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.
Vostochanya Stevedoring Company (VSC), belonging to Russias leading container terminal operator Global Ports and operating one of the largest container facilities in the Russian Far East at the Vostochny port, has launched a container rail service to Uzbekistan.
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
The European Union and Italian authorities are investigating a large-scale tax fraud by Chinese criminal gangs importing goods via the port of Piraeus.
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.
Holt Logistics has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to adopt the global trade platform based on the blockchain technology developed by Maersk and IBM.
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.
Russian stevedoring companies, following the notifications of the respective port authorities, have begun informing their clients that they suspend handling dangerous goods of all classes from 25 May till 25 July, due to increased security measures imposed by the Russian government for the period
The bidding process for the Laem Chabang Phase 3 expansion will take place in October. The projects terms of reference are still to be finalized within the next two months by the Port Authority of Thailand, but once bidding commences, winners will be announced in November.
Delo Group, one of the leading Russian stevedoring companies operating grain and container terminals in the port of Novorossiysk on the Black Sea, announces the acquisition of a 30.75% stake in Global Ports Investments PLC, Russias largest operator of container terminals.
Billions of euros of investment in upgrades to West African harbors by governments and companies will provide enough capacity for them to operate sufficiently for the next 10 years, Bloomberg writes today quoting Bollore Ports, the leading port operator in Africa.
The Alabama State Port Authority plans to construct Mobile Ro-Ro terminal, after it was awarded a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant of USD 12.7 mln from the US Department of Transportation.
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.
Yilport Holding has signed a letter of intent with the Mississippi State Port Authority to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding the potential location of Yilport at Gulfport, USA., which will become Yilports first terminal investment in North America.
Cruise terminals in Malaga and Barcelona operated by Global Ports Holding Plc., the largest cruise port operator in the world, welcomed the Symphony of the Seas on her maiden voyage, the largest cruise ship in the worldwith a capacity of 6,750 passengers.
Chinas plan to create free-trade ports as part of its ongoing reform and opening up could be one of the major announcements that President Xi Jinping is expected to make at Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) this week-end.
The State of Delaware, USA, has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the Wilmington Port, construct a new container terminal on the Delaware River and significantly expand jobs at the Port over the next decade.
Djibouti discusses with CMA CGM the development of a new container terminal at an initial cost of USD 660 mln and is ready to buy out DP Worlds stake in Doraleh container terminal to end a row and avoid arbitration.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec Corporation, has signed a deal with Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk in Poland to supply a total of five electrically powered RTG cranes with extensive customisation. The delivery is scheduled for early 2019.
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.