APM Terminals Callao launches Peru’s first digital customer platform

APM Terminals Callao launches Peru’s first digital customer platform

APM Terminals has become the first Peruvian port to introduce a customer platform that logs, streamlines and coordinate General Cargo operations in the port of Callao. During the pilot phase, the platform, which was …
Jul 18, 2019 /  Curious
LNG vessels will protect the environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga

LNG vessels will protect the environment and increase container turnover at the Port of Riga

By officially welcoming the new container ship Containerships Polar, the Port of Riga has started regular port services to LNG-powered container vessels. It is planned that the first two 100% LNG-powered vessels …
Jul 18, 2019 /  Curious
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
Intermezzo calls the Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

Intermezzo calls the Port of Vancouver USA on her maiden voyage

The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Intermezzo, commanded by Capt. Ki Suhyn of South Korea, on her maiden voyage July 11. Caption: The Port of Vancouver USA welcomed the Intermezzo, commanded by Capt. Ki Suhyn …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Fremantle Port welcomes first of two giant container ships

Two of the largest-capacity container ships to ever visit Australia are making calls to the Fremantle Inner Harbour this month and the first, Maersk Skarstind, arrived in Fremantle Monday night (15 July). MSC Elma …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Muuga Strengthened With New Ferry Connection To Finland

Port of Muuga Strengthened With New Ferry Connection To Finland

The Estonian terminal operator HHLA TK Estonia, a fully owned subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), is strengthening its position as a RoRo hub in the Baltic region. Finnish ferry company Eckerö Line …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Vessels
Port of Oakland exports up 4.2 percent in June

Port of Oakland exports up 4.2 percent in June

Fourth straight month of export gains, import volume declines The Port of Oakland reported yesterday that containerized export volume increased 4.2 percent in June 2019 compared to June 2018 totals. The Port said it …
Jul 16, 2019 /  Curious
Pilot with sailing drone deployed for depth inspection of ships at IJmuiden’ locks

Pilot with sailing drone deployed for depth inspection of ships at IJmuiden’ locks

The Telemetron, a sailing drone that inspects the depth of marginal ships at the locks of IJmuiden, shows that drones can do more than just fly. The aim of this pilot, a collaboration between Port of Amsterdam, the Dutch …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Curious
Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

The 1,642 TEU Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port, northern Central Java, Indonesia, in the afternoon Jul 14. The vessel was on arrival from Port Klang, Malaysia when it …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Höegh Trapper returns to Mackay

Höegh Trapper returns to Mackay

On 9 July, 2019 Höegh Trapper returned to the port of Mackay on its Europe to USA, Mexico and Oceania service. To commemorate the occasion representatives from North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation, traditional …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Vessels