Plaquemines Port and APMT to work on design of new port

APM Terminals and Plaquemines Port to work together on design of new mega-ship hub

APM Terminals (APMT) and Plaquemines Port will work together to discuss the future design of the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD). In a statement, APMT said the project is in the early stages of development as a deep water, multimodal, state-of-the-art container terminal in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Located on the Mississippi river just […]

APM Terminals Pecém completes largest non-containerised cargo operation in world

APM Terminals Pecém has completed the world’s largest non-containerised cargo operation with the shipment of three wind blades of 72.5m each. In partnership with Maersk Brazil, on 25 March and 1 April 2021 the cargo was loaded and destined for the state of Santa Catarina. In conducting the operation, a ship-to-shore (STS) crane provided by […]

APM Terminals’ Brazil hub registers double-digit growth in 2020

APM Terminals (APMT) has said its operations at APM Terminals Pecém, Brazil, has registered a double-digit year-on-year (YoY) growth in 2020, handling 387,717 TEU, with exports of reefer units driving traffic. In a statement, APMT said cabotage volumes grew by 5% YoY, recording approximately 330,000 TEU in 2020. With this, cabotage continues to represent the […]


APM Terminals Barcelona to trial 5G technologies in new safety pilot

APM Terminals (APMT) at the Port of Barcelona will work on a pilot project to use 5G technologies to improve safety in the port. Announced on 10 March, APMT, along with Telefónica and Mobile World Capital Barcelona, will utilise a 5G network to connect cranes, vehicles, and operators, by merging advanced communication and localisation technologies. […]

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Three new RTG cranes for APM Terminals Valencia

Parts for three new Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes have been delivered to APM Terminals (APMT) at the Port of Valencia as part of the company’s equipment upgrade drive. Announced on 4 March, APMT has acquired three cranes capable of 60 tonnes up to 5+1 lifting capacity. Once fully operational in May, the terminal will benefit […]