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Port of Stockton Board Elects Aguilar and Griffen to Lead the Way in 2018

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.

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West Calcasieu Port awards construction contract for west barge basin dredging

AJOT | February 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The West Calcasieu Port Board of Commissioners voted this week to award the contract for the dredging of the port's west barge basin to Coastal Dredging Company, Inc. of Hammond, La..

Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon records all-time high cargo shipments

AJOT | February 09, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Terminal Intermodale Venezia signs licensing agreement for Navis N4

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

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Port of Virginia TEU volume continues to grow despite 3.5% dip in January cargo

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

The Port of Virginia has processed 1.67 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) thus far in fiscal year 2018, an increase of 4.4 percent when compared with the same seven-month period last year.

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Port of Wilmington welcomes first shipment of bananas

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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.

Konecranes signs up Lone Star Forklift (LSF) in state-wide Texas distributor agreement.

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

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Port Canaveral awarded $8.3 million state grant for North Side Roadway Project

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Florida Job Growth Grant Fund awarded for cruise and cargo terminals road access improvements

The Board of Directors of Konecranes Plc decided to continue the Employee Share Savings Plan

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

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ICTSI Basra leads in Iraq port investment

AJOT | February 08, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Terminals

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.

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Sonwil deploys Orange EV electric yard truck to Buffalo, NY DC

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.

GreenPort Congress America 2018 provisional programme launches

AJOT | February 07, 2018 | Ports & Terminals

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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