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Ports & Terminals


Port of Oakland sees no backlog on docks, calls for cargo
Port of Oakland sees no backlog on docks, calls for cargo

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Clear sailing for absent vessels to return midst supply chain woes elsewhere

Port Manatee container trade skyrockets 53.3 percent in record fiscal 2021
Port Manatee container trade skyrockets 53.3 percent in record fiscal 2021

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port Manatee’s skyrocketing containerized cargo trade continues to rise to record heights – soaring more than 53 percent in the just-ended fiscal year – while total cargo tonnage moving through the seaport has also reached an all-time high, according to figures reported today [Tuesday, Oct. 19].

Port of Corpus Christi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory enter into agreement
Port of Corpus Christi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory enter into agreement

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as part of the Port’s commitment to decarbonization and energy transition initiatives.

SC Ports CEO highlights capacity in 13th State of the Port address
SC Ports CEO highlights capacity in 13th State of the Port address

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

South Carolina Ports’ strategic and timely investments in port infrastructure provide crucial capacity to today’s challenging supply chain environment, said Jim Newsome, SC Ports’ president and CEO, during his 13th State of the Port address.

Great Lakes Seaway shipping navigates the global supply chain
Great Lakes Seaway shipping navigates the global supply chain

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Significant increases in steel, iron, & iron ore tonnage

ContainerPort Group celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2021
ContainerPort Group celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2021

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Longevity, success fueled by customer & employee loyalty, commitment to core values

Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially again in Q3
Port of Rotterdam throughput rises substantially again in Q3

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Container volume back above pre-corona level, large increase in throughput of oil products, iron ore, coal and biomass

SC Ports announces leadership change
SC Ports announces leadership change

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Following a successful 13 years as president and CEO of South Carolina Ports, Jim Newsome announced his plans to retire from the helm on June 30, at which time he will serve as an executive advisor to the port.

Transnet probes fires that disrupted South African shipments

AJOT | October 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Smart Ports 2021: collaborate to design more innovative, sustainable and inclusive ports
Smart Ports 2021: collaborate to design more innovative, sustainable and inclusive ports

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The initiative is led by the Port of Barcelona and features collaboration from the most innovative ports in the world: Antwerp, Busan, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Montreal and Rotterdam.

Valenciaport’s import/export traffic leapt again in September with growth more than double digits
Valenciaport’s import/export traffic leapt again in September with growth more than double digits

