Port of Algeciras awards PROAS project to Spanish joint venture

The Port of Algeciras Authority (APBA) has awarded the $2.04 million (€1.7 million) development of its Port Risk Optimized Advanced System (PROAS) to a joint venture comprising Oritia & Boras, Ayesa Advanced Technologies and the Polytechnic University of Madrid. In a statement, the APBA said its aim is to develop a predictive safety and efficiency […]

PortXchange pilot at Algeciras Port brings positive results

A six-week PortXchange pilot at Algeciras Port has resulted in improvements of idle time on departure and arrival of Maersk vessels. The Port of Algeciras has been running a pilot project together with Maersk Line, APM Terminals, Marmedsa, and PortXchange to optimise port calls and thereby reduce emissions. The aim of the pilot is to […]

TTI Algeciras expands reefer space to meet growing demand

Total Terminal International Algeciras S.A. has substantially increased its cold chain facilities and installed 120 new reefer plugs to help it better serve the growing demand for perishable goods. The terminal said it has seen a double-digit increase in reefer traffic since 2016, and between January and July 2020, the trade in perishable goods rose by […]

HMM Algeciras arrives at the Port of Antwerp

Following calls at Hamburg and Rotterdam the HMM Algeciras has now arrived at the Port of Antwerp’s North Sea Terminal. The largest ship in the world, boasting a TEU of 23,964, will depart for London on Saturday 13 June at 5:30am after arriving at the Port of Antwerp on 11 June. “At the Port of […]

HMM Algeciras continues maiden voyage with Hamburg call

The HMM Algeciras, the largest container ship in the world, has made its first stop at the Port of Hamburg as it continues its maiden voyage. According to the Port of Hamburg, the vessel arrived on 7 June 2020 and was handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB). A total of 13,600 TEU – […]