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  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee today approved new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe. It confirmed the agreement reached with the European Parliament on 27 June. The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition in […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has today launched a new initiative to improve port operations and onward transport connections at 319 key seaports along Europe’s coastline. The guidelines and legal changes being proposed will help port operators upgrade their services and facilities as well as giving them more financial autonomy. 74% of the goods entering or leaving […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, EVP, Ports’ Unit, ADPC has personally welcomed a delegation of leading European journalists at the Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah, part of the vast megaproject being built by ADPC, featuring Khalifa Port (inaugurated on 12/12/12) and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The sixteen journalists also went on a site visit […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs have called on the Dutch government to seek a maximum European contribution to the hinterland connections which are so important for the Netherlands. In the European Union budget negotiations it is of the utmost importance that the Dutch government insists on the modernization of the EU […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Basic Element Group, one of Russia’s leading diversified business groups, has announced the completion of construction of the Imeretinskiycargo port in Sochi. The port’s capacity is 5 million tonnes of cargo per year. The port’s docks are up to 9.2 meters deep. Investment in the port construction amounted to USD 200 million (RUR 6 billion). […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Cargotec has secured an order for a Siwertell ship unloader from Denmark’s leading power company, Dong Energy; it will ensure a high-capacity unloading of wood pellets and coal for one of the most efficient power stations of its kind. The order is booked into the first quarter order intake. Dong Energy, one of the leading […]

  • 3 May 2012

    New approaches and technologies to manage the next big step-change in container vessel sizes, call exchanges and carrier service expectations at ports and terminals worldwide will be a major focus of attention at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Europe 2012 conference and exhibition, taking place 12-14 June in Antwerp. The latest wave of ultra […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Established as a relevant, informative and technical ‘must attend’ key industry event, the Port & Terminal Technology Europe conference will deliver a diverse and in-depth programme providing an invaluable learning opportunity as well as an excellent platform for discussion, debate and networking. This conference is specially designed for representatives from engineering, maintenance and operations, and […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cargotec has appointed Mr Frank Kho as Senior Vice President, Terminal Projects and Offerings. Mr Kho brings with him over 20 years of industry experience in several senior management positions at world’s leading port operators, such as the Antwerp terminals of PSA and several terminals of HPH. He has headed container operations with significant operational […]

  • 15 December 2011

    The volume of cargo handled by Port Vysotsky LLC in January-November rose by 38 percent over the same period of 2010, to 2,938,000 tons. In November 2011, Port Vysotsky handled 228,825 tons of export thermal coal. Port Vysotsky LLC operating the coal terminal specializes in handling the commodity exported to Western Europe. In 2010, Port […]

  • 1 November 2011

    A Delegation of European Union Heads of Missions in Tanzania last week visited the Dar es Salaam Port at the invitation of Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Director General, Mr. Ephraim Mgawe. The diplomats, who were led by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Tanzania Ambassador Tim Clarke, were also accompanied by […]

  • 26 October 2011

    On 25th of October a signing of Memorandum of Understanding between FSUE “Rosmorport” and Cargotec JSC took place. The Memo was signed in presence of co-chairmen of intergovernmental economic cooperation committee – Sergey Ivanov, deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation and Alexander Stubb, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland. […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 2 August 2011

    European Bulk Services (EBS) has commenced asphalting a 4.8-hectare site adjacent to the Laurenshaven Terminal in the Botlek area. 250,000 to 300,000 tonnes of dry bulk cargo such as coal and minerals can be stored here from 2012 onwards. The terminal’s existing grounds have been improved and rearranged, so that at least an extra 100,000 […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Shipping of the Dredger First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp.   Busy Start of 2015 for DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vincent Degert, the newly appointed Ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Seychelles, visited the Seychelles Ports Authority on October 14, for an update about the Port Victoria Rehabilitation and Extension Project. The visit started with a brief meet in which the chief executive of the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA), Ronny Brutus, welcomed Ambassador Degert […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a request from U.S. Naval Forces Europe and U.S. Army Europe to remove a sunken dredge barge from the Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece, NAVSEA Supervisor of Salvage and Diving, SEA 00C, has developed a plan and assembled a team to remove the barge and restore access to the pier for future NATO missions. […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north and in the far south, JDN employees and vessels were working for the deepening of the ports of Ushuaia (Argentina) and Oulu (Finland). In the southernmost port of Argentina, […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, which is on schedule to be fully operational in February 2019, said APM in its latest announcement. […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently approved a €195 million financing for the Ports of Civitavecchia and Fiumicino, paving the way for major infrastructure works in these ports. According to the officials, the decision was taken after a long inquiry considering the development of the “Highways of the Sea”, an important hub for passenger and cargo flows in Center Italy and one […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]