South Carolina Ports handles record cargo volumes in FY19

South Carolina Ports handles record cargo volumes in FY19

South Carolina Ports Authority reports another successful year, handling record cargo volumes, rail moves and inland port activity in fiscal year 2019. SCPA handled nearly 2.4 million twenty-foot equivalent container …
Jul 18, 2019 /  Curious
London and Grangemouth container terminals invest in 11 new Kalmar straddles

London and Grangemouth container terminals invest in 11 new Kalmar straddles

Investment in Forth Port’s busy container terminals in Grangemouth and London continues with a multimillion-pound order of eleven new Kalmar straddle carriers across the group. London Container Terminal (LCT) …
Jun 17, 2019 /  Curious
Vinalines to build 2 terminals at $299 mln in Lach Huyen Port

Vinalines to build 2 terminals at $299 mln in Lach Huyen Port

Vinalines is seeking approval from the government for building two container terminals at Lach Huyen Port in northern Hai Phong City. Nguyen Canh Tinh, director of the state-run Vietnam National Shipping Lines …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

GE Transportation Technology Pilot Project Begins at Port of Long Beach to Improve Cargo Flow

A pilot project between GE Transportation (NYSE:GE) and the Port of Long Beach to enhance advance planning at the busiest port complex in North America is officially underway. Over the next two months, stakeholders …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Curious
Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) becomes first terminal operator in Colombo to implement ‘e Boat Notes’

Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) becomes first terminal operator in Colombo to implement ‘e Boat Notes’

Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has become the first terminal operator in the Port of Colombo to implement ‘e Boat Notes’ in collaboration with Sri Lanka Customs, breaking new ground in …
Jun 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Storm-ravaged Evergreen container ship, Theseus,  turned around to Colombo International Container Terminals for salvage operations

Storm-ravaged Evergreen container ship, Theseus,  turned around to Colombo International Container Terminals for salvage operations

A container carrier that sustained damage in tropical storm ‘Sagar’ in the Gulf of Aden, nearly 2,000 nautical miles from Sri Lanka, has been turned around in just 36 hours by Colombo International Container …
Jun 4, 2018 /  Accidents
VINALINES subsidiary proposes two new terminals at Lach Huyen Port

VINALINES subsidiary proposes two new terminals at Lach Huyen Port

The total investment of the project at Lach Huyen International Gateway Port is VND6.946 trillion ($307 million), 45 per cent of which will come from Haiphong Port JSC and the remaining from loans. Haiphong Port JSC …
May 9, 2018 /  Curious
APM Terminals discusses state of operations for customers in North America

APM Terminals discusses state of operations for customers in North America

North American ports must adapt to changes in customer demand and future industry trajectory.   Speaking at the Journal of Commerce’s annual Port Performance North America conference, APM Terminals head of …
Dec 20, 2017 /  Curious
New Far East Services Begin Calling At DP World’s UK Terminals

New Far East Services Begin Calling At DP World’s UK Terminals

DP World's UK terminals will welcome the first services from the Far East following a global shake-up of the world’s shipping lines. Inaugural calls of Asia/Europe services by THE Alliance, a shipping consortium …
May 11, 2017 /  Vessels
ABP Invests For Growth, Despite Brexit

ABP Invests For Growth, Despite Brexit

Confidence in the strength of the UK and North of England economies has been boosted this week as ABP announced an investment of £50 million to more than double the capacity of its two Humber container terminals, …
Apr 3, 2017 /  Curious