Port Governance News

  18 Jan 2018
The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row

  17 Jan 2018
The Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), which runs the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced it has dropped four shipowners: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan), Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL and Thoresen Thai Agencies;...

  17 Jan 2018
Hong Kong-based shipping conglomerate China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort) handled a total container throughput of 102.93 million TEU in its port businesses in 2017, the first time a Chinese enterprise has moved such volumes.

  16 Jan 2018
PSA International, a Singapore-headquartered terminal operator, handled 74.24 million TEU in 2017, an increase of 9.8% over 2016

  16 Jan 2018
APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have agreed to invest US$ 100 million to build a new bulk cargo terminal

  16 Jan 2018
Port of Kiel in Germany passed the seven million tonne mark for the first time in 2017, with a total of 7,407.376 tonnes loaded and unloaded.

  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
The Port of Oakland in the US has reported that 2017 was the busiest year in its 90-year history, handling a cargo volume of 2.42 million containers in a sign of the continued strengthening of the US economy.

  15 Jan 2018
​Japan’s Marubeni Corporation and Thai state-owned SET-listed oil and gas company, PTT Public Company Limited (PTT) have announced they have embarked on a joint feasibility study on implementing LNG bunkering in Thailand’s Laem Chabang...

  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.

  11 Jan 2018
The Bangkok-based Port Authority of Thailand has completed its implementation of the N4 terminal system by Navis

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
Trac-Wheels (M) Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia-based supply and installation company, has signed a contract with Kalmar for an order of ten units of the Kalmar TL2 terminal tractor.

  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.

IDSP's greenfield port project plan   10 Jan 2018
The Federal Government of Nigeria has started looking for investors for a greenfield port in the southern part of the country

  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
DP World has announced that it has more than doubled its profits from $440 million to US$ 1 billion during its 10-year public listing on Nasdaq Dubai

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