Neopanamax

Business, Equipment

Containership to Honor Bayonne Bridge Renovation With Sept. 7 Call to N.Y.-N.J. Port

Roosevelt at Port of Virginia The Theodore Roosevelt berthed at the Port of Virginia. (Port of Virginia)

The Port of New York and New Jersey will receive its first Neopanamax vessel from the Asia to U.S. South Atlantic Express Service on Sept. 7 when the CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt arrives.

Transport Topics
August 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Safety, Logistics, TCA

Channel Pilots Use Simulator to Practice With Behemoth Neopanamax Ships

Maritime Simulator Jeannie Peng-Armao/San Jacinto College

Capt. Tom Goodwin stood on the bridge of an oil tanker and looked upon the familiar Bayport Container Terminal. But instead of peering out a vessel’s front windows, he was in a high-tech simulator gazing intently at 13 monitors.

Andrea Rumbaugh | Houston Chronicle
August 4, 2017
Government, Business, Logistics

Power Lines Across River Won’t Short-Circuit Quest for Bigger Ships at Jacksonville Port, Officials Say

Blount Island Mark's Photos/Jaxport

The high-voltage power lines that span Florida's St. Johns River and touch down on Blount Island were installed long before the Jacksonville Port Authority landed business from ocean-crossing cargo ships whose size is growing in leaps and bounds.

David Bauerlein | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
August 4, 2017
Business

Panama Canal Does Some Good for Environment While Upending Historic Trade Routes

Scott Ableman/Flickr

Fresh from a $5.25 billion, nine-year expansion that’s upending decades-old trade routes, it turns out the Panama Canal is also doing a little good for the planet.

Jess Shankleman | Bloomberg News
July 7, 2017
Business

Expanded Panama Canal: Huge Ships, Port Projects but Experts Unsure of Its Impact a Year In

Panama Canal Authority

One year into operations of the expanded Panama Canal, the freight transportation world has witnessed leviathan containerships, gargantuan land-based cranes and dredging projects along the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts, but intermodal shipping professionals say it’s too early to quantify the precise impact of the massive infrastructure project.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
July 6, 2017
Business

Port Everglades Gets $41.4 Million for Bigger Cranes

Port Everglades

Port Everglades will purchase three new large gantry cranes at $41.4 million as part of a larger overall program to expand the complex and better position itself to receive Neopanamax vessels traveling through the expanded Panama Canal.

Transport Topics
June 6, 2017