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2014 Media Kit

Ports & Terminals

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Premium Article  Despite tough times for Port of Baltimore, optimism reigns

Karen Thuermer | August 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Keep your eye on the prize. For the Port of Baltimore, that could be a motto to adopt while transitioning from this era of super tight budgets to opportunities in the future. That said, Maryland Port Administration (MPA) officials see great potential for Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Richmond, VA selects new terminal operator

AJOT | August 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Richmond has selected Port Contractors, Incorporated (PCI) of New Castle, Delaware to serve as Terminal Operator. Upon completion of negotiations, PCI will begin terminal operations for the Port of Richmond on October 1, 2009. Read More »

China Shipping opens new Seattle terminal

AJOT | August 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

China Shipping announced the opening of their new Seattle Terminal (T30), operating in partnership with Stevedoring Services of America (SSA) and Matson. The new 70-acre, 50 ft-draft container terminal has two berths of 1,500 ft and 1,200 ft, and can hand Read More »

Port of Georgetown, SC nets 20-year contract

AJOT | August 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Georgetown will soon welcome the first ship call as part of a new, 20-year contract that will bring business to the port while supporting local manufacturing and maritime jobs. Read More »

New services benefit NC State Ports Authority

AJOT | August 09, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Container shipping companies contribute to business performance The two new container shipping companies that began service to the Port of Wilmington in March, Independent Container Line and Maersk Line, plus steady volumes from Wilmington’s two weekly CK Read More »

New commissioner for Port of Oakland

AJOT | August 06, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The newest member of the Oakland Board of Port Commissioners, Ms. Gilda Gonzales, was sworn in recently. Ms. Gilda Gonzales will be serving the remaining term formerly held by Mark McClure (7/2009 - 7/2012). Commissioner Gonzales is currently the Chief Read More »

GPA handles 2.4 mln TEUs in FY09

AJOT | July 28, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Chairman of the Board Steve Green announced today the GPA handled more than 2.4 million TEUs (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit containers), added additional services and maintained its position as America’s fourth highest volume Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Metro Vancouver’s rising star

Leo Quigley | July 26, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

At 40 years of age Robin Silvester must be part of a very small group of young, energetic businessmen who are the President of a major port. Silvester is a rapid-fire speaker who lacks the grey hair and Captain’s title of his predecessors.

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Premium Article  Eagar indicates NC ports are holding OK during economic crisis

Karen Thuermer | July 26, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

While Fiscal Year 2009 figures were not available at this writing, North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) officials indicate that forecasts for that year project bulk cargo tonnage for both its Port of Wilmington and Morehead City to be flat over pr Read More »

Premium Article  Advent finds opportunity in tough times

Peter Buxbaum | July 26, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Advent, Inc. stumbled by sheer good fortune on a venture that will keep the company liquid during these hard economic times. The Murray Hill, N.J.-based software developer, best known for its maritime terminal operating systems, won a contract in 2008 to Read More »

Premium Article  Recession for now, but growth for equipment handling on the horizon

George Lauriat | July 26, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

Dan Vicini, who is Barloworld Handling’s account manager-jumbo truck sales, principally container handlers, has been in the business since the 1970s, and says he’s never seen market conditions as “slow” as those currently impacting the port sector. “It’s Read More »

EPA awards Port of LB $4 million air quality grant

AJOT | July 23, 2009 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach received a $4 million air quality grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency this week to replace or retrofit, with less polluting 
technology, more than 100 forklifts, tractors, tugboats and other older diesel-powered Read More »

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