Possibilities of green hydrogen export from Iceland to Rotterdam

Landsvirkjun, the National Power Company of Iceland, and the Port of Rotterdam have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to perform a pre-feasibility study of exporting green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam. According to the MOU, the parties also agree to the exchange of knowledge, with the aim of exploring new opportunities of cooperation related to hydrogen. The Port of Rotterdam is Europe's largest port and energy hub and has developed an ... [+]

Agricultural Exporters Hamstrung and Losing Money due to Changes to “Earliest Return Dates”

A new research report from the DC-based Agriculture Transportation Coalition and TradeLanes, an advanced technology company that is streamlining global commodity trade, shows that ocean carriers’ uncommunicated changes to “Earliest Return Date” (the earliest date a loaded export container can be delivered to the carrier) ... [+]

JAXPORT offers expanded service to the West Coast of South America through ONE

Shippers using the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) now have access to a new container service to the West Coast of South America through Ocean Network Express (ONE). The container carrier has added Rodman, Panama, as a new port of call on its EC1 U.S. East ... [+]

PhilaPort Container Volumes Grow Despite Pandemic Recession

Container volumes through PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal are up 5%. The Port of Philadelphia continues to sustain its eight-month surge and remains the only U.S. East Coast port to grow cargo volumes during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are extremely proud of our ... [+]

Port of VA Secures Federal Transportation Grant

The Port of Virginia® is preparing to expand its rail capacity and will be using a $20 million federal grant to reconfigure and double the size of the on-dock rail yard at Norfolk International Terminals (NIT). The project’s total cost is $44 million, and ... [+]

WHITE PAPER: Shipments of Enormous Wind Turbines Demonstrate Port of Vancouver USA’s Breakbulk Capabilities

The safe and efficient movement of exceptionally big and bulky freight not only takes expertise, but extraordinary infrastructure. A seaport with ample laydown space, infrastructure, exceptional equipment, experienced labor force and transport connections to accommodate the job is an essential requirement Enter the Port of ... [+]

Port of Rotterdam throughput in first three quarters falls 8.8%

The port of Rotterdam handled a total of 103.4 million tonnes of freight in the third quarter of 2020. Total throughput over the first nine months of the year stands at 322.3 million tonnes. This is 8.8% lower than the volume recorded in the equivalent ... [+]

Top International Forest Product Producer Expands Business at Port of Baltimore

One of the world’s top international forest product producers has signed a new contract with the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) that will significantly expand its operations at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. The agreement with Metsä Group of ... [+]

Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced that it is accepting applications from eligible and qualified institutions to apply for a Centers of Excellence (CoE) designation, which will recognize and support community or technical colleges and maritime training centers that prepare Americans ... [+]

Port Manatee container trade surges 54.6% in fiscal 2020

Port Manatee’s dynamic containerized cargo trade continues to swell at a record pace, surging nearly 55% in the just-ended fiscal year, according to figures reported on Oct. 13. In the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, an all-time-high 88,466 TEU container units crossed Port Manatee ... [+]