North Carolina Ports Makes History, Welcomes First 12,000 TEU Vessel

North Carolina Ports Makes History, Welcomes First 12,000 TEU Vessel

North Carolina Ports made history Monday by welcoming its first-ever 12,000 TEU vessel to the Port of Wilmington. The ship, Kota Pekarang, is the largest capacity-wise to call the port. The Kota Pekarang is operated by …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Vessels
Fleet of Konecranes container handling equipment to Port of Wilmington, USA

Fleet of Konecranes container handling equipment to Port of Wilmington, USA

Konecranes has received an order from Gulftainer USA Wilmington LLC. The order is for nine all-electric Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes and three Konecranes Liftace Reach Stackers. The equipment will be …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Vessels
North Carolina Ports Welcomes Third Neo-Panamax Crane to Port of Wilmington

North Carolina Ports Welcomes Third Neo-Panamax Crane to Port of Wilmington

North Carolina Ports’ third neo-Panamax crane arrived to the Port of Wilmington on Monday morning. The Zhen Hua 25 arrived to the port following a three-month journey from Shanghai, China. The new crane is …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Gulftainer Signs 50-Year, $600 Million Concession Agreement to Operate and Expand Port of Wilmington in Delaware

Gulftainer Signs 50-Year, $600 Million Concession Agreement to Operate and Expand Port of Wilmington in Delaware

$600 million expected investment in expansion will turn port into one of largest gateways on the East Coast, including a new 1.2 million TEU container terminal at former DuPont Corp. facility Port becomes the largest …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
North Carolina Ports Achieves Unprecedented Growth in 2018 Fiscal Year

North Carolina Ports Achieves Unprecedented Growth in 2018 Fiscal Year

North Carolina Ports moved a record number of containers through the Port of Wilmington during the 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30. Wilmington recorded 38 percent year-over-year container growth and year-over-year …
Jul 31, 2018 /  Curious
State of Delaware Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

State of Delaware Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

Terms of the agreement must be approved by Diamond State Port Corporation Board and the Delaware General Assembly Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock announced last Thursday that the State of …
Apr 5, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Wilmington becomes first South Atlantic port to implement Phase Two of USDA’s Cold Treatment Pilot Program

Port of Wilmington becomes first South Atlantic port to implement Phase Two of USDA’s Cold Treatment Pilot Program

North Carolina Ports has announced the Port of Wilmington’s addition of both Phase One and Two to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southeast In-Transit Cold Treatment Pilot program. This will allow more …
Dec 13, 2017 /  Curious
Evergreen Marks Arrival at North Carolina Ports with 8,500 TEU Vessel

Evergreen Marks Arrival at North Carolina Ports with 8,500 TEU Vessel

North Carolina Ports continues to welcome post-Panamax vessels to its Port of Wilmington, including the Evergreen Ever Laden which called on September 10, 2016. By capacity, approximately 8,500 TEUs, the Ever …
Sep 14, 2016 /  Vessels