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Port of South Louisiana announces completion of railyard storage project
Port of South Louisiana announces completion of railyard storage project

AJOT | April 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Intermodal News | Rail | Ports & Terminals

Port of South Louisiana has announced that the construction of a six-track rail yard in St. Charles Parish is now complete.

Crowley begins use of biofuel to power tug Veteran
Crowley begins use of biofuel to power tug Veteran

AJOT | April 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Technology | Ports & Terminals

Crowley Shipping and Shell Trading (US) Company (“STUSCO”) recently initiated use of low carbon biofuel to power the Crowley tugboat Veteran, a ship assist and escort tug serving the Bay of San Francisco.

LA’s Seroka projects 10M annual TEUs for fiscal year 2021
LA’s Seroka projects 10M annual TEUs for fiscal year 2021

Stas Margaronis | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka is projecting the Port will handle over 10 million annual TEUs by the fiscal year ending June 30th, 2021 making it “the first port in North America to do so.”

Port Manatee container trade soars 74 percent in record first fiscal half
Port Manatee container trade soars 74 percent in record first fiscal half

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Port Manatee’s vibrant containerized cargo trade keeps soaring to record heights, with the number of container units crossing port docks in the six months ended March 31 rising nearly 74 percent over the comparable year-earlier period.

GPA’s March container trade leaps 48 percent
GPA’s March container trade leaps 48 percent

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Savannah handled an all-time record of nearly 500,000 twenty-foot equivalent container units in March, an increase of more than 48 percent, or 162,275 TEUs, compared to the same month in 2020.

Valenciaport goods and container traffic grew in March by 12.96% and 9.22% respectively
Valenciaport goods and container traffic grew in March by 12.96% and 9.22% respectively

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Valenciaport is the driving force behind economic activity, facilitating the export activity of companies. Cargo TEUs grew by 24.38% in March (accumulating 8 consecutive months with positive figures) and unloading TEUs by 31.82%

New rail cargo volumes to and from Stockholm Norvik Port
New rail cargo volumes to and from Stockholm Norvik Port

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Goods are being transported by new sustainable services to and from Stockholm Norvik Port. Fully loaded goods trains now run weekly between southern Sweden and Stockholm Norvik Port. These trains carry goods previously transported on the congested road network.

Panama Canal Authority postpones planned price hike following calls from shipping industry
Panama Canal Authority postpones planned price hike following calls from shipping industry

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced that it will postpone price increases on canal transit fees which were due to come into effect tomorrow.

Port Canaveral to host commercial vessels for U.S. reflag conversion process
Port Canaveral to host commercial vessels for U.S. reflag conversion process

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Five Hapag-Lloyd container ships to be converted to US registry under the federal Maritime Security Program

Cargo surge breaks March, first quarter records at the Port of Los Angeles
Cargo surge breaks March, first quarter records at the Port of Los Angeles

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

It was the strongest March in the Port’s 114-year history, its busiest first quarter and by far the largest monthly year-over-year increase.

Smooth cargo flow continues at Port of Virginia as new March record is set
Smooth cargo flow continues at Port of Virginia as new March record is set

AJOT | April 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

The Port of Virginia in March set a new record for monthly TEU volume (twenty-foot equivalent unit) having handled nearly 280,000 TEUs and processing the volume with fluidity.

Port of Boston to be Big Ship Ready this Fall
Port of Boston to be Big Ship Ready this Fall

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

New deep-water berth and tallest low profile cranes will be in place for larger ships to serve New England

Svitzer Americas opens new regional HQ in Panama
Svitzer Americas opens new regional HQ in Panama

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Panama Design Center (PDC) is welcoming new residents, as Svitzer Americas opens its new regional headquarters in Panama City as part of the company's ambition to move even closer to its customers and operations, and further strengthen its position in the region.

Georgia Ports Authority orders 28 Konecranes container cranes as larger ship traffic grows
Georgia Ports Authority orders 28 Konecranes container cranes as larger ship traffic grows

AJOT | April 14, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Six of the STS cranes will be the largest ever made by Konecranes. The RTG order was booked in Q1 2021, and the STS order was booked in Q4 2020.

Port of Montreal President slams partial strike move by dockers
Port of Montreal President slams partial strike move by dockers

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

With the mounting prolonged waterfront labour conflict reaching the point where dockers plan to cease working overtime indefinitely as of today and on weekends this Saturday, the Montreal Port Authority’s newly-installed President and CEO, Martin Imbleau, issued a sharply-worded statement striking out at the potential impact on the Canadian economy and the competitiveness of Canada’s second biggest port of a vital public service being “offered on a part-time basis.”

Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in March
Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in March

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

An international trade boom is exploding at the Port of Oakland. The Port today reported all-time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March. It said there’s no sign of the global surge in business activity abating any time soon.

IMC Companies hires first-ever Chief Administrative Officer

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals

Ports brace for the post-Suez onslaught as ships begin arriving at ports
Ports brace for the post-Suez onslaught as ships begin arriving at ports

AJOT | April 13, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Supply chain headaches caused by the Suez Canal aren’t over yet — with 1.9 million TEU of capacity sailing towards already overburdened ports.

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