Liebherr has opened a new US$20 million sales and service centre in Miami, Florida, to serve as a new hub for the company’s maritime cranes division.
CMA CGM, Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the world’s three largest shipping lines, will create the largest ever alliance to operate on global trades through the formation of its P3 Network.
The world’s container fleet rose 5.3 percent, or 1.6 million TEU, to reach 32.9 million TEU in 2012, according to Drewry Maritime Research’s latest Container Census.
GECOM president Patrick Nerrière and François Mahé des Portes, president of the MGI executive board, have signed an implementation contract for the AP+ Cargo Community System (CCS) at the Port of Dunkirk, France.
DP World are expected to sign a concession for its second box facility at Jawaharlal Nehru Port on Wednesday.
The Mexican government has earmarked 55 billion pesos (US$4.34 billion) to help realise a plethora of projects in the country’s port sector, according to a statement released by Mexico’s transport and communication ministry, SCT.
Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Customs have signed a strategic partnership to simplify procedures at Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).
Maersk Line’s first vessel in the much anticipated Triple-E series will be named Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller after the late owner of the company who passed away at the age of 98 in April of last year.
APM Terminals is set to embark on a joint venture with Ningbo Port Co Ltd to expand China’s third largest port with a combined investment of US$673.4 million (4.29 billion yuan).
The Nicaragua National Assembly has given its final ratification to the government’s agreement with the HKND Group to develop the Nicaragua Canal.
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has earmarked nearly $400 million, or 37 percent, for its Capital Improvement Program as part of its $1.1 billion budget for fiscal year (FY) 2013-14.
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has announced the appointment of Al Moro, chief harbour engineer, as the US port’s interim executive director.