Panama Canal Hosts the Port of Corpus Christi to Tour Waterway, Discuss Growing Liquid Bulk Segment

Panama Canal Hosts the Port of Corpus Christi to Tour Waterway, Discuss Growing Liquid Bulk Segment

Last week, representatives of the Panama Canal hosted executives from the Port of Corpus Christi to tour the Neopanamax locks and discuss growth opportunities for the waterway’s thriving liquid bulk …
Apr 23, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row

Port of Antwerp scores 5th record year in a row

The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row. In 2017 the port handled 223,606,610 tonnes of freight, an increase of 4.4% compared with the previous year. Practically all …
Jan 17, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam throughput increases by 3.9%

Port of Rotterdam throughput increases by 3.9%

With an increase in throughput of 3.9%, the port of Rotterdam can look back a good first half year. There was growth in eight of the ten market segments. The only falls were in the volumes of mineral oil products and …
Aug 10, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp gets off to the strongest start ever

Port of Antwerp gets off to the strongest start ever

The port of Antwerp handled 54,324,303 tonnes of freight during the first three months of this year, 1.5% more than in the same period last year. The further growth is mainly due to container freight, which was up …
Apr 19, 2017 /  Curious
Rotterdam’s container throughput grows by 8.8% in first quarter

Rotterdam’s container throughput grows by 8.8% in first quarter

In the first quarter of 2017, 2.0% more goods passed through the Port of Rotterdam than in the same period last year. The growth in the container sector (8.8% by volume (TEU), 10.8% by weight) is particularly …
Apr 14, 2017 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp freight volume up 3.3% after 9 months

Port of Antwerp freight volume up 3.3% after 9 months

The port of Antwerp continues its excellent performance, handling 161,671,573 tonnes of freight in the first nine months of this year, up 3.3% on the same period last year. The container volume in the first three …
Oct 21, 2016 /  Curious
Chemical sector in the port of Antwerp forging ahead (Video)

Chemical sector in the port of Antwerp forging ahead (Video)

The chemical sector in the port of Antwerp is doing particularly well: the volume of liquid bulk handled by the port is growing strongly and recent takeovers once again emphasise the position of Antwerp as the …
Sep 20, 2016 /  Curious
Port of Rotterdam’s total throughput in Q1 virtually the same as last year

Port of Rotterdam’s total throughput in Q1 virtually the same as last year

Higher throughput of liquid bulk, decrease in dry bulk and containers The port of Rotterdam handled roughly the same volume of cargo in the first quarter of 2016 as in the same period last year. An increase in the …
Apr 20, 2016 /  Curious
Antwerp gets off to another strong start after a record year in 2015

Antwerp gets off to another strong start after a record year in 2015

The port of Antwerp handled 53,265,552 tonnes of freight in the first three months of this year, 3.9% more than in the same period last year. The container volume in TEU did particularly well with growth of 4.6%, …
Apr 15, 2016 /  Curious
The Port of Rotterdam achieves a record throughput thanks to a growth of 4.9%

The Port of Rotterdam achieves a record throughput thanks to a growth of 4.9%

Goods throughput in the port of Rotterdam increased by a total 4.9% to 466.4 million tonnes in 2015. This significant growth is almost entirely attributable to the increased throughput of crude oil and oil products. …
Jan 18, 2016 /  Finance