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Port of Oakland hails shipping lines, terminal for clean air work
Port of Oakland hails shipping lines, terminal for clean air work

AJOT | January 18, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Awards for plugging vessels into landside power grid, turning off diesel engines

Port of Hueneme kicks off 2019 earning top tier bond rating
Port of Hueneme kicks off 2019 earning top tier bond rating

AJOT | January 18, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Hueneme was notified that years of responsible fiscal policy and prioritizing strategic monetary planning have earned them an A Rating from the Standard and Poor (S & P) bond rating system.

Port of Oakland plans for mega-ships
Port of Oakland plans for mega-ships

Stas Margaronis | January 17, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Oakland is investing in new infrastructure, including mega ship to shore cranes to load and unload 18,000 teu (20-foot container unit) container ships that it expects will be arriving at California ports within the next 2-5 years.

North Carolina Ports Holiday Closure Notice

AJOT | January 14, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port of Virginia sets new annual volume record in 2018 having handled 2.85 million TEUs
Port of Virginia sets new annual volume record in 2018 having handled 2.85 million TEUs

AJOT | January 14, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Virginia set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.85 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, in calendar year 2018, a slight percent increase over last year’s total.

Color Line expands Kiel – Oslo cargo capacity
Color Line expands Kiel – Oslo cargo capacity

AJOT | January 11, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Norwegian shipping company Color Line operates the additional freight ferry “Color Carrier“ on the route Kiel – Oslo as of 11th January to increase its freight-carrying capability.

FTZ #25 at Port Everglades makes approvals fast and easy
FTZ #25 at Port Everglades makes approvals fast and easy

AJOT Administrator | January 11, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #25 at Port Everglades is helping Broward County businesses gain Zone status faster as part of the national “Alternative Site Framework” program.

Experts to offer Ocean Carrier Alliance insights during 2019 JAXPORT Conference
Experts to offer Ocean Carrier Alliance insights during 2019 JAXPORT Conference

AJOT | January 10, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

JAXPORT has announced the list of speakers for the Update on Ocean Carrier Alliances panel at the 2019 Logistics & Intermodal Conference scheduled for April 29 –May 1 at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Canaveral Port Authority awards $108.5m contracts for construction of new Cruise Terminal 3 Project
Canaveral Port Authority awards $108.5m contracts for construction of new Cruise Terminal 3 Project

AJOT | January 09, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Special Commission Meeting held to approve Merritt Island-based Ivey’s Construction Inc. for largest single-construction project in Port history

Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air
Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air

AJOT | January 07, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Funding Will Go Towards Replacement of Dray Trucks, Cargo-Handling Equipment and Repowering of Marine Engines

SC Ports Authority Achieves 6 Percent Growth in 2018
SC Ports Authority Achieves 6 Percent Growth in 2018

AJOT | January 07, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 6.4 percent year-over-year container volume growth, with a record 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in 2018.

2018: A Year of Growth for Connecticut’s Waters
2018: A Year of Growth for Connecticut’s Waters

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Connecticut Port Authority has seen an impressive year of growth for Connecticut’s maritime economy. In 2018, we saw new investments in our deepwater ports, the start of major rejuvenation projects at our small recreational harbors and international acknowledgment that Connecticut is poised to grow into an economic center with opportunities in shipping and supply chain.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards $92 Million Contract for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Awards $92 Million Contract for the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

This contract will increase the depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to -54 ft MLLW from the jetties at the entrance of the ship channel to Harbor Island and will extend the CCSC into the Gulf of Mexico to -56 feet MLLW.

80th Gold-Headed Cane Ceremony
80th Gold-Headed Cane Ceremony

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Montreal Port Authority (MPA) President and CEO Sylvie Vachon was pleased to award the famous Gold-Headed Cane to Volodymyr Yurchenko, a Ukraine national, Master of the Virginiaborg, the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2019.

Rail volumes remain strong for ninth consecutive month at Port of NY & NJ
Rail volumes remain strong for ninth consecutive month at Port of NY & NJ

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Total volume for November 2018 was 583,880 TEUs (331,242 lifts) versus 566,519 TEUs (323,290 lifts) in November 2017, a 3.1% increase.

David Arian, Vice President of LA Harbor Commission and Long-Time Labor Leader, Dies at 72
David Arian, Vice President of LA Harbor Commission and Long-Time Labor Leader, Dies at 72

AJOT | January 04, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Los Angeles Harbor Commissioner and widely respected community and International Longshore and Warehouse Union leader David Arian died Wednesday after a battle with thyroid cancer. He was 72.

The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2019
The Port of Montreal welcomes the first ocean-going vessel of 2019

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Virginiaborg became the first ocean-going vessel to reach the Port of Montreal without a stopover in 2019, by crossing the downstream limits of the Port at Sorel on January 2, at 3:50 a.m.

Port of Wilmington, DE welcomes first Chilean winter fruit vessel for the 2018-19 season
Port of Wilmington, DE welcomes first Chilean winter fruit vessel for the 2018-19 season

AJOT | January 02, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Wilmington, Delaware received its first breakbulk shipment of fresh Chilean winter fruit on Dec. 27, 2018. The M/V Star Best, a specialized refrigerated vessel operated by Trans Global Shipping NV in the Global Reefers service, was welcomed to the nation’s foremost marine terminal for perishable cargo.

2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp
2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp

AJOT | December 28, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

2018 looks set to be a record year for the Port of Antwerp for the sixth time in a row, with growth in all types of cargo and a recent wave of investments.

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