Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Croatian subsidiary, has handled a cumulative throughput of two (2) million TEUs – a milestone that serves as the high point of the company’s 10th anniversary.
Stas Margaronis | June 08, 2021 | Ports & Terminals
The disruption of ocean containers stuck at the Port of Yantian in South China due to a COVID-19 outbreak “will cause ripples of potential congestion at the destination with a lag time of some 2-5 weeks,” according to Lars Jensen, CEO of Danish consultancy Vespucci Maritime.
The Port of Long Beach and the Utah Inland Port Authority have agreed to collaborate in the development of cleaner, more cost-effective and innovative strategies aimed at moving goods quickly, safely and efficiently between Long Beach and Utah.
Under the $82.5 million Shore-to-Store (S2S) project, the Port of Los Angeles and more than a dozen public and private sector partners have teamed up for a 12-month demonstration of zero-emission Class 8 trucks and will expand the project to include five more hydrogen-fueled heavy-duty trucks, two battery-electric yard tractors, and two battery-electric forklifts, according to a June 7th Port announcement.
The Port of New York and New Jersey had another strong month in April, posting double-digit increases for total container volume, container imports, and autos and setting a new April record for rail volume.
Effective 1 June 2021, Matthias Reinarz has been appointed new Managing Director for Svitzer in the Dominican Republic & Caribbean. He replaces Dickson Rivas, who after a long career with Svitzer is stepping down and retiring by the end of the year. Until his retirement, Dickson Rivas will remain available as special advisor.
Imports at the nation’s largest retail container ports saw their busiest April on record and May could turn out to have set a new all-time record as vaccines allowed consumers to return to normal shopping patterns, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.