Largest Bulk Vessel to Call Port of Mobile Loads Alabama Export Metallurgical Coal

The Alabama State Port Authority announced that the largest bulk carrier to call the Port of Mobile loaded over 133,000 short tons (121,000 metric tons) of export metallurgical grade coal at its McDuffie Coal Terminal. The Newcastle Max class bulk carrier, MARAN COURAGE, measures 984.2 feet (300 meters) in length overall (LOA) and has a width of 144.3 feet (50 meter beam). All of her cargo loaded at ... [+]

Engineering & Design to begin for Port of Mobile Deepening

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) director and chief executive officer James K. Lyons and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mobile District commander Colonel Sebastien Joly signed the Mobile Harbor Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement on October 2 at the Port Authority’s headquarters in downtown Mobile. The engineering ... [+]

MTC Logistics set to expand at Port of Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and MTC Logistics (MTC) announced on September 25  MTC’s purchase of property located immediately adjacent to the ASPA’s container terminal, operated by APM Terminals. MTC will build a state-of-the-art international temperature-controlled distribution center focused on both import and export cargo.  “We’re extremely pleased to ... [+]

New Super Cranes for Alabama’s Port of Mobile

On June 24, the Port of Mobile’s new super post-panamax cranes arrived aboard the ship M/V Zen Hua 23. They arrived fully assembled. [+]

THE Alliance Launches Northern Europe Service Call to Port of Mobile

Alabama State Port Authority and APM Terminals jointly announce THE Alliance will launch in May of 2017, its AL 4 service network between the Port of Mobile and ports in Northern Europe.  THE Alliance, a vessel sharing agreement between five container ocean carriers - Hapag-Lloyd of Germany; Yang Ming of ... [+]

Port of Mobile Gains New Shipping Service to Asia

Here’s good news for the Alabama State Port Authority and its partner, APM Terminals. Maersk and MSC jointly announced new service beginning May 2, 2016, through the Port of Mobile serving major seaports in China and Korea. Maersk and MSC will provide direct, weekly, all water service from the Port ... [+]

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