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  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, visited the construction site of the new locks in Colon province, in the Atlantic, where he observed the progress Panama Canal Expansion works. Moreno, accompanied by IDB delegates, is in Panama to participate in the Fifty-Fourth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors which […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne achieved its highest cargo volumes in over 20 years in 2012, it was announced recently. Investment in the Port led to the biggest volume of cargo handled since 1989, at 6.5m tonnes, representing 22% growth against 2011 figures. Ongoing investment which has included £5m in deepening berths and the River channel […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Mott MacDonald has completed its role as technical advisor for a new commercial gateway in Myanmar being developed in response to increased trade and economic growth in South East Asia and South China. The Dawei Development project, which is being implemented by the Dawei Development Company, includes a new deep sea port, industrial estates and […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making a yet another significant landmark in the container handling saga of Sri Lanka, the State-owned Jaye Container Terminal (JCT) received an 11,660 TEU capacity Container Carrier, “MV MSC LUCIANA”, operated by the Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). “MV MSC LUCIANA” which made a history as the largest ever container vessel thus far called over […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today announced that APM Terminals’ new state-of-the-art facility Maasvlakte 2, located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has selected Navis SPARCS N4 as its terminal operating system (TOS) of record. As part of the massive development project, APM […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of International Cooperation of the FSUE “Rosmorport” with foreign sectoral partners in December 2012 in Antwerp (Belgium) the FSUE “Rosmorport” and Port of Antwerp International signed the Memorandum of Understanding. The document states directions and conditions of the parties strategic cooperation, including port infrastructure development, advanced technologies transfer and educational programs realization. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg was the first continental European port of call on the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM Marco Polo. The mega-ship, with a capacity of 16,020 standard containers, is being handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The French shipping company CMA CGM sets great store by Hamburg because of its geographic location and hinterland […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Despite 270 flood warnings in place across the UK on Monday night, 400 shippers, cargo owners and carriers made it to London Gateway’s offices on Tuesday morning to view the latest developments at Britain’s new port and Europe’s largest logistics Park, which opens next year on the Thames. At the ‘Insight to London Gateway’ event, […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Felixstowe, a subsidiary of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), launched its Asian customer roadshow in Hong Kong last week. The guest-of-honour, Caroline Wilson, the newly appointed British Consul-General to Hong Kong and Macao, made her first public appearance in her new role at the event. Speaking at the event, Caroline Wilson said, “The […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority announced yesterday that the authority posted increases across all reporting categories for the first two months of fiscal year 2013. At its Oct. 8 meeting, the GPA board heard a report from Executive Director Curtis Foltz detailing 5.6 percent growth in tonnage across July and August, with 13.8 percent growth in […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The province of Gelderland is granting a €460,000 subsidy for the construction of a container terminal on the Medel industrial estate in Tiel. In the future, up to 80,000 containers a year will have to be handled at the new terminal. A sizeable proportion of these will contain temperature-controlled cargo. The terminal is one of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A $14.7 million investment in the Georgia Ports Authority’s Brunswick facilities has significantly increased capacity, driving tremendous expansion in the Port of Brunswick’s auto-machinery and biomass fuel trades. “Anticipating growth in the roll-on/roll-off market and in Georgia’s renewable fuel exports, the GPA board made strategic investments that allowed Brunswick to take advantage of rapidly rising […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won contracts from two major container terminal operators, APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to provide automation systems for their new ship-to-shore cranes. ABB’s delivery will enable the cranes to be operated remotely, without a driver on board, for improved overall efficiency. The two new […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has commenced a major feasibility study into the potential expansion of facilities at the port. Continued growth in traffic and cargos, as well as an increase in the size of the vessels has prompted the study, as projections indicate that Aberdeen Harbour will remain the principal port for the oil and gas […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 29 August 2012

    “Maritime industry has great potential for development of infrastructure, competitiveness, creation of workplaces. Government policy in respect of ports should be very clear: the state should provide all necessary conditions for the development projects,” stated the deputy Natalya Korolevskaya during her visit to the port of Odessa. The Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on […]