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Port of Los Angeles surpasses 10 million containers in 12 months
Port of Los Angeles surpasses 10 million containers in 12 months

Stas Margaronis | June 11, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Los Angeles has become the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period on June 10th.

Port Commission elects new officers
Port Commission elects new officers

AJOT | June 11, 2021 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports

During the June 10 Regular Port Commission Meeting, commissioners unanimously elected John Hoss as Chairman of the Port Commission. Rudy Santos will serve as the Port Commission Vice Chairman.

Adriatic Gate terminal marks 10th year with 2M TEU milestone 
Adriatic Gate terminal marks 10th year with 2M TEU milestone 

AJOT | June 10, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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. 

Port of Long Beach achieves record month in May
Port of Long Beach achieves record month in May

AJOT | June 09, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Long Beach continued its unprecedented streak of single-month records in May by moving more than 900,000 cargo containers for the first time in its 110-year history.

BSMG handles cargo at the Port of Nouadhibou
BSMG handles cargo at the Port of Nouadhibou

AJOT | June 09, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Benteyga Shipping Mauritania Group (BSMG) reports they have handled the cargo of the vessel MV. Leo at the Port of Nouadhibou.

COVID outbreak at South China Port of Yantian could cause shipping disruptions of 2-5 weeks
COVID outbreak at South China Port of Yantian could cause shipping disruptions of 2-5 weeks

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.

Port of Long Beach forges pact with Utah Inland Port Authority
Port of Long Beach forges pact with Utah Inland Port Authority

AJOT | June 08, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | Ports & Terminals

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.

SC Ports has record May for containers
SC Ports has record May for containers

AJOT | June 08, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina Ports had a record May for containers handled at the Port of Charleston, marking the third consecutive month of record volumes.

South African industrial hub has found a faster route to the sea
South African industrial hub has found a faster route to the sea

Bloomberg | June 08, 2021 | Intermodal News | Rail | Ports & Terminals

A new inland transit facility between South Africa and Mozambique could slash transport times between the Maputo port and the region’s industrial and business hub.

Port of Los Angeles, Toyota and Kenworth partner on hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks
Port of Los Angeles, Toyota and Kenworth partner on hydrogen fuel cell Class 8 trucks

Stas Margaronis | June 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.

Double-digit increases for container volume, autos and record-breaking month for rail at the Port of NY & NJ
Double-digit increases for container volume, autos and record-breaking month for rail at the Port of NY & NJ

AJOT | June 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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.

Svitzer Americas appoints new managing director for Dominican Republic & Caribbean 
Svitzer Americas appoints new managing director for Dominican Republic & Caribbean 

AJOT | June 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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.

Retail cargo continues setting records as supply chains struggle to keep up with consumer demand
Retail cargo continues setting records as supply chains struggle to keep up with consumer demand

AJOT | June 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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.

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