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Premium Article  SCSPA calls for deepwater…now

Karen Thuermer | May 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

All of South Carolina State Ports Authority’s (SCSPA) initiatives take advantage of the Port of Charleston’s No. 1 asset: its harbor depth. With a depth of 47 feet, at mean low water (MLW) in the entrance channel all the way to the dock, the Port of Char Read More »

Premium Article  Obvious and under the radar screen shipping opportunities ahead

Karen Thuermer | May 15, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Charleston is already seeing an up tick in break bulk business. But when Boeing move forward with assembling its 787 Dreamliner in North Charleston, this will result in even bigger volumes going through South Carolina’s major seaport.

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Virginia ports going green

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Virginia Port Authority (VPA) says that it has succeeded in reducing truck emissions in the port by 17% thanks to its green truck program initiated in 2009.

Heather Wood, director of environmental affairs for the VPA told the AJOT that the program Read More »

Kalmar celebrates delivery of 50,000th terminal tractor

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Back in 1958, when the first Ottawa terminal tractor was produced at a 30,000-square-foot plant amidst the fields of Kansas, the Interstate highway program and the modern age of intermodalism were each just two years old.

Since that time, the Kansas f Read More »

Container, breakbulk volumes increase at NC ports

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The NC State Ports Authority announced a 16 percent fiscal year-to-date growth in container volume at the Port of Wilmington. This is on the heels of 29 percent growth in fiscal year 2010. 
“The growth in container volume is a direct result of NC Po Read More »

ICTSI 1Q income up 25% to US$28.5 million

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) yesterday reported consolidated unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 31 March 2011, posting revenue from port operations of US$154.9 million, an increase of 28 percent over the US$120.7 Read More »

Mundra Port earmarks 32 blllion rupees to grow across India

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port operator Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone intends to invest as much as 32 billion rupees to expand port operations across India over the next two to three years, a senior official told Reuters.

The company, part of the diversified Adani grou Read More »

Mundra Port Q4 net jumps, sees 5-fold capacity rise

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone reported a 74 percent jump in the March quarter net profit as revenue rose on higher cargo and container volumes, and also forecast a five-fold growth in its port handling capacity by 2013.

India's largest private Read More »

NASSTRAC opposes port drayage owner-operator ban

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

NASSTRAC, an industry association that represents the interests of freight shippers in all modes of transportation, has joined nearly 30 other industry associations in expressing its opposition to the AB 950 (Perez and Swanson) Port Drayage Owner-Operator Read More »

All commodities strong at the Port of Houston in March

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In his monthly report at the April 26 Port Commission meeting, Port of Houston Authority Chief Executive Officer Alec G. Dreyer said March was strong in all commodity categories, calling it the best month since he joined the Port Authority in September 20 Read More »

Kiel cargo handling rises by more than 25%

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo handling in the Port of Kiel is gaining momentum again. In the first four months of this year about 2.2 million tons were handled, an increase of 25% over the same period of last year. The ferry lines in particular – to and from Scandinavia, Russia Read More »

Spanish Q1 cargo traffic defies sluggish economy

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Spain saw solid growth in cargo traffic by rail, air and sea in the first quarter of 2011 and at a much higher rate than the country's economic growth, according to official data.

Cargo through Spanish ports increased 5 percent in the first quarter fr Read More »

Steinke to receive 2011 Connie Award

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Richard D. Steinke, who will retire this year as executive director of the Port of Long Beach and who was instrumental in developing the Port into one of the world's largest container harbors, has been selected to receive the Connie Award to be presented Read More »

Port of Houston’s CASP now available online

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Clean Air Strategy Plan (CASP) is the Port of Houston Authority's ongoing plan to reduce maritime and port-related emissions. The Port Authority's environmental management program employs proactive approaches that protect, conserve and integrate susta Read More »

Port of New Orleans high river statement

AJOT | May 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The current Mississippi River level at the Carrollton Gage is approximately 17 feet and has held steady for several days. U.S. Coast Guard officials are working with maritime interests to ensure safe navigation.

The decision the Corps of Engineers mak Read More »

Belgium finds radiation on containers from Japan

AJOT | May 04, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Belgium's radiation safety regulator has discovered radiation levels surpassing European Union limits on a shipping container from Japan, the agency said.

The agency is decontaminating the container after it found radiation from Cesium-137 being emitt Read More »

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