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Employment peaking at Great Lakes Shipyards

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

When the 1,000-foot-long Great Lakes freighter EDWIN H. GOTT arrives at Bay Shipbuilding Company in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, today, it will mark the beginning of the busiest time of year for Great Lakes shipyards. This project and other annual winter mai Read More »

San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan update approved

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Reaffirming their commitment to slash air pollution from the nation’s two busiest seaports, harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach came together for a special joint session on November 22, and unanimously approved a new, improved version of Read More »

Premium Article  FMT maximizes niche position in North American terminals

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | People | Interviews | Ports & Terminals

FMT has terminals spread throughout the US East Coast/Gulf Coast and in the Great Lakes. The company’s unique mix of services and commodities has helped weather the storm.

By George Lauriat, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Terminal Operators 2010

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Good Riddance to ’09 but what lies beyond?

Marine terminal operators were happy to say goodbye and good riddance to 2009. But the rebound in box numbers is still chancy with too many economic caveats in the forecast to be comfortable. Read More »

Premium Article  Global Ports making the most of the Russian market

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Editor’s Note: Global Ports Investments PLC (“GPI”) is a leading container terminals operator in Russia with a market share of over 19% of all container traffic at Russian ports in 2009. GPI operates three container terminals in Russia (Petroles Read More »

Premium Article  Do three box ports for Nova Scotia make sense?

Leo Ryan | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

By Leo Ryan, AJOT

Does it make logistics/business sense for Nova Scotia, located far from inland markets in North America and with a small local market, to be the possible home by 2013 for two proposed new container terminals ca Read More »

MOL starts Vietnam tugboat business

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announced that the company has established a joint venture with two local companies in Vietnam and started a tugboat business. Read More »

Toet to leave the Port of Rotterdam Authority

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

André Toet, who has been Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the Port of Rotterdam Authority since January 2008, will be resigning as of 1January. The 47 year-old Toet started at the Port Authority three years ago. He is leaving because the Supervisory Board Read More »

Longoria reappointed to Port Commission

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Houston City Council has approved reappointment of Houston attorney, businesswoman and civic leader Janiece Longoria to a fourth term as Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay. Initially Read More »

Usiminas signs port deal with LLX to ship iron ore

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Brazilian steel maker Usiminas signed an accord with the port operator LLX to ship iron ore through the Southeast Port in Sepetiba, Rio de Janeiro, the company.

The deal will secure logistics for Usiminas' plan to expand the production chain Read More »

Savannah deepening project marks major milestone

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached a major milestone today when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to the public and agencies for review and comment. Read More »

Three % recovery rebate Rotterdam Harbor dues 2011

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In 2011, the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoR) will give a once-only recovery rebate of 3% on the tariffs for sea and inland harbor dues. The rebate is intended to support the companies in their further recovery from the crisis and in this way to strength Read More »

GPA posts best month ever for containers and tonnage

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today the GPA experienced exceptional growth in October, reflecting several all-time records in many commodity segments. Overall tonnage recorded a new monthly record handling 2, Read More »

Abu Dhabi Ports invests $7.2 blllion in industial zone

AJOT | November 15, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

State-backed Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) will invest $7.2 billion in the first phase of an industrial zone and will offer 100 percent foreign ownership to companies that contribute to the emirate's GDP, government officials said. The Khalifa Industria Read More »

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