Ports & Terminals


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Jacksonville harbor deepening construction begins

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

After a decade of study, independent review, public input and full regulatory approval, contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today began the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project to take the federal shipping channel to a depth of 47 feet.

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Unloading effort for new RMGs underway at Virginia International Gateway

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

Crews at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) are unloading the first bundle of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) following the arrival of the Happy Buccaneer, a heavy-load vessel that arrived in the Norfolk Harbor this morning.

Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering
Ports & Terminals
Paul Scott Abbott | Top Story | February 05, 2018

AJOT Insights
Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering

While showing optimism in general, a diverse group of ocean transportation leaders speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities’ Planning for Shifting Trade Conference have some genuine concerns as well.
Port of Montreal advances plan for sixth box terminal
Ports & Terminals
Leo Ryan | Top Story | February 02, 2018

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Port of Montreal advances plan for sixth box terminal

On the heels of a record performance in 2017, the Port of Montreal has moved an important step further to establish a sixth container terminal, located at Contrecoeur, where there is an existing bulk shipping facility 25 miles away on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River.
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Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two game-changing CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs can safely achieve, and without the risk of capsizing under a tow-load.

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Champion for fight against cancer takes off for 327km Rahma Run from Fujairah Terminal to Zayed Port

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

Dr. Khaled Al Suwaidi will embark on his inspiring ultramarathon from Fujairah Terminals at 6am tomorrow, Saturday, 3 February, to support the fight against cancer. The course of the Rahma Run will pass through Khalifa Port and end at Zayed Port.

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Port of Hueneme unveils new EV charging stations for the community and customers

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

The Port of Hueneme continues to show its commitment to environmental stewardship by unveiling two new electric vehicle charging stations available to the public.

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Port of Montreal’s project at Contrecœur crosses a key milestone in its progress

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

This large-scale project aims to support the growth of the container market, a sector that generates economic development for Montreal, Quebec and Eastern Canada

NWSA to host AgTC’s annual meeting June 12-15 in Tacoma

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

Hogan Administration announces another record year of cargo at the Port of Baltimore
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | February 02, 2018

Hogan Administration announces another record year of cargo at the Port of Baltimore

The Hogan Administration today announced that 2017 was a record year of business for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned public marine terminals.
Port Newark Container Terminal successful close on tax-exempt bond paves way to future terminal development
Ports & Terminals
George Lauriat | Top Story | February 01, 2018

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Port Newark Container Terminal successful close on tax-exempt bond paves way to future terminal development

In late December 2017, Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) secured $298 million in tax exempt bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and to finance the ongoing development of the terminal.
Ports of Indiana hires East Coast port executive with Indiana roots to lead Jeffersonville port

AJOT | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

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Underwater seal repairs avoid drydock and off-hire costs

AJOT | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Following a spate of stern tube seal failures, Antwerp-based Hydrex has reiterated its capability in carrying out repairs to stern tube seals during a ship’s routine port visit, saving the expense and loss of revenue of unscheduled drydocking.

Interferry main event heading back to Australia

AJOT | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals

AAPA Responds To President Trump’s SOTU Address

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

Port of Baltimore to add additional rubber-tired gantry cranes

AJOT | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

ICTSI Papua New Guinea unit starts operation

AJOT | January 31, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

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WISTA Singapore launches Asia Conference to celebrate milestone year

AJOT | January 31, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Ms Tan Beng Tee, Assistant Chief Executive (Development) of the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore, announced as Guest of Honour

Port of Oakland director seeks first Pacific coast port of call
Ports & Terminals
Stas Margaronis | Top Story | January 31, 2018

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Port of Oakland director seeks first Pacific coast port of call

Chris Lytle, executive director, Port of Oakland told AJOT in an interview that “the Port has been approached by three carriers, raising the possibility of Oakland becoming the first U.S. Pacific Coast port of call.
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Coffee Production in the Canal Watershed

AJOT | January 31, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

January marks a special time for the Panama Canal, though perhaps not for reasons you’d normally expect. The month signals the height of Panama’s coffee harvest season – the source of a growing national industry and increasingly vibrant local economy that’s deeply intertwined with the operation of the waterway. We invite you to learn more about the vital trade in this month’s Canal Connection.

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