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Double Digit Container Volume Continues at Port of Mobile

The Alabama Port Authority released its February 2022 container volumes, increasing its refrigerated cargo by 54.2% over January 2022 volumes. Intermodal rail transfers experienced a 12.4% gain over the prior month’s volumes handling 2,898 TEUs. In assessing February 2022 containerized cargo volumes over February 2021 volumes, containers rose 33.0%, refrigerated containers rose 80.9%, and rail intermodal transfers rose 148.2%.“The Port of Mobile is rising to meet the market’s needs as ... [+]

Port of Mobile container volume continues upward trend

The Alabama Port Authority released its January 2022 container volumes posting the 3rd highest lift rate in the container terminal’s history with 47,768 TEUs – a 17.5% increase year over year when compared to January 2021.  Refrigerated containers also posted a 21.5% jump compared to January 2021.  The Intermodal Container Transfer ... [+]

Port of Mobile posts record containerized cargo growth

The Alabama Port Authority said calendar year 2021 containerized cargo volumes climbed to a record 502,623 TEUs up nearly 19% from 2020 volumes. To date, the terminal has handled over 3.6 million TEUs since containerized operations began in 2008. Since, 2015, the Port of Mobile’s volume has grown by 120% ... [+]

Port of Mobile posting record growth

Containerized cargo volumes continue to climb in 2021 as shippers seek uncongested gateways servicing key North American markets. In August, container volume through the Port of Mobile increased 34 percent over August 2020 volume, while year-to-date volume posted 27 percent over the same period last year. Part of that success ... [+]

Port of Mobile Harbor Construction Underway

Alabama’s seaport modernization program began construction on May 21 to deliver, by the year 2025, a deeper and wider Mobile Ship Channel and improve the lower harbor turning basin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has executed two construction contracts in a multi-phase, $365.7 million construction program engineered and ... [+]

Second Newcastle Max Calls at Port of Mobile

The Alabama State Port Authority received another Newcastle Max bulk carrier loading a record 135,484 short tons (122,909 metric tons) of export metallurgical grade coal at its McDuffie Coal Terminal. The Newcastle Max class bulk carrier, NSU VOYAGER, matches the previous record bulk ship to call the port measuring ... [+]

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) ... [+]

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. [+]

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