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  • 21 December 2012

    Early Christmas present for the DPWorld team at London Gateway Port, as the 170-metre general cargo vessel, Wieniawski, docked at around 8.00 am today (Friday, 21 December) to discharge a cargo of container crane parts as development of the new port continues. Wieniawski, is the first vessel to dock on the London Gateway quayside, built […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Between 11th and 12th July 2013, NAPA presented itself at ASEAN Ports & Shipping, held in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This event, which is considered one of the most important logistics fairs in Southeast Asia, is attended by all of the region’s most significant logistics providers, hence NAPA seized this opportunity to promote […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and the Municipality of Ystad in southern Sweden have inked a 25-year loan agreement worth EUR 48 million to finance the expansion of the city port. The expansion project will allow the port to take advantage of growing traffic volumes along the Ystad – Swinoujscie route and to handle larger vessels as well […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The Port Technology reports that the Marseille Port Authority (GPMM) has announced that it plans to construct a new €60 million intermodal facility. The terminal, to be located adjacent to the existing Mourepiane Med Europe Container Terminal, will be built and operated by a Progenor-led consortium, comprising of SNCF Geodis, Naviland Cargo, CMA Rail and […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has announced early information about widening and deepening the harbour navigation channel in order to accommodate the latest generation of vessels servicing the oil & gas and renewables industries, and infilling of the River Dee Dock with a view to creating an extra 20,000m2 of operational space. Aberdeen Harbour is a world […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week in the European Parliament the Intermed association, comprising the ports of Barcelona, Marseilles and Genoa, defended the excellent potential of Mediterranean ports to achieve more balanced and sustainable logistics in Europe. The president of the association and most senior representative of the port of Marseilles, Mr Jean- Claude Terrier, presented the paper “The […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Erich Staake, CEO of Duisport, has received a Boeganker. The Boeganker is an award presented by Port of Rotterdam Authority to persons who have played an exceptional part in the development of the port of Rotterdam. Erich Staake received the Boeganker for his huge contribution to the development of the inland port of Duisburg and […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT), a part of NCC group, handled the first CMA CGM call. Containership CHRISTOPHER with the capacity of 1440 TEU came to Ust-Luga port from Hamburg and then proceeded to St Petersburg. Within the first call to the terminal, CHRISTOPHER delivered 75 TEU. The new schedule offers fixed fortnightly calls to ULCT […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to the largest consumer markets in the UK. The port’s location, with its superior operational systems […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Simon Moore, CEO, DP World London Gateway, has released the following statement regarding the Autumn Statement Dec 2012. “The commitment by the Government in the Autumn Statement to deliver a major upgrade to M25 J30 is good news for Essex, East London and the wider UK infrastructure network. This will be good for all businesses and […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Global Ports Holdings has, through privatization, acquired the unlisted 62% share of the Port of Bar. This is the first time a Turkish company acquires the majority ownership of a port operation overseas, as has been indicated by Saygın Narin, the CEO of GPH. GPH, the only operator of three leading commercial and cruise ports […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2013 the Port of Hamburg achieved total throughput of 139 million tons. That represents growth of 6.2 percent. Both general cargo handling totalling 96.8 million tons (+ 5.7 percent) and bulk cargo handling at 42.3 million tons (+ 7.2 percent), ensured above-average growth for Germany’s largest universal port. “The Port of Hamburg‘s throughput trend […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the Algerian government last Sunday signed an agreement to build a mega seaport in Algeria. Under the deal, the two sides will set up a consortium company in March to build the port, some 60 km west of the capital […]

  • 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. […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the recent International Investment Forum “Far East – 2014”, that was held in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky city on September 5, 2014, a collaboration agreement was signed for the development of the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Seaport container terminal intended for the transshipment of goods from the Asia-Pacific region to Europe via the Northern Sea Route. The document was signed by […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a working visit to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Seaport from July 28-31. During the visit Andrey Tarasenko met the Governor of Kamchatka Teritory Vladimir Ilykhin and the management of JSC Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Sea Trade Port. The meeting was focused on the prospects for the development of the Kamchatka territory infrastructure. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 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. […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Venice Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Chennai yesterday in the presence of the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G. K. Vasan. JNPT was represented by Shri L.Radhakrishnan, Chairman, JNPT and the Venice Port Authority was represented by Capt. Antonio Revedin. Terming today’s event as an important […]

  • 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 […]