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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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APS Technology announces Senior Engineering appointment

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of OCR and automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal terminals, announced that Michael McMinn has joined the company as VP Engineering. McMinn will be responsible for all APS product solutions Read More »

Floods hit Australia economy

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Economists have raised their estimates of the economic impact of the flooding, with one central bank board member saying the disaster could cut 1 percent off growth -- equal to almost $13 billion, double the previous highest estimate.

The Australian d Read More »

US coal routes too clogged to fill Australia gap

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cheap, abundant U.S. thermal coal for power generation could be filling the gap left by Australia's flood-hit exports but ports and railways in the States cannot cope with more exports.

U.S. ports are clogged with exports of coking coal for steelmakin Read More »

Charleston moves to common gate

AJOT | January 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

To meet the demands of its ocean carrier customers, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is streamlining its container operations by moving to a single-gate operating system effective January 18. The changes result in uniform processes and op Read More »

China Communications to build Sri. Lanka port expansion

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

China Communications Construction Company has been given an $810 million contract to build the second phase of Sri Lanka's new port, the ports authority said.

Hambantota, which opened in November, is set to be Sri Lanka's biggest port once completed Read More »

Long Beach Board approves expansion of Clean Trucks Program


AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the inclusion of smaller 'Class 7' trucks to the landmark Clean Trucks Program and penalties for "dray-offs" - the practice of switching cargo from a “clean” to a “dirty” - within the Harbor District. Read More »

Shanghai says becomes world’s busiest container port

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Shanghai overtook Singapore as the world's busiest container port in 2010, helped by continuing growth in Chinese trade and the business generated by the World Expo it hosted last year, the city government said.

Shanghai's port handled 29.05 million t Read More »

Ships idle at Australia’s flood-hit coal port

AJOT | January 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Australia's key coal port of Gladstone said devastating floods have left it so short of coal that a queue of ships waiting to load would likely be diverted elsewhere.

A deluge in Queensland state has flooded mines and damaged roads and railways, cutti Read More »

Dutch chemicals fire disrupts shipping

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

A huge fire broke out at an industrial park near Rotterdam last week, setting off chemical explosions, releasing toxic smoke and disrupting shipping between the country's second-biggest city and Antwerp.

The fire started at a Chemie-Pack chemical plan Read More »

South.Africa coal ships delayed, rain hits Natal

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa has joined coal exporters facing shipment delays after three derailments on the line from mines to Richards Bay Coal Terminal (RBCT) brought stocks there to very low levels, industry sources said.

The delays to South African shipments, th Read More »

New Subaru facility rolls into Rivergat

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

It is already Portland's largest industrial park with more than 12 million square feet of buildings, and Rivergate Industrial District is about to add another 413,000 square feet with a new auto parts distribution facility, service training center and reg Read More »

Bustle re-elected Chairman of Manatee County Port Authority

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fellow members approved the re-election of Larry Bustle as 2011 chairman of the Manatee County Port Authority during their meeting Dec. 16.

Bustle served as the 2010 port authority chairman and was elected to the Manatee County Board of County Commiss Read More »

Rotterdam port: govenment must fix infrastructure

AJOT | January 09, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Dutch government must address infrastructure problems and other bottlenecks around Rotterdam port, Europe's biggest, that threaten its growth, the head of the port said.

The port is investing 4 billion euros ($5.26 billion) over the next few years Read More »

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