AJOT | February 09, 2018 | People | Appointments | Ports & Terminals | Ports
The Port of Stockton announced the election of a new Chair and Vice-Chair for 2018. Following a vote by the Port of Stockton Commisionners, Sylvester Aguilar has been named Chairman and Stephen Griffen Vice-Chairman.
North Carolina Ports continues to expand its role as a global supply chain gateway by welcoming its first shipment of banana imports from Central America this week. These initial refrigerated shipments from Guatemala signal the start of a yearlong program commitment of weekly banana imports via the Port of Wilmington.
International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) continues its pioneering work in Iraq’s port sector with its second phase investment in new container terminal infrastructure well underway at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr.
AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Orange EV and Sonwil Distribution Center, Inc., today announced the 2017 deployment of Orange EV’s T-Series pure-electric terminal truck to Sonwil’s 300,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center in Buffalo, New York.
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.