The CMA CGM Marco Polo has arrived at PSA Halifax in the Port of Halifax. This is the largest containerized cargo vessel to call on a Canadian port, and the first call for a vessel of this size along the East Coast of North America.
The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) and Tangipahoa Parish Economic Development today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to grow trade, as well as to support existing and new business relationships for the benefit of the region and state of Louisiana.
AJOT | May 18, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers
The Northwest Seaport Alliance handled a total of 301,074 twenty-foot equivalent units(TEUs) in April, growing 21.6% compared to April 2020. Full imports increased 23.9%, while full exports decreased 12%.
AJOT | May 17, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers
Container traffic last April was 6% higher than in April 2019 - a year which was not affected by COVID-19 - and 10% higher than in April 2020. In this last April 2021, 7,245,859 tonnes of goods were handled, an increase of 4.1% compared to 2019 and 13% compared to 2020
On Saturday,15 May the ‘HMM NURI’, the first containership in a newbuild series total of eight for the South Korean shipping company HMM - formerly Hyundai Merchant Marine – paid her first call in the Port of Hamburg. She was handled at HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai - CTB.
The CMA CGM Marco Polo is currently due to arrive Monday afternoon, May 17, 2021 at PSA Halifax. With carrying capacity of 16,022 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) and 396 metres length overall, this will be the largest container vessel to call on a Canadian Port and the first call for a vessel of this size along the East Coast of North America.
Stas Margaronis | May 17, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway
Mississippi River tug and barge traffic, closed after a crack was found on the Interstate-40 bridge linking Tennessee and Arkansas, opened today, according to Deb Calhoun, senior vice president, Waterways Council Inc.
AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Every port relies on its IT to keep things moving. So as soon as a device stops working there’s a break in the chain and throughput can drop. In this blog, Chad Woodyatt, Business Development Manager Ports at JLT Mobile Computers, shows how a single broken computer can have far reaching consequences.
AJOT | May 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers
he Port of Los Angeles handled 946,966 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in April, a spike of 37% compared to last year. It was the best April in the Port’s 114-year history, and the ninth consecutive month of year-over-year increases.