. Read More »

Long Beach Container Terminal Receives Top Environmental Award From Leading State Environmental Coal

GlobeNewswire | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Long Beach Container Terminal and their parent company OOCL were recognized last week in Los Angeles, California by the State’s leading environmental advocacy group, the Coalition for Clean Air, with its top award for environmental stewardship. Read More »

Port Of Philadelphia welcomes dynamic “Future Sensations” exhibit to city

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

25 containers with exhibit components arrive at Packer Avenue Marine Terminal and delivered to the Oval on Philadelphia’s Read More »

Long Beach Commission President Drummond applauds ILWU vote

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union announced Friday that its members have approved their labor contract with West Coast ports, with 82 percent of votes in favor of ratification. Read More »

Port Of Oakland Hails OK of West Coast labor contract

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Seen as a milestone in the effort to win back shippers’ trust Read More »

GT USA launches new website for U.S. operations as Canaveral cargo terminal set to open in June

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

GT USA has launched the website Gulftainer.com/US as it prepares to begin operations at the new state-of the-art Canaveral Cargo Terminal in June 2015. Read More »

CBP Seizes Fake Apparel Worth $48K Passenger packs phony high-value merchandise

AJOT | May 26, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport seized counterfeit Gucci, Burberry, Lacoste, Versace, Armani, Ferrari, Coco Chanel, Tory Burch and Michael Kors merchandise, May 13, valued at more than $48,000. Read More »

The Port of the Future Prepares Future Leaders

AJOT | May 22, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Scholars, interns and externs gather for education celebration at the Port of Long Beach Read More »

Workers threaten to paralyze Argentine grains hub over pay

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

Argentina’s largest labor union group will go on strike in the pivotal Rosario grains hub from June 1 if a salary dispute is not resolved, a union leader said on Thursday, threatening to bring milling and exports from the grains powerhouse to a halt. Read More »

ADM boosts grain export capacity at Argentine port

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Dry Bulk Port

U.S. agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Thursday it is expanding grain export capacity at an Argentine port to help boost shipments from the world’s No. 3 corn and soybean supplier and top exporter of soymeal and soyoil. Read More »

ICTSI Laguna dry port expands facilities

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

The expansion works, which is Phase 1 development of LGICT, is estimated to cost PHP 587 million and is eyed for completion by yearend. Read More »

Pacific Maritime Association members ratify new five-year contract

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

The members of the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new five-year contract with the International Longshore & Warehouse Union. The contract, if ratified by the ILWU, is retroactive to July 1, 2014 and runs through June 30, 2019. Read More »

SC Ports box volume up nearly 15%

AJOT | May 21, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

SC Ports Authority has handled nearly 15 percent more pier containers fiscal year to date than the same period last year, with total box volume through April climbing to nearly 900,000 containers. Read More »

SC Ports box volume up nearly 15%

AJOT | May 20, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

SC Ports Authority has handled nearly 15 percent more pier containers fiscal year to date than the same period last year, with total box volume through April climbing to nearly 900,000 containers. Read More »

Rhenus Rotterdam expands capacity for handling breakbulk

AJOT | May 20, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Break Bulk Port

Rhenus Logistics and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will sign a contract for the construction of a new quay for the Rhenus Deep Sea Terminal on Antarcticaweg on the Maasvlakte. This will further increase the capability of Rotterdam’s breakbulk sector. Read More »

Port of Houston Authority tonnage Up 23%, reflecting brisk cargo activity

AJOT | May 20, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Offloading of Last Super Post-Panamax Crane at Barbours Cut Marks New Era Read More »

Panama Canal registers record grain and salt cargoes in the first half of FY 2015

AJOT | May 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

From October 2014 through March 2015, cargo shipments in dry bulkers through the Panama Canal increased by 8.0 percent, equaling 66.0 million long tons in total. Read More »

ICTSI Laguna dry port expands facilities

AJOT | May 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) dry port unit, Laguna Gateway Inland Container Terminal (LGICT), recently broke ground to start the expansion of new facilities which include extended and dedicated storage areas for loaded and empty containers, a runway for rubber tired gantries (RTG), container care facilities, weigh bridges at the gates and an upgraded access road, as it primes the Laguna dry port for the revival of intermodal freight transport in the Philippines. Read More »