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The Queen Mary, a royal scam

AJOT | July 20, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

U.S. Great Lakes-Seaway shipping bounces back with big cargo increases in June

AJOT | July 20, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

Port chief sees U.S. import surge ‘easily’ lasting into 2022
Port chief sees U.S. import surge ‘easily’ lasting into 2022

Bloomberg | July 20, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The head of one of the largest U.S. gateways for trade said robust demand for imported goods will likely be sustained into 2022, as companies scramble to rebuild stockpiles during an uneven rebound from the pandemic.

Opinion: Proposed A’s Ballpark and Condo Development Threatens Future of Port of Oakland
Opinion: Proposed A’s Ballpark and Condo Development Threatens Future of Port of Oakland

Stas Margaronis | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Since first conceived, the Oakland A’s plan to build condominiums and a new ballpark at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal has sounded alarms for import/export stakeholders at the West Coast’s third-busiest port.

Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland
Zero-emissions truck project launches at Port of Oakland

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Port builds electric charging stations for battery electric trucks

Port of Virginia sets new fiscal year volume record, processes more than 3M TEUs in FY21
Port of Virginia sets new fiscal year volume record, processes more than 3M TEUs in FY21

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Breaks volume records for 10 consecutive months while maintaining efficiency

Expanded grain handling capacity strengthens St. Louis Region’s position as the most efficient inland port
Expanded grain handling capacity strengthens St. Louis Region’s position as the most efficient inland port

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The St. Louis region’s position as the most efficient inland port in the United States has been strengthened following the recent addition of a new grain handling terminal on the banks of the Mississippi River in Cahokia, Illinois, adding additional capacity in the area known as the Ag Coast of America.

Port of Corpus Christi Sets New Tonnage Records in First Half of 2021
Port of Corpus Christi Sets New Tonnage Records in First Half of 2021

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Corpus Christi ended June 2021 with a new record quarter and a record first half of the year, moving nearly 80.5 million tons of cargo in the first six months of the year.

Valenciaport’s activity in June grew by more than 11% in total traffic and container movement compared to 2019
Valenciaport’s activity in June grew by more than 11% in total traffic and container movement compared to 2019

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The worst of the crisis is over and the pace of Valenciaport's shipping activity shows a very positive trend compared to 2019, a year without pandemic.

NorthPort, MICT inter-terminal transfers boost Coca-Cola’s supply chain
NorthPort, MICT inter-terminal transfers boost Coca-Cola’s supply chain

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

Inter-terminal cargo transfers between Manila North Harbor (NorthPort) and Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) play a key role in the operation of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc.’s newly launched mega Manila port hub.

New Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh visits Damen’s Global Dredging Headquarters
New Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh visits Damen’s Global Dredging Headquarters

AJOT | July 19, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

Damen’s Global Dredging Headquarters in Nijkerk has had the honour of receiving His Excellency Anne van Leeuwen, the new Dutch Ambassador to Bangladesh, who will be starting in his new post in Dhaka, Bangladesh, next month.

Galveston Wharves completes $2 million investment in cargo infrastructure
Galveston Wharves completes $2 million investment in cargo infrastructure

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

The Galveston Wharves has completed a $2 million infrastructure improvement project at its West Port Cargo Complex to accommodate large roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) construction and farming equipment. In June the port moved its major ro-ro tenant from Pier 10 to the complex, which will encompass 70 acres on the port’s west end when completed.

Damen contracted to deliver cutter suction dredger to T&C in Paraguay
Damen contracted to deliver cutter suction dredger to T&C in Paraguay

AJOT | July 16, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Ingeniería de Topografía y Caminos S.A. (T&C), a major civil contractor in Paraguay, for a customised Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500. T&C will use the dredger to transform the southern river bank of the capital Asunción, in the Costanera Sur project. The modular dredger will sharply increase sand production, required to meet the ambitious projects deadlines.

Container rates to US top $10,000 as shipping crunch tightens
Container rates to US top $10,000 as shipping crunch tightens

Bloomberg | July 15, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Container shipping rates from Asia to the U.S. and Europe increased to new record levels over the past week, ensuring transportation costs will stay elevated for companies heading into a peak season for rebuilding inventories.

LA’s Seroka expects lead In US import market share will continue
LA’s Seroka expects lead In US import market share will continue

Stas Margaronis | July 15, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Los Angeles expects that it and other West Coast ports will maintain their lead in import market share over other U.S. ports, according to Gene Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles.

Galveston Wharves invests $2 million in cargo infrastructure

AJOT | July 15, 2021 | Maritime News | Breakbulk News | Ports & Terminals

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