Port of Tyne invests in new cranes

Port of Tyne productivity to increase by 25 per cent with investment in a new gantry crane. Standing at 70m the new crane will be operational in August 2013 and will have an outreach of 37m and will mainly handle containers.

Pipavav Port increases seafood exports

India’s Pipavav Port handles a six per cent increase in marine exports. The installation of a modern power supply system for reefer containers at Vallarpadam, Kochi, has helped fuel the increase together with an additional storage facility at the Q-9 berth in the Ernakulam Wharf

Jebel Ali Port opens extended terminal

DP World chairman welcomes MSC La Spezia to the new 1 million TEU Terminal 2 expansion at Jebel Ali Port in the UAE. Together with Container Terminal 3, which is under construction, Jebel Ali Port will reach 19 million TEU capacity by 2014 and will be able to handle ten of the giant new generation vessels at the same time – the only port in the region able to do so.

World’s largest ship launches next week

Triple E will be 35 per cent more fuel efficient than standard 13,100 TEU vessels and the first one is due to sail out of the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea, on 2nd July 2013.

Work on Liverpool2 starts

Dredging work on Liverpool2, has begun with more than one million cubic meters of material being dredged to clear a deep-water channel at the UK’s Port of Liverpool.

Maersk utilises Malaysia

Maersk Lines has been steadily increasing its use of Malaysia since 2001; offering the port as storage is the next step forward.

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