Ports & Terminals

Port of New Orleans supports 119,510 jobs nationally, 21,700 jobs statewide

AJOT | April 12, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA), a multi-billion-dollar multimodal gateway for international trade and a bustling embarkation port for cruise passengers, creates and supports more than 119,500 jobs and $29.8 billion of economic output nationwide, according to a study conducted by the LSU Economics & Policy Research Group and JLL Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure.

ICTSI Argentina launches operations

AJOT | April 10, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Photos

TecPlata, the new container terminal located in Argentina’s Puerto de La Plata, recently began operations, with an opening ceremony that was attended by the vice governor of the province of Buenos Aires, the Minister of Production and several other national, provincial and municipal officials.

First quarter of 2019 is Port of Long Beach’s second busiest

AJOT | April 09, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Despite lingering trade uncertainty, the Port of Long Beach had the second-busiest first quarter in its history, moving more than 1.8 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) January through March.

Retail imports rising again as summer approaches

AJOT | April 09, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

With tariff increases delayed for the foreseeable future and the busy summer season approaching, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are beginning to climb again, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

North Carolina Ports welcomes third neo-Panamax crane to Port of Wilmington

AJOT | April 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

North Carolina Ports’ third neo-Panamax crane arrived to the Port of Wilmington on Monday morning. The Zhen Hua 25 arrived to the port following a three-month journey from Shanghai, China.

Jensen Maritime Provides Design of New, Tier IV Ship Assist and Escort Tugs for Moran Towing

AJOT | April 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Jensen Maritime Consultants, the Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering subsidiary of Crowley Maritime Corp., has been awarded the contract to design ship assist and escort tugboats for Moran Towing Corp., a New Canaan, Conn., tug-and-barge operator on the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts.

First Joint e-Navigation Workshop between MPA and IALA

AJOT | April 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Georgia Ports Authority orders another fleet of Konecranes RTGs
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | April 08, 2019

Georgia Ports Authority orders another fleet of Konecranes RTGs

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) in the USA has ordered a fleet of 20 Konecranes RTGs for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. When these cranes are operational, the Port of Savannah will operate a total of 178 Konecranes RTGs. Konecranes booked the order in the first quarter.
ICTSI lauds Philippine government crackdown on overstaying containers

AJOT | April 08, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Successful full performance test CEMEX dredge pump e-motor

AJOT | April 05, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

The Marine Aggregate Dredger CEMEX Go Innovation, currently under construction for CEMEX Marine UK, is fitted out with a submersed dredge pump. This dredge pump is directly driven by an electric motor – and not an arbitrary one. As a first, the dredge pump drive is a permanent magnet 1,400 kW unit, that last week it underwent a large array of tests – passing them all effortlessly.

Ports issue final clean trucks assessment

AJOT | April 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

SC Ports handles record March container volume

AJOT | April 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

SCPA moved 214,123 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) last month, making it the second highest month in SCPA history.

Port of Savannah achieves record March  

AJOT | April 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March on record, the Georgia Ports Authority reported today.

Nigeria to build seaports to ease gridlock on Lagos’s shore

Bloomberg | April 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

Profitable coal trade beckons buyers brave enough to test China

Bloomberg | April 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

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