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Port of Mobile headed for busiest year on record

The Alabama Port Authority announced its container volumes at APM Terminals are on track for a record year. With 364,687 TEUs moved year-to-date, the container terminal is tracking more than 10% above its 2021 numbers, the terminal’s busiest full year to date. If the current pace of growth continues, the terminal could break half a million TEUs up to six weeks before it did last year.“Our container volumes continue to ... [+]

Port of Mobile container terminal delivers strongest month in history

The Alabama Port Authority announced that July was its busiest month ever for containerized cargo, breaking fifty thousand TEUs for the first time since container port operations began in 2009.In a year-over-year comparison, July’s figures reflect an incredible growth rate of 184.7% for intermodal cargo and 35.8% for dry and ... [+]

Port of Mobile container volumes remain robust

Calendar year-to-date 2022 through May container volumes remained robust at the Port of Mobile posting 225,883 TEUs or an 11.6% gain over volumes handled during the same period last year. May 2022 container volumes at the Port of Mobile were down 6% handling 41,232 TEUs versus 43,865 TEUs handled in ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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) ... [+]

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