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Second terminal planned for Abidjan

A consortium of APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics and the French construction group Bouygues has signed an agreement for the building of a new container terminal at the Côte d’Ivoire port of Abidjan. Read More »

Record freight volume at Antwerp

The Port of Antwerp handled a record total freight volume of 190m tonnes over 2013, an increase of 3.5% compared with 2012 when the volume came to 184m tonnes. Read More »

Da Chan Bay 2013 throughput hit 1m

DCB hit the 1m teu mark on 30 December

Just before the turn of the year Da Chan Bay Terminal One (DCB) celebrated 1m teu of annual throughput for 2013, topping off a year of growth and operational milestones. Read More »

Berth deepening process at Durban Container Terminal has not halted

In response to previous widely quoted reports that the rejection of the environmental impact assessment for berths 203, 204 and 205 on Durban Container Terminal’s North Quay had resulted in the deepening project being halted, South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority has issued a statement “which clarifies that the EIA approval it sought for the deepening, lengthening and widening of berths 203 to 205 was not rejected by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA).” Read More »

PSA: “Key trends affecting the industry will continue in 2014”

Next year (2014) will see the continuation of the key trends affecting the industry today, according to Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO of PSA International, who cites weak demand growth coupled with oversupply of shipping capacity, as well as the sharp increase in the number of mega vessels and increased complexity due to alliances among shipping lines, as the main causes. Read More »

Rotterdam remains stable and makes more room for hazardous containers

The terminal is located on the Oude Maasweg-Westgeulstraat in the Botlek area (Aeroview)

Coinciding with the release of its provisional throughput figures for 2013, in which a decline was experienced in both container tonnage (-3.1%, 122m) and teu numbers (-1.7%), the Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed an agreement for the construction of a jetty and the 5,000 sq. m expansion of the site occupied by RBC Holding for the storage and handling of containers with hazardous substances. Read More »