Ports

Long Beach Port to Boost Power, Speed Clearance

  Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup on Thursday unveiled ambitious plans for congestion-beating smart systems for cargo movement and an all-out

Lerwick Harbor sees Positive Outlook

  Lerwick's importance as a gateway for Shetland’s communities and industries is underlined by an increase in passenger traffic, cargo handled and fish landed in 2014.

China Watching Greece After Port Sale Shelved

China is closely monitoring the policies of the new Greek government after Athens said this week it will stop the sale of a majority stake in Greece's biggest port,

Greece's New Shipping Minister Stalls Port Privatization

 Thodoris Dritsas is taken charge as Greece's new shipping minister following the electoral victory of the country's left-wing party Syriza. Among the first decision

Fender Repairs Works for Dolphins at Hong Kong

  For approximately four months, fender repairing and replacement works for five of the dolphins will be carried out in the To Kwa Wan Typhoon Shelter. The

Adani Ports Consolidated PAT Shoots Up by 37%

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (“APSEZ”), India’s largest port developer and part of Adani Group, today announced the financial results for the third

Maersk McKinney Moller Sets Container Loading Record

18,612 TEUs is the new world record for container loading, and was won by Maersk Line's Triple E Class vessel, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, first in the series of behemoths Danish company,

Jeffersonville Port Sets Cargo Record in 2014

The Port of Indiana - Jeffersonville handled over 2.4 million tons of cargo in 2014, up 48 percent from the previous year, according to a news release from the port.

Puget Sound Container Volumes Flat in 2014

Container volumes through Puget Sound’s largest container ports remained flat in 2014, according to numbers released jointly for the first time by the ports of Seattle and Tacoma.

New Berthing System for Mooring Cargo Ships

Eagle Rock Aggregates, U.S. subsidiary of Polaris Materials Corporation, has completed a new aggregate import facility at the Port of Long Beach that features a

Damen Delivers Workboat to Multraship

Towage and salvage operator Multraship has taken delivery of the first of two customized Damen Stan Launch 804s vessels for its line handling and boatmen service companies in Terneuzen,

Port of Redwood City Sees Cargo Increase

The Port of Redwood City experienced a five percent increase in cargo movement across its docks for the first half of fiscal year 2014/2015 that ended December 31, 2015.

Sweden-Poland Maritime Link Improved

The EU's TEN-T Program will co-fund with over €2 million the development of the sea ports of Trelleborg (Sweden) and Świnoujście (Poland), to increase their competitiveness and sustainability,

Seafarers UK Get Stripey Trade

Shipping industry asked to ‘Get Stripey’ on 15 May to raise funds for seafarers in need. Shipping companies, port operators and maritime businesses are being

West Coast Port Talks Clear Hurdle

Shipping companies and the union for 20,000 dockworkers at nearly 30 U.S. West Coast ports have cleared a major hurdle in their protracted labor talks, clinching

Greek Shipping Fears Syriza Tax Plan

Will the new government in Greece led by radical-left party Syriza levy higher taxes that the shipping industry can’t afford? A report in WSJ says that several

Port of Antwerp Throughput up 4.3%

  The port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3% compared with the previous year. The new record that was already announced

Nigerian Shippers Council Bans Illegal Port Charges

 The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has urged ports service providers to stop the collection of any illegal charges not statutorily approved, says a Council press statement.

Ghana Wants to Expand Maritime Industry

Port authorities in the West African states must act together to explore the full potential of the region's maritime industry to enable them compete in the global economy,

Port of Le Havre Calls for EOI for Storage Facility

  Port of Le Havre has called Expression of Interest (EOI) for Storage facility for liquid Bulks to be set up inside the port. The Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH),

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