Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement to supply international cargo and logistics operator Tropical Shipping with three Kalmar diesel-electric straddle carriers. The order was booked in Cargotec's 2022 Q3 order intake, and the delivery of all units is scheduled to be completed in Q3 2023.
Sharon L. Weissman ushered in the start of her term as Harbor Commission President on Thursday by accepting the gavel and announcing an agenda of environmental, community, and workforce goals for the year ahead at the Port of Long Beach.
AJOT | August 11, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Fairplay Towage Group, one of Europe’s leading tugboat operators with over 100 tugs in operation, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for two Damen RSD Tugs 2513. The vessels will be delivered in January 2023.
In June 2022, Terminal Roulier d’Abidjan (TERRA), which provides of handling and activities related to ro-ro ships at the Port of Abidjan, received the “Green Terminal” label issued by Bureau Veritas. This attests to the significant reduction in the environmental impact of its activities.
Widespread container shipping trade recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has boosted the global terminal capacity outlook, supported by global terminal operators’ (GTOs) increased appetite for higher-risk greenfield projects to deliver long-term growth, according to Drewry’s latest Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast report.
AJOT | August 10, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Following months of negotiation over Congressional Democrats' agenda, and with persistent advocacy from the port industry, the Senate passed the long-awaited Inflation Reduction Act, the budget reconciliation bill that includes $3 billion over five years to establish a new grant program to install electrified equipment and reduce emission at ports.
I want to agree and associate myself with the statement made by Chairman Maffei in the aftermath of his visit to the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey, and his concerns on the mounting challenge of returning empty containers to the marine terminals servicing the port.
AJOT | August 09, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is empowering port users to make better, more timely business decisions with the launch of the ICTSI App, a tool that gives port users access to the Company’s newest digital services.