Port Manatee receives first Carver Maritime shipment

Port Manatee received its first shipment for its newest terminal operator, Carver Maritime Manatee LLC, with the February 6 arrival of a ship bringing nearly 50,000 tons of raw material to be used in Florida cement manufacturing. Officials of Carver and Port Manatee shared enthusiasm and indicated additional shipments to the 47,650 metric tons of the bulk material brought from Europe on the Osprey I should soon be arriving at the ... [+]

Port of Virginia Volumes Up 8.9% Versus Prior Year

The Port of Virginia® continues to move near-peak season cargo volumes and is doing so well under the industry standard turn time of 60 minutes for motor carries. The port’s container volume for January was 240,111 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units), or 134,638 containers, up 8.9 ... [+]

APM Terminals announces to jointly develop greenfield terminal in Bangkok

APM Terminals has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sahathai Terminal PLC (PORT) and Mitr Phol Sugar to develop a 345,000 TEU capacity greenfield container terminal in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok River Terminal Limited (BRT) will accommodate Thailand’s rapidly-growing containerized import and export trade. Sahathai Terminal PLC ... [+]

Governor Kay Ivey appoints T. Bestor Ward Chair of Alabama State Port Authority

The Alabama State Port Authority recently announced Governor Kay Ivey’s appointment of T. Bestor Ward, III as chair of the board for the Alabama State Port Authority. Initially appointed to the board in October 2016 to fill a vacated seat, Mr. Ward received his reappointment ... [+]

Kia to tap Savannah for Telluride components, Brunswick for export

Stuart Countess, chief administrative officer and vice president of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, announced at the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference that the Telluride, its new 8-person SUV, will begin crossing the Port of Brunswick's docks for global markets this month. "The launch of the Kia Telluride, ... [+]

Savannah set to serve six 14,000-TEU vessels simultaneously

In front of the largest gathering of attendees ever at the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled GPA's Big Berth/Big Ship program that will allow the Port of Savannah to simultaneously handle six 14,000 TEU vessels by 2024. "No other ... [+]

Seaboard Marine Joins TradeLens

Delivering on its commitment to continuous improvement and innovation, Seaboard Marine recently announced that it will join the TradeLens solution, a platform developed to promote efficient and secure global trade. Made possible by blockchain technology, TradeLens intends to enhance the shipping industry through a secure ... [+]

PhilaPort’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal Poised for Record-Breaking 2019

On January 8, 2019, the M/V Zhen Hua 25 departed Shanghai, China with two new super Post-Panamax container cranes bound for South Philadelphia. The two behemoths will navigate a lengthy global trek before reaching the Delaware River for an expected March, 2019 arrival at the ... [+]

Dozens of massive Caterpillar Excavators move through JAXPORT

More than 120 Caterpillar Excavators and related parts recently moved through one of two specialty Ro-Ro berths at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The Excavators, each weighing an average of 24 metric tons, totaled more than 6 million pounds of cargo. The high and heavy equipment ... [+]

Liebherr Container Cranes delivers in the USA

Liebherr Container Cranes have recently handed over four ship to shore container cranes to customers in the USA. Port Newark Container Terminal, New Jersey (PNCT) has taken delivery of two 69 m megamax outreach cranes whilst Penn Terminals in Eddystone, Pennsylvania has two new Liebherr ... [+]