For 3rd Consecutive Year, Port of Los Angeles Breaks All-time Cargo Record

For 3rd Consecutive Year, Port of Los Angeles Breaks All-time Cargo Record

The Port of Los Angeles moved more cargo in 2018 than any time in its 111-year history, racking up 9,458,749 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs), 1.2 percent more than 2017’s record-breaking year. It is the third …
Jan 17, 2019 /  Curious
Pilbara Ports: Future proofing the Port of Port Hedland

Pilbara Ports: Future proofing the Port of Port Hedland

An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air

Port of Baltimore receives $2.4 million from EPA to help promote clean air

Funding Will Go Towards Replacement of Dray Trucks, Cargo-Handling Equipment and Repowering of Marine Engines The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore was awarded $2.4 million from the U.S. Environmental Protection …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Finance
Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen died when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel Volgo Balt 214 sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Caption: General cargo ship Volgo Balt 214 - Image courtesy of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Accidents
Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that the fire erupted …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Record-breaking year for cargo handling at Port of Silloth

Record-breaking year for cargo handling at Port of Silloth

ABP’s team at the Port of Silloth has celebrated a record-breaking year in 2018, handling the highest cargo volumes since 2015. Caption: Wheat-carrying vessel ‘Blue Six’ en route to the Port of …
Dec 20, 2018 /  Curious
Another milestone for the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development

Another milestone for the Newcastle Bulk Terminal development

The dismantling of the old ship unloaders is now complete, with bulk cargo hoppers now in place to provide continuity of trade while the new ship unloader and conveyor system is constructed. The old ship unloaders at …
Dec 19, 2018 /  Curious
Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

Cargo Record Nears at Port of Long Beach

November tally increases as docks remain busy Cargo volume continued to rise at the Port of Long Beach in November, setting the stage for a second consecutive calendar year record. The Port handled 621,835 …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Adds 400 New Refrigerated Containers to its Fleet Just in Time for Peak Reefer Cargo Season

Crowley Logistics has added 400 new refrigerated (reefer) cargo containers to its industry-leading equipment fleet just in time for the peak perishables shipping season beginning in Central America. Images courtesy of …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels