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Ports & Terminals


Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approves $409,000 in community sponsorships
Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners approves $409,000 in community sponsorships

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

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week awarded 141 sponsorships totaling $409,430 to promote local groups advancing causes such as the arts, environment, social justice and historic preservation.

Autocar, LLC launches the E-ACTT, an emissions-free, all-electric terminal tractor
Autocar, LLC launches the E-ACTT, an emissions-free, all-electric terminal tractor

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

Innovative leading-edge technology powers new E-ACTT model for terminal tractor operations

Mississippi River may reopen to barge traffic in 24-48 hours
Mississippi River may reopen to barge traffic in 24-48 hours

Bloomberg | May 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Mississippi River may reopen to barge traffic in 24 to 48 hours after a second engineering review of the highway bridge that developed a crack is completed, according to people who have been briefed on the situation.

Over 700 barges stuck in Mississippi River from bridge crack
Over 700 barges stuck in Mississippi River from bridge crack

Bloomberg | May 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Bulk | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

A crack in a bridge over the Mississippi River has stranded more than 700 barges, cutting off the biggest route for U.S. agricultural exports when the critical waterway is at its busiest.

Turkey’s new canal across Istanbul will cost $15 billion
Turkey’s new canal across Istanbul will cost $15 billion

Bloomberg | May 13, 2021 | Maritime News | Ports & Terminals

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s project to build a canal in Istanbul will cost around $15 billion, according to the nation’s transport minister.

Strongest April on record at Port of Long Beach
Strongest April on record at Port of Long Beach

AJOT | May 12, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

An ongoing cargo boom largely driven by online purchases lifted the Port of Long Beach to its strongest April on record.

Sealand adds weekly Port of Wilmington call to its NAE service
Sealand adds weekly Port of Wilmington call to its NAE service

AJOT | May 12, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

North Carolina Ports continues to expand its role as a global supply chain gateway by announcing that Sealand – A Maersk Company, is adding a weekly Port of Wilmington call to its NAE service. This provides North Carolina importers and exporters with a direct service between Wilmington, N.C. and key Central American and Caribbean ports.

SC Ports handles record cargo volumes in April
SC Ports handles record cargo volumes in April

AJOT | May 11, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

South Carolina Ports had a record April for cargo handled at the Port of Charleston, following an all-time cargo record achieved in March.

Parking lot in the Pacific persists as imports jam US ports
Parking lot in the Pacific persists as imports jam US ports

Bloomberg | May 11, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Ship congestion outside the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia persisted over the past week amid a steady flow of imports at some of the highest ocean freight rates on record.

Port NOLA issues RFP for Louisiana International Terminal preliminary design contractor
Port NOLA issues RFP for Louisiana International Terminal preliminary design contractor

AJOT | May 11, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) issued a Request for Proposals this week for design and permit-support services for development of the Louisiana International Terminal in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor earns Pacesetter Award

AJOT | May 11, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Sealand’s NAE service to call Wilmington, NC

AJOT | May 11, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Port of San Francisco Greets Zero Emission ‘Energy Observer’
Port of San Francisco Greets Zero Emission ‘Energy Observer’

Stas Margaronis | May 11, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Katia Nicolet, chief scientist for the Energy Observer, provided a tour and an overview of the renewable energy powered catamaran that arrived at the Port of San Francisco on May 6th and is on its way to Hawaii and Japan.

Rising rollover rates show worsening maritime supply chain delays
Rising rollover rates show worsening maritime supply chain delays

AJOT | May 10, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Last month’s rollover rates published by project44, the global leader in advanced visibility for shippers and logistics service providers, indicate that maritime supply chain woes are worsening, with little indication that carriers are addressing the industry’s serious capacity issues.

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