Industry Sectors - Carriers


Trump Wants $108 Million For East Coast Ports

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

US President Donald Trump has requested US$108 million to deepen harbours at two ports on the US East Coast, while other ports scratch the barrel to fund expansion projects

East US Port Sees Tonnage Boost

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Terminal Focus

Georgia Ports Authority handled 333,006 TEUs in container traffic in April, an increase of 11.7% compared to the same month a year ago

Victoria Mulls Spot for Second Port

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Australia’s Special Minister of State has received advice tabling investments in additional container port capacity in Victoria at Bay West, but not for 40 years

Florida Okays $437 Million Port Expansion

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

US container port operator Port Everglades has received local government permissions to begin a $437.5 million expansion project

New Panama Canal Record Set by OOCL

 25 May 2017     Carriers, Mega Ship Ready

The 13,926 TEU Neopanamax container vessel OOCL France has broken the record for the largest capacity vessel to transit the Panama Canal less than a month after the previous record was set


Port of Bolívar Lifts Capacity

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

Yilport Holding has invested in Puerto Bolívar container terminal by installing two mobile harbour cranes amid a project to create one of Latin America’s most advanced container terminals

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC Complete Merger

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Shipping

Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company have completed their merger to become one combined company and one of the top five global carriers

Japan Plans First LNG Tugboat

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Shipping

Japanese liner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has plans to build an LNG-fuelled tugboat for operation in Japan

Brexit ‘Threatens’ UK Ports

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus

Some UK ports are at greater risk of expanded customs checks as a result of Brexit, according to panellists speaking on May 23, 2017 at Waterfront’s UK Ports Conference in London.

K Line Unveils New Woodchip Carrier

 24 May 2017     Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

K Line's new woodchip carrier Forestal Gala is being delivered today (May 24, 2017) by Tsuneishi Factory of Tsuneishi Shipbuilding in Japan