2 days ago
Ongoing yard expansions and conversions continue to have an important influence on the Bromma order intake in Q2, 2015

US to Monitor Hazardous Tianjin Cargo. Source: SCMP   2 days ago
The US Coast Guard has issued a warning that US-bound cargo from the Tianjin Blast site should be monitored for any hazardous chemicals

DP World to Operate Ports in Iran. Source: DP World   2 days ago
DP World has announced that it is in talks to operate a number of ports in Iran as it looks to strengthen cargo flows in the Middle Eastern region

Weak Market Hits China Cosco.   2 days ago
Weak demand in the global shipping market has led to a 7.9% fall in profits for China Cosco Holdings amounting to just under $4.7 billion in revenue H1, 2015

Tropical Storm to Smash Caribbean Ports. Source: iStock   2 days ago
The tropical storm Erika is rapidly approaching the Caribbean, with many ports in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico shutting down operations to prepare for the chaos

DP World Sees 22% Growth Boom. Source: DP World / Facebook   2 days ago
Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for H1, 2015, ending at 30 June 2015

Klasco’s Debut Damen Initiative. Source: Damen   3 days ago
The Damen Shipyards group has delivered an ASD Tug 2810 ICE to Klasco Towage Assistance, an affiliate of Klaipeda Stevedoring Company (KLASCO)

Kalmar in Massive Chilean Order. Source: Kalmar   3 days ago
Kalmar has received an order from Puerto Central S.A (PCE) in San Antonio, Chile for 24 Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors and three Kalmar DCG160-12 forklift trucks

Teesport Takes Largest Ever Ro-Ro Ship. Source: PD Ports   3 days ago
PD Ports has announced the arrival of a new Ro-Ro service direct from Japan to Teesport by global shipping line, K-Line – the largest vessel of its kind to arrive at the port

Infographic: 30 Years of Port Performance. Source: iStock   3 days ago
An infographic released by Dr Theo Notteboom of Port Economics shows the decrease in volumes for some of the main container ports in Northern Europe over a 30-year period

Aus Terminal Plan to Boost International Trade. Source: Source: Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal / YouTube   3 days ago
A video released by Flinders Adelaide Container Terminal shows the terminal’s key position for supporting imports and exports in Southern Australia and international trade

Volumes Rocket at the Port of New York.   3 days ago
The Port of New York and New Jersey (NY-NJ) handled a record number of containers in July, 2015 – seeing an increase in volumes of more than 14% to over 580,000 TEU

$31bn China Mega-Plan Underlies Port Reform   3 days ago
In a bid to unify its ports and make better use of its assets, the Chinese government of Zhejiang is to set a new company to run five major ports in its Eastern Province

Tianjin Blast: 11 Suspected of Safety Negligence. Source: BBC   3 days ago
11 government and port officials have been accused by the Chinese government of negligence in relation to the blast which obliterated Tianjin Port on August 12, 2015

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South African ports of Cape Town and Saldanha the latest to ‘go live’ with Transnet’s new US$6 million web-based Integrated Port Management System

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A new direct service between Sweden and Asia is due to commence on August 27, 2015, operated by the G6 Alliance

Asia-Europe in Five-Year Trade Boom.   4 days ago
Trade from China and Southeast Asia to North America and Europe is expected to boom in the next five years

Infographic: Is a TOS enough? Source: Quintiq   4 days ago
An infographic released by optimisation specialists Quintiq argues that a TOS system has limitations which can be optimised for ports and terminals

The MSC-Montreal Grand Terminal Plan. Source: Montreal Port   4 days ago
A video released by the Port of Montreal shows its expansion plans for its Viau Container Terminal project in order to boost TEU capacity at the terminal

Mega-Surf to Raise Awareness for Maritime Piracy. Source: Instagram   4 days ago
Maritime security company Neptune are sponsoring Jacob Bliksted Sørensen and his efforts to raise awareness of piracy in East Africa and its root causes by kite surfing