From an article titled ‘Containership damaged after hitting wall in Panama Canal’s new locks’ at gCaptain:
A neopanamax containership has suffered a gash to its hull after [...]
From The Log:
The Port of San Diego’s Board of Port Commissioners approved a new budget on June 15 in hopes the increase in money in the new fiscal year would result in more opportunities to develop projects and attract more visitors to the city’s waterfront.
The total budget for fiscal year 2016-17 is $176.4 [...]
The Port of Los Angeles has released anInitial Study/Notice of Preparation (IS/NOP), the first step in the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) process for the Marine Oil Terminal Wharf Improvements Project at the Valero Terminal on Mormon Island in Los Angeles Harbor.
The primary goal of the proposed project is to comply with the Marine Oil [...]
From the Port of San Diego:
The Port of San Diego was honored to welcome Vice President Joe Biden for an official visit on July 13, 2016, to deliver remarks on trade enforcement.
The Vice President’s speech took place at the Port’s Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego, where a large U.S. flag [...]
From Seatrade Maritime:
International Container Terminal Services Inc’s (ICTSI) Australia unit has signed a AUD398m ($300m) loan facility for the construction and development of its highly automated Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT).
The financing will support the ongoing construction of VICT in Melbourne. Construction of the terminal started [...]
The Port of Oakland’s total cargo volumes are up 6 percent over the same period a year ago. The Port reported that terminals handled 1,152,608 TEUs between January to June 2016. A TEU is a 20-foot equivalent unit, which is a standard measure in the container shipping industry. During the same period in 2015, the [...]
Ports America is reportedly exploring a sale which would value the company at US$1bn.
The terminal operator’s owner, Highstar Capital, which is a private equity firm, is working with investment bank RBC Capital Markets LLC to find a buyer, according to Bloomberg.
Ports America currently has a network of 36 container terminals in 24 [...]
From The News Tribune:
The Port of Tacoma evacuated the East Blair 1 dock Thursday morning after a worker found a stick of dynamite while cleaning mining equipment from Chile.
Workers returned to the job just before 1 p.m. Thursday after a trio of Washington State Patrol dogs searched the area, said Port of Tacoma [...]
From the Daily Breeze:
Big rigs are rolling in and out of the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports faster thanks in part to the wider use of a trucker appointment system, according to marine terminal operators that run the gate system.
So-called turn times, the minutes it takes for a trucker to pull into [...]
From the American Journal of Transportation:
Weeknight shifts are the best way to spread the workload at the Port of Oakland. That’s the view of shippers and those who move their cargo, according to a Port survey released this week. The good news: The Port’s Oakland International Container Terminal (OICT) is listening.
OICT, Oakland’s largest [...]
From the Wall Street Journal:
The Oakland City Council voted Monday to ban the handling and storage of coal and coke at the city’s terminals and bulk material facilities. The unanimous vote came after a long, packed city council meeting; advocates and opponents of the ban demonstrated outside. A second, largely procedural, vote is expected [...]
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