Politics News

  16 Jan 2018
Shanghai International Port, the world's busiest container port, has reported rapid growth in net profits for 2017 due to an increase in trade growth which pushed up shipping demand.

  15 Jan 2018
An Iranian tanker which collided with a freighter in the East China Sea and had been burning for more than a week has exploded and sank on Sunday January 14, 2018, according to TIME.

  12 Jan 2018
The British Ports Association has welcomed the UK Prime Minister’s newly published 25-year plan for the environment

  12 Jan 2018
ICHCA, the global not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the safety, productivity and efficiency of cargo handling and movement worldwide, has announced seven new association members in 2018.

  12 Jan 2018
PSA Singapore (PSA) and The Institution of Engineers (IES) have launched a certification program to further strengthen the pipeline for maritime talent in the Asia Pacific region.

Credit: Michael Vadon   11 Jan 2018
The American Association of Port Authorities is testifying for a fund of US$ 66 billion over the next decade for America’s public ports

  11 Jan 2018
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), India’s largest port developer, has acquired two new tugs, marking a significant addition to the Indian government’s port-led nation building initiative.

  11 Jan 2018
Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Southampton on the south coast of England has announced that it will build upon the record-breaking growth it saw in 2017 when it handled one million containers over the course of the year.

  10 Jan 2018
Port of Dover handled 2,601,162 lorries in 2017 to reach record levels for the fifth consecutive year, underlining the need for a post-Brexit trade deal that secures continued traffic fluidity at the port.

  09 Jan 2018
​US Customs and Border Protection have seized 322 kilograms (709 pounds) of cocaine at a Port of Philadelphia facility, according to the Philly.

  09 Jan 2018
​Essar Port in India has projected it will see a 30% increase in revenue by the 2019 financial year as a result of its investment in major terminal projects, according to The Hindu.

  09 Jan 2018
Singapore-based tertiary school Republic Polytechnic (RP) and port operator PSA Corporation (PSA) have launched the RP-PSA Experiential Laboratory, a high tech simulated environment where students can develop their skills using real-life port...

Credit: Incheon Port Authority   08 Jan 2018
​Incheon Port in South Korea has processed 3.05 million TEU in 2017 to smash its previous record of 2.68 million TEU in 2016.

  08 Jan 2018
A Panama-registered oil tanker that collided with a freighter 257 kilometres off the east coast of Shanghai in China is now at risk of exploding and sinking

  05 Jan 2018
Port of Rotterdam has released new video revealing the next phase of their Maasvlakte 2 offshore densification project that will provide the port with the land needed for quay extensions for four to five terminals.

ONE is proud to have placed an order for 10,000 Hi-cube DRY containers, which are coming off an assembly line at Shanghai, Ningbo, and South China. The design will feature ONE’s company logo, and comes together in magenta and grey   05 Jan 2018
The CEO of Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and the President of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) have released positive statements about what the future will hold for the two Japanese carrier lines in 2018 as they prepare to merge with Japan’s third...

  04 Jan 2018
South Korea seized Hong Kong-flagged vessel Lighthouse Winmore and questioned its crew on December 29, 2017, according to the New York Times.

  04 Jan 2018
China’s Commerce Minister, Zhong Shan, has given his support to building the country’s first free-trade ports in a push to open up the Chinese economy, according to South China Morning Post.

  22 Dec 2017
C.K. Yoo, President & CEO of HMM, has revealed that the Korean container shipping company plans to order 22,000 TEU containerships in 2018 at the company’s 2018 sales strategy meeting.

  21 Dec 2017
Digitalization, automation and terminal evolution are just some of the topics that Port Technology has covered in interviews with a range of experts