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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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Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa

AJOT | March 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Senegalese port of Dakar for its part views the collaboration as a way to position itself as the main regional hub for freight.

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Additional rail service consolidates Navarra Intermodal Terminal as a strategic hub

AJOT | March 02, 2018 | Intermodal | Rail | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

The fourth weekly intermodal rail service has been introduced between the Navarra Intermodal Terminal, situated in Noain (North of Spain), and Hutchison Ports BEST at the Port of Barcelona.

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SC Ports welcomes new ship-to-shore cranes

AJOT | March 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Just a day prior to the South Carolina Ports Authority's celebration of the beginning of Charleston Harbor Deepening Project construction, the Port welcomed two new ship-to-shore cranes at the Wando Welch Terminal to further enhance the handling of neo-Panamax vessels.

Port of Freeport: 18TH Annual TACFT Logo Drawing Contest winners receive awards

AJOT | March 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Freeport recently selected winners of the 18th Annual Logo Drawing Contest for its Take-A-Child Fishing Tournament (TACFT) to be held on May 5th at Freeport Municipal Park. Brazoria County’s youth ages 3-14 are eligible to enter the contest and are invited by fliers distributed to the schools within the area.

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Port of Everett awards South Terminal modernization project to support other seaport customers

AJOT | March 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

On February 23, the Port of Everett Commission awarded nearly $25 million in construction contracts, kicking off the second phase of the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project – the largest capital project in Port history, and the largest marine construction project on the West Coast today.

Port of Oakland landmark project could start by summer
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | March 01, 2018

Port of Oakland landmark project could start by summer

Construction could begin this summer on a landmark logistics campus at the Port of Oakland. Developer CenterPoint Properties said today that it awaits only permits to start on the Port’s long-anticipated Seaport Logistics Complex.
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Port of Virginia’s truck reservation system launches at NIT

AJOT | March 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Following more than two years of collaborative development with the local motor carrier community, The Port of Virginia® today is launching its trucker reservation system (TRS) to begin the effort of managing the flow of truck volume at the port.

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New Port Manatee tenant fueling marine industry in Tampa Bay

AJOT | March 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Manatee is the new marine fuel supply hub for Tampa Bay, with initiation of operations of Miami-based World Fuel Services.

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Port of Long Beach seeks community sponsorship requests

AJOT | March 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

To raise awareness about maritime trade and promote social responsibility, the Port of Long Beach sponsors many community events, such as the Daisy Avenue Parade.The Port of Long Beach is accepting applications during the month of March for its community sponsorship program.

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Extended container gate hours Saturday, March 3 for Charleston

AJOT | March 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The South Carolina Ports Authority will be extending Saturday gate hours this weekend as follows

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