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Premium Article  Florida Gulf ports beef up box-handling infrastructure

Paul Scott Abbott | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

With most ports along the Gulf Coast of Florida beefing up container-handling capabilities, it is clear that leaders of Sunshine State seaports are looking to benefit from the expansion of the Panama Canal, which is on schedule for 2014 completion.
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Premium Article  Central Gulf ports enhance bulk, project cargo facilities

Paul Scott Abbott | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

From new bulk-handling facilities and project cargo infrastructure to hurricane-resistant offices and command centers, enhancements are advancing at ports throughout the Central Gulf region.

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Albacor Shipping sends heavy Canadian freezers to Poland

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

WWPC Member Albacor Shipping USA in Mahwah , NJ handled the transport of 2 Cold Boxes from the Port of Robinson, Canada to the final jobsite in Wloclawek / Poland. Read More »

Dockwise secures $35 million in heavy marine transport awards

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Dockwise Ltd. today announces 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments related to a float-over for CNOOC and to Wheatstone. Total revenues for these various commitments are expected to exceed $35 million USD. Read More »

Wilhelmsen Ships Service opens new office in Krishnapatnam, India

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

Wilhelmsen Ships Service is pleased to announce the opening of a branch office in Krishnapatnam on the east coast of India. Krishnapatnam is one of the fastest growing private ports in the region, serving primarily the coal market for imports and iron ore Read More »

Brazil vessel lineup highlights strong demand

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

A long queue of vessels has lined up to load new-crop Brazilian sugar to destinations around the world, underscoring the strength of demand for the sweetener. Read More »

Air Products signs GAC to handle helium shipments

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects

GAC Qatar has signed a deal with international gas producer Air Products USA to handle helium deliveries from Qatar to the UAE. Read More »

Northern Asia service begins at Port of Charleston

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

A new, weekly service between Charleston and Northern Asia is calling at the Port of Charleston.

The new service means jobs at the port in a variety of sectors – and highlights the state’s strong export potential to markets in Asia. Read More »

Port Authority acquires additional waterfront property to develop new container terminal at the Port

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

As part of its recent initiatives to position the Port of New York and New Jersey for future economic growth, the Port Authority announced the acquisition of additional prime waterfront property – the 98-acre Global Terminal on the Port Jersey peninsula i Read More »

Global port industry has passed “stress test” of 2009

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals CFO Christian Laursen outlines operator port investment strategies and realities at the TransFin 2010 Conference, including how the industry has responded to the new global economy. Read More »

APM Terminals announced winner of Safety Award

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Safety at Sea International names APM Terminals' Safety Culture initiative as winner of the annual industry-wide safety award in the category of Management/Operations. Read More »

Edmonds re-appointed Chairman of Port Commission

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

By unanimous vote, the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council on Tuesday jointly re-appointed James T. Edmonds as chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. County commissioners and city council members gathe Read More »

Regal Logistics brings new import business to Port of Charleston

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Regal Logistics announced that American Marketing Enterprises, Inc. (AME)—an apparel company that designs, sources and markets sleepwear to major U.S. retailers—will use Regal’s Charleston warehouse to import and distribute children’s character-licensed s Read More »

Mobile’s new bay front park

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Alabama State Port Authority officially handed Mobile’s newest bay front park over to the City of Mobile at a ceremony attended by community leaders and recreational enthusiasts. Arlington Park, located within the city limits on the western shore of Read More »

Facts about the Jones Act and the Gulf Oil Spill


AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf has brought the Jones Act into the news. Some are saying that the Act is somehow hindering the spill recovery efforts. The Maritime Cabotage Task Force has put together the following document to sepa Read More »

Sramek elected Commission President for 2nd term

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Nick Sramek was named to his second consecutive term as President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, June 21, by his fellow commissioners as part of the commission’s annual board officers selection. Read More »

In “no case” has the Jones Act hindered the Gulf clean-up effort

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

There has been “no case” where the federal government has refused use of foreign vessels in the Gulf oil spill clean-up because of the Jones Act, according to a statement released by the National Incident Command (NIC).

Some have criticized t Read More »

GPA awarded $2.72 million grant to repower RTG cranes

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has been awarded a United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) grant in conjunction with the National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program. The $2.72 million award will rep Read More »

Ceres Terminal Inc. appoints Whidden as Senior VP of Canada Operations, Cerescorp

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

Thomas J. Simmers, President and CEO of Ceres Terminals Incorporated and Cerescorp Company, announced the appointment of Mr. Calvin Whidden as Senior Vice President, Cerescorp Company, effective July 1. In his new role, Mr. Whidden will be responsible fo Read More »

APM Terminals sees 2010 container port volume growth

AJOT | June 27, 2010 | Ports & Terminals

APM Terminals, the port operating arm of Danish shipping and oil conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk, sees global container port volumes growing again in 2010 after a steep drop in 2009.

"I would expect a 5 to 10 percent annual growth in volumes Read More »

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