All Amports articles

  • Autos

    A rising tide – with political undercurrents


    Mexican production and exports continued to grow through 2017, both to the US and globally. At the same time, US sales remained strong and were fed by an increase in imports from established and emerging markets. It is only in Canada that both sales and assembly are showing a decline. ...

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    Amports will invest $11m in terminal at Altamira port


    Amports Mexico has signed a partial concession agreement with the Port of Altamira Authority (API) to set up a public finished vehicles terminal rather than continuing to rent area within the port to do so.Amports managing director Ernesto Ibarra explained that the concession is for 20 years, although it could ...

  • Terminal_Tampa

    Asset management firm buys Amports


    InstarAGF Asset Management has bought North American automotive port logistics processor Amports from Lincolnshire Management for an undisclosed sum.Amports, based in Jacksonville, Florida, directly owns around half of its land portfolio and provides carmakers with portside vehicle processing services that include rail loading and unloading, inspection, storage, repairs and accessorisation. ...

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    VW opens new base in California


    Volkswagen Group of America has officially opened a second finished vehicle distribution centre in California, at the port of Benicia in San Francisco Bay.Vehicles will be staged there for 81 VW, Audi, Bentley and Porsche dealers in northern California, enhancing customer service and delivery times, the company said.Among the vehicles ...

  • Colonel's Island Terminal

    US vehicle ports hit by Hermine


    Vehicle terminals in the US states of Florida and Georgia shut down operations last week as Tropical Storm Hermine raged through the region.The Georgia Ports Authority took the precaution of shutting its facilities at Brunswick and Savannah ports on Thursday night (September 1st). The closures included Garden City Terminal and ...