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Full unloading containers -import- increased by 42.29% and full loading containers -export- by 17.22% Full container traffic dedicated to unloading -import- has grown by 42.29% in the month of September and cargo -export- has grown by 17.22% according to data from the Valencia Port Authority (PAV) Statistical Bulletin. This trend is also reflected in the year-on-year data for the period October 2020-September 2021, when 1,084,356 export containers have been registered, 17.85% more than in October 2019-September 2020. During this time, import TEUs - or 6.1-metre container equivalent units - amounted to 810,735, 16.18% more than in October 2019-September 2020. This volume of loading and unloading represents 40% of the total number of import/export containers that entered or left the Spanish port system up to September and confirms Valenciaport as a strategic ally of the business fabric of its area of influence. An upward dynamic that shows the importance of Valenciaport's services and connectivity, which is also reflected in the accumulated figures for the year. Specifically, between January and September, a total of 813,114 TEUs (standard 20-foot containers) full of cargo or export have been moved through the docks of Valenciaport, which is 19.92% more than in the same period of 2020, while those for unloading or import have reached 618,719, 18.63% more. With regard to transit and empty containers, the figures are similar to the period January-September 2020. Thus, total traffic in the first nine months of the year (including liquid bulk, solid bulk, non-containerised goods and containerised goods) has exceeded 63.46 million tonnes, which represents an increase of 8.33% compared to 2020, and the total number of containers has been 4,217,112, 6.65% more than the accumulated figure for the previous year. In addition, between January and September 2021, ro-ro traffic (a system by which a vessel transports cargo on wheels) reached 9.6 million tonnes, representing an increase of 15.82%. During this period, rail traffic amounted to 2.25 million tonnes, an increase of 18.38%. It should also be noted that in the first nine months of the year, 368,900 cars were handled at the Valenciaport docks, 1.1% more than in 2020. About passenger traffic, between January and September a total of 438,895 people travelled through the Valenciaport docks, 27.11% more than in 2020. Of these, 382,261 have done so on regular lines (+19.83%) while 56,634 cruise passengers have visited Valencia, more than double that of the previous year after the recovery of this activity in the second half of this year. Data by merchandise January-September 2021 In these first nine months of the year, containerised general cargo has grown by 5.74% to over 48.18 million tonnes. In this heading, exports of construction materials (+28.28%), vehicles and transport elements (+22.01%), agri-foodstuffs (+20.67%), chemical products (+18.88%) and iron and steel (+12.27%) sectors stand out. Non-containerised general cargo closed the month with an accumulated traffic of 10.95 million tonnes, 16.91% more than in the same period of the previous year. Liquid bulks closed with 2.34 million tonnes, representing an increase of 15.56% and solid bulks mobilised 1,662,304 tonnes, 19.87% more than in 2020. Traffic by geographical area In full container traffic, China continues to be Valenciaport's main trading partner with 461,201 TEUs in the first nine months of the year and an increase of 20.63%, followed by the United States with 404,321 containers and an increase of 5.04%, and Turkey with 236,153 TEUs, up 4.35%. The most dynamic countries in terms of growth were Morocco with a 39.19% increase, Italy with 38.62% and Pakistan with 27.13%. Regarding freight traffic by geographical areas, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea have moved more than 18 million tonnes, representing an increase of 10.39%, followed by Spain with 7.58 tonnes and 8.57% more and the Far East with an increase of 8.24% and 7.32 tonnes of goods handled from the docks of Valenciaport.

Nemport in Turkey orders fleet of Konecranes Noell RTGs to handle growing demand
Nemport in Turkey orders fleet of Konecranes Noell RTGs to handle growing demand

AJOT | October 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

NEMPORT LÌMAN ÌŞLETMELERI (Nemport) in Izmir, Turkey, has ordered 10 Konecranes Noell Rubber-Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to handle growing container traffic. The order was booked in July and the cranes will be delivered in October 2022.

Port gridlock stretches supply lines thin in blow for economies
Port gridlock stretches supply lines thin in blow for economies

Bloomberg | October 17, 2021 | Intermodal News | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Global ports are growing more gridlocked as the pandemic era’s supply shocks intensify, threatening to spoil the holiday shopping season, erode corporate profits and drive up consumer prices.

Port of Long Beach has second-busiest September
Port of Long Beach has second-busiest September

AJOT | October 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Record year anticipated amid supply chain's capacity crunch

IAPH commits its World Ports Sustainability Program database as a platform for Global Ports Hydrogen Coalition projects
IAPH commits its World Ports Sustainability Program database as a platform for Global Ports Hydrogen Coalition projects

AJOT | October 15, 2021 | Energy News | Alternative | Ports & Terminals

IAPH plans to collaborate with CEM Global Port Hydrogen Coalition with its World Ports Sustainability Program as the platform to showcase and disseminate hydrogen-related projects in ports.

Port dredging projects would improve safety, boost commerce

AJOT | October 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Container-ship traffic jam in Southeast Asia worst since April
Container-ship traffic jam in Southeast Asia worst since April

Bloomberg | October 15, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Typhoon Kompasu has resulted in the worst container shipping traffic jam in months, one that now stretches throughout Southeast Asia and may take weeks to unravel.

President Biden, port leaders, ILWU meet on extended gate hours
President Biden, port leaders, ILWU meet on extended gate hours

AJOT | October 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

White House gathering moves to facilitate 24/7 cargo movement ahead of holidays

Port of Oakland’s Wan heads statewide port group
Port of Oakland’s Wan heads statewide port group

AJOT | October 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Chosen President of California Association of Port Authorities

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