Cargo Volumes and Throughput News

  05 Oct 2017
Sharing the wisdom of some of the giants of the industry, PTI has released its latest issue mega-ports and mega-terminals, in which ports reveal strategies to handle vessels that are larger than ever before.

Two container ships berthed at the DP World-operated international container terminal in Kochi in the state of Kerala   17 Oct 2017
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has improved its performance after DP World and APM Terminal both contributed to a 6.26% growth in TEU

  17 Oct 2017
Owendo Port has launched a new multi-purpose terminal in a ceremony on October 14, 2017 attended by Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba

  17 Oct 2017
The main shipping hub for the UK has revealed US$ 80 million worth of enhancements for its rail connections

  16 Oct 2017
Drewry has identified 12 positives and 10 negatives for shipping in 2018

  16 Oct 2017
Saudi Arabia’s new privately-developed King Abdullah Port has granted ports and steel handling company AMSteel operation of a new bulk and general cargo terminal berth

  16 Oct 2017
DP World plans to expand its operations at Caucedo Port in the Dominican Republic, expanding a logistics park as well as quayside facilities with a 400-metre berth

  16 Oct 2017
The Philippine Bureau of Customs has adjusted its rules requiring X-ray inspection of shipments after long queues of trucks congested ports

  16 Oct 2017
The Port of Longview in the US state of Washington has hired Mark Price as its Director of Marine Terminals to manage cargo operations

  13 Oct 2017
The Port of Savannah’s Mega Rail Project will double the terminal’s rail lift capacity to 1 million containers by 2020

  13 Oct 2017
South Korea's Incheon Port has processed 254,000 TEU in August, beating by 16% its year-on-year monthly throughput.

  12 Oct 2017
PJCS TransContainer is expanding its operations in Shanghai to improve its container transport services to and from China

  12 Oct 2017
Contship Italia’s La Spezia Container Terminal has handled its 1 millionth TEU but plans to increase further through a tour of Asia

  06 Oct 2017
A composite of container freight rates on eight major shipping routes is down by 1.9% to US$1292.06/40-foot container (updated October 5, 2017)

  05 Oct 2017
DP World Group’s CEO has met with Algeria’s transport minister recently to discuss plans to develop DP World Algiers in the run up to the nation joining the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

  05 Oct 2017
US lawmakers are set to debate a proposal to install fences and a biometric entry-exit system to secure borders at all air, land and sea ports of entry within five years.

  04 Oct 2017
Google has agreed to help aerospace and maritime engineering company Rolls-Royce by “teaching” object detection to systems for ocean-going autonomous ships

  03 Oct 2017
CMA CGM subsidiary ANL has swooped to purchase the majority of the shares in container liner SOFRANA Unilines, a key player in the Pacific Islands regional maritime trade.

  03 Oct 2017
King Abdullah Port, a container port established in 2013, has taken delivery of the first liquid bulk shipments of fresh pasteurized milk for its partner, Saudi Arabian dairy company Almarai

  02 Oct 2017
Argentina’s new president Mauricio Macri has pressured the United Port Workers’ Union to offer up loading and unloading contracts to competitive tender