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  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd (APSEZL), part of the Adani Group, has announced a plan to expand its existing terminal Adani International Container Terminal Private Limited (AICTPL) at its flagship Mundra port. The expansion of AICTPL will position Mundra as the major transshipment hub in the country providing congestion free and cost effective solution, Adani said […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Shadow Ports Minister Natalie Hutchins to face him in a debate on the Coalition Government and the Labor Opposition’s opposing policies for Victoria’s second container port. The Coalition Government has already commenced planning works for a second container port at Hastings with funding of $110 million in […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to extend their collaboration under the Port Technology Research and Development Program (PTRDP). The extension of the Program will allow MPA and PSA to continue with research and development (R&D) initiatives to develop next-generation technologies […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Bahamas Prime Minister the Right Honourable Perry Gladstone Christie said Monday that he is in discussions with the operators of the Freeport Container Port, with a view to a possible $250 million expansion of that multi-million dollar facility. He pointed out that this major expansion is expected to result in some one million additional […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Never before, anywhere in the world, have nine Super Post Panamax container cranes been delivered at the same time in a port by the builders. Seven were built by ZPMC and two by Kalmar, all in China. ZPMC divided its shipment over its own special transport vessels the Zhen Hua 14, which will start unloading […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In advance of debate at the upcoming TOC Americas 2013 conference in Miami, Dr. Asaf Ashar argues that dredging may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services. How will Panama Canal expansion impact shipping and port networks across the Americas? This […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP’s Port of Southampton has been ranked the most productive port in Europe and the number one performing container terminal in the UK, according to an independent industry study. Based on confidential data charting more than 100,000 port calls at 400 ports during 2012, the analysis from the Journal of Commerce (JOC) put Southampton’s productivity […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was today welcomed to DP World London Gateway by DP World Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, as new figures show that the development will deliver 27,700 jobs in London and the wider South East region as well as contribute £2.4 billion to […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Karachi Port Trust Official announced last week that the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has been delayed due to technical reasons. The main reason for the delay is dredging as hard soil/rocks were found on the site, according to At present the throughput of cargo stands at 41 million tones and since it is […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Sen. James C. Sheehan, who led the battle against a mega-container port, stated that aside from quality of life issues, a mega-container port is undesirable because it is not economically viable. Senator Sheehan, who also served on a recent legislative commission studying port development in the state, said “the idea of building a mega-container port […]

  • 27 April 2012

      Jointly organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI), the NGCP Challenge seeks to identify ideas that will achieve a quantum leap in port performance, productivity and sustainability for a new generation of container port that is set 10 years in the future. The NGCP Challenge […]

  • 15 January 2012

    The Pakistan Deep Water Container Port (PDWCP), the project which was to be completed in 2012, has been delayed due to technical reasons …   By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, January 15, 2012; Image:

  • 13 November 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The new quay side container crane arrived at the Freeport Container Port arrived on Friday and has been given the designated name Crane 11…   By Andrew Coakley (nassauguardian) [mappress] Source: nassauguardian, November 13, 2011;

  • 12 October 2011

    The Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) on Wednesday has called on the international … (maritimesecurity) [mappress] Source: maritimesecurity, October 12, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    The sub-committee of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping has questioned the constitutional legitimacy of Pakistan Deep … BY ISMAIL DILAWAR (pakistantoday) [mappress] Source: pakistantoday, September 22, 2011;

  • 8 September 2011

    Pakistan Deep Water Container Port project is expected to be completed by the end of 2013 or early 2014, said a spokesperson for the Karachi… By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, September 8, 2011;

  • 10 August 2011

    With the completion of Pakistan Deep-Water Container Port (PDWCP) Phase 1 in 2013, the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) will acquire the capacity… (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, August 10, 2011

  • 21 June 2011

    State seaport operator PT Pelindo II says it will lead a consortium to build a Rp-800 billion (US$93.6 million) container port in Sorong… Linda Yulisman (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, June 21, 2011

  • 2 June 2011

    The Victorian Coalition Government recently announced new legislation to establish an independent Port of Hastings Development Authority and pave the way for future development of the port. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the new legislation delivered on the Coalition Government’s promise to develop a second Victorian container port and cater for the growth of […]

  • 29 April 2011

      Port of Antwerp International (PAI), a subsidiary of the Antwerp Port Authority, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in which the two parties declare their intention to collaborate as a strategic partner in the development of a new container deep see port in the Port of Vitória, Espírito Santo. In […]

  • 10 February 2011

    Infrastructure work on a new container port next to Sri Lanka’s existing Colombo harbour that will expand capacity has neared the halfway… (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, February 10, 2011;

  • 8 February 2011

    The Karachi Port Trust has not yet submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report of its deep-water container port project that… By Faiza Ilyas (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, February 8, 2011;

  • 27 December 2010

    Victoria’s Coalition Government wants to turn Hastings into a container port to ease the burden on the busy Port of Melbourne… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, December 27, 2010;

  • 13 December 2010

    Dubai A proposed new container port in the western Indian state of Gujarat built on a public-private partnership could tap funding from expatriate Indians or Indian-owned institutions for its development. There could even be opportunities for GCC-based port operators with the proposed project open to the idea of aligning with potential partners. The intention is […]

  • 13 August 2010

    Indonesia’s state port firm will start building a new container terminal in Jakarta this year to cope with overflowing volumes at the main… By Telly Nathalia and Dicky Kristanto [mappress] Source:, August 13, 2010;

  • 11 May 2010

    A 40-year-old promise to the Bahamian people has been finally honored, Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham said as he revealed yesterday … [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, May 12, 2010;

  • 27 April 2010

    BAYONNE AND BEYOND — Reports from several prominent officials in Hudson County and in Bayonne suggest that city officials are seeking offers to build a container port on the former Military Ocean Terminal site in a blockbuster deal that could help the city retire its entire debt… [mappress] Source:hudsonreporter,April 27,2010;

  • 8 April 2010

    Mamuju – A Chinese investor will develop an international container port in Belang-Belang, Mamuju, West Sulawesi, in 2011, governor Anwar Adnan Saleh said here on Wednesday… [mappress] Source:antara,April 8,2010;

  • 21 March 2010

    Nassau, Bahamas – An agreement uniting Government and a group of 20 private shipping interests under one port development umbrella and cementing the Arawak Cay container port contract could be signed in as little as six weeks with construction starting almost immediately and… [mappress] Source:thebahamasweekly,March 21,2010;