JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett joins APM Terminals Head of Pricing and Strategy Jeremy Ford at the 16th TPM Conference in Long Beach to discuss the rate of growth in ship sizes and APMT’s strategy for coping with these vessels and the operational challenges of vessel-sharing agreements. The duo also discuss APMT’s efforts to breed efficiency beyond the waterfront and throughout the rest of the supply chain.
Governor Robert Bentley Names Maritime Executives to Port Authority Board of Directors – Angus Cooper III Named Chairman
21 Nov 2015
The Port of Mobile is expanding terminal capacity and building an adjacent $36 million intermodal container transfer facility. The projects, set for completion in 2016, will increase its terminal’s 350,000-TEU capacity to 475,000 TEUs.
19 Nov 2015
U.S. shippers moving goods to and from the Midwest will have a so-called third-coast option to hedge against port congestion on the East and West coasts when an intermodal terminal serving Mobile opens in May, giving the port its first intermodal rail connection in roughly a decade.
24 Jul 2015
Canadian National Railway is working to replicate the success it’s had at Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert in the warmer waters of Mobile, Alabama.
16 Jun 2015
APM Terminals will add two super-post-Panamax cranes at its terminal at the Port of Mobile, Alabama, and expand the port’s container terminal by 20 acres.
31 Mar 2015
The new terminal is accessible by rail, truck or barge. It sits behind behind Alabama State Port Authority’s Pier D2 berth on a 40-foot-deep channel at the port authority’s main docks complex.
11 Mar 2015
After a banner year for freight and an unexpected tax revenue boost, U.S. inland waterways could see shovels in the ground on a list of long-overdue projects in the coming year, helping shippers move their commodities more efficiently.
01 Dec 2014
The Alabama State Port Authority has contracted with a construction firm to build the first phase of intermodal rail facility aimed at making the port of Mobile more attractive to shippers.
03 Oct 2014
The Alabama State Port Authority plans to develop a 300-acre automobile terminal at Mobile to handle import and export vehicles.
28 Aug 2014
Boyd Bros. Transportation and Interstate Distributor are the latest U.S. trucking companies to boost truck driver pay as motor carriers scramble to find drivers to move freight.
26 Aug 2014
The Alabama State Port Authority has paid $25 million to acquire a 35-acre dockside tract for future expansion of Mobile’s container terminal and a 63-acre industrial site a half-mile from the harbor.