Mega Ship Ready News

  22 Sep 2017
Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership where partners will divvy up paying for the US$60 million widening and deepening of the Big Bend Channel

  22 Sep 2017
Carrier NYK Group and Norwegian digital platform provider Dualog have planned a proof-of-concept experiment involving an onboard Internet of Things (IoT) platform for ships

  19 Sep 2017
DP World has agreed to acquire two fellow state-owned maritime assets including shipyard and an industrial zone in Dubai from a parent company for total cash consideration of US$405 million

Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe is strategically located on the UK's southeast coast and within easy reach of major ports in North West continental Europe   14 Sep 2017
Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe will welcome an 18,000-plus TEU vessel of 2017 today (September 14, 2017) when Maersk Line's 18,270 TEU Matz Maersk visits on its 2M Alliance service between Europe and Asia

  13 Sep 2017
A US government solution for supply chain congestion occasioned by large ship sizes is set to be presented in Autumn, 2017

  12 Sep 2017
APM Terminals has agreed to sell Hong Kong-based COSCO Shipping Ports its 76% majority stake in APM Terminals’ Zeebrugge container terminal.

  08 Sep 2017
The authorities of the Belgian Port of Ghent and the Dutch port of Zeeland have penned a merger agreement for submitting to shareholders and works councils

  08 Sep 2017
The 14,400 TEU capacity CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt is now the largest container ship to call the port of New York and New Jersey after arriving at the APM Terminals Elizabeth container terminal

  04 Sep 2017
Shanghai’s Yangshan Deepwater Port, a fully automated terminal, has set a launch date for seven new container berths

  31 Aug 2017
Canada’s Port of Prince Rupert can now accommodate megaships with the completion of phase two of DP World’s Fairview container terminal

  23 Aug 2017
CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt squeezed through the new Panama Canal Locks, becoming the largest ever container vessel to do so

  22 Aug 2017
Japan’s government has agreed to provide a low-interest loan to build a new Cambodian container terminal as part of an expansion project for Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS)

  21 Aug 2017
Intermodal projects springing up in Malaysia may present competition for Singapore as a top regional port in Southeast Asia

  17 Aug 2017
State-run China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPH) has officially entered into a contentious deal, a 99-year concession agreement to operate and develop Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka that some say makes it the unofficial owner of the port.

  07 Aug 2017
US terminal operator SSA Marine has gained 20-year operating rights for a container terminal at the new deep sea port of Anaklia, the first such terminal for the Georgian city.

  28 Jul 2017
Bremerhaven Port has entered the final stage on a project to build eight new freight railway tracks, as it plans to meet growth projections over the next 10 years.

  25 Jul 2017
Port of Savannah Garden City Terminal on the US East Coast has plans to amp up crane capacity to service 14,000 TEU vessels

  25 Jul 2017
Members of the Houston Pilots recently participated in two custom-built simulation courses vital to their Pilotage duties in the Houston Ship Channel and the Port of Houston, the largest landlocked port in America

  21 Jul 2017
Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has appointed Shell Marine to provide its integrated marine solutions, which include lubricants and services for the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong, the biggest containership in the world

  21 Jul 2017
A greenfield container terminal in Kuala Tanjung Port, North Sumatera, has chosen Konecranes equipment as part of an expansion project