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South Carolina Ports Handles Record July Container Volume

South Carolina Ports Handles Record July Container Volume

Yesterday South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced 200,594 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled during the first month of fiscal year 2019, marking the strongest July on record and second-highest …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Curious
LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

LNG carrier Pskov loads first cargo from Yamal LNG second train

On 9 August 2018, the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pskov completed loading at the Port of Sabetta (YNAD), with the first cargo of LNG produced from the second high-tech production line at the Yamal LNG plant. …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

Busy July boosts GPA container trade 12.7 percent

The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an increase of 12.7 percent, or 42,668 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. It was the second busiest month on …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Curious
Rolls-Royce, Associated British Ports and Svitzer to develop next-generation port technologies

Rolls-Royce, Associated British Ports and Svitzer to develop next-generation port technologies

Rolls-Royce has signed an agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading port operator, and global towage operator Svitzer, to develop the next generation of technologies which will keep Britain …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Curious
July Container Volumes Dip in Long Beach

July Container Volumes Dip in Long Beach

Overall trade still up for year; July 2017 broke record The Port of Long Beach saw a decline in container volumes in July compared to the same month a year ago, which hit a historic high that has since been …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Curious
Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week. The fire started in a consignment of 5,000 tonnes of nickel oxide in a …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Accidents
Vehicles carrier Orca Ace calls Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

Vehicles carrier Orca Ace calls Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the M/V Orca Ace, commanded by Capt. Yury Golovatyuk of Russia, on her maiden voyage Aug. 8. Caption: Photo credit: Port of Vancouver USA   Capt. Golovatyuk and his …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

US Coast Guard offloads more than 7 tons of seized cocaine in Port Everglades

More than 7 tons of cocaine seized in international waters in the Eastern Pacific Ocean from early June to mid-July was offloaded by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk (WMEC 913) Thursday in Port …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

A pilot project between GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) and the Port of Long Beach to enhance advance planning at the busiest port complex in North America is officially underway. Over the next two months, stakeholders …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

Port Authority of Rotterdam to replace slopes

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is to replace a section of the slopes stretching over more than 9 kilometres that have been contaminated by the Bow Jubail oil spill. The Port Authority announced earlier that the damage …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious