Mega Ship Ready News

  15 Nov 2017
APM Terminals Poti, the largest port in Georgia, US, has added two Azimuth Stern-Drive (ASD) tugboats from the Maersk Transport & Logistics sister brand Svitzer

  15 Nov 2017
Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam (ECT), which handles the majority of the containers at the port of Rotterdam, has introduced a new inland barge container handling service, Barge Transferium Maasvlakte

  14 Nov 2017
Puerto Coquimbo Terminal (TPC) has detailed plans for the the construction and operation of a new multipurpose dock

In March 2017, South Korean ship builder, Samsung Heavy Industries, broke the world record when it built MOL Triumph - it was the largest continership surpassing 20,000 TEU at that time   02 Nov 2017
Japanese liner Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has taken delivery of the first 20,000 TEU megaship to be delivered from a Japanese Shipyard for operation as part of THE Alliance

  01 Nov 2017
Keith Svendsen, COO of APM Terminals Group has met with the President of Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC to discuss automation technologies including for STS cranes and mobile machinery

  30 Oct 2017
A Southeast Asian holding company of Chinese crane manufacturer ZPMC and two Chinese partners have agreed to build an innovation centre in Singapore to develop intelligent maintenance.

  30 Oct 2017
LA Port has shared pictures of heavily-loaded containership Maersk Evora loading and unloading 24,846 TEUs, which it believes to be a new world record for a single vessel port call

  25 Oct 2017
Eastern Canada’s only facility capable of handling container vessels of 10,000-plus TEU capacity will extend its container and reefer handling capabilities

  24 Oct 2017
An Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)-operated 21,413 TEU capacity containership has experienced a temporary grounding in the Suez Canal

  23 Oct 2017
HHLA Container Terminal Tollerort at the German Port of Hamburg has put five new Liebherr gantry cranes into operation for serving an increasing number of megaship calls

  20 Oct 2017
Paceco España contract will produce a 'Portainer Malaccamax' ship to shore (STS) crane that can manage 22,000 TEU vessels

  19 Oct 2017
Liverpool Port’s Operator Peel Ports Group has decided to invest in air traffic control technology to boost efficiency at seven locations

  19 Oct 2017
Germany’s only deep-water port welcomed OOCL Germany by arranging containers near the berth of the vessel to form the number 21,413

  18 Oct 2017
Amsterdam Port’s contractor has started concreting the floor of the inner lock head amid construction of IJmuiden New Sea Lock, the world’s largest in terms of chamber dimensions

  18 Oct 2017
The Adriatic gateway terminal for Italian container terminal operator Contship Italia is celebrating the successful implementation of new equipment

  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

  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.

  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

  28 Sep 2017
The Israeli Port of Ashdod plans to invest up to US$367 million in strategic projects in order to boost its megaship handling in a changing market environment

  27 Sep 2017
Brisbane Port hoisted and placed Australia’s longest pre-stressed girders as part of an upgrade to port and local roads