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Cape Town Terminal Welcomes End Of Windy Season

Mar 31, 2011

[CAPE TOWN – 31 March 2011]  The end of March should see a subsiding of the vicious south-easterly wind that has plagued the Cape and put Cape Town container terminal under serious pressure to keep cargo moving over the last few months.Just…

Deep-water Ports Give Region Competitive Edge

Mar 29, 2011

Managing new larger-draft ships, key to future growth of Mid East trade - technology and environmental issues also major challenges for region’s ports Senior executives from the region’s largest ports and shipping organisations, including ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company) and DP World…

USCG Publishes Outer Continental Shelf Notice of Arrival Rule

Jan 13, 2011

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Thursday publication in the Federal Register of an outer continental shelf notice of arrival rule designed to enhance maritime domain awareness over outer continental shelf activities.This final rule enhances maritime security and safety by requiring U…

LaHood Green Lights Oahu Container Yard

Jul 13, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation gave its approval to begin reconstruction of the Pier 29 Container Yard in Honolulu Harbor, Oahu after signing a $24.5m TIGER grant agreement with the Hawaii State Department of Transportation Harbors Division…

Georgia Ports 25% Container Growth for April

May 18, 2010

Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced that the GPA experienced 25.6% container growth in April and has recorded five consecutive months of double-digit growth through its ports.“The volume increases…

Port Hamburg Cargo Handling Increases Again

May 18, 2010

Hit hard by the global financial and economic crisis in the year 2009, the Port of Hamburg reports total cargo-handling figures of 28.6 million tons for the first quarter of 2010, an increase of 4.6 per cent over the same period in the previous year…

Alabama State Port Authority Far East Service

May 17, 2010

The Alabama State Port Authority and Mobile Container Terminal, LLC announced a new all-water container service between the Port of Mobile and Far East.  CMA CGM added the Ports of Mobile and Pusan, Korean to its PEX3 service between the U.S…

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Zero Emissions Terminal

May 14, 2010

It is the ocean cargo terminal of the future, powered by the sun and wind. The futuristic terminal has no conventional power, uses no fossil fuels and releases no harmful emissions into the atmosphere. Named after an endangered species of beaver…

Levin, Stabenow Bill to Improve Harbors, Ports

Apr 20, 2010

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., introduced legislation that would ensure funding for federal ports and harbors across the nation. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., is an original co-sponsor of the bill. If enacted, the bill would help ensure that…

Last Operational WWII LST Ship at Port of Indiana

Apr 19, 2010

The last operational World War II tank-landing ship, the USS LST-325, was scheduled to refuel at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon during the weekend of April 16 on a visit to the city’s riverfront. This LST – which stands for Landing Ship, Tanks – is one of only two such ships preserved in the U…

Port of Detroit’s Shipping Season Opens

Apr 19, 2010

On April 17, the Port of Detroit welcomed the arrival of the ocean going vessel, Fairload. The ship's arrival begins the Port of Detroit's 2010 shipping season.'We are hopeful about this year's Great Lakes shipping season,' said Steven Olinek…

Krishnapatnam Port Sets New Record

Apr 16, 2010

Krishnapatnam Port achieved a new benchmark by loading 60,021 MT of Iron Ore fines in just 24 hrs surpassing its previous record of 54,500 MT. The cargo was loaded in vessel MV Tian Li Hai by using the conventional system of loading for ports in India…

Port of Indiana 40th Shipping Season

Apr 12, 2010

The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor opens its 40th shipping season on April 9 with the arrival of the first international vessel – the Iryda. For 40 years, this Great Lakes port has provided an international connection for local businesses to reach world markets…

Less Diesel Exhaust at Port of Los Angeles

Apr 07, 2010

New data from four state-of-the-art air quality monitoring stations in and around the Port of Los Angeles show concentrations of elemental carbon in the Port area air fell in 2009 for the third straight year.  Elemental carbon is used as an indicator of diesel particulate matter…

Expansion Plan at Haiti’s Terminal Varreux

Mar 25, 2010

Plans call for new jetties and increased depth, along with state-of-the-art container terminal facilities to be jointly developed   Haiti-based WIN Group and South Fla.-based Santé Holding announced having reached an agreement to re-develop Terminal Varreux…

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US Regulator Seeks New Emissions Data from Venture Global LNG

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