South Carolina Ports Handles Record Container and Finished Vehicle Volumes in March

South Carolina Ports Handles Record Container and Finished Vehicle Volumes in March

Wednesday (Apr11) South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced the strongest monthly container volume in its history, with 199,659 twenty foot-equivalent container units (TEUs) handled in March. The month was nearly …
Apr 12, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach Breaks 1st Quarter Record

Port of Long Beach Breaks 1st Quarter Record

Container cargo volumes swell 14 percent in March The Port of Long Beach has completed its best-ever first quarter, with marine terminals handling almost 1.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) January through …
Apr 11, 2018 /  Curious
Petrobras extends contract for BW FPSO, but unit stays in lay-up

Petrobras extends contract for BW FPSO, but unit stays in lay-up

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has exercised a one-year extension of the contract for the BW Offshore-owned FPSO Cidade de São Mateus. BW Offshore said on Tuesday it will continue its dialogue with the client …
Mar 14, 2018 /  Vessels
South Carolina Ports Authority Posts January Container Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority Posts January Container Growth

Yesterday South Carolina Ports Authority reported nearly two percent container volume growth since the Port’s fiscal year began last July. SCPA handled 167,398 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) in …
Feb 23, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Long Beach cargo grows almost 13 percent compared to 2017

Port of Long Beach cargo grows almost 13 percent compared to 2017

The new year brought a raft of records to the Port of Long Beach, where January container volumes reached an all-time high for the month. Image courtesy of Port of Long Beach   Workers moved 657,830 …
Feb 12, 2018 /  Curious
Georgia Port Authority: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

Georgia Port Authority: 10M-TEU capacity in 10 years

At the Georgia Foreign Trade Conference Monday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch outlined a plan that will double container handling capacity to 10 million TEUs at Garden City Terminal (pictured) …
Feb 9, 2018 /  Curious
State of the Port of Long Beach Celebrates Cargo Record

State of the Port of Long Beach Celebrates Cargo Record

The Port of Long Beach roared back from unprecedented challenges to notch its busiest year ever in 2017, moving 7.54 million twenty-foot equivalent units, an increase of more than 11 percent, Executive Director Mario …
Jan 25, 2018 /  Curious
Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona increases capacity

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona increases capacity

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona has increased its ability to handle the world’s largest container ships by increasing the height of three ship-to-shore gantry cranes at the semi-automated terminal. The …
Jan 24, 2018 /  Curious
GPA surpasses 4 million TEUs in 2017 — An increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever

GPA surpasses 4 million TEUs in 2017 — An increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever

The Port of Savannah handled more than 4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in 2017 – an increase of 11 percent and the port’s highest annual volume ever. “This is the first time …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Curious
CMPort surpasses 100 million TEUs milestone in 2017

CMPort surpasses 100 million TEUs milestone in 2017

For the year ended 31st December 2017, China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMPort) handled a total container throughput of 102.93 million TEUs in its port businesses, up 7.5% from the same period of2016, …
Jan 19, 2018 /  Curious