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Walter Energy buys coal shipping terminal

AJOT | January 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Metallurgical coal miner, Walter Energy bought a shipping terminal in Alabama in a move to bulk up on coveted port capacity and lower costs, as it digests a recent deal that makes it a major player in the coal market.

Walter Energy, which has three co Read More »

Kenya port volume up 12% in first nine months of 2010

AJOT | January 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Container volumes handled by Kenya's Mombasa port grew 12 percent in the first nine months of 2010 as the world economy recovered, the port operator said.

In addition to Kenya, the port handles cargo to and from Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, south Sudan, e Read More »

Deeper canals help boost Brazil’s port throughput

AJOT | January 03, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Brazil's sea port capacity will rise significantly in 2011 as dredging work advances, a senior port official told Reuters, relieving a major bottleneck hampering trade with the booming Latin American economy.

Brazil generates more than 40 percent of i Read More »

JAXPORT Board of Directors approves Anderson for CEO

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve the commencement of contract negotiations with former Federal Maritime Commissioner A. Paul Anderson to fill the role of JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer. Read More »

GPA posts double-digit growth for November

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced the GPA experienced growth in November 2010, which is consistent with the double-digit growth rates that have been experienced since December 2009

“The Port o Read More »

Konecranes receives RTG order from Slovenia

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In November Konecranes received a repeat order for two RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes from Luka Koper in Slovenia. Luka Koper is Konecranes’ long-term customer, already having STS and RTG cranes, as well as grab unloaders delivered by Konecranes. The cr Read More »

Port of Baltimore cargo up in November

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

General cargo, also known as key commodities, at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals were up 15 percent in November compared to November 2009. General cargo is defined as containers, autos, forest products, and roll on/roll off (farm and const Read More »

Port dues: HPA plans change in charging system

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) is planning to introduce a new port fee system in the summer of 2011. At the same time, the institution will not increase fees in January 2011; port dues will remain at the same level as they currently are. Beginning in th Read More »

South Carolina completes truck survey

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Continuing its efforts to reduce port-related air emissions, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) has completed the first truck survey in the Southeast and is collaborating on a regional program aimed at helping truck owners replace the oldest Read More »

Ports to test non-polluting fuel cell trucks

AJOT | December 20, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Two new non-polluting trucks powered by zero-emission plug-in electric/hydrogen fuel cells will soon hit the road in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in a demonstration of the cutting-edge green technology.

In an agreement with El Segundo-based Read More »

Ports to test non-polluting fuel cell trucks

AJOT | December 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Two new non-polluting trucks powered by zero-emission plug-in electric/hydrogen fuel cells will soon hit the road in the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in a demonstration of the cutting-edge green technology.

In an agreement with El Segundo-based Read More »

Pakistan to seek more Chinese help for Gwadar port

AJOT | December 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Pakistan will seek increased Chinese involvement in the operation of a strategic port run by Singapore's state-owned PSA International Ltd , government officials said.

The officials' comments echoed a news report published on the eve of Chinese Premie Read More »

CMA CGM Figaro returns to Savannah

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The CMA CGM Figaro made its second call on the Port of Savannah, signaling a sign of things to come. The 8,500-TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) capacity vessel covers the U.S. West Coast, Far East and U.S. East Coast trade via the Suez Canal. As one of t Read More »

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