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Ivory Coast seeks to expand San Pedro port

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Ivory Coast's cocoa port of San Pedro plans to invest $522 million to expand its terminal, build new quays and enlarge container capacity fivefold in the next few years, the port authority said.

San Pedro handles around half of the average 1. Read More »

Harbor boards postpone decision on air quality update

AJOT | October 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Harbor commissioners from Los Angeles and Long Beach on Wednesday postponed a vote on an update to the San Pedro Bay Ports Clean Air Action Plan (CAAP) to allow the public more time to review the proposal. The 2010 CAAP Update is expected to be back for c Read More »

Big Canadian domestic fleet renewal on horizon

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

In a major development for enhancing the competitiveness of the domestic shipping industry, the Canadian government has announced a waiver of a longstanding 25% tariff on imports of all general cargo vessels and tankers as well as ferries longer than 129 Read More »

Long Beach City Council upholds bridge EIR
$1 billion plan

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Long Beach City Council has upheld the Port of Long Beach’s plans to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge, clearing the way for the nearly $1 billion project that will improve safety, ease traffic congestion and create thousands of construction job Read More »

New terminal opened at Kiel’s Schwedenkai

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Kiel now has a new architectural landmark. The 13-story terminal at Schwedenkai, two years in the building, was officially inaugurated at a ceremony on October 1st. Peter Harry Carstensen, the Minister President of the federal German state of Schleswig-Ho Read More »

Boston’s Leone passes AAPA gavel to Reixach of Port Freeport, TX

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A cooperative approach is critical to continuing advancement of Western Hemisphere seaports, according to both the immediate past chairman of the American Association of Port Authorities and his successor.

- By Paul Scott Abbott, AJOT Read More »

CSAV begins new car carrier service from Port Everglades

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Chilean line Compañ­ίa Sud Americana de Vapores (CSAV) has started its first vehicle carrier service at Broward County's Port Everglades. CSAV's new Pure Car Carrier (PCC)/Pure Truck Carrier service sails every other week from Port Everglades using F Read More »

Port of New York/ New Jersey comments on strike situation

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The following statement was issued by Joseph Curto, President of the New York Shipping Association, “regarding the end of the job action in the Port of New York and New Jersey: Although the situation that precipitated the work stoppage in the Port of N Read More »

Adani says India ready for huge coal import boom

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

India's Adani expects Asia's No.3 economy to have the infrastructure in place to handle a surge in domestic coal demand from power, steel and cement industries, a senior executive said.

Coal powers more than half of India's electricity plants Read More »

South Africa’s Transnet studying, rail port expansion

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

South Africa's logistics group Transnet said that it would this year complete a study to expand the rail infrastructure leading to the Richards Bay Coal Terminal and for another port.

South Africa is a major exporter of coal to power stations Read More »

GPA posts 22% growth for August

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced the GPA experienced 22-percent container growth in August and has recorded nine consecutive months of double-digit growth.

“August represented the second highest tot Read More »

Premium Article  The compelling case for the US Marine Highway

Stas Margaronis | September 26, 2010 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Building a “marine highway” could save money, add jobs, help build the economy and cut air emissions but does the US have the political will to overcome historical obstacles?

As Congress struggles to find the $450 billion to pay for th Read More »

Premium Article  Heartland Corridor also draws attention of Canadian East Coast ports

Leo Ryan | September 26, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In what some industry stakeholders have described as a “game-changer” in North American intermodal transportation, the significant upgrade to the rail route of Norfolk Southern (NS) between the busy Virginia ports and the big Midwest hubs of Columbus, O Read More »

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