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Salalah Volume Surges on Transshipment and General Cargo Growth

Container traffic up by 29% and general cargo volume. increased by 10% compared with the same period in 2015.Prime location makes port an ideal transshipment hub on competitive Asia/Europe trade lane. ...Read More


Masterplanning for Southeast Asian Ports

ASEAN member states have sought to achieve greater inter-island connectivity through its plans of developing a nautical highway system or proposed ring shipping route to boost economic growth and increase their cross-border maritime trade....Read More


APM Terminals Vado orders Hybrid Straddle Carriers

APM Terminals has signed a contract for the delivery of 19 advanced container handlers which will employ advanced diesel/electric power sourcing to increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions for Italy’s newest container terminal. Vado, Italy – APM Terminals has concluded a contract with Finnish-based container handling equipment manufacturer Kalmar for the delivery of 19 Hybrid […]...Read More


Flemming Dalgaard Appointed CEO of Gulftainer

Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately-owned, independent port operator based in the UAE has announced the appointment of Flemming Dalgaard as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Group. Former CEO Peter Richards will now serve on Gulftainer’s Executive Board and lead the expansion of the company’s footprint in the United States as Chief Executive Officer […]...Read More


BOOST IN PRODUCTIVITY FOR EGYPT’S SUEZ CANAL CONTAINER TERMINAL IN 2016

Egypt’s Suez Canal Container Terminal is set to get a boost to its productivity in 2016 with the opening of the new side canal to the main channel. Terminal Operator spoke with SCCT CEO, Klaus Holm Laursen, about the terminal’s current productivity and challenges and discussed prospects for the near and distant future for SCCT....Read More


BEST BREAKS ITS OWN RECORD

Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH) subsidiary Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST) moved 15,000 TEU via rail in August, breaking its previous record of 13,000 TEU set in March of this year. During August BEST serviced nearly 300 trains, a 25% increase on its monthly average....Read More


APM TERMINALS MAASVLAKTE II ACHIEVES LOADING RECORD

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II operations has set a record in Rotterdam on the MADISON MAERSK with 17,152 TEU loaded, including ten high above deck stowage. The vessel sails on Maersk Line’s AE-10 string in the Asia/Europe trade lane....Read More


ABU DHABI PORTS SEES 41% INCREASE IN THROUGHPUT

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the Emirate, is handling more cargo than ever before. At the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, which is operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals, cargo volumes increased by 41 per cent in the first seven months in 2015 over the same period in 2014....Read More


ABU DHABI TERMINALS ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL YEAR

As one of the most technologically advanced container terminals in the region Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has had a stellar year so far with consistently high container moves per hour and fast truck turnaround times. We spoke with Neil Watson, Chief Operating Officer, ADT, to discuss the reasons for ADT’s ongoing success and how it has come to be the third fastest growing container terminal in the world....Read More


RWG readies to handle world’s largest vessels

DP World, together with joint-venture partners APL, HMM, MOL and CMA-CGM, has officially opened the Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) terminal, providing the global supply chain with the most innovative and automated container terminal in the world....Read More


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