Cargo Volumes and Throughput News

  16 Aug 2017
California’s Oakland Port has commissioned a new, 200-foot cable-on-reel system for use by vessels berthing at Oakland International Container Terminal.

  16 Aug 2017
The world’s 4th largest shipping company COSCO Shipping and has concluded a strategic cooperation agreement on overall cyber information security, while its ports subsidiary signs a deal on container terminal integration.

  15 Aug 2017
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), an operator of three container terminals at the Port of Hamburg, recorded significant year-on-year growth in its key performance indicators in the first half of 2017

  15 Aug 2017
American freight forwarder Flexport has observed freight rate increases in its market update, and predicted higher throughput in coming months for ports serving Asia – US East/US West coast routes.

  14 Aug 2017
Dry bulk charter rates are expected to improve from 2017 amid a narrowing supply-demand gap.

  11 Aug 2017
Port of Los Angeles, the busiest port in the US, has had its best July in the port’s 110-year history, with container volumes climbing by 16% compared to July 2016 volumes to 796,804 TEUs

  11 Aug 2017
Malaysian Infrastructure company MMC Corporation (MMC) is in talks over acquisition of interest in a ports operator in a move that could strengthen its grip on Malaysian Ports

  11 Aug 2017
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has awarded a US$370million 25-year concession for the development of the Port of Takoradi container and multi-purpose terminal

  10 Aug 2017
Interactions between container terminals and trucking companies are very important, however appointment systems don’t consider trucking company convenience or the need for real-time scheduling.

  10 Aug 2017
Global shipping services providers and ports in the US, Russia, Iran, Syria, and China, for example Dandong and Dalian, have been caught up in the US’s latest offensive on North Korean trade, analysis has found.

  09 Aug 2017
Panama’s Cabinet Council has set a launch date for the new Panama Canal tolls for large ships doing East-West backhauls through the new locks.

  08 Aug 2017
Real Estate company Transwestern in an analysis of land prices has found US ports engaged in terminal expansion to handle larger ships from Asia tend to face knock-on land price effects

  08 Aug 2017
Philippine operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has revealed its half-year results showing boosts to both revenue and income, partly due to a new terminal in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

  08 Aug 2017
A Philippine government agency charged with drug enforcement is planning to deploy more personnel in sea ports nationwide

  04 Aug 2017
Dutch ports handled higher container throughput over the decade 2007-16 than any other region, but the Southern ports of Spain, Portugal and Greece are rising rapidly

  02 Aug 2017
Repairs to Nigerian ports’ access roads has led vessels to queue to berth in Apapa and TinCan ports

  02 Aug 2017
Tilbury Port in the UK has moved on to the stakeholder consultation phase with plans to build a new RoRo and Bulk terminal, Tilbury2, to replace a fire-damaged RWE power station.

  02 Aug 2017
Northern Sea route (NSR) transit is attractive because of the shorter travel distance between ports in North East Asia and Europe compared to Suez Canal passage, but international cargo transits are few, according to a recently published paper....

  01 Aug 2017
India’s largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port is on the hunt for a planning solution to handle stacks of containers for new Direct Port Delivery (DPD) clients, according to The Hindu Business Line.

  01 Aug 2017
Globally 65% of large container ports experienced a spurt of growth in terms of throughput in 2016, with Port of Salalah in Oman leading the pack in terms of throughput growth, according to consultancy Dynamar/Dynaliners.