Ports & Terminals


Port of Nansha posts 10.5% increase in 2017
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | January 26, 2018

Port of Nansha posts 10.5% increase in 2017

The Port of Nansha, located on the west side of the Pearl River, northwest of Hong Kong, posted an impressive 10.5% rise in container throughput from 2016 to 2017.
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World’s biggest Rotortug named at Albwardy Damen

AJOT | January 26, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The vessel will be operated by Perth-based KT Maritime Services Australia Pty Ltd, a joint venture partnership between Kotug International B.V and Teekay Shipping Australia Pty Ltd.

Georgia Ports Authority orders 8 Konecranes BOXPORTER RMGs

AJOT | January 26, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

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MOL signs deal for construction of LNG-fueled tugboat

AJOT | January 26, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The construction is slated to start in February 2018 and complete in February 2019. And launching is scheduled for April of the same year.

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Port of Virginia awarded for ongoing environmental stewardship efforts

AJOT | January 26, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Virginia’s ongoing effort to reduce its environmental impact the Elizabeth River has again been recognized by a local organization dedicated to restoring and preserving the health of the river and Norfolk Harbor.

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Canaveral Port Authority approves construction of new multi-purpose berth

AJOT | January 26, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

North Cargo Berth 8 features a heavy lift dock to accommodate Spaceport operations and a diversified cargo portfolio

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Port of South Louisiana trade surpasses 300million ton mark in 2017

AJOT | January 25, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of South Louisiana has set an unprecedented cargo-volume record in 2017, surpassing 2016’s tonnage of 294.9 million short tons by 4.4%.

Record year for Port of Halifax in 2017
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | January 25, 2018

Record year for Port of Halifax in 2017

Containerized cargo volume through the Port of Halifax has set a new port record. Containerized cargo volume in 2017 is 559,242 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), up 16% over 2016.
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JAXPORT hires experienced Seaport Executive as Chief Operating Officer

AJOT | January 25, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer. Wong’s first day on the job will be Feb. 5, 2018.

Port of Long Beach celebrates cargo record
Ports & Terminals
AJOT | Top Story | January 25, 2018

Port of Long Beach celebrates cargo record

Mario Cordero at State of the PortThe Port of Long Beach roared back from unprecedented challenges to notch its busiest year ever in 2017, moving 7.54 million twenty-foot equivalent units, an increase of more than 11 percent, Executive Director Mario Cordero announced at the annual State of the Port address Wednesday.
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Peel Ports launches initiative to inspire young people to consider a career in logistics

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Peel Ports launched its Business on the Move Initiative today at Hugh Baird College’s Port Academy Liverpool building, to inspire and encourage young people to consider a career in the City Region’s growing logistics sector.

Canaveral’s 30-year strategic vision plan approved

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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Konecranes appointing experienced distributor for China and Hong Kong

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

As part of the strategy to strengthen Konecranes presence in China and Hong Kong, the customer focused company KCL Lifttrucks LTD with its well established local network, was appointed as a distributor for Konecranes lift trucks on 24th of January, 2018.

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Damen Shipyards Cape Town contracted for CSD 250 for Dredging Africa

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The contract for the CSD came about after Dredging Africa signed a memorandum of understanding with DSCT at the yard’s first African Dredging Seminar, held in October last year.

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Port Canaveral welcomes first post-panamax vehicle carrier

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

High-capacity MOL’s Brooklands is one of the first of its kind to call on Port Canaveral

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Broward County approves new lease for Horizon Terminal Services

AJOT | January 24, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Horizon Terminal Services, LLC is driving more automotive business to Broward County's Port Evergladeswith a new long-term lease on 8.67 acres where the company plans to invest $630,000 for a new auto processing facility that would create a minimum of 25 local direct jobs.

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Port of Baltimore to launch Ro/Ro service to New Zealand and Australia

AJOT | January 23, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will begin new roll on/roll off (ro/ro) service to New Zealand and Australia in March. The monthly service on Hoegh Autoliners will commence in Baltimore then include service to the ports of Auckland, Brisbane, Port Kembla, Melbourne and Fremantle.

Port Freeport appoints Public Affairs Manager

AJOT | January 23, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments

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Hutchison Ports Thailand receives world’s largest quay cranes at Laem Chabang Port

AJOT | January 22, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

These cranes will play a crucial part of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project under Thailand 4.0 scheme.

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