SC Ports Authority Reports 10% Volume Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10.4 percent fiscal year-to-date container volume growth, with nearly 2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled since July. SCPA moved 204,621 TEUs across the Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals last month, a 4.2 percent increase compared to April 2018 volumes. As measured by the total number of boxes handled, SCPA moved 116,443 pier containers in April for a total of 1.1 million containers fiscal ... [+]

Port of Everett Commission Authorizes Resolution to Set a Public Meeting for Possible Condemnation of Kimberly-Clark

On May 14, the Port Commission unanimously approved a resolution authorizing the Port of Everett to set a public meeting to consider taking final action of legal proceedings, if necessary, to acquire by condemnation the 67-acre former Kimberly-Clark (K-C) mill site. The meeting has been ... [+]

First vessel to make big crossing from Antwerp to Brazilian port of Açu

Last week the BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, Brazil. She is the first vessel to make the big crossing from Antwerp to the Brazilian sea port. Quite an achievement for Port of Antwerp International and the local partners who invested in the Brazilian ... [+]

Best April ever at Port of Long Beach

Cargo volumes handled in April at the Port of Long Beach eclipsed a record set 13 years ago. Dockworkers at marine terminals moved 628,121 TEUs in April. The previous high was 619,512 TEUs in April 2006. Imports in April 2019 rose 1.8% to 317,883 TEUs compared ... [+]

VPA’s Reinhart Inducted into International Maritime Hall of Fame

John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) is a member of the newest class of industry leaders inducted into the International Maritime Hall of Fame. Reinhart was among five people honored at the 26th annual event, which was held on ... [+]

Seaboard Marine launches new Savannah-Central America route

The Port of Savannah welcomed its first Seaboard Marine vessel on May 8. The new shipping line customer supports Savannah's cold chain logistics system with one new service to Central America, and a second to Latin America and the Caribbean. "In addition to serving Georgia's poultry ... [+]

Port of Virginia Posts Best April in its History; Import Loads Jump 22%

The Port of Virginia® in April processed 245,933 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in April, making is the busiest April in the port’s history. The strong cargo performance was driven by an increase of more than 22% in loaded import containers, which lead to increase in truck, ... [+]

Pasha Hawaii Marks Construction Milestones at Keppel AmFELS for New LNG-Fueled ‘Ohana Class Containerships

Executives from Hawaii-based Pasha Hawaii and Keppel AmFELS were joined by dignitaries in late April for the ceremonial keel laying for M/V George III and the cutting of the first steel plates for M/V Janet Marie. The two Liquefied Natural Gas (“LNG”) fueled containerships are ... [+]

Port of Wilmington takes delivery of new cargo handling equipment

GT USA Wilmington, the US arm of Gulftainer, the world’s largest, privately owned, independent ports and logistics company, has taken delivery of three fully electric and eco-friendly 45-ton reach stackers from KoneCranes Inc. This delivery is part of a larger order, which includes nine 41-ton Rubber ... [+]

Port of Oakland could return to roots with bulk shipping plan

Bulk shipping operations could soon return to the Port of Oakland for the first time in 20 years. Officials at the port said it’s negotiating with a Canadian building materials shipper to transport sand and gravel here. The port’s governing Board authorized talks with Vancouver-based Eagle ... [+]