Montreal Port Gets Government Backing zoom Canada’s Montreal Port Authority (MPA) has welcomed the Quebec government’s support for the marine industry through an investment of more than CAD 1.5 billion (USD 1.18 bn) in the Quebec maritime strategy, as well as its intention to promote the implementation of logistics hubs. For the MPA, concrete investments are CAD 75 million to improve direct […]
India’s largest port operator and MSC sign agreement for Mundra’s new 1.5 million TEU capacity terminal The new terminal, located in the port’s South Basin, will boast berth depths of around 17.5 metres and a capacity of 1.5 million TEU to increase Mundra’s container throughput to around five million TEU. “The new container terminal will enable the […]
Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. (local time) the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to […]
Qatar is gearing up to host the 2022 Football World Cup and investing significantly in its infrastructure as it prepares for the influx of visitors and activities to the region. Jade’s Master Terminal software will manage the Port’s activities, currently 330,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent) container movements, with millions of tonnes of cargo expected through the […]
Cargotec introduces a new rubber tyred gantry (RTG) crane, Kalmar SmartPower RTG, which minimises fuel consumption and provides an excellent balance between productivity and cost efficiency.
Hapag-Lloyd will be offering a weekly direct port call in Vietnam. The Asia Loop 1 service (LP1) will provide a faster and direct connection between Vietnam and North Europe. The Vietnamese economy is growing fast and offering a lot of potential for both importers and exporters in Europe. The first Loop 1 vessel calling Vietnam […]
The Board of Directors of France-based CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping group, met under the chairmanship of Jacques R. Saadé to review the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011. The Group reported revenue of US$14.87 billion for the year, a 4% increase on 2010. Volumes carried increased by 11%, […]
Eurogate takes delivery of four container cranes at Wilhelmshaven.
Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The terminal will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, and will be branded Liverpool 2. It is planned to open for business in 2015, providing shippers […]
Recent activity confirms the increasing importance of Zeeland as food port Logistic service provider Kloosterboer has recently reached an agreement with a number of container shipping companies to start a reefer container depot in Vlissingen. One of these companies is Maersk. The arrival of such a container depot means optimal usage of these shipping companies’ […]