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The Port of Silicon Valley: Giari’s Transformation of the Port of Redwood City
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Stas Margaronis | Top Story | February 21, 2018

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The Port of Silicon Valley: Giari’s Transformation of the Port of Redwood City

Michael Giari, executive director, Port of Redwood City, located south of San Francisco is retiring after transitioning a small, unknown, bulk port into the Port of Silicon Valley.
Opening of the 2018 Navigation Season on St. Lawrence Seaway

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

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Galveston-Texas City and Houston Ship Pilots honored by U.S. Coast Guard for Hurricane Harvey response

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) commended the Greater Houston-Galveston Port Coordination Team (PCT), including the Houston and Galveston-Texas City Ship Pilots, for their outstanding efforts before, during and after Hurricane Harvey.

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Panama Canal Hosts Cheniere Energy to Discuss LNG’s Future at the Waterway

AJOT | February 21, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Representatives from the Panama Canal, led by Administrator Jorge L. Quijano, hosted executives from U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy, Inc. to discuss the waterway’s growing LNG vessel segment and opportunities for future growth.

Port Tampa Bay and Port Logistics Refrigerated Services welcome first shipment of perishables
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 20, 2018

Port Tampa Bay and Port Logistics Refrigerated Services welcome first shipment of perishables

Port Logistics Refrigerated Services (PLRS), Port Tampa Bay’s newest tenant and the operator of a new state-of-the-art cold storage facility, confirmed today that it received its first shipment of perishable products.
Pink barge “Big Hope 1” promotes cancer research on first visit to Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 20, 2018

Pink barge “Big Hope 1” promotes cancer research on first visit to Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

The barge's cargo - a large storage tank measuring 171 feet in length and 342,000 pounds bound for a refinery in the Midwest - is being unloaded by port stevedore Federal Marine Terminals (FMT).
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Iskes Towage & Salvage adds two more Damen ASD Tugs 2810 to its fleet

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The vessels were built at Damen Song Cam Shipyards, Vietnam, and delivered last year to Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands, as part of the group’s strategy to position stock vessels for rapid availability in Europe.

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Port of Vancouver USA CEO Julianna Marler recognized with 2018 Iris Award

AJOT | February 20, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Vancouver USA CEO Julianna Marler is being recognized for exceptional leadership with a 2018 Clark College Iris Award. Marler and three other local women of distinction will be honored at an awards reception on International Women’s Day, March 8.

South Africa Port and Rail Group Is Out to Conquer the Continent

Bloomberg | February 19, 2018 | Intermodal | Ports & Terminals

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Port of Oakland reports 2.1 percent increase in export volume

AJOT | February 15, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Oakland today reported that containerized export volume in January increased 2.1 percent from the same month a year ago. It was the second consecutive month of export growth at the Port.

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Global Container Terminals orders 10 more Konecranes RTGs for its terminals in British Columbia

AJOT | February 15, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

GCT Canada Limited Partnership has ordered ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for its terminals in British Columbia, Canada.

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Container throughput drives growth in Rotterdam

AJOT | February 15, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Particularly strong growth in container throughput of 12.3% (in tonnes) was the main driver of growth in the port of Rotterdam throughout 2017.

Port of Los Angeles moves 808,728 TEUs
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AJOT | Top Story | February 15, 2018

Port of Los Angeles moves 808,728 TEUs

The Port of Los Angeles handled 808,728 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in January 2018, the second-busiest January in the port’s history behind last January’s record of 826,640 TEUs.
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U.S. Coast Guard recognizes Port Freeport and Brazos Pilots leaders

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

Port Freeport Director of Operations, Al Durel, and Brazos Pilots Association President, Captain Billy Burns, were recently honored by the U.S. Coast Guard for their service during the events of Hurricane Harvey.

Largest vessel to call at The Port of Philadelphia arrives from the West Coast of South America
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 14, 2018

Largest vessel to call at The Port of Philadelphia arrives from the West Coast of South America

The largest container vessel to ever call at The Port of Philadelphia has arrived yesterday at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. The M/V MSC Shuba B arrived from the West Coast of South America with a cargo of predominately perishable fruit.
NC Ports Operations Alert

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

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