A new U.S. report, using advanced analytic software, says waves and storm surges are gaining momentum from sea level rise and collectively pose a more immediate threat than was previously believed. The result could be serious damage to California coastal cities and ports by 2040.
Motor carriers using The Port of Virginia’s Truck Reservation System (TRS) are seeing an ongoing reduction in their turn times, evidence the technology is helping to drive the efficient movement of cargo at the port’s two main container terminals, says the port’s chief executive.
AJOT | March 20, 2019 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports
Petro-chemicals specialist Philippe Zichert has been named as the new chairman of Via Marseille Fos (VMF), the promotional body formed by the port authority, the chamber of commerce and members of the maritime/waterways operators’ federation the UMF.
AJOT | March 19, 2019 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports
Abby Lindecamp, who has held accounting positions in Florida’s Manatee County for nearly two decades, has joined Port Manatee in the newly created position of deputy director of business administration and finance.
PSA, PFR and the IFM GIF managed by IFM Investors, have signed an agreement, subject to formal approval by the relevant competition authorities, to jointly acquire 100% of the shares of DCT Gdańsk, the largest container terminal in Poland
A six-month-long containerized cargo surge came to a halt, as expected, at the Port of Oakland last month. The Port said today that its total February cargo volume was down 1.3 percent from a year ago.
VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Gallop, commanded by Capt. Choi Jung-Hoon of South Korea, on her maiden voyage to the U.S. Feb. 28.
The M/V Gallop is crewed by 21 seafarers from Myanmar and South Korea. She is owned and operated by MOL Chemical Tankers and was represented in the Columbia River by Nora Pasca with Norton Lilly International.
The vessel, which is 180 feet long with a deadweight capacity of 37,343 metric tons, was built in Japan and launched Jan. 15.
The M/V Gallop discharged approximately 7,888 liquid metric tons of sodium hydroxide at the Port of Vancouver. Her final destination on her maiden voyage is Los Angeles, California.
Photo credit: Port of Vancouver USA
From left to right: Rachelle Askman, Port of Vancouver USA; Nora Pasca, Norton Lilly International; Capt. Choi Jung-Hoon; Alex Strogen, Port of Vancouver USA; Tom Davis, NuStar Energy LP; Zack Chaffin, NuStar Energy LP.
JAXPORT has announced speakers for the Where is Finished Vehicle Logistics Headed panel at JAXPORT’s 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference scheduled for April 29- May 1 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida:
Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) is located on the north side of the Oakland Estuary (see map below). The Turning Basin is circled and is at the right side of the map. Howard Terminal is the innermost terminal in green at the right and adjoins the Turning Basin. (Source: Port of Oakland)