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  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has toured APM Terminals Callao to personally view how the company’s $750 million investment in the North Terminal is creating new jobs and modernizing the multi-purpose terminal into a world-class facility, handling container, bulk, Ro/Ro, general cargo and cruise vessels. Accompanied by the Minister of Transport and Communications, José Gallardo, President […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2014 report, released last week, projects a sharp increase in the projected annual growth rates for the volume of world trade for the next three years, which the geographically balanced APM Terminals Global Terminal Network is notably well-suited to accommodate. The overall global economic growth rate has been forecast […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) grew volume across business segments in calendar year 2012, closing a year marked by new carrier services, progress on the inland port in Greer and major advancements on Charleston’s harbor deepening project. In results announced today at the SCPA’s regular meeting, container volume in Charleston was up 9.6 percent […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today announced another record half year profit as it grew container traffic and bulk freight volumes, consolidating its position as the pre-eminent national freight gateway. Net Profit After Tax increased to $74.2 million from $34.6 million. This included a net gain of $35.0 million on the sale of our 50% share in […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ focus on delivering competitive solutions in the market translated into strong first quarter performance. The company announced a profit of USD 215m (USD 166m). ROIC was 14.0% (12.0%). Profit, excluding divestment gains and impairment losses, was USD 217m (USD 161m). Container volumes showed growth of 9% compared to the same quarter last year […]

  • 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. […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Moin has announced a number of port project updates enabling Costa Rica’s future economic growth. Costa Rica’s exports account for 40% of the Central American nation’s GDP. The Port of Limón-Moin is ranked 13th in Latin America, and 4th in Central America with container volume of 1.09 million TEUs in 2014. Much of Costa […]

  • 25 October 2012

    The government-operated Taiwan International Ports Corp. hopes to spark investment momentum by pouring about NT$66 billion within five years into the building of international cruise terminals in Keelung and Kaohsiung as well as other construction at the island’s harbors, all with the aim of providing for the development of the passenger-ship and tourism businesses and […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mexico, a major emerging market and growing transportation hub in Latin America with the second-largest economy in Latin America, and third-largest container throughput in the region, is a key location in the strategic growth and infrastructure investment planning of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Container traffic at Mexican ports, dominated by Manzanillo and Lázaro […]

  • 27 January 2014

    For the first six months of Fiscal Year 2014, the Georgia Ports Authority logged an impressive 8 percent growth in total tonnage. From July through December 2013, the GPA moved 14.36 million tons of cargo, up from 13.3 million tons over the same period in the previous fiscal year, GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 21 March 2012

    APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services’ Managing Director, Halfdan Ross, discussed solutions to the challenges presented by the latest and future generation of Ultra-Large Container Vessels (ULCV) that confront port and terminal operation and design at the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference in Hong Kong. Addressing the topic “Terminal Planning & Operations: Driving New […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year project that will improve the Yusen Terminals’ container handling facilities at the Port of Los Angeles is scheduled to begin this summer. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded Manson Construction Co. a $44.6 million contract to upgrade berths and backlands at Berths 212-224. “This project consists of strategic improvements to make Yusen […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A banner year is expected for the Port of Houston Authority in 2014, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its monthly meeting Tuesday. “Container volumes are on pace for a record year, and steel imports are […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Turkey-based Petkim have today entered into a final agreement to create and operate Aegean Gateway Terminal (AGT). AGT will be one of Turkey’s largest container and general cargo terminals and will be entirely operated by APM Terminals under a concession agreement with operations expected to start in summer 2015. The agreement means […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Antwerp experienced slight growth of 2% in the first two quarters compared with the same period last year. Liquid bulk in particular performed exceptionally well. Despite the difficult economic situation, the port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of nearly 95.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2013, 2% more than in the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) today released their long term vision – the Port Lyttelton Plan and is actively seeking feedback from interested parties. It is estimated that the project cost will be in the order of NZ $1b and could take up to 30 years to be completed. “It makes sense to plan […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private investment in excess of USD $1 billion for the expansion of Tema Port. The deal was signed through Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics (Meridian Port Holdings) and the Ghana Ports […]

  • 29 March 2012

      DP World today announces strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months to 31 December 2011, delivering a better than expected profit for the year, after separately disclosed items, of $751 million, 67% ahead of last year. Highlights – Consolidated volumes of 27.5 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Business Monitor International’s Brazil Shipping Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, shipping associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Brazil’s shipping industry. BMI believes 2012 will be another year of strong growth for Brazilian ports. The sector experienced growth of 7.1% in total tonnage throughput in H111. […]

  • 26 September 2011

    DP World announced yesterday the construction of a 400 metre quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, increasing the capacity at the facility by 1 million TEU to 15 million TEU. The expansion, expected to be concluded by the end of 2012, will extend the quay at Jebel Ali Container Terminal 2 to 3,000 […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      APM Terminals Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christian Moller Laursen described the advent of a “New Era in Ports” at the Port Finance International Conference in London where he took the podium as keynote speaker. With the prospect of global port container throughput, currently around 600 million TEUs, doubling within 15 years, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]