Posted:5/17/2013 Virginia senators drive Craney expansion amendment Path cleared for Federal Government to convey Eastward expansion to VPA Posted:5/17/2013 Stevedores end two-day strike at Brazil's Santos port Stevedores at Brazil's key shipping port of Santos returned to work late on Wednesday, ending a two-day walkout at the country's main ports that had a limited impact on cargo movement. Posted:5/17/2013 Seaport battle looms as Israel plans new competition Israel is betting its economic future on high-tech exports but faces a low-tech bottleneck in state-owned seaports subject to work stoppages and slowdowns because of the enormous strength of their unions. Posted:5/17/2013 Liebherr Pactronic® sets the benchmark for bulk handling in Spain Equipped with Liebherr's Pactronic® hybrid power booster, the LHM 550 of Galigrain S.A. demonstrates the capability of this innovative system. Posted:5/17/2013 Konecranes RTGs delivered to Meridian Port Services in Ghana Five Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes are currently being erected at the Meridian Port Services (MPS) container terminal in Tema, Ghana. The cranes are part of an order placed in August 2012. MPS already operates four Konecranes RTGs, which were delivered fully-erect in March 2013. Posted:5/17/2013 Kent Bicycles roll into Savannah Kent Bicycles has rolled into Savannah in a big way, with plans to move more than a million units a year through the deepwater port. Posted:5/17/2013 ICTSI short-listed for Melbourne Container Terminal bid International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has been named among the short-list of bidders to build and operate Melbourne's third international container terminal. Posted:5/17/2013 Dredge contract awarded to handle bigger ships at Miami's port The United States Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $180 million contract to dredge Miami's harbor to an Illinois-based company, part of a plan to deepen the port channel to handle larger ships coming through the expanded Panama Canal in 2015. Posted:5/17/2013 Alabama State Port Authority trade executive Shepard dies Mark Ivey Sheppard, Vice President for Trade and Development for the Alabama State Port Authority, died at his home following a brief illness. He was 61 years old. Posted:5/15/2013 Port of Virginia handles box ship needing 49 feet of draft Fourteen months after The Port of Virginia set a US East Coast record for handling a deep-draft container ship, the port on May 11th, broke its own record when an export-laden container ship set sail drafting 49 feet of water. Posted:5/15/2013 Terex Port Solutions supplies hybrid straddle carriers to the Bahamas The Port of Hamburg has reason to look to the future with optimism. At 32.8 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput for the first three months of 2013 put the Port of Hamburg back on a growth course. Posted:5/15/2013 Slight growth in Port of Hamburg’s seaborne cargo handling in the first quarter of 2013 The Port of Hamburg has reason to look to the future with optimism. At 32.8 million tons, total seaborne cargo throughput for the first three months of 2013 put the Port of Hamburg back on a growth course. Posted:5/15/2013 Gov. Corbett, Chilean Min. of Agriculture mark growing importance of fruit to Port of Philidelphia Underscoring the importance of his recent trade mission to South America, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, the Chilean Agricultural Minister Luis Mayol Bouchon and senior Chilean agricultural officials met at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in South Philadelphia to observe the unloading of the Bahia Castillo, a refrigerated cargo ship carrying thousands of tons of fresh Chilean fruit to the United States and Canada through the Port of Philadelphia gateway. Posted:5/15/2013 First Polish container terminal joins InlandLinks The CLIP Container terminal at Swarzedz (near Poznan), Poland has joined InlandLinks. This brings the total number of terminals to 35: 27 in the Netherlands, 4 in Germany, 3 in Belgium and 1 in Poland. Posted:5/15/2013 Maersk Line CEO visits Panama Canal expansion Maersk Line CEO Søren Skou visited the Panama Expansion construction site accompanied by Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano during his recent trip to Panama. Posted:5/15/2013 International Container Terminal plans $200 million Manila offering Port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. plans to raise up to $200 million in a share offering in the Philippines for general corporate purposes and capital expenditures, according to a term sheet of the deal seen by Reuters. Posted:5/15/2013 Cargo continues to flow in April at the Port of Virginia Cargo volumes at The Port of Virginia continued their climb as the number of TEUs handled in April grew 5.7 percent when compared with the same month last year.
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