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Dutch ports to reward clean ships

AJOT | November 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

As of 1 January 2011, the ports of Amsterdam, Moerdijk, Dordrecht and Rotterdam will be rewarding clean ocean-going vessels with discounts on their port dues. This involves vessels which score well on the Environmental Ship Index (ESI). This is a new inte Read More »

Essar Ship port revenue seen thrice FY11

AJOT | November 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

India's Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics is aiming to boost its revenue from its port operation to as much as three times its 2011 fiscal year forecast of $173 million within next three years.

The growth would be driven by higher capacity of its ports Read More »

Cosan invests to boost Brazil port sugar capacity

AJOT | November 07, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The world's top sugar exporter, Brazil's Cosan , plans to hike capacity at its sugar terminals at the country's largest port after a surge in demand this year led to long queues of ships waiting to load. Read More »

Cargotec delivers breakthrough LNG-powered terminal tractors

AJOT | October 31, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Cargotec has delivered liquefied natural gas-powered (LNG) terminal tractors that fully meet California's 2010 California Air Resources Board (CARB) standards for off-road vehicle emissions, while improving on the performance of equivalent diesel-powered Read More »

Konecranes builds extension to factory in Lingang, China

AJOT | October 31, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

An opening ceremony was held to celebrate the extension of Konecranes' factory in Lingang New City, Shanghai, China. Through the extension the production area has been doubled and the target is to increase the number of lift trucks produced in the factory Read More »

Bangladesh seeks Chinese loan for deep-sea port

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Bangladesh has asked for a $1.2 billion in loans from China to build a deep-sea port to boost container handling in the country, an official said.

When ready, the planned port would increase the country's annual container handling capacity to Read More »

Port of Brunswick: investment, growth & opportunities

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that Colonel’s Island Terminal marked its highest tonnage volume ever at the State of the Port address. He also outlined actions required to achieve continued growth and prepare th Read More »

Essar Shipping to complete demerger in 3-4 months

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

India's Essar Shipping Ports & Logistics expects to complete demerger of shipping, logistics and oilfields businesses from its ports business in three-four months, a top official said.

Post the demerger, which will simplify Essar Shipping's b Read More »

Konecranes builds extension to factory in Lingang, China

AJOT | October 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

An opening ceremony was held to celebrate the extension of Konecranes' factory in Lingang New City, Shanghai, China. Through the extension the production area has been doubled and the target is to increase the number of lift trucks produced in the factory Read More »

Mundra Port Q2 net up as cargo, container biz grow

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone reported a more-than-21 percent rise in July-Sept net profit as its cargo and container businesses grew, but shares fell as the firm handled lower-than-expected cargo volumes in the quarter.

The firm head Read More »

Brazil coffee exports slowed as port chokes up

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Coffee exports from world top grower Brazil are facing delays as the container terminals at the country's largest port clog up, exporters said, slowing deliveries to a market already jittery over tight supplies.

Brazil's coffee exporter assoc Read More »

DP World sees better H2 on strong container volumes

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Dubai government-controlled port operator DP World said the second half would be better than the first, boosted by strong container operations in the third quarter.

Container volumes in the third-quarter climbed 8 percent, on a consolidated b Read More »

China, Brazil eye coal rail, ports in Colombia

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that China and Brazil were eyeing investments in the Andean nation's coal infrastructure to gain more access to the material.

Colombia, the world's No. 5 coal exporter, has seen a five-fold increase Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Rotterdam Designs Intermodalism into new Megaport

Stas Margaronis | October 24, 2010 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

In 2008 the Port of Rotterdam began its latest expansion project, Maasvlakte 2. Estimated to cost over $3 billion, the new maritime facility is expected to begin operations in 2013 and help Rotterdam more than triple its container handling to 38 million t Read More »

Premium Article  Hamburg on the comeback trail; 2010 cargo growth shows recovery

Peter Buxbaum | October 24, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Growth in cargo volumes at the port of Hamburg, Germany, provide strong evidence that it has put the "crisis year" of 2009 behind it. The first half of 2010 showed an eight percent growth of total cargo handling, with increases demonstrated across the boa Read More »

Premium Article  2010 California Ports & Trade

George Lauriat | October 24, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

California: light at the end of the funnel
For a generation California has been the end of the funnel for goods coming in from Asia. However, with the advent of the Great or at least near-Great recession, California’s ports were hit hard on Read More »

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