Ports & Terminals


VA Governor Northam applauds deal to jumpstart offshore wind industry
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | January 28, 2020

VA Governor Northam applauds deal to jumpstart offshore wind industry

Governor Ralph Northam today announced an agreement for Ørsted to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal for offshore wind staging materials and equipment. The agreement was ratified this morning by a unanimous vote of the Virginia Port Authority Board of Commissioners.
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New Customs and Border Protection office opens on North Carolina Ports terminal

AJOT | January 28, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

An on-terminal United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) office has opened at the Port of Wilmington. North Carolina Ports leaders welcomed CBP officials Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the office which will support the agency’s efforts in the security of cargo movements through the Wilmington terminal. 

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Port of Savannah sets calendar year record

AJOT | January 28, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Savannah moved 4.6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2019, an increase of nearly 250,000 TEUs (5.6 percent) compared to the previous year, Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Griff Lynch said Tuesday.

Peel Ports hosts shipping minister in Liverpool

AJOT | January 27, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

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SCPA seeks buyer for Daniel Island property

AJOT | January 24, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

The land, identified as the North Island Tract, is situated between Seven Farms Drive and the Cooper River. It sits within Berkeley County and the city of Charleston.

AGTC’s Friedmann says BNSF & Union Pacific need to support U.S. West Coast ports’ competitiveness
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | January 24, 2020

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AGTC’s Friedmann says BNSF & Union Pacific need to support U.S. West Coast ports’ competitiveness

Peter Friedmann, executive director of the Washington, D.C. Agriculture Transportation Coalition, says better and cheaper rail service will help U.S. West Coast ports and agricultural exporters reverse lost market share and increase competitiveness
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Montreal Gateway Terminals partnership place order for four Liebherr ship to shore container cranes

AJOT | January 23, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

announce the signing of a contract for the supply of four ship to shore (STS) container cranes to the Cast Container Terminal in Montreal, Canada. The cranes will be delivered in 2021.

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Collaboration key to Port of Long Beach future

AJOT | January 23, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach navigated a trade dispute with China, new technology and evolving trade routes in 2019, culminating in its second-busiest year on record by moving more than 7.6 million twenty-foot equivalent units, Executive Director Mario Cordero announced Wednesday at the annual State of the Port address.

DB Schenker puts spotlight on Halifax, Nova Scotia and ocean trade in video series

AJOT | January 23, 2020 | Logistics | Ports & Terminals

Port of Long Beach’s Cordero concedes losses but notes big ship investments
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | January 23, 2020

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Port of Long Beach’s Cordero concedes losses but notes big ship investments

In his State of the Port 2020, Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero noted that the Port experienced a 5 percent drop in volume in 2019 but he remains optimistic due to $4 billion in capital improvements which have made the port capable of handling 18,000 TEU container ships.
Coal demand holds steady from Africa’s biggest export terminal

Bloomberg | January 23, 2020 | Ports & Terminals

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Alabama State Port Authority and AutoMOBILE International Terminal sign concession agreement

AJOT | January 22, 2020 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and AutoMOBILE International Terminal (AIT) signed today a concession agreement at the Port of Mobile, USA, for a $60 million (USD), finished automobile roll on/roll off (RO/RO) terminal currently under construction.

Konecranes Automated RTGs to three European container terminals

AJOT | January 22, 2020 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Port of Montreal continues record cargo pace and expansion projects
Ports & Terminals
Leo Ryan | Top Story | January 22, 2020

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Port of Montreal continues record cargo pace and expansion projects

As 2020 begins, there are no signs that Montreal, Canada’s second biggest port after Vancouver, strategically located deep inland in relation to the industrial heartland of North America, is slowing down in terms of both capacity and cargo expansion.
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The Port of Kiel again reaches the 7 million ton mark in overall cargo handling

AJOT | January 20, 2020 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The cargo sector achieved an increase of 1.9 % to 6.8 million tons handled on the terminals operated by the Port of Kiel.


Port of LA’s Seroka outlines competitiveness strategy
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | January 20, 2020

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Port of LA’s Seroka outlines competitiveness strategy

Gene Seroka the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles outlined a new strategy for the Port to regain lost market share.

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