North Carolina Ports Adopts Vortex Port Equipment Simulator to Prepare for Cargoes of the Future

North Carolina Ports Adopts Vortex Port Equipment Simulator to Prepare for Cargoes of the Future

North Carolina Ports took delivery of a CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training solutions, port equipment simulator in May. The simulator will run training packs for Reach Stacker and Ship-to-Shore …
Jun 18, 2019 /  Curious
SCHOTTEL secures North Carolina ferries contract

SCHOTTEL secures North Carolina ferries contract

SCHOTTEL has secured a contract to provide propulsion units for two new vehicle ferries ordered by North Carolina’s Department of Transportation, which operates the second largest state-run ferry system in the …
May 29, 2019 /  Curious
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
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
Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations at North Carolina Ports

Navis N4 TOS Selected to Enhance Terminal Operations at North Carolina Ports

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Curious
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
Container ship MAERSK SHANGHAI lost 70 or more containers in rough seas off North Carolina, USA

Container ship MAERSK SHANGHAI lost 70 or more containers in rough seas off North Carolina, USA

The cargo ship Maersk Shanghai is warning mariners of navigation hazards after about 70 cargo containers fell off of a cargo ship Saturday night (March 03) about 17 miles off Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Caption: …
Mar 5, 2018 /  Vessels
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
Elliott Bay Design Group designs new class of ferry for North Carolina Department of Transportation

Elliott Bay Design Group designs new class of ferry for North Carolina Department of Transportation

Elliott Bay Design Group (EBGD) has designed a new river class vehicle ferry for North Carolina Department of Transportation Ferry Division (NCDOT), which will be built at Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana. The …
Nov 29, 2017 /  Vessels
Infrastructure Investments Continue at North Carolina Ports, Additional Cranes Ordered

Infrastructure Investments Continue at North Carolina Ports, Additional Cranes Ordered

As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has ordered two New Panamax ship-to-shore cranes with an option to purchase two more from designer Shanghai Zhenjua Heavy Industry Co., …
Jan 12, 2017 /  Curious