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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Tideworks to be deployed at the Port of Boston

Tideworks Technology® has been selected by the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) to deploy its complete suite of container terminal management solutions at the Conley Container Terminal (CCT) at the Port of Boston. CCT will replace its existing system with Tideworks’ complete turnkey solution, which will be hosted at Tideworks’ U.S.-based data center in Western Washington. The CCT deployment is Tideworks’ first project in New England. Read More »

Caribbean ports honoured

The Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) has recognized St. Lucia Marine Terminals (SLMT) and Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Cartagena (SPRC) as the region's leading ports during its recent annual meeting in Paramaribo, Surinam. Read More »

New record for Gothenburg’s rail volumes

Freight volumes transported by rail to and from the Port of Gothenburg have continued to increase and in September 2009, a new all-time high was reached. Other categories report lower yet slightly stabilised volumes compared with the previous year. Read More »

OOIL Q3 2009 volumes down 16.7%

Orient Overseas (International) Ltd (OOIL) Group, corporate parent of Orient Overseas Container Line, reports unaudited data for the quarter ending September 30 showing that teu trade volumes fell 16.7% from the third quarter 2008. Volume declined in all of the company's trading areas, both from last year and compared to third quarter 2007. Read More »

New COO for Virginia International Terminals

Joseph Ruddy has been named the chief operating officer for Virginia International Terminals, Inc. (VIT) and will replace Richard Knapp, who retired Oct. 30, 2009. Prior to the appointment, Ruddy was VIT’s director of operations and labour and he will take up his new post on Dec. 1, 2009. Read More »

Panama Canal Authority’s fiscal year 2009 metrics

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has announced its operational metrics for the 2009 fiscal year (FY 2009). Most importantly, Canal Waters Time (CWT), the average time it takes a vessel to navigate the Canal including waiting time, significantly decreased. Read More »

DP World to implement SPARCS N4 at its new Callao terminal

Zebra Enterprise Solutions, a division of Zebra Technologies Corporation announced yesterday November 9, 2009 that DP World will implement Navis™ SPARCS N4 at its new greenfield terminal in Callao, Peru, which is set to open a year ahead of schedule in early 2010. Read More »