Ports & Terminals

Russia coal export growth limited by rail problems

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Russia's coal exports are likely to grow by less than a tenth to around 80 million tons at most this year largely because of rail bottlenecks, and the gain could be even less in a likely environment of disappointing prices. Read More »

Saathoff named interim Executive Port Director/CEO of Port Freeport

AJOT | April 02, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Phyllis Saathoff, CPA, PPM®, has been named interim executive port director/CEO of Port Freeport, Texas, following the retirement of A.J. “Pete” Reixach Jr. Read More »

Last STS cranes dock at Khalifa Port

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the second, and final, batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship-to-Shore’ (STS) container cranes to Khalifa Port. The three STS cranes docked at Khalifa Port after their long journey from the Shanghai Z Read More »

Amports to handle new Honda CR-Vs through JAXPORT

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The all-new 2012 Honda CR-V manufactured in East Liberty, Ohio will be exported through Jacksonville as a result of Honda’s expanding export business and the company’s confidence that JAXPORT is the ideal departure port for these vehicles en route to the Read More »

Gulftainer eyes Russia, Asia, Gulf acquisitions

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Gulftainer Co, the United Arab Emirates' second largest ports operator, has set up a $500 million fund with Russian partners as it eyes more acquisitions in Russia, the Gulf and Asia, its vice chairman said. Read More »

ICTSI to buy 35% of Pakistan terminal

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said that its subsidiary has signed a deal to acquire 35 percent of Pakistan International Container Terminal Ltd (PICT) at an undisclosed price. Read More »

Port of Baltimore wins 2012 Renaissance Anchor of the Year

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Baltimore was selected by the Dundalk Renaissance Corporation as its 2012 Renaissance Anchor of the Year during an awards presentation event on Saturday, March 31st 2012 at the Sparrows Point Country Club in Dundalk. The award was presented to Read More »

Reixach retires as Executive Port Director and CEO of Port Freeport

AJOT | April 01, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A. J. “Pete” Reixach, Jr. Executive Port Director/CEO of Port Freeport, recently announced to the Port’s Board of Commissioners that he had elected to take early retirement from his position as Executive Port Director/CEO. Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals sets record at Grays Harbor

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Headquartered in Wilmington CA, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals set a new record at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen WA by loading 4,257 Chrysler vehicles on the Hoegh Triton, consigned to Far East destinations such as China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Si Read More »

ICTSI Polish subsidiary inks agreement with the Center of European Transport Project

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland, has signed a PLN 53.8 million (approx. US$17.3 million) agreement with the Center of European Union Transport Projects to subsidize a portion Read More »

BBC launches new heavy-lift cargo service between Europe and Asia

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

On March 26th, 2012, the BBC KARAN was the first vessel in the new Europe-Asia service of the multi-purpose and heavy-lift cargo shipping company BBC Chartering to berth at C. Steinweg (Süd West Terminal) in the Port of Hamburg. Read More »

Cahill elected Board Chair at the Port of New Orleans

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans elected Valerie Cahill chair. Cahill succeeds J. Wayne Mumphrey, whose term as chairman expired. Mumphrey will continue to serve on the Board as a commissioner. The Board also elected Commissioners Jos Read More »

St. Lawrence Seaway has opened shipping season


AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The St. Lawrence Seaway has opened its 54th annual international shipping season. The first vessel that transited the Welland Canal as part of the opening ceremony was the Wilf Seymour/Alouette Spirit from McKeil Marine. The event included the annual "top Read More »

Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals sets record at Grays Harbor

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Headquartered in Wilmington CA, Pasha Stevedoring & Terminals set a new record at the Port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen WA by loading 4,257 Chrysler vehicles on the Hoegh Triton, consigned to Far East destinations such as China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Si Read More »

BBC launches new heavy-lift cargo service between Europe and Asia

AJOT | March 29, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

On March 26th, 2012, the BBC KARAN was the first vessel in the new Europe-Asia service of the multi-purpose and heavy-lift cargo shipping company BBC Chartering to berth at C. Steinweg (Süd West Terminal) in the Port of Hamburg. Read More »

Steady cargo growth expected for 2013 at the Port of Long Beach

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Steady growth of containerized cargo imports and exports is expected this year as the U.S. economic picture brightens, said industry experts at the ninth annual “Pulse of the Ports Peak Season Forecast” in Long Beach. Read More »

Brazil grains waterway shut after barge hits pylon

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil 's key Tiete-Parana waterway has been shut down after a barge carrying grain swerved off course and hit an electricity pylon, a source in the state-managed waterway's administration, Ahrana, told Reuters. Read More »

Governor Jindal announces appointments to International Commerce Board

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Gov. Bobby Jindal announced his appointments to the newly formed 23-member Louisiana Board of International Commerce and three members have ties to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans. Read More »

Port Commission of the Port of Houston approves MOAs with Army Corps for maintenance dredging at…

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Barbours Cut and Bayport

Two Memoranda of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging were approved by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its March 26 meeting, including up to $550,000 for maintenance Read More »

DP World 2011 profit rises 82 pct on Australia sale

AJOT | March 28, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

>DP World , the world's third-largest port operator, reported an 82 percent rise in 2011 net profit, boosted by gains from the sale of its Australian operations. Read More »