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ICTSI and PSA to jointly develop Buenaventura’s Aguadulce terminal

Completion of the Aguadulce terminal is scheduled for the first half of 2016

In July 2007, Manila-based International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) concluded an agreement to take over Sociedad Puerto Industrial de Aguadulce S.A. (SPIA), which owned 240 ha of land in the Aguadulce Peninsula in Colombia’s Port of Buenaventura which had a 30-year concession granted by the Agencia Nacional de Infraestructura of Colombia to develop, construct and operate a container handling facility in Aguadulce. Read More »

Valencia terminal to pilot LNG tractor

A pilot scheme will begin next month at the Port of Valencia using the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) homologated tractor unit that complies with the Stage IV regulations on greenhouse gas emissions for non-road machinery. Read More »

Phoenix introduces the EcoMod LED

The EcoMod has been specially designed for ports

US-based Phoenix Products has introduced the EcoMod™ series of LED floodlight designed for ports, offering the option of 150W and 300W with light outputs of 12,500 and 25,000 lumens, respectively, providing wide flood to narrow spot optics to accommodate any application on equipment or throughout a facility. Read More »

Durban straddles arrive one month early

DCT now has 27 twin-lift machines

Thirteen new Terex Noell straddle carriers, valued at R126m (US$12.6m), have arrived at the Durban Container Terminal (DCT), Pier 2 more than four weeks ahead of schedule; the original handover was not due to the end of next month (October). Read More »

Melford International Terminal one step closer

On Friday (13th) the Municipality of the District of Guysborough (MODG) and the Government of Nova Scotia have finalised the sale of waterfront lands at Melford, which have been transferred to Melford International Terminal Inc. (MITI) for the construction of a new container terminal, intermodal rail facility and a logistics park. Read More »

Supply chains power shifts to emerging markets

As a percentage of global import and export value, emerging markets have expanded their share over the past four years, according to new research from Transport Intelligence (Ti) a provider of research and analysis dedicated to the global logistics industry. Read More »