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Drewery port throughput indices

AJOT | May 23, 2019 | Ports & Terminals

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 220 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.

Port of Corpus Christi Commences Historic Expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | May 22, 2019

Port of Corpus Christi Commences Historic Expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel

On Wednesday, May 29, 2019, the Port of Corpus Christi will celebrate the commencement of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production.
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Port of Lake Charles Names New Engineering Director, Safety Manager

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

The Port of Lake Charles has named staff veterans Nicholas “Nick” Pestello director of engineering and Edwin Manuel “Ed” Manint II safety and security manager.

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New record in Zeebrugge: Maiden call OOCL United Kingdom

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

With the maiden call of ms OOCL United Kingdom at Cosco Shipping Ports Terminal Zeebrugge in the early morning of May 18, a new record was set in the port of Zeebrugge.

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Port of Hueneme goes around the world for International Trade Week

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Trade consulates, multinational companies, and Ventura County’s local business community convened to talk trade, tariffs and the new USMCA agreement at the Port of Hueneme.

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Port Everglades Chosen for Commissioning of USS Paul Ignatius

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Broward County Commission voted unanimously to waive dockage charges for the ship’s call and provide a cruise terminal for the Commissioning Committee to hold weeklong events.

Port Freeport releases updated economic impact analysis

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

HTA’S Jerry Moro – “Proposed A’s Ballpark Threatens Harbor Trucking & Port of Oakland Operations”
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | May 21, 2019

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HTA’S Jerry Moro – “Proposed A’s Ballpark Threatens Harbor Trucking & Port of Oakland Operations”

Jerry Moro, director of Northern California Operations for the Harbor Trucking Association, says plans for the Oakland Athletics’ baseball park to be constructed at the current site of the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal will generate so much car traffic that harbor trucking will be brought to a near standstill during baseball games and other events.
PSA, PFR and IFM Investors jointly acquire DCT GDAŃSK
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | May 21, 2019

PSA, PFR and IFM Investors jointly acquire DCT GDAŃSK

On 21 May 2019, following formal approval by the relevant competition authorities, PSA International Ptd Ltd (PSA), the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF), advised by IFM Investors, have completed the transaction to jointly acquire DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland.
China Faces New Competition as Japan, India Eye Sri Lanka Port

Bloomberg | May 21, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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Port of Hamburg – strong first-quarter growth powers upswing

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Germany’s largest universal port is again on a growth path, achieving a distinct advance in the first quarter of 2019 with seaborne cargo throughput ahead by 6.0 percent at 34.6 million tons.

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CEPAL: ICTSI Honduras is CA-4’s best port

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe or CEPAL) has voted Puerto Cortés operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana (OPC), the Honduran subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), as the best maritime terminal in the Central America-4 (CA-4) region and 24th best in Latin America.

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Improved sustainability initiatives inches the Panama Canal closer to a carbon neutral future

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Enhancements are in line with the Canal’s carbon reduction commitments, the International Maritime Organization’s emissions reduction strategy and the Paris Agreement.

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SMS Towage calls on Damen for two ASD 2411 Tugs

AJOT | May 20, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

UK towage company SMS Towage has purchased two tugs from Damen Shipyards. The first vessel, called Manxman, was handed over on 12 April, just seven days after contract signing.

Expected Strike at India’s largest container port

AJOT | May 20, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | May 20, 2019

McKnight new chairman at Georgia Ports

Savannah grows container volume 8.7 percent
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The Port of New Orleans Receives Equity Ally Award

AJOT | May 20, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) received the Equity Ally Award recognizing the Port’s efforts to provide access to new opportunities for women and minority entrepreneurs.

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