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  • 18 January 2012

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) closed calendar year 2011 with volume increases across business segments, concluding a year highlighted by progress on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project, record big ship traffic and the completion of major capital improvements. In results announced at the SCPA’s regular meeting, December saw a slight increase in Charleston’s box […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Higher utilizations and operational efficiencies enabled APM Terminals’ Global Port and Terminal Network to increase container throughput 11% compared with the third quarter of 2010, outperforming the market, and recording a return on invested capital (ROIC) of 13.5% for the July through September accounting period. “Our focus on providing customers the best port and inland […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has been named the winner of the 2013 Lloyd’s List Asia Awards annual “Port Operator” Award in recognition of maintaining “the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year” among port and terminal operators in the Far East. Excluding operations in the Indian Subcontinent (which was not part of the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals handled 9.3 million TEUs (weighted by equity share) during the 3rd Quarter of the year. This is a new record for container volumes to pass through the global port operator’s worldwide portfolio during one quarter. The Netherlands-based international port and inland services operator also hit a record financial result in a single quarter, […]

  • 23 April 2012

      The Port of Los Angeles welcomed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa P. Jackson Thursday as part of her visit to Los Angeles to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the EPA’s Clean Water Act. During her visit to the Port, she observed fifth-grade students aboard a “floating environmental science […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Port of Tyne yesterday announced its best ever financial results. A massive rise in the volume of cargoes coming in and out of the River Tyne resulted in the Port’s turnover increasing by almost a third to £60 million and profit more than doubling to £9 million. This financial performance is the best in […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Covering the period of 2006 to 2011, Jordan’s major cargo gateway documents five years of progress and growth in trade, productivity, safety, employee relations, infrastructure investment and environmental performance, as container volumes have more than doubled and employee compensation has more than tripled. The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has become the leading job creator in […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the community are invited to attend a public update meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at 6 pm to get updates about LA Waterfront project initiatives, including recently completed projects, current projects and future plans. The public meeting will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in San Pedro. “Over the past decade, we’ve […]

  • 7 November 2013

    The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) Berth Expansion Project, which has doubled the capacity of the county’s largest Red Sea port, was officially opened by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan with the addition of 460 meters of quay to the existing 540 meters. The ceremony marked the successful completion of the four-year terminal expansion […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 14 June 2012

    APM Terminals announces the appointment of Mr. Ben Vree to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Europe Region, effective 13 June 2012. As Europe’s Regional CEO, based in Rotterdam, Mr. Vree will lead a business that encompasses: • A combined container volume of 6,737,000 (Equity weighted) TEUs in 2011, representing 36% of total […]

  • 5 December 2011

    DP World has announced its intention to expand flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional 4 million TEU capacity, resulting in total capacity at Jebel Ali reaching 19 million TEU by 2014. DP World will be investing around $850 million over three years adapting 1,860 metres of quayside and 70 hectares […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two Port of Los Angeles projects have been named a “2014 Project of the Year” by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The projects include the Berth 100 Wharf South Extension and Backland Development initiative, and the Port’s LA Waterfront Downtown Harbor Landside and Rail Improvement project. In addition, trade […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the first half of 2013, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) increased its container throughput by 6.8 % to 3.8 million standard containers (TEU). The volume handled by HHLA’s transport companies in the newly aligned Intermodal segment also rose significantly by 21.8 % to 581 thousand TEU. The operating result (EBIT), adjusted for one-off […]

  • 7 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz told a crowd of more than 1,200 at the annual State of the Port event that the Authority experienced record cargo volumes, significant infrastructure improvements and continued environmental leadership in FY2012. The Port of Savannah moved 2.98 million TEUs in FY2012 setting another record for container […]

  • 14 February 2012

      With a population of 1.2 billion and the world’s third-largest economy, India remains significantly underrepresented as a player in global trade, and that is something APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer is eager to change. “The opportunities for development throughout India, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies, are exciting and energizing and APM […]

  • 18 June 2012

    After a review of the infrastructure sector by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, a target has been set for the Shipping Ministry for award of projects for creating 244 million tonnes of capacity during 2012-13 spread across 42 projects at an estimated cost of Rs. 14,500 crore. The target also include, obtaining approval of […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners yesterday approved a $13.5 million construction contract to ready a prominent, downtown-adjacent section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The approved Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor infrastructure to accommodate development of a new […]

  • 17 November 2010

    The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today released a Draft General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to deepen the Savannah Harbor from its current depth of 42 feet up to a maximum depth of 48 feet. The public comment period on the proposals will open officially for […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

      The Port of Los Angeles has received final approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to install a hybrid propulsion system on its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II. Upon completion later this spring, the Angelena II will be the first harbor craft of its kind retrofitted with a hybrid propulsion system that will […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its annual Review of Maritime Transport report for 2011 in December, observing that the share of developing countries’ GDP in overall global economic output has jumped from 17% in 1980 to over 28% by 2010, with the growth trend projected to continue. The report also […]