Ports

Big Increase in Port of Houston Steel Cargoes

More steel moved across the docks in July than any month since 2008, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported at the recent meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority.

Storm Surge Halts Vessel Operations at Long Beach

Two cargo terminals at the Port of Long Beach announced Wednesday, Aug. 27, that they were suspending vessel operations for the day because 10- to 15-foot high

Port of New Orleans Sponsors Agricultural Summit

The Port of New Orleans has signed on as a sponsor for the 9th annual Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit, taking place here October 7-9, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

Panama Canal Opens 2nd Maintenance Congress

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) opens today the Second International Maintenance Congress with the participation of 26 international and six local experts to promote

Port of Long Beach Raises Small Business Commitment

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners – seeking to expand opportunities for a wider range of vendors, contractors and consultants – has set a higher goal

Piraeus Port Posts Flat Profit, Sales Dip

Greece's Piraeus Port (OLP) , the largest in the country, said its first-half net profit was almost unchanged from the same year-ago period, while sales fell. Piraeus Port,

Panama Canal: The Billion Dollar Challenge

Panama Canal expansion will cost operators, insurers As the Panama Canal prepares to celebrate its 100th anniversary, insurers are warning of the increased risks

Iraq's Southern Oil Exports Fall in August

Iraq's oil exports from its southern terminals so far in August have fallen by about 140,000 barrels per day, according to loading data and industry sources, dropping

Legislation Signed for Ports Upgrades

Today, Governor Brown signed AB 2395 Legislation. The bill was co-authored by Bonnie Lowenthal chair of the Assembly Transportation Committee and the Select Committee

Report: Ports Lack Maintenance Support

The latest Barometer Report from Trelleborg has revealed a huge gap in the maintenance requirements of port owners and operators, and the support that suppliers are able to provide.

Blue Energy for Port Infrastructure Event

The Blue Energy Production in Ports (BEPPo) project partners will hold a free conference and workshop, “Orkney Marine Energy Port Infrastructure-Lessons for NSR Ports”,

Shanghai Port's Q2 Profit Down; China Trade Flagging

Shanghai International Port , the operator of the world's busiest container port, reported earnings on Wednesday that showed its second-quarter net profit fell 2.

Shell sells some Nigeria oil fields

Royal Dutch Shell has sold some of four oil fields up for grabs in Nigeria, it said on Wednesday, as the oil and gas company pushes ahead with global asset sales to cut costs.

APR Boosts Security Spending

New CEO says company wants to expand in developed markets; says business in Libya continuing as usual for now. APR Energy Plc, a supplier of temporary power

Anchorage Area Obstruction in Freeport

Brazos Pilots Association in Freeport, Texas, advise that a 600-700' long wire is presenting a hazard to vessels in the north Freeport general anchorage. According to advice from the Association,

Neeraj Bansal Appointed Deputy Chairman of JNPT

The Government of India has appointed Neeraj Bansal as Deputy Chairman of India's largest container port,  Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust with immediate effect. Mr

Port of Long Beach Chooses APS Crane OCR System

APS Technology Group, a member of the ABB Group and a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals,

Lock 3 Access Restricted in Welland Canal

The St. Lawrence Seaway issued a notice to mariners advising of conditions regarding ongoing construction and installation at Welland Canal's Lock 3 in support of its modernization project,

ClassNK: Annual Report on Port State Control

Classification society ClassNK announced the release of its annual Port State Control (PSC) report. Port State Control inspections have proved to be a highly

The Vigorous: Investing in the Future

The largest floating drydock in the United States, the Vigorous, has arrived at Vigor Industrial’s Portland shipyard. What’s happening? Vigor Industrial’s new floating drydock,

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