Stas Margaronis | January 26, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway
On January 19th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its “spend plans” outlining the specific inland waterways projects that were allocated funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Infrastructure Package) totaling $2.22 billion.
AJOT | January 26, 2022 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
• Liebherr mobile harbour cranes looks back on a successful 2021 with more than 80 new
machines sold and an unrivaled order intake volume
• Liebherr remains the clear market leader in the field of mobile harbour cranes
• Worldwide strong demand for electric main drives and the all-electric LPS 420 E
AJOT | January 26, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
The Port of Felixstowe (Felixstowe), operated by Hutchison Ports, has ordered 17 Automated Rubber-Tired Gantry Cranes (ARTGs) from Konecranes. The order was booked in Q4 2021. The ARTGs will be delivered and commissioned in a project covering 3 phases starting in Q2 2023. Completion and go-live is scheduled for Q4 2025. The new ARTGs will be fully electric, powered by busbars, and delivered as carbon neutral.
Officials announced recently that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is receiving $8 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding help to make navigational efficiency improvements to Port of Long Beach waterways that will allow visiting ships to transit the harbor faster, reduce transportation costs and cut pollution.
AJOT | January 24, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Svitzer, leading global towage provider and part of Maersk, is today announcing another extension of its current contract with the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) to include two additional tugs to service the Suez Canal.
2022 Port Performance Freight Statistics Program: Supply-Chain Feature, a congressionally-mandated report on capacity and throughput at the top U.S. maritime ports, is now available from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). As part of its Port Performance Freight Statistics Program, BTS publishes continuously updated tables and reports a snapshot to Congress each January.