Category archives: Ports

APL continues to expand and invest in Guam and Saipan

Showing its strong commitment to serving Guam and Saipan, APL has announced the conversion of its Guam office from a third party agency to an APL owned and managed office ...

Boskalis awarded dredging contract for Santos port

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and joint venture partner Van Oord have been awarded a contract by The Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital ...

DP World reports 3.2% volume growth in 2016

DP World Limited handled 63.7 million TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2016, with gross container volumes growing by 3.2% year-on-year ...

Panama Canal sets new monthly tonnage record

In January 2017, the Panama Canal set a new monthly tonnage record of 36.1 million Panama Canal tons (PC/UMS), with the transit of 1,260 ships through both ...

MPA expands MOU with DNV GL to include autonomous systems and intelligent shipping

A memorandum of understanding to promote research and development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry was renewed between DNV GL and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore ...

Dream Cruises to homeport “Genting Dream” year-round in Singapore

Dream Cruises, announces its inaugural vessel, Genting Dream, to be home ported year-round in Singapore starting from 3 December 2017. This marks a first for Singapore to host a brand-new ...

OPC, CHEC ink deal for Puerto Cortes expansion

Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo ...

Boskalis receives LOI for EUR 480 million port development project in Oman

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a ...

CMA CGM sets up in Singapore its Navigation and Port Operations Center

CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping group, announced the opening of its Navigation and Port Operations Center in APL’s corporate headquarters in Singapore, on January 11. A ceremony ...

ICTSI Manila hits 2M TEU milestone

The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship operation and the Philippines’ largest, most technologically advanced container terminal, capped 2016 with a milestone as ...

PSA container throughput performance for 2016

PSA International Pte Ltd (PSA) handled 67.63 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of containers at its port projects around the world for the year ending 31 December 2016. The ...

Long Beach Commission approves MSC pact for port’s largest terminal

New cargo business is coming to the Port of Long Beach’s largest terminal thanks to Harbor Commission approval Wednesday of an agreement replacing a vessel operator that declared bankruptcy ...

Panama Canal welcomes largest capacity vessel to-date through its expanded locks

The Panama Canal welcomed the largest capacity vessel to-date to transit the Expanded Locks-Hapag-Lloyd's Valparaiso Express. The 10,589 TEU Neopanamax containership was specifically built to take advantage of ...

Expanded Panama Canal welcomes its 500th Neopanamax transit

Less than six months after the inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal, the waterway welcomed its 500th transit of a Neopanamax ship on Wednesday, highlighting the trust that Canal customers ...

DOTr to unveil new barge / Ro-Ro terminal

The Department of Transportation (DOTr), through Secretary Arthur Tugade, has received and is studying a proposal to develop a common-user barge and RoRo terminal in the province of Cavite, Philippines ...

Liberia says flag states must be proactive in difficult market conditions

The Liberian Registry says that, in today’s challenging shipping markets, flag states must be proactive in the best interests of shipowners, operators and managers, rather than simply fulfilling their ...

ICTSI completes world´s most advanced terminal

Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) recently celebrated the completion of its terminal in Webb Dock in Melbourne, Australia ahead of schedule. 

The celebration was headed by Enrique K. Razon Jr ...

MSC launches new feeder service in ICTSI Georgia unit

M/V Max Carrier made its first call to Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Batumi, Georgia, marking the launch of the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s (MSC) Gioia – Ukraine & Georgia ...

The godmother of the new Panama Canal in Koper

One of the largest container vessels in the history of the port was moored in Koper this weekend.  Cosco Shipping Panama, 300 m long, 48 m wide and with the ...

Boskalis awarded EUR 120 million dredging contract for oil terminal expansion in Brazil

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh ...

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