Politics News

  21 Jul 2017
Estonia-based trade body, the Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) has voiced concerns over a report supporting differentiated port infrastructure published by the European Commission.

Jakarta, Urban Skyline, Indonesia, City, Sunset   18 Jul 2017
DP World has signed an agreement with the Indonesian government and port officials to advise on the development of the Kuala Tanjung greenfield port and logistics zone and Belawan port in North Sumatra

  13 Jul 2017
After a period of significant change, the container shipping industry is now moving towards a state of stability and growth

  13 Jul 2017
Brazilian private ports association Associação dos Terminais Portuários Privados (ATP) has estimated a loss of US$47 million from closure of a highway in Pará state due to protests

  10 Jul 2017
Member countries have agreed on the bare bones of an IMO plan to cut Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) from global shipping, but the devil will be in the details, such as who will pay for greener technology

Muscat, Oman   10 Jul 2017
The Director of Qatar's main commercial port Abdulaziz Nasser Al-Yafei has reported that the facility is operating "at full capacity" with Doha-bound ships transiting through two Omani ports, rather than the Emirati Jebel Ali port

  07 Jul 2017
Critics have slammed President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget for taking funding away from protecting ports against the threat of nuclear attack and concentrating it on his Mexico border wall plans

  05 Jul 2017
Kenya’s Treasury plans to issue a fresh tender for a concession to operate a new container terminal at the port of Mombasa

  23 Jun 2017
Lars Jensen’s book, Liner Shipping 2025, succinctly defines container shipping market dynamics in the current turbulent period, stressing the role of digitization

  23 Jun 2017
South Africa’s competition body has shot down a proposed merger between Japanese shipping operators NYK Line, MOL and K Line, according to Container Management Magazine.

  22 Jun 2017
Ningbo Zhoushan Port has announced that in May the container throughput saw an increase of 27.2%

  21 Jun 2017
India’s Port of Puducherry has set a launch date for cargo operations following the completion of dredging works

  20 Jun 2017
Strikes are commencing in ports in Europe and the US presently as the friction between port workers and port operators intensifies over pay scales and the looming introduction of automation in terminals worldwide

  16 Jun 2017
State-owned maritime and transport conglomerate China Merchants Group has signed a deal with Chinese provincial government to manage integrated operations at several Chinese ports

Lekki Ikoyi Link Bridge, Lagos   14 Jun 2017
DP World has reportedly begun talks with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) regarding a port construction project with an estimated value of US$1 billion, according to Maritime Herald.

  13 Jun 2017
Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) has a launched as three times weekly service linking with the Port of Sohar, Oman under Milaha’s DMJ service in a bid to beat the disruption caused by the travel ban imposed by Saudi Arabia, Egypt...

  13 Jun 2017
Mexico’s competition authority has fined seven shipping companies US$32 million for colluding to raise prices in the regional vehicle and equipment transport market

  13 Jun 2017
International transport and container insurer TT Club has reported “robust” financial results for the 2016 financial year with low attritional claims

  13 Jun 2017
Discussions over territory in a maritime demarcation agreement signed by Egypt and Saudi Arabia have sparked rows between Egyptian politicians

  12 Jun 2017
PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time