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PMSA’S McLaurin says California Ports and Air Quality Agencies Must Help the Maritime Industry Achieve Zero Emission Goals

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.
Another strong year for the Halifax cruise industry

AJOT | February 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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 completes The Rahma Run

AJOT | February 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals

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.
EC President Moreno cites ICTSI Guayaquil for economic contribution

AJOT | February 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

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.
Port of Oakland launches 2018 Summer College Internship Program

AJOT | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.
GP boasts 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

AJOT | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.
Gulf Stevedoring registers over 680,000 TEUs at Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Container Terminal in 2017

AJOT | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

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.
Jacksonville harbor deepening construction begins

AJOT | February 05, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.
Unloading effort for new RMGs underway at Virginia International Gateway

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.
Optimism, concerns expressed at AAPA’s Tampa gathering

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.
Port of Montreal advances plan for sixth box terminal

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.
Multraship takes delivery of first of two CARROUSEL RAVE TUGs from Damen

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.
Champion for fight against cancer takes off for 327km Rahma Run from Fujairah Terminal to Zayed Port

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.
Port of Hueneme unveils new EV charging stations for the community and customers

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Hueneme continues to show its commitment to environmental stewardship by unveiling two new electric vehicle charging stations available to the public.
Port of Montreal’s project at Contrecœur crosses a key milestone in its progress

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

This large-scale project aims to support the growth of the container market, a sector that generates economic development for Montreal, Quebec and Eastern Canada

NWSA to host AgTC’s annual meeting June 12-15 in Tacoma

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports
Hogan Administration announces another record year of cargo at the Port of Baltimore

AJOT | February 02, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Hogan Administration today announced that 2017 was a record year of business for the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s state-owned public marine terminals.
Port Newark Container Terminal successful close on tax-exempt bond paves way to future terminal development

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.

Ports of Indiana hires East Coast port executive with Indiana roots to lead Jeffersonville port

AJOT | February 01, 2018 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports
Underwater seal repairs avoid drydock and off-hire costs

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.

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