Fujairah Terminals and Al Mayya Sign Agreement

Fujairah Terminals, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Al Mayya Group, have announced the signing of an agreement to handle the livestock logistics for the annual import of more than a million sheep, goat and cattle into the UAE. In one of the largest contracts of its kind in the UAE, Fujairah Terminals will grant Al Mayya Group exclusive rights to service livestock at a specially designated quarantine and ... [+]

MSC launches intermodal service between Asia and Europe

MSC has launched a new intermodal solution between Asia and Europe. This new offer combines both sea and rail service departing from China, Korea and Japan to Europe, via Vladivostok and Vostochniy with further feeder connections from St Petersburg. From St. Petersburg, cargoes can be ... [+]

Port of Long Beach Reaches Busiest Month on Record

The Port of Long Beach achieved its busiest month and its second-best quarter on record as consumers continued to practice physical distancing guidelines in March and turned their computers into virtual shopping malls. Although March is traditionally one of the slowest months on the shipping ... [+]

SC Ports records strongest monthly volumes in its history

South Carolina Ports handled the most cargo in its history in March, with the Port of Charleston handling record volumes as the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal begins operations. SC Ports reported an all-time container record for March, moving 248,796 TEUs across the Port of Charleston’s ... [+]

JAXPORT participates in multi-national U.S. military training exercise

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently served as the first of three U.S. ports to participate in a large-scale deployment of U.S. military cargo. The JAXPORT operations took place at the port's Blount Island Marine Terminal March 25-26. “The support of JAXPORT and its skilled ... [+]

More than 65% of all ships are operating with systems containing asbestos

Despite the introduction ten years ago of regulations prohibiting the use of asbestos materials onboard ship, a significant number of existing and newbuild vessels continue to operate systems and machinery containing the hazardous substance. According to maritime testing facility Maritec, which carried out asbestos surveys for ... [+]

Port of Brownsville proves resilient

The Port of Brownsville proved resilient amid a global pandemic and economic challenges with a record-setting 2020, moving 11.2 million short tons of diverse cargo with operating revenues of $41 million. The unaudited operating revenues eclipsed FY 2019's high watermark of $25.4 million. The port also ... [+]

Del Monte Brings Green Vessels to Port of Hueneme

The Port of Hueneme welcomed the first of two cutting-edge, energy-efficient Del Monte vessels to the Port of Hueneme on March 19. The ships’ arrival marks a new chapter in environmental partnership, continuing the Port’s mission to be the cleanest, greenest, most efficient port possible. ... [+]

GT USA Wilmington Welcomes Motor Vessel Dole Maya

GT USA Wilmington, the US-based operator of the Port of Wilmington, DE, welcomed the M/V DOLE MAYA on its first call at the Wilmington Marine Terminal on March 23. Built in 2021, the "M/V DOLE MAYA” is named to recognize the indigenous people of ... [+]

Mission Ready: POLB Fire Station 15 Nears Completion

When Fire Station No. 15 first opened on the Port of Long Beach’s Pier F, the engine’s garage was a steel-framed enclosure with corrugated paneling and fire crews lived in trailers. That was nearly 40 years ago.Today, construction workers are putting the finishing touches on ... [+]