Port Planning News

 

  15 Aug 2017
Simon Everett, Managing Director at Strainstall, has discussed the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Verified Gross Mass (VGM) rules with Port Technology in further detail

  16 Aug 2017
California’s Oakland Port has commissioned a new, 200-foot cable-on-reel system for use by vessels berthing at Oakland International Container Terminal.

  16 Aug 2017
Vessel tracking software has retraced the CSCL Jupiter’s movements before it ran aground near Antwerp, Belgium on the river Scheldt on Monday

  16 Aug 2017
The world’s 4th largest shipping company COSCO Shipping and has concluded a strategic cooperation agreement on overall cyber information security, while its ports subsidiary signs a deal on container terminal integration.

  16 Aug 2017
Dutch oil major Shell has delivered a state-of-the-art LNG bunker vessel for fuelling ships to the Port of Rotterdam

  15 Aug 2017
IBM has made waves with the blockchain transaction data service after signing an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ocean shipping carrier Pacific International Lines (PIL) and port group PSA International (PSA) — two key players linking...

  15 Aug 2017
Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), an operator of three container terminals at the Port of Hamburg, recorded significant year-on-year growth in its key performance indicators in the first half of 2017

  15 Aug 2017
APMT is in talks with Indian conglomerates Adani Group and JSW Group over selling off a 74% stake in Gateway Terminals India

  15 Aug 2017
American freight forwarder Flexport has observed freight rate increases in its market update, and predicted higher throughput in coming months for ports serving Asia – US East/US West coast routes.

Image credit: Anton van den Aarssen   15 Aug 2017
Traffic to and from Antwerp, Europe's second-biggest port, has resumed after the 366-metre CSCL Jupiter containership was freed from the banks of the river Scheldt which connects the port to the North Sea

  14 Aug 2017
Dry bulk charter rates are expected to improve from 2017 amid a narrowing supply-demand gap.

  14 Aug 2017
Brazilian officials have made arrests after people in boats looted floating cargo containers that fell from a cargo ship near the Port of Santos

  14 Aug 2017
Tecon Rio Grande (Tecon RG), a subsidiary of Wilson Sons Group, has reached a “historic level” of productivity in port operations following its recent upgrade to the N4 terminal system, according to Navis, the software’s developer

  11 Aug 2017
Saudi-led trade sanctions on Qatar has not fazed the small Persian Gulf emirate from strengthening its ties as new shipping routes and agreements are keeping its future as a regional trade hub alive

  11 Aug 2017
Imports at the largest US retail container ports have seen brisk growth and 2017 looks likely to break historical records, as August is the strongest month this year so far.

  11 Aug 2017
Eastern and Southern African container volumes have been affected by global and regional trade hitches, but long term growth is anticipated.

  11 Aug 2017
Malaysian Infrastructure company MMC Corporation (MMC) is in talks over acquisition of interest in a ports operator in a move that could strengthen its grip on Malaysian Ports

  11 Aug 2017
The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has awarded a US$370million 25-year concession for the development of the Port of Takoradi container and multi-purpose terminal

  10 Aug 2017
Global shipping services providers and ports in the US, Russia, Iran, Syria, and China, for example Dandong and Dalian, have been caught up in the US’s latest offensive on North Korean trade, analysis has found.

  10 Aug 2017
DP World has established a joint development company with the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone in Egypt