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ICTSI Q1 income up 15% to US$40.7m

Contecon Gayaquil helped account for 79% of ICTSI’s volumes

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) ended Q1 2013 with gross revenue from port operations up 20% to US$209.3m and net income of US$40.7m up 15% compared to the same period last year. Read More »

Port Miami completes its tunnel boring project

Harriet breaks through to a line up of construction workers

The excavation of the PortMiami tunnel, which began in 2011, came to an end Monday May 6, 2013 when ‘Harriet’, the US$45m German-built tunnel boring machine (TBM) that has been digging the dual-tube underwater traffic tunnels under Dodge Island, Biscayne Bay reached daylight on Watson Island. After six months of tunnelling through 4,152 feet (1,256 m), Harriet is finally back to her starting point. Read More »

NAFTA region port container traffic 2012

Port container trade volumes within the region encompassed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) grew in 2012 for the fourth consecutive year, increasing 3.6% from 2011 to record high of nearly 53.6m teu. It was also a record year for Mexican and Canadian container port traffic and the US enjoyed its best year since 2007. Read More »

Port, terminals and ships investing in shore power

Ships use landside electricity for power needs on berth

The Port of Long Beach, its terminal customers and shipping lines are investing millions of dollars in equipment to allow vessels to “plug in” to clean electricity at berth and dramatically cut air pollution in advance of upcoming state deadlines. Read More »

Kalmar acquires Spanish crane refurbishment company

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has acquired ownership of Spanish crane refurbishment and maintenance service company Mareiport, S.A. The acquisition is a strategic step for Kalmar to become a major global crane refurbishment and services provider. Kalmar has been a minority shareholder with 30% percent ownership in the company since 2007. Read More »