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Japan seeks to ease radiation fears in shipping community

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Japan's transport ministry sought to ease growing fears among global shipping lines on the safety and insurance issues of operating in Tokyo Bay, saying radiation at the country's largest ports were at "very safe" levels.

At least two German shipping Read More »

Tanzania container traffic seen up 10% in 2011

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Container volumes handled by Tanzania's Dar es Salaam port are expected to rise by 10 percent this year after the port operator invested in new cargo handling equipment.

Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS), a unit of Hutchison P Read More »

Hutchison Port may see weak debut, hurt by Japan woes

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Port Holdings Trust's $5.5 billion initial public offering is expected to make a weak debut in Singapore, as ongoing concerns about Japan's nuclear crisis spook global markets.

Hutchison Port, a unit of Hu Read More »

February volume up 7% at South Carolina Ports

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Volume at South Carolina’s public ports was up in February on the heels on major improvements to container operations and the completion of a nearly $22-million project to accommodate growth in Charleston’s breakbulk sector.

Container volume in the Po Read More »

Ferguson, Gibson reappointed to Ports of Indiana commission

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Gov. Mitch Daniels recently reappointed two key leaders for the Ports of Indiana commission, as Marvin Ferguson and Greg Gibson were each called to serve another term.

“Our commission includes some of Indiana’s finest business minds,” said Ports of In Read More »

India, China’s rivalry and a tale of two ports

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

India and China's quest for clout and resources extends across the globe, but perhaps the best manifestation of this fierce competition, and possible sign of who will ultimately win, lies in a tale of two ports.

The port of Chabahar in the southwest c Read More »

World’s largest container vessels to call at DCT Gdansk

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

DCT Gdansk, Poland’s biggest container terminal will start handling the largest container vessels in the world from May 2011. Vessels of 15,500 TEU capacity will be calling at DCT Gdansk terminal within Maersk Line AE10 service connecting the Far East and Read More »

Cargotec joins forces with Navis

AJOT | March 24, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has completed the acquisition of terminal operating system (TOS) provider Navis from Zebra Technologies Corporation. Cargotec announced its decision to acquire Navis on 31 January 2011.

The acquisition combines Navis' flexible and scalable TO Read More »

Flow of grains to Brazil No. 2 port improves

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The flow of newly harvested soy and corn to Brazil's main grain port as the principal railway and road to the port again allowed bulk cargoes to pass, after access was shut off due to rain.

Trucks carrying grains were being sent down the Serra do Mar Read More »

VPA orders cassette system from TTS Port Equipment

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

TTS Port Equipment AB, will supply 10 translifters and 220 cassettes, with delivery commencing February 2011.The equipment will be used to move containers between rail-mounted gantry crane stacks and the on-dock rail at the terminal. Read More »

Shippers see Japan ports able to keep cargo flowing

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping companies are confident of keeping goods moving through Japan's ports, using spare capacity at the largest ones to deal with cargo displaced from those devastated in last week's earthquake and tsunami.

The automotive and technology industries Read More »

Ships looking at avoiding Japan risk areas

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A number of ship owners are considering avoiding high risk areas in Japan and could re-route their vessels due to fears over the potential spread of radiation, shipping sources said on Wednesday. Japan's nuclear crisis appeared to be spinning out of contr Read More »

Japan-bound grain ships unable to unload

AJOT | March 16, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

At least nine vessels carrying grain bound for Japan are unable to discharge their cargoes due to problems at the country's ports hit by last week's earthquake and tsunami, trade sources said.

Japanese ports have sustained damage, disrupting supply ch Read More »

Transnet may spend $14.6 blllion on new port

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa's logistics group Transnet plans to spend at least 100 billion rand ($14.6 billion) to build a new port in Durban, the Business Report newspaper.

Quoting Mafika Mkwanazi, Transnet's board chairman, the paper said it was not known how much Read More »

Rains halt truck, rail access to Brazil grain port

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The flow of soy and other goods to Brazil's main No. 2 port of Paranagua is suspended for trucks and railway due to damage from heavy rains, risking a shortage of grain for exports, authorities said.

The descending leg of the BR-277 highway leading ov Read More »

Bahrain ports operating, but hit by unrest

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Growing unrest in Bahrain has led to staff shortages at the island's ports and slower operations although terminals were open, shipping sources said.

Bahrain declared martial law on Tuesday, looking to end weeks of protests by its Shi'ite Muslim major Read More »

All Japanese ports shut after huge quake

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

All Japanese ports are closed, and discharging operations stopped after the country was hit by its biggest earthquake on record and a 10-metre tsunami, shippers said.

The 8.9 magnitude quake was the fifth most powerful to hit the world in the past cen Read More »

Japanese seaports damaged by quake

AJOT | March 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

At least six Japanese ports were damaged by last week's massive earthquake and tsunami, with four potentially out of operation for months, if not years, industry officials and experts said.

Japan was assessing the damage to ports north of Japan's capi Read More »

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