Stas Margaronis | February 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals
John McLaurin, president of the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA), said the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as California air quality regulatory agencies need to rethink mandating zero emissions goals for terminals and trucking companies.
From April 22 to November 6, the Port of Halifax is expecting 200 vessel calls carrying approximately 300,000 cruise guests. For local tourism providers, planning for the upcoming season is well underway.
Dr. Khaled Jamal Al-Suwaidi was able to achieve an extraordinary achievement on Tuesday, 6 February, 2018, when he successfully completed his private initiative, "The Rahma Run", in which he managed to complete a grueling 327 kilometer non-stop ultramarathon from Fujairah Port in the Emirate of Fujairah through Khalifa Port to Abu Dhabi's Zayed Port.
Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA), a subsidiary of global operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Guayaquil in Ecuador, recently received President Lenín Moreno, who lauded CGSA’s contributions to the growth of Ecuador.
The Port of Oakland is recruiting for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, students apply for paid internships in a variety of fields at the Port. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 2, 2018.
At the 50th annual Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch reviewed the strategic plan for Georgia's ports that will allow for 10 million twenty-foot equivalent container units, 1 million rail lifts, and more than 1 million auto and machinery units per year.
JCT also recorded its highest-ever monthly throughput at 79,074 TEUs in August 2017 – an impressive 33 per cent hike on July 2017, also one of the terminal’s best-performing months. With Jubail’s petrochemical plants now in full production, the ports in the coastal city are experiencing a steady increase in activity.
After a decade of study, independent review, public input and full regulatory approval, contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today began the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project to take the federal shipping channel to a depth of 47 feet.
AJOT | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Crews at Virginia International Gateway (VIG) are unloading the first bundle of six rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) following the arrival of the Happy Buccaneer, a heavy-load vessel that arrived in the Norfolk Harbor this morning.
Paul Scott Abbott | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals
While showing optimism in general, a diverse group of ocean transportation leaders speaking at the American Association of Port Authorities’ Planning for Shifting Trade Conference have some genuine concerns as well.
Leo Ryan | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports
On the heels of a record performance in 2017, the Port of Montreal has moved an important step further to establish a sixth container terminal, located at Contrecoeur, where there is an existing bulk shipping facility 25 miles away on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River.
AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Leading towage and salvage specialist Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two game-changing CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs (CRT) which will make it easier, safer and more environmentally friendly to work with seagoing vessels at much higher speeds than conventional tugs can safely achieve, and without the risk of capsizing under a tow-load.
Dr. Khaled Al Suwaidi will embark on his inspiring ultramarathon from Fujairah Terminals at 6am tomorrow, Saturday, 3 February, to support the fight against cancer. The course of the Rahma Run will pass through Khalifa Port and end at Zayed Port.
George Lauriat | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals
In late December 2017, Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) secured $298 million in tax exempt bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and to finance the ongoing development of the terminal.
AJOT | February 01, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Following a spate of stern tube seal failures, Antwerp-based Hydrex has reiterated its capability in carrying out repairs to stern tube seals during a ship’s routine port visit, saving the expense and loss of revenue of unscheduled drydocking.