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AAPA: FY’15 ‘Cromnibus’ Bill Supports Ports

Dec 10, 2014

Significant increases seen for Corps’ seaport programs & EPA’s DERA grants.In reviewing the proposed $1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in Congress late yesterday, the American Association…

Vankorneft Starts Suzan Pipeline Construction

Dec 09, 2014

Vankorneft, a subsidiary of Rosneft, in compliance with the program of Suzun field development started construction of pressure oil pipeline to connect Suzun and Vankor oil fields. Total length of the oil pipeline will be 101 km.The project…

Maersk, Hamburg Sud Lead Reliability Rankings

Dec 09, 2014

Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers, according to performance rankings published in the new online version of the Carrier Performance Insight ( published by shipping consultancy Drewry…

Errors Result in Claims Against Ship Agents

Dec 08, 2014

Careless errors by ship agents are resulting in costly claims, according to ITIC.In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC cites the case of a ship agent which incorrectly calculated two pro-forma invoices in respect of port dues, using the cheaper rate for a cargo of malt…

Arctic Pipeline being Built from Messoyakhinskoe

Dec 08, 2014

Messoyakhneftegaz has began building a pressurized pipeline from the Messoyakhinskoe group of deposits, located to the north of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, to the main Arctic Circle-Purpe pipeline system.The oil pipeline with a maximum…

New Gas Pipeline To Turkey

Dec 03, 2014

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Mehmet Konuk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Botas Petroleum Pipeline Corporation yesterday, signed in Ankara a Memorandum of Understanding on constructing an offshore gas pipeline across the Black Sea towards Turkey…

Crowley Announces Key Promotions FLA, NJ

Dec 01, 2014

Crowley Maritime Corporation’s Puerto Rico liner services group has announced that Ken Orben is being promoted to general manager of terminal operations in Jacksonville, Fla., and Karen Dempsey is being promoted to director of port operations in Pennsauken…

Containers Must be Weighed Before Shipping

Dec 01, 2014

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has decided to make it mandatory to weigh loaded containers before they are transported by sea. This will enhance safety and prevent pollution of the marine environment.In the future…

Petrobras’ Could Cut Logistics Costs by R$1 bi

Nov 30, 2014

One of a series of management improvement measures adopted by Petrobras in the last two years, the Logistics Infrastructure Optimization Program (Infralog) should generate approximately R$1.8 billion (US$719 million) in savings for the company…

Little Change for November’s Logistics Confidence Index

Nov 29, 2014

Little month-to-month change as the November Stifel Logistics Confidence Index increased only 0.1 points to 59.0. Compared to November 2013, the overall index is up 1.9 points however, this is down from the October year-over-year increase of 3…

PSA Chairman Receives Belgium Award

Nov 28, 2014

On 27 November 2014, PSA Group Chairman Fock Siew Wah was conferred the national distinction ‘Commander of the Order of the Crown’ from His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium for his merit, dedication and services rendered to the Kingdom of Belgium…

Gazprom to Partner Turkey to Supply Gas

Nov 27, 2014

Moscow hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Taner Yildiz, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Turkey.The meeting addressed the issues of strategic partnership…

Thompson Joins Rand Logistics’ Board of Directors

Nov 24, 2014

Rand Logistics, Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Kirk Thompson as a Class II director. Thompson, the current chairman of the board of JB Hunt Transport Services Inc., brings the number of directors to six and is the first…

US Port Congestion Hides Deeper Issues

Nov 24, 2014

Ports on the U.S. West Coast are currently suffering from chronic congestion, but are there deeper issues affecting their performance? Drewry’s new report Container Terminal Capacity and Performance Benchmarks compares capacity and performance…

Terex Scoops 2 IBJ Awards

Nov 24, 2014

Terex® Quaymate M50 mobile harbour crane is Crane of the Year – Dr. Mathias Dobner honoredRotterdam/Düsseldorf, 24 November 2014 – Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has been successful in two categories of this year’s awards, presented by the…

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CBP Cracking Down on Maritime Auto Theft

CBP Cracking Down on Maritime Auto Theft

US Army Corps of Engineers Names New Chief

US Army Corps of Engineers Names New Chief

US Importers Balk at Return of $10,000 Container Shipping Rate

US Importers Balk at Return of $10,000 Container Shipping Rate

New General Manager Appointed at San Antonio Terminal Internacional

New General Manager Appointed at San Antonio Terminal Internacional

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