Ports & Terminals


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Port of Stockton reports best year on record

AJOT | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Stockton, California - www.portofstockton.com - The Port of Stockton announced that 2017 was a record-setting year. Overall cargo volume was up over 21% and the number of vessel calls increased by more than 10%.

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Port of Oakland imports jumped 14.9 percent last month

AJOT | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Oakland containerized import volume increased 14.9 percent last month, according to data released today. The Port said February container volume grew in all categories, setting records along the way.

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Kalmar to support Suomen Satamatekniikka Oy with new service agreement for straddle carrier operations

AJOT | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The order was booked in Cargotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake and the agreement comes into effect from the beginning of February 2018.

Djibouti Sees Chinese Involvement in Port as No Threat to U.S.

Bloomberg | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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Port of Long Beach shipments jump ahead of East Asian holiday

AJOT | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Pier T at the Port of Long Beach.A remarkable start to 2018 continues at the Port of Long Beach, which followed a record January with a historic high in cargo volume for February.

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Port of Los Angeles records busiest February ever

AJOT | March 14, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Los Angeles processed 725,059 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February, the busiest February in the port’s 111-year history. Volumes jumped 16 percent compared to last February. Two months into 2018, overall volumes have increased 5.6 percent compared to 2017, which was the Port’s best year ever.

Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement
Ports & Terminals
Paul Scott Abbott | Top Story | March 13, 2018

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Concern, uncertainty grip Gulf port leaders in wake of Trump steel tariff announcement

Hefty tariffs on U.S. imports of steel and aluminum have executives of Gulf ports gripped with wide-ranging concerns and uncertainty.
Canadian government reviewing port system to enhance competitiveness
Ports & Terminals
Leo Ryan | Top Story | March 13, 2018

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Canadian government reviewing port system to enhance competitiveness

At a press conference staged at Deltaport, Canada’s largest container terminal located at the Port of Vancouver, federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced a formal review of Canada Port Authorities to optimize their role in the transportation system as strategic assets that support inclusive and sustainable growth and trade.
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Port of Long Beach: Harbor Commission Names Head of Construction Management

AJOT | March 13, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

PIL Kota Panjang calls at Pacific Container Terminal in January 2018.The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has named Darrin Lambrigger as the Harbor Department's new Director of Construction Management.

Port-Related Projects Awarded $72.7 Million In TIGER Round 9 Grants

AJOT | March 13, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Portland Remains No. 1 for Auto Exports on U.S. West Coast

AJOT | March 13, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Oakland’s new 5-year strategy: ‘Growth with Care’
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | March 12, 2018

Port of Oakland’s new 5-year strategy: ‘Growth with Care’

The Port of Oakland released a new 5-year strategic plan today that pairs business expansion with community benefits. Called “Growth with Care,” the plan envisions more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows.
Port of Los Angeles and Seroka lead the Nation
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | March 09, 2018

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Port of Los Angeles and Seroka lead the Nation

Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, told AJOT that collaboration with General Electric on a new digital information system will help boost productivity in 2018 after a record 2017 in which the Port continued to be number one in the United States.
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NWSA: President Trump’s steel, aluminum tariffs pose significant regional economic consequences

AJOT | March 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Northwest Seaport Alliance, a joint venture between the ports of Tacoma and Seattle that operates the fourth-largest maritime shipping gateway in North America, raised concerns that new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum could lead to broad negative economic consequences for Washington state.

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SP Load Cells Integral to Floating Crane Software Package

AJOT | March 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Polish marine electronics integration specialist Navinord has installed a state-of-the-art software package that includes four Straightpoint (SP) load cells on a 440t capacity floating crane, which is currently based near the Third Millennium John Paul II Bridge spanning the Martwa Wisła River in Gdansk, Poland.

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South Carolina Ports Authority, ZPMC Officials present crane model to local middle school

AJOT | March 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

On the heels of last week's arrival of two neo-Panamax cranes, today officials from South Carolina Ports Authority and Chinese crane manufacturer Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) presented a model of the new cranes to Laing Middle School.

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Portof Virginia’s Fiscal Year Cargo Numbers Up

AJOT | March 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Despite a slight dip in volume of .7 percent in February, The Port of Virginia’s® fiscal year 2018 cargo volumes are up nearly 4 percent, or nearly 69,000 TEUs.

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