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Ports & Terminals


New Tropical Shipping vessel arrives at Port of Halifax
New Tropical Shipping vessel arrives at Port of Halifax

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

The Tropical Shipping vessel Tropic Hope has made her inaugural call at Halterm Container Terminal at the Port of Halifax. This is the first of two new Tropical Shipping vessels that will be calling Halifax; the Tropic Island will arrive later this year.

2018: A Year of Growth for Connecticut’s Waters
2018: A Year of Growth for Connecticut’s Waters

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Connecticut Port Authority has seen an impressive year of growth for Connecticut’s maritime economy. In 2018, we saw new investments in our deepwater ports, the start of major rejuvenation projects at our small recreational harbors and international acknowledgment that Connecticut is poised to grow into an economic center with opportunities in shipping and supply chain.

Great Lakes Announces Receipt of $93 Million Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Award

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards $92 Million Contract for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards $92 Million Contract for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

This contract will increase the depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to -54 ft MLLW from the jetties at the entrance of the ship channel to Harbor Island and will extend the CCSC into the Gulf of Mexico to -56 feet MLLW.

80th Gold-Headed Cane Ceremony
80th Gold-Headed Cane Ceremony

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon was pleased to award the famous Gold-Headed Cane to Volodymyr Yurchenko, a Ukraine national, Master of the Virginiaborg, the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2019.

Rail volumes remain strong for ninth consecutive month at Port of NY & NJ
Rail volumes remain strong for ninth consecutive month at Port of NY & NJ

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Total volume for November 2018 was 583,880 TEUs (331,242 lifts) versus 566,519 TEUs (323,290 lifts) in November 2017, a 3.1% increase.

David Arian, Vice President of LA Harbor Commission and Long-Time Labor Leader, Dies at 72
David Arian, Vice President of LA Harbor Commission and Long-Time Labor Leader, Dies at 72

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Los Angeles Harbor Commissioner and widely respected community and International Longshore and Warehouse Union leader David Arian died Wednesday after a battle with thyroid cancer. He was 72.

Kalmar RTGs and process automation technology to help boost capacity at Norfolk Southern intermodal terminals
Kalmar RTGs and process automation technology to help boost capacity at Norfolk Southern intermodal terminals

AJOT | January 03, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a deal to supply Norfolk Southern with four Kalmar SmartPower rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) equipped with a suite of process automation solutions.

Contecon Guayaquil is LatAm’s first CO2-neutral port
Contecon Guayaquil is LatAm’s first CO2-neutral port

AJOT | January 03, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) recently became the first port in South America to obtain a carbon-neutral certification, with the Ecuador Ministry of Environment and environmental ratings agency, Sambito SA, recognizing the company’s strong and priority commitment to the environment.

ASPA announces senior management promotions

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2019
The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2019

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Virginiaborg became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2019, by crossing the downstream limits of the Port at Sorel on January 2, at 3:50 a.m.

The First phase of the Market Test for the floating LNG Terminal in Alexandroupolis was successfully completed

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Energy News | Maritime | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Port of Wilmington, DE welcomes first Chilean winter fruit vessel for the 2018-19 season
Port of Wilmington, DE welcomes first Chilean winter fruit vessel for the 2018-19 season

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware received its first breakbulk shipment of fresh Chilean winter fruit on Dec. 27, 2018. The M/V Star Best, a specialized refrigerated vessel operated by Trans Global Shipping NV in the Global Reefers service, was welcomed to the nation’s foremost marine terminal for perishable cargo.

Kalmar further extends cooperation with Maher Terminals with new straddle carrier order
Kalmar further extends cooperation with Maher Terminals with new straddle carrier order

AJOT | December 31, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The order of 26 straddle carriers was booked in Cargotec's 2018 second quarter order intake, and delivery is scheduled to take place during Q1 of 2019.

Panama Canal: Main Milestones of 2018
Panama Canal: Main Milestones of 2018

AJOT | December 28, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Panama Canal closed fiscal year 2018 with a record, welcoming 442.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), the highest annual cargo tonnage in our 104-year history.

2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp
2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp

AJOT | December 28, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

2018 looks set to be a record year for the Port of Antwerp for the sixth time in a row, with growth in all types of cargo and a recent wave of investments.

No grain in the rain as Vancouver export ships unable to load
No grain in the rain as Vancouver export ships unable to load

Bloomberg | December 27, 2018 | Intermodal News | Rail | Ports & Terminals

As Canadian grain companies spend millions to upgrade and build new export terminals in Vancouver, a new problem is threatening to cause transportation bottlenecks at the nation’s largest port: vessels can’t load grain in the rain. And it rains a lot in Vancouver.

Trump’s trade war comes with an unexpected bonus: more trade
Trump’s trade war comes with an unexpected bonus: more trade

Bloomberg | December 26, 2018 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

A few days before Christmas, the container ship “SM Shanghai” was steaming toward California’s Port of Long Beach. Just ahead and coming to the end of an 11-day journey from China, the “Ever Lucent” was headed for the nearby Port of Los Angeles, where the “Thomas Jefferson” was preparing to sail in the opposite direction for Xiamen.

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