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Container traffic of Russian ports grows 12.6% in Q1 2018 -
The throughput of Russian container ports in January-March 2018 continued growing: +12.6% to the same period of 2017. The ports overall handled 1.198 mln TEU.
By PortToday on 2018-04-25 17:40 UTC
Kalmar launches AGV on Li-ion battery -
Today, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is introducing an innovative fully automated guided vehicle (AGV) for transporting containers between quayside and landside operations. The new Kalmar FastCharge AGV will be officially launched at the TECH TOC Conference within the TOC Asia taking place 24-25 April
By PortToday on 2018-04-24 11:01 UTC
Piraeus used by Chinese criminal firms to smuggle imports -
The European Union and Italian authorities are investigating a large-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via the port of Piraeus.
By PortToday on 2018-04-24 11:00 UTC
Antwerp joins forces to deal with barge congestion -
The port of Antwerp barge congestion will be addressed with the help of a roadmap of structural measures accepted yesterday by all parties involved in the regional container barge transportation.
By PortToday on 2018-04-20 15:55 UTC
HHLA to use green energy for its AGVs -
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Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has announced that it will use lithium-ion battery-powered AGVs (automated guided vehicles) to move containers at its Container Terminal Alternwerder (CTA) between ships and the yard in future.
By PortToday on 2018-04-18 14:59 UTC
Felixstowe receives remote control STS cranes -
Felixstowe port has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes. The new cranes were delivered on the Zhen Hua 23 from ZPMC in Shanghai.
By PortToday on 2018-04-11 16:00 UTC
HHLA takes over Estonia’s largest container terminal operator -
Yesterday, 26 March 2018, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), the leading European port and transport logistics group, signed a contract to acquire Estonias leading stevedoring company Transiidikeskuse AS.
By PortToday on 2018-03-27 16:50 UTC
Rotterdam Container Exchange Route: new level of intra-port cooperation -
The Port of Rotterdam Authority announced the start of construction of the Container Exchange Route (CER) that is designed to link the deepsea container terminals, empty depots, rail terminals and distribution companies at Maasvlakte port area.
By PortToday on 2018-03-23 17:11 UTC
Vladivostok port grows: drafts increased, container volume up 42% -
Vladivostok port, part of FESCO Transportation Group, completed one stage of the container terminal berth reconstruction project. The maximum allowable draft at container berths #15 and #16 was increased by 1.4m, to 11.4m.
By PortToday on 2018-03-22 17:37 UTC
Donald Trump: Knight in Shining Armor or Death Incarnate for Stock Market?...
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Donald Trump is now a household name in every corner of the country. Where before he was certainly recognized in the majority of homes, the constant barrage of media coverage and his rambunctious run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination has taken care of covering the rest of the nation.
By hickz1 on 2018-03-22 08:11 UTC
DP World acquires another port in Peru -
DP World announced the acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Maritima S.A.C., a fully integrated logistics services provider based in Peru. Cosmos Group owns a 50% stake in Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos S. A. at the port of Paita, the second largest container terminal in the country.
By PortToday on 2018-03-19 19:42 UTC
Algeciras adds on liner connectivity, increases box volumes -
The major Spanish transhipment hub Algeciras increased its liner connectivity by 20.5% in 4Q 2017 as compared to 3Q 2017, becoming the second of all the global container ports, just after Singapore, with the highest rise in the number of direct service connections.
By PortToday on 2018-03-15 15:35 UTC
Djibouti comments on DCT seizure from DP World -
Djibouti dismissed the speculations that appeared last week about the reasons behind the governments expropriation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from DP World.
By PortToday on 2018-03-12 09:38 UTC
Charleston welcomes new STS cranes -
Two new ship-to-shore cranes were delivered to the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston on 1 March 2018. The neo-Panamax STS cranes are manufactured by ZPMC in China and will be handling neo-Panamax vessels with capacity of up to 14,000 TEU.
By PortToday on 2018-03-07 08:58 UTC
DP World signs deal with Ethiopia to develop Berbera port -
On 1 March 2018, the Dubai-based global terminal operator signed an agreement with the Government of Ethiopia, whereby Ethiopia enters into DP World Berbera Port becoming its strategic shareholder.
By PortToday on 2018-03-05 21:55 UTC
APMT CEO is elected as Global Ports Chairman -
Global Ports Investments PLC, the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market, has announced that on Monday, 26 February 2018, the companys Board of Directors elected Mr. Morten Engelstoft, CEO of APM Terminals, as the new Chairman of the Board.
By PortToday on 2018-02-28 10:58 UTC
Boskalis to take part in Singapore's Tuas mega port construction -
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a leading Dutch expert in dredging services, has secured a contract for the port development project Tuas Terminal Phase II in Singapore.
By PortToday on 2018-02-27 08:38 UTC
Yilport shows outstanding results in 2017 -
YILPORT Holding, the Turkish Yildirim Group's port arm, reports a 9.4% increase in container throughput of all its terminals in 2017. The overall volume of Yilport facilities grew to 4.3 mln TEU.
By PortToday on 2018-02-15 09:08 UTC
ICTSI contributes to Iraq's port infrastructure development -
The development of Phase 2 of Basra Gateway Terminal at the port of Umm Qasr, Iraqs main shipping trade gateway on the Persian Gulf coast, is well underway by Philippines port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc.
By PortToday on 2018-02-09 08:53 UTC
Barcelona records a 26% volume rise, fastest-growing port in Europe -
The Spanish port of Barcelona has reported its 2017 results: +26% growth to the previous year. Due to this tremendous gain Barcelona has become the fastest-growing European port. The ports total traffic reached 61.4 mln tonnes, surpassing the mark of 61 mln for the first time.
By PortToday on 2018-01-30 12:52 UTC

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