AJOT | December 05, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
South Pacific International Container Terminal (SPICT), a unit of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Lae, is now capable of handling larger box ships after receiving a pair of new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, the largest port equipment in Papua New Guinea today.
Performance Team continues to expand and integrate end-to-end cold chains with the announcement of a new cold storage facility in Wilmington, North Carolina opening in Q3 2023 to serve imports and exports.
The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of calendar adjusted volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 235 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.
AJOT | December 02, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | People | Appointments
On 1st January, Magdalena Bosson will become the new Ports of Stockholm Chief Executive Officer. With many years of experience within Stockholm City Council, she takes over the helm and will continue the development of Ports of Stockholm.
The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has this morning approved the Construction Project for the Container Quay of the North Extension of the Port of Valencia, with a base budget of 542,694,149.17 euros of public investment.
Bothra Shipping Services Pvt Ltd (Bothra Shipping) has ordered three all-electric Generation 6 Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes for their bulk terminals at the Port of Kakinada, on the central eastern coast of India. The order was booked in September 2022 and the eco-efficient cranes will be delivered in the second quarter of 2023.
The President of the Republic of Timor Leste, H.E. Dr José Ramos Horta officially inaugurated the Tibar Bay Deepwater Port on 30 November 2022, in the presence of Philippe Labonne, CEO of Bolloré Ports, the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste H.E General Taur Matan Ruak, and members of the Dili port community and of the Asia Pacific region.
Stas Margaronis | November 30, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Terminals
On October 27th Crowley Wind Services signed an agreement with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California's first hub for offshore wind energy installations.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) facilitated the move of several CV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command at the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal this month. The aircraft will support military missions overseas.
AJOT | November 30, 2022 | Energy | Alternative | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that our participation in the innovative Crowley eWolf zero-emission tugboat project has expanded with an order to supply shoreside battery energy storage systems (ESS) using two Corvus Orca BOBs—the containerized version of its market-leading Corvus Orca ESS—with a total energy storage capacity of 2,990 kWh.
The chief of the busiest US West Coast port expects a new labor contract for dockworkers in the region to be reached by early February, removing uncertainty for importers and ramping up a campaign to lure back cargo lost to East and Gulf Coast.
AJOT | November 29, 2022 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
OPTIMA Optimal cabin now has a new option for forklifts that increases roof height by 125 mm. Since its launch in 2014, the OPTIMA cabin has always impressed customers with its ergonomics and superior visibility integrated with lift truck functions for the ultimate in safety and efficiency. In 2022, Konecranes is literally bringing the cabin to another level with the new Optimal model.