The Alabama Port Authority and CSX on Feb. 7 reported partnering to establish a North Alabama intermodal container transfer facility (ICTF) in Decatur.
Alabama Port Authority
The construction of a train stop, and a track leading to it in downtown Mobile, Ala., officials say, is the “final infrastructure issue that needs to be addressed before Amtrak can restart passenger trains along the Gulf Coast for the first time in 18 years, according to an AL.com report.
ZIM Shipping Lines will increase service frequency and ship size at the Port of Baltimore. Also, APM Terminals Mobile targets U.S. Southeast and Midwest logistics growth.
Alabama Port Authority’s Port of Mobile breaks the 560,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) annual throughput threshold for the first time. Also, Port of New York and New Jersey (PA/NYNJ) moves more than 9 million TEUs in 2022, up 27% from pre-pandemic 2019; and construction of five new STS (ship-to-shore) cranes for the Port of Virginia is under way with delivery set for December 2024.
The Alabama Port Authority is building an inland container intermodal transfer facility in Montgomery to extend rail service northeast from the Port of Mobile; it will be served by CSX.