Category archives: Ports

Damen: Fleet expansion continues at Fratelli Neri

Italian towing company Fratelli Neri S.p.A. has expanded its fleet with the delivery of three new Damen workboats. The trio of vessels will be based in the company ...

Port of Montréal expands global reach thanks to new container terminal

Investments made by the Government of Canada and the Montréal Port Authority to enhance the Port of Montréal's infrastructure will make the global movement of goods more ...

NYK Ports acquires share of New York/New Jersey's largest terminal

Together with Macquarie Infrastructure Partners III (MIP III),  NYK Ports, NYK’s subsidiary company, has made the decision to invest in Maher Terminals (Maher), which operates a terminal in the ...

Cruise lines and European shipowners welcome the revision of port reception facilities directive

The Cruise Lines International Association Europe (CLIA Europe) and the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) welcome the revision of the European directive on port reception facilities for ship-generated waste and ...

Massive private investments in port of Antwerp

Massive investments in the port of Antwerp are coming in the next few years. The SEA-Invest group is planning construction of a new tanker terminal in the Delwaide dock representing ...

ICTSI 9M2016 net income up 4% to US$141.9M

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today reported unaudited consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2016 posting revenues from port operations of US$835.0 million, an ...

Port of Liverpool opens new £400 million container terminal

One of the world’s most modern shipping terminals, Liverpool2, is being officially opened [4 November 2016] at the Port of Liverpool by the Secretary of State for International Trade ...

Rickmers-Linie loads record number of transformers in Rijeka

Rickmers-Linie’s mv RICKMERS TOKYO is now the record holder for the largest single shipment of transformers from the port of Rijeka, Croatia. The vessel took over a total of ...

Automated cranes to add productivity and capacity to Africa’s most innovative port

APM Terminals has announced orders for 12 remote-controlled Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes and 32 Automated Rail-Mounted Gantry Cranes (ARMGs) to equip the new five million TEU APM Terminals MedPort Tangier facility ...

Liverpool and Panama ports agree major partnership

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has entered into a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with major UK ports operator, Peel Ports, who own the Port of Liverpool, as the latter ...

ITF sounds new alarm over privatisation and safety in Panama Canal new locks

Global union federation the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) have raised fresh concerns about the safety of the new locks on the Panama Canal and a growing threat of privatisation ...

Panama Canal records third highest annual cargo tonnage in fiscal year 2016

At the close of the 2016 fiscal year (FY16), the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) recorded the third-highest annual tonnage in its history, welcoming 330.7 million Panama Canal tons (PC ...

APM Terminals expands Chinese partnerships

APM Terminals has concluded an agreement with China COSCO Shipping Ports subject to customary conditions for the sale of a minority share in a new joint venture created for the ...

DP World commits to development of Dakar

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem reiterated the company’s commitment to supporting the economic growth of Senegal and developing Dakar into a major logistics hub ...

The King of the Caribbean delivered

Liebherr Maritime Crane recently delivered the biggest mobile harbour crane of the Caribbean to Kingston Wharves Limited in Jamaica. The LHM 600 is equipped with an elongated tower extension and ...

ICTSI inaugurates Basra Gateway Terminal expansion area

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. 

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NYK initiates new service transporting cars to Hai Phong

NYK has started a new car transport service “Ruffles Ao Dai RORO Express (REX)” linking Hai Phong in Northern Vietnam with Ho Chi Minh and Laem Chabang (near Bangkok). On ...

Panama Canal issues Request for Proposals for Corozal Container Terminal

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request For Proposals (RFP) to the four pre-qualified port operators selected to compete for the concession to design, develop, finance, construct, operate ...

APL increases port calls of Asia Latin America Service

APL today announced three additional ports of call for the weekly Asia Latin America Service (ALX). Including Callao, Da Chan Bay and Valparaiso, the expanded ALX service will offer a ...

ITF: refusal of shore leave to Hanjin crews 'a denial of human rights'

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) described the refusal of shore leave to seafarers on board Hanjin ships in the USA as a denial of human rights – and praised the ...

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