Since the start in the beginning of 2018, over 100,000 containers have been transported via the Intercity Barge shuttle service. With the Intercity Barge, customers can pick up and deliver their containers at the port of their choice.
The shuttle service links the terminals of Hutchison Ports ECT Rotterdam on the Maasvlakte with the terminals and depots in the Waal – and Eemhaven area, the Botlek area, the Merwedehaven, Ridderkerk and Alblasserdam.
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Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private port operator, and Wilhelmshaven Freight Village Container Terminal, the only deep water container terminal in Germany, recently signed an agreement to collaborate to promote trade and container shipping operations between the two companies’ facilities.
At Mundra APSEZ operates the largest port-based special economic zone in India while the Freight Village at Wilhelmshaven supplements the deepwater German container terminal...
Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has been awarded a Platinum accreditation by Investors in People (IIP), the international standard for people management. ADP is the first organisation in the Middle East to receive IIP Platinum, which is the highest accolade attainable through the IIP scheme. Only 1% of all IIP accredited organisations are rated at the Platinum level.
IIP is a global framework that defines what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. The...
The Omani port of Duqm has announced its arrival as a significant regional container gateway with the handling of the first containerised cargo for Duqm Refineries. These landmark containers were transported on containerships operated by the Korean container line Hyundai Merchant Marine and Oman Shipping Lines.
Currently the container terminal at the port of Duqm has a total capacity up to 200,000 teu annually and is equipped with mobile container handling cranes. It is designed primarily to...
Port Technology (PTI) spoke to many of the industry’s top executives at the 2019 Container Terminal Automation Conference in London on the trends that will be driving growth and innovation in the years to come.
CargoSmart has announced the official execution of the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) Services Agreement with CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping, COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group.
The Port of New Orleans announced an update regarding its operations ahead of the severe weather currently associated with Tropical Storm Barry
. Namely, the Port decided to apply several measures in order to prepare for the storm.
Namely, the Port Administration Building will be closed for all non-essential personnel from Thursday, July 11, 2019 and Friday, July 12, 2019 in order to prepare for any possible severe weather. It should reopen on Monday, July 15, 2019 with regular schedules.
Singapore has retained its place at the top of the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index, according to the Baltic Exchange.
International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) has chosen leading IT firm JLT Mobile to deploy the VERSO 12 computers at its container terminals in Papua New Guinea.
An Asia-Pacific container handling terminal is looking towards the future for ports, as it seeks to automate rubber-tyred gantry container handling systems to increase efficiency and safety benefits.
Namely, Terminal Petikemas Semarang (TPKS) in Semarang, Central Java, extended the world’s first commercially operated fleet of Konecranes Automated Rubber Tyre Gantry (ARTG) cranes with nine new ARTGs.
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The new cranes increase TPKS’ fleet of ARTG cranes to 20,...