Ports & Terminals

Steinke receives 2011 Connie Award

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Connie Award was presented by the Containerization and Intermodal Institute (CII) to Richard D. Steinke, who will retire this month as executive director of the Port of Long Beach. Mr. Steinke was honored for his leadership role in developing the Port Read More »

Sri Lanka BOI says signed $500 mlllion port deal with China Merchants

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA), local conglomerate Aitken Spence and China Merchants Holdings signed a $500 million deal to build a new container terminal at the Colombo port, the state investment body said.

Hong Kong-based China Merchants will h Read More »

Konecranes to supply ten RTGS to ports and cargo handling services terminal in Lagos, Nigeria

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes received an order for ten RTGs (Rubber Tired Gantry) from Ports and Cargo Handling Services Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria. The cranes will be delivered to the company’s terminal in Tin Can Island Port by end 2012. The parties have agreed not to disclo Read More »

CN and Montreal Gateway Terminals partnership improve key customer service metrics for…

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

CN and Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT), the operator of two container terminals at the Port of Montreal, said closer collaboration and innovation are driving important supply chain efficiencies in their operations that are improving customer Read More »

MultiRio chooses APS Technology for crane automation at container terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced the award of a crane automation solution project for the MultiRio co Read More »

Clean Truck Program to improve air and reduce impact of Conley Terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Massachusetts Port Authority and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have teamed up to establish a program which will give owners of older trucks servicing Conley Container Terminal an incentive to replace the vehicles with ones that are 2007 emi Read More »

Plains to expand Louisiana crude terminal

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Surplus crude from the U.S. Midwest will soon have a bigger home in the Gulf Coast.

Plains All American said on Thursday it would add 1.2 million barrels of crude oil storage to its St. James, Louisiana terminal by the third quarter of 2012 after secu Read More »

Port of Charleston launches truck replacement program

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has launched a new voluntary program to help truck owners replace older trucks with newer, cleaner rigs. That means truckers can earn some extra green, while they go green at the same time.

Seaport Truck Air Read More »

Port of Long Beach releases environmental study of proposed terminal
plan to develop…

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach has released draft environmental documents on a proposal to develop a state-of-the-art, $650 million container shipping terminal on Terminal Island that would showcase sustainable goods movement and generate up to 40,000 jobs in the Read More »

Port of Vancouver USA welcomes M/V New General on her maiden voyage

AJOT | September 27, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V New General, commanded by Capt. Jeng Ming-Kuanq on her maiden voyage to the United States on September 15, 2011.

Ming-Kuanq and his 19-member crew were welcomed to Vancouver by Jim Stewart, vessel superintend Read More »

First port installation to take advantage of existing Holophane infrastructure for cost savings…

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Fidelity Comtech, Inc. (FCI), the leading provider of extended wireless solutions for the maritime port, rail, and auto processing industries, has announced it has installed the first wireless network that uses existing Holophane high-mast light fixtures Read More »

Konecrane to supply RTG cranes and biggest STS cranes in Baltic Sea to Port of KLAIPEDA

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

In September 2011 Konecranes received an order for three STS (Ship-To-Shore) cranes and seven RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes from JSSC Klaipedos Smelte in Lithuania. The cranes will be delivered to the port of Klaipeda starting in the fourth quarter of Read More »

PD Ports welcomes increased capacity on 
Teesport - Zeebrugge service

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The P&O Ferries’ brand new freight ferry the mv Bore Song which sailed into Teesport yesterday will significantly expand capacity on the service.

The Bore RoFlex class ship, chartered by P & O from the Finnish ferry company Bore Ltd, represents the la Read More »

Philippines International Container will bid for Greek ports

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Philippines-based International Container (ICTS) will make an offer to buy the two main Greek ports if the government were to make them available for sale, the port operator's chief said.

Enrique Razon, chairman and president of ICTS, told Reuters in Read More »

Syria’s ports suffer as unrest hits economy

AJOT | September 14, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

From his window on the corniche of Syria's Mediterranean port city of Tartous, an international shipper bemoans the change since a popular uprising six months ago engulfed the country and dealt a heavy blow to its economy.

"At night, ship lights made Read More »

Premium Article  Albacor transports tunnel boring machine from Rotterdam to Miami

AJOT | September 11, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Albacor Shipping New York handled the transport of one tunnel boring machine to Miami, FL. The tunnel boring machine will be used to drill a tunnel between Watson Island and the Port of Miami.

The cargo, total 8700 CBM, included the Main Drive which w Read More »

Premium Article  A harbinger of recovery?

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Growth in Burns Harbor project cargo shows America is retooling
What does it say about the United States economy when more project cargoes are moving into American ports?

It says that U.S. businesses are recapitalizing and preparing comp Read More »

Premium Article  Project cargo a mainstay of Port of Albany

Peter Buxbaum | September 11, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Proximity to GE Schenectady is key
GE Energy, a division of General Electric, is headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., and Schenectady is a short half hour drive to the state capital of Albany in upstate New York. Since GE Energy is a major ex Read More »

Premium Article  Traffic diversity keeps PMV on an even keel says Port President

Leo Quigley | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port Metro Vancouver’s mid-year report, while showing a drop in some traffic segments and significant increases in others, indicates that Canada’s largest port has experienced a relatively balanced year so far in 2011. And, Robin Sylvester, President and Read More »

Premium Article  Maher hopes to duplicate its Prince Rupert success on Canada’s East Coast

Leo Quigley | September 11, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The success of Port of Prince Rupert’s Fairview Terminal in attracting container traffic between Asia and U.S. Midwest/Eastern Canadian destinations has sparked several proposals on the Canada’s East Coast to develop a similar terminal.

The most adva Read More »