Ports & Terminals


Port insurance on the Great Lakes requires thoughtful planning
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 23, 2024

AJOT Insights
Port insurance on the Great Lakes requires thoughtful planning

The state of Great Lakes port infrastructure is one of the biggest issues facing the US and Canadian maritime industries.
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Los Angeles port head says Chinese cranes pose security risk

Bloomberg | February 23, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The head of the busiest US maritime gateway said Chinese-made cranes pose a potential risk to national security, but a shortage of other countries that build the giant container-moving machines makes it challenging to address the vulnerability.

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UN sees ‘unprecedented challenges’ from canal crises and war

Bloomberg | February 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Crises in the Suez and Panama Canals, along with war in the Black Sea region, are upending supply chains and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions, according to a United Nations report.

INEOS Grenadier picks Georgia Ports as a national gateway
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 22, 2024

INEOS Grenadier picks Georgia Ports as a national gateway

Port of Brunswick offers capacity, speed to market
Disruptions in key global shipping route signal unprecedented challenges for global trade

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Maritime | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

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Porto Chibatão sets another milestone with four LBS 800

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

• The barge-slewing cranes of type LBS 800 are the largest harbour cranes over floating pier, and the port is the first in the world to feature them in their operations • A special boom length of 66 metres allows the cranes to reach large freighters with a width of up to 23 rows of containers, further supported by a 9.6-metre tower extension for better overview for the crane operators • Performance is enhanced by the inclusion of electric drives for more reliable, high-speed turnover and fewer local emissions

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Port of Corpus Christi launches new public information request portal

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Corpus Christi has launched a new public information portal as part of its ongoing commitment to transparency and accountability, making available a multitude of new tools that will improve accessibility to information for requestors.

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Stockholm Norvik Port gains status in EU network

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals

Stockholm Norvik Port has recently been designated comprehensive status following the proposal of an agreement on the EU regulations for development of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T).

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Port Canaveral CEO statement on executive order to create cybersecurity regulations for U.S. ports

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Ports & Terminals

“Maritime cybersecurity requires constant and consistent efforts for ports,” stated Capt. John Murray, Port Canaveral CEO.

Maritime and port industry stakeholders welcome the IMCO vote on UCC reform

AJOT | February 22, 2024 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

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U.S. energy flows through Panama Canal rose slightly in January

AJOT | February 21, 2024 | Energy | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

U.S. liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and ethane exports through the Panama Canal rose in January 2024 with a return to vessel traffic through the shipping channel as drought conditions eased. Transit volumes of LPG and ethane had fallen in late 2023 amid a historic drought at the Panama Canal.

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Kalmar’s electric and hybrid straddle carriers to play role in cutting emissions at ECT Delta terminal in Rotterdam

AJOT | February 21, 2024 | Green Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam with two fully electric and eight hybrid straddle carriers for its ECT Delta terminal.

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Port of Oakland remains preferred gateway for refrigerated export cargo in 2023 

AJOT | February 21, 2024 | Ports & Terminals

Commercial value of reefer exports through Oakland topped $7 billion

Biden seeks to bolster port cybersecurity with executive order
Ports & Terminals
Bloomberg | Top Story | February 21, 2024

Biden seeks to bolster port cybersecurity with executive order

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order designed to implement new cybersecurity requirements for the nation’s port owners and operators amid growing concerns that hackers could roil crucial supply chains.
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Mozambique port critical to chrome exports gets upgraded railway link

Bloomberg | February 21, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

The biggest port in Mozambique that’s become a key hub for global chrome exports will upgrade a railway link, bolstering a planned $2-billion capacity expansion.

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The McGowan Report: Top 10 Ports

AJOT | February 21, 2024 | Ports & Terminals

9.2% January increase for inbound containers

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Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey announces 2024 International Maritime Hall of Fame honorees

AJOT | February 20, 2024 | Maritime | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The Maritime Association of the Port of New York and New Jersey (MAPONY/NJ) announces the 30th International Maritime Hall of Fame (IMHOF) award dinner will be held on May 15th at The Lighthouse, Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. One of the industry’s most prestigious honors, the IMHOF Lookout Award is presented to visionaries who are shaping the future of maritime.

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GPA’s January rail cargo jumps 27 percent

AJOT | February 20, 2024 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Port of Brunswick achieves busiest calendar start ever for autos

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