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Ports & Terminals

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Maritime industry storms Capitol Hill

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The American maritime industry fanned out across Capitol Hill last week, holding meetings with 124 Members of Congress and staff during the first ever Maritime Industry Congressional “Sail-In”. The objective of the event was to communicate the value of th Read More »

South Africa transport workers march in wage dispute

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Thousands of striking South African transport workers marched in Johannesburg last week, demanding a pay hike at logistics group Transnet ahead of a meeting to try to end the dispute.

The five-day strike has paralyzed the country's port and r Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Charleston is on the radar Screen, SCSPA officials say

Karen Thuermer | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Officials at the South Carolina State Port Authority (SCSPA) have a reason to feel optimistic about business at the Port of Charleston. Statistics show that March was the third straight month of year-over-year container volume increases for the port with Read More »

Premium Article  SCSPA is realizing a renaissance in break bulk cargoes

Karen Thuermer | May 13, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

Perhaps it’s a good sign of the times. Officials at the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) indicate that break bulk volumes are up significantly with total pier tons up 46.5 percent in March compared to the same month last year at terminals in C Read More »

Premium Article  AGP expands at the Port of Grays Harbor

Martin Rushmere | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Officials are cagey, but the expanded Ag Processing (AGP) export facilkituy at the port of Grays Harbor in Aberdeen, Washington will be able to store 40,000 to 60,000 metric tons of food ingredients when work is finished in 2012.

- By Mart Read More »

Premium Article  Breakbulk cargo facing big challenges in Eastern Canada

Leo Ryan | May 13, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | Ports & Terminals

In Eastern Canada, stakeholders heavily or partly dependent on breakbulk cargo, from terminal operators to ports, shipping lines and freight forwarders, are gritting their teeth in search of business.

Economic growth in North America may be g Read More »

Premium Article  South Africa strike halts rail and port operations

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Thousands of South African transport workers on an indefinite national strike paralysed rail and port operations in Africa's biggest economy, but its impact has been muted due to inventories at mines and ports.

The strike at state logistics g Read More »

ICTSI signs 25 year lease with Port of Portland

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has signed a 25-year lease with the Port of Portland for the container/breakbulk facility at Terminal 6.

Under the terms of the agreement, ICTSI will pay the Port US$8 million at closing Read More »

Clean green terminal of the future

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Shipping company unveils a zero emissions marine terminal
It is the ocean cargo terminal of the future - powered by the sun and wind. The futuristic terminal has no conventional power, uses no fossil fuels and releases no harmful emissions i Read More »

Port of Mobile remains open

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Officials with the Port of Mobile report that all commercial traffic continues to transit the Port of Mobile. In the port community’s daily afternoon briefing, the Harbormaster, Captain Terry Gilbreath advised, “The seaport is currently operating at norm Read More »

Port of Prince Rupert posts strong performance

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Prince Rupert continues its strong growth in volumes, handling 4,119,708 tons in the first quarter 2010, up 72.8% compared to 2,383,510 tons in the same period in 2009. The surge in traffic was driven by a 217.9 per cent jump in throughput at Read More »

Port of Mobile remains open subject to restrictions

AJOT | May 09, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Alabama State Port Authority and the Harbormaster for the Port of Mobile report that all commercial traffic continues to transit the Port of Mobile. “We continue to monitor the oil spill situation offshore and the weather,” stated Jimmy Lyons, directo Read More »

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