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A huge ship carrying four of the West Coast’s largest container cranes delivers at Tacoma

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The Northwest Seaport Alliance ordered eight new super-post-Panamax cranes from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) in China through a competitive bid process. No container cranes currently are manufactured in the U.S.

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Port of Corpus Christi CEO Testifies at U.S. House Hearing on U.S. Army Corps & Improving Infrastructure

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Corpus Christi CEO Sean Strawbridge testified today before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects such as the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP).

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Port of Oakland director receives Powerful Women award

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Powerful Women of the East Bay awards Social Responsibility Director Amy Tharpe

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North Rhine-Westphalia and Port Authority make start on port agreement

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be working together to further optimise logistics connections between Europe’s largest port and the German hinterland. During his working visit to Rotterdam today, NRW Traffic Minister Hendrik Wüst officially launched the two parties’ talks regarding a port agreement.

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HAROPA - Port of Le Havre has renewed its PERS certificate

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Le Havre has just obtained renewal of the PERS (Port Environmental Review System) certificate granted by the EcoPorts foundation.

ICTSI volume reaches 9.2 million TEUs, revenues hit US$1.244 billion

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

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Panama Canal Ready for Growing LNG Carrier Traffic

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

As the Panama Canal prepares to welcome its 300th LNG vessel transit in March 2018, there will be two things of which I am certain. First, we’ve enjoyed considerable progress since the first LNG vessel entered our waterway and, second, the future of this burgeoning segment couldn’t be brighter.

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Port of Long Beach launches data-sharing project with GE Transportation

AJOT | March 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

As cargo volumes and the complexity of port operations increase, the Port of Long Beach is launching a pilot with GE Transportation to increase visibility, enhance real-time decision-making and optimize cargo movement through the Port.

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ICTSI PNG unit aids Lae police

AJOT | March 06, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

South Pacific International Container Terminal Ltd. (SPICT), operator and developer of the Port of Lae in Papua New Guinea (PNG), and the ICTSI Foundation, corporate social responsibility arm of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), recently extended assistance to the Lae police force to further enhance peace and order in the community.

Yangtze River Port and Logistics Limited Files a FINRA Complaint

AJOT | March 06, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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Expansion moves forward at VIG as deliveries of new cargo handling equipment increase

AJOT | March 06, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Following their delivery last week, eight new shuttle trucks are being prepared for service at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) to support the terminal’s capacity expansion project.

Gulf Coast Needs $14 Billion Storm Barrier, Chemical Makers Say

Bloomberg | March 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals

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Damen Marine Components and Van der Velden Marine Systems announce merger

AJOT | March 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Damen Marine Components (DMC) and Van der Velden Marine Systems (VDVMS) recently announced a merger. As of 1st January the two companies are operating together as Damen Marine Components Netherlands (DMC NL).

PMSA: US Atlantic and Gulf ports gained on West Coast Ports In 2017
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | March 05, 2018

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PMSA: US Atlantic and Gulf ports gained on West Coast Ports In 2017

Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports are gaining ground against the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as other US West Coast ports, according to the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) West Coast Trade Report.
Logistec expands footprint in U.S. Gulf market
Ports & Terminals
Leo Ryan | Top Story | March 05, 2018

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Logistec expands footprint in U.S. Gulf market

Logistec Corporation, the Montreal-based provider of marine and environmental services, has expanded its North American network of terminals through the strategic acquisition of Texas-based Gulf Stream Marine for US$65.7 million.
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JAXPORT’s heavy lift berth offers rail-to-ship service for locomotives

AJOT | March 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Highly trained master riggers moved two locomotives each weighing more than 363,000 pounds through the heavy lift and specialty cargo berth at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal, home of one of the nation’s highest-capacity weight bearing docks.

Announcing E*DRAY a digital port logistics platform

AJOT | March 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

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Panama Canal sets new milestone with 3,000th Neopanamax transit

AJOT | March 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Friday, the Panama Canal announced the transit of its 3,000th Neopanamax vessel, exceeding initial traffic expectations by this date and reaffirming the value and impact its route has had on global maritime trade.

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