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Delay on new China metal scrap rules worries trade

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Scrap metal imports by China, the world's top copper market, could be delayed by uncertainty over when and how customs officials enforce new separation rules aimed at tax evaders, analysts and importers said.

About two months after China announced the Read More »

DP World volumes up 7 pct, CEO ‘cautious’ on H2

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

DP World , part of the Dubai World conglomerate at the center of the emirate's debt troubles, said better-than-expected container volumes will help boost profits in the first half of the year but was cautious on growth for the second half. Read More »

Abu Dhabi port H1 cargo up 12% despite slowdown

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Slowed property development in Abu Dhabi hit container traffic at Port Zayed in the first half of the year but cargo volumes rose, helped by infrastructure projects and higher vehicle imports, a senior port official said. Read More »

Record LME trading volumes, eyes more Asian business

AJOT | July 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Buoyed by record trading volumes in the first half of this year, the London Metal Exchange outlined plans to attract more Asian business and improve its warehousing systems.

Total trading volumes at the exchange jumped 7.5 percent in the firs Read More »

Premium Article  Project cargo outlook perking up in Canada

Leo Ryan | July 25, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals

Although the project cargo sector in Canada was affected by industry-financing and other issues during the recessionary period in 2008 and 2009, there is growing evidence that a recovery phase is underway.

- Leo Ryan, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  North Carolina ports remain on tract for growth

Karen Thuermer | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Typical of today’s economy, tonnage figures coming from the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) show a mixed bag of both positive and negative news. On the positive end are figures for Fiscal Year 2010 ending June 30 that show container volumes, Read More »

Premium Article  Container handling down; container handlers up

Peter Buxbaum | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Manufacturers improve products during down time

Not surprisingly, the global recession which depressed the numbers of containers being shipped in international trade, has also had a negative effect on the businesses of port equipment m Read More »

Port of Halifax responds to end of Montreal labor lockout

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

During the labour lockout at the Port of Montreal this week, the Port of Halifax handled five diverted containerized cargo vessels.

“The Port community and many members of the supply chain worked together quickly to accommodate additional car Read More »

Oil imports at Dalian choked as China fights slick

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Oil imports were still blocked at the major Chinese port of Dalian following a fire and oil slick, while authorities recruited an additional 500 fishing boats to help with the clean-up

Refinery operations have been disrupted and cargoe Read More »

Brazil’s Santos port resumes sugar loading

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The skies have cleared over Brazil's main port of Santos, allowing ships to resume bulk sugar loading after wet weather interrupted the flow of the sweetener most of last week, shipping agents said.

Rains continue to plague Brazil's No. 2 sug Read More »

Cargotec Q2 profit and orders surge on Asia demand

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Finnish cargo-handling equipment maker Cargotec beat all forecasts with a jump in second-quarter operating profit and order intake, boosted by Asian demand.

Cargotec said demand for handling equipment such as loader cranes and forklift trucks Read More »

Bangladesh port handles record tonnage in 2009-10

AJOT | July 25, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo handling at Bangladesh's main Chittagong port rose 21.39 percent to a record 37 million tons in the fiscal year that ended June, officials said.

The facility handled 30.48 million tonnes in the previous fiscal year, the Chittagong Port Read More »

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