Ports & Terminals

Port workers set to strike on Tuesday at Argentine grains hub

Reuters | June 20, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Port workers in Argentina’s Rosario grains export hub will kick off a strike on Tuesday to demand salary improvements and union rights, the local port chamber said on Saturday. Read More »

Congressman Shuster, Rouzer talk harbor improvements at Port of Wilmington

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The North Carolina State Ports Authority welcomed Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-9) and Congressman David Rouzer (NC-7) to the Port of Wilmington on Friday where they discussed the importance of the Wilmington Harbor and the Port of Wilmington’s impact on the state’s economy. Read More »

The Port of Virginia in May handled a record 230,000 TEUs

AJOT | June 19, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of Virginia in May handled a record 230,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) that resulted in a $4.5 million operating profit, the best monthly financial performance in fiscal 2015, which closes June 30. Read More »

Italy seizes four tons of cocaine, smashes mafia trafficking ring

Reuters | June 18, 2015 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Italian police have seized more than 4 tons of cocaine worth 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) on the street and arrested dozens of people suspected of running a huge mafia drug trafficking ring, a police official said. Read More »

Scientists Question Nicaraguan Canal In Newly Released Report

PR Newswire | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. Read More »

Port of San Diego, Mitsubishi Cement Corp. sign conditional agreement

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

As part of strategic efforts to increase cargo business at the Port of San Diego, the Port has entered into a conditional agreement with Mitsubishi Cement Corporation (MCC), one of the largest cement companies in California, for potential future operations at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. Read More »

ICTSI Australia donates AUD150,000 to Albert Park College for new marine research centre

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The grant will also fund the scholarships of 20 students, as well as the construction of a new sustainable commercial kitchen. Read More »

CN Railway expands Gulf gateway focus in signing supply chain agreement with Port of New Orleans

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Port of New Orleans and CN signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will see the parties develop greater supply chain efficiencies aimed at drawing more container traffic through the Port to North American markets. Read More »

JAXPORT welcomes Maersk Line

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

World’s largest container shipping line to offer weekly service to and from Jacksonville Read More »

SC Ports projects 7% container growth, $165.5 million in capital expenditures

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port of Charleston, Inland Port handle unprecedented volumes in May Read More »

Port of Long Beach sees strongest May in nine years

AJOT | June 18, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Improving retail market propels continued Long Beach growth Read More »

Port Manatee inks pact for cargo pad with Gulf Coast Bulk Equipment Inc.

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Port Manatee is adding a 2-acre cargo pad to support storage of prilled sulphur, a new commodity for the Florida Gulf Coast port. Read More »

Alabama State Port Authority welcomes APM Terminals investment

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) welcomed APM Terminals’ announced plans to add two new super-Post Panamax cranes and expand the container facility at the Port of Mobile. Read More »

Port of Hamburg Marketing and Northern Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in Szczecin agree cooperation

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Hamburg’s marketing organisation and the Northern Chamber of Commerce (NCC) in Szczecin, the largest chamber in Poland, have formalized their cooperation. Read More »

Evonik and Duisburger Hafen: Joint venture for the development of Evonik’s Lülsdorf location

AJOT | June 17, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Evonik Industries AG and Duisburger Hafen AG (duisport) are preparing to establish a jointly controlled company for the future development of Evonik's Lülsdorf location. Read More »

25 Metropolitan ports move 85 percent of U.S. exports and imports

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

First-Ever Analysis of Metropolitan Goods Trade Reveals Need to Prioritize Freight Investment Read More »

Containers for world’s first LNG-powered container ships arrive at JAXPORT

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Container Port

Stevedores at JAXPORT's Blount Island Marine Terminal this week unloaded the first shipment of brand new 53-foot Wide-Top Pick (WTP) cargo containers for use on TOTE, Inc.’s new Marlin Class ships, the world’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-powered container ships. TOTE is the parent company of Jacksonville-based Sea Star Line, a JAXPORT tenant for more than 20 years. Read More »

ADM joint venture acquires Brazilian shipping agency

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals | Terminal Operator

Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) and Norton Lilly International announced today that their steamship agency joint venture, Agri Port Services LLC, has acquired Brazilian port and shipping agency Blue Ocean Agencia Maritima Ltda. ADM was previously a part owner in Blue Ocean. Read More »

In Drive to Deeper, Wider Safer, US Army Corps, Port of Virginia Sign Cost-Sharing Agreement

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

At The Port of Virginia, the future is arriving quicker than what was forecast. Read More »

San Diego Military2Maritime Event on Monday, June 22 with Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)

AJOT | June 16, 2015 | Energy | Maritime | Ports & Terminals

Event for Current/Former Military Will Help Veterans Transition to Maritime Industry Jobs Read More »