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Liebherr Container Cranes to supply 10 ERTG cranes to MGT

Liebherr Container Cranes have secured an order for the supply of 10 electric rubber tire gantry cranes to Montreal Gateway Terminal Partnerships (MGT). The cranes will be delivered to both the Cast and Racine Terminals in 2019. Liebherr supplied its first crane to Cast Terminal, Montreal in 1997. Since then MGT Partnerships have procured an additional four STS cranes and 8 RTG cranes from Liebherr. In 2016, a conductor bar system ... [+]

NWSA welcomes first PIL vessel since 2014

Pacific International Lines’ Kota Pekarang arrived at The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s North Harbor on Saturday, Oct. 6, making its maiden voyage to Seattle. “The Northwest Seaport Alliance is proud to welcome PIL’s weekly service to our gateway,” said Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle commission president and co-chair of ... [+]

Port of New Orleans Handles Largest Container Ship to Date

 The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) welcomed its largest container ship ever when the CMA CGM operated Pusan C, a 9,500 TEU vessel, called on Oct. 8 at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal operated by Ports America.   “The deployment of larger vessels highlights our strong ... [+]

Metro Ports appoints new president

Metro Ports has announced the appointment of Robert Dickey as Metro Ports new president. In his role as president, Dickey will have oversight responsibility for all Metro Ports operations domestic and internationally. Metro Ports companies include, but are not limited to, Metropolitan Stevedore Co., Suderman Contracting ... [+]

Next-generation car carrier calls JAXPORT

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) welcomed the Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) next-generation car carrier Orca Ace during the vessel’s maiden call to Jacksonville the week of October 4.  Orca Ace is one of MOL’s new FLEXIE series vessels, featuring a larger number of flexible interior decks ... [+]

CMA CGM officials inaugurate ZeBox

Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and CEO of CMA CGM, and Elisabeth Borne, Minister in charge of Transport, inaugurated ZeBox, a start-up incubator and accelerator dedicated to transport, logistics, mobility and 4.0 industry. Initiated by CMA CGM, ZeBox is a human-sized incubator and accelerator with two objectives: * ... [+]

Containers lead all segments at Expanded Panama Canal

Argelis Moreno de Ducreux, the Leader of the Panama Canal’s Liner Services Segment reports that the Panama Canal’s various vessel segments have all been growing steadily, particularly the container segment. Since the Expanded Canal opened in 2016. Since its opening, the average containership size transiting the ... [+]

Gate capacity at VIG expands by 30% as new lanes open

In late September, week four new inbound truck gates were placed into service expanding capacity at the Virginia International Gateway terminal’s gate complex by 30%. The gates -- 14, 15, 16 and 17 -- were put into service on Thursday, Sept. 27, as part of the ... [+]

JAXPORT sets new monthly container volume record

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) achieved its highest-ever monthly container volumes in August, moving nearly 115,700 TEUs. The previous JAXPORT monthly container record of 115,300 TEUs was set in December 2017. JAXPORT’s container volumes are up 20% year–to–date in fiscal year 2018. Taking into account volumes ... [+]

Port of Antwerp continues to attract investment

MOL Chemical Tankers is teaming up with SEA-Invest to invest in construction of a tank terminal for liquid chemicals in the Delwaide dock. In the meantime Antwerp Railhouse is building trimodal warehouses for breakbulk in the Churchill dock, while the Port Authority continues to seek ... [+]