Sunday , 22 July 2018
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New York awards Bayonne Bridge contract

Work to raise the Bayonne Bridge starts later this year

The Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have awarded the US$743.3m portion of the US$1.29bn project to raise the navigational clearance of the Bayonne Bridge. Read More »

Halifax wins ITS funding

The Government of Canada has awarded 50% funding to the Port of Halifax towards an Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for an integrated port logistics and an air gap [draught] system under the Strategic Highway Infrastructure programme. Read More »

PMSA objects to new annual CAPA port tariff

The Pacific Merchant Shipping Association (PMSA) has objected to the proposed California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) 1.7% annual general rate increase based on the consumer price index and effective from 1st July. Read More »

Samskip rail expands in Sweden

The new service uses rail and local trucks

Starting this Thursday (2nd May) the Samskip Van Dieren Multimodal network will be expanded, with a new combi-train shuttle service between Duisburg in Germany and Älmhult in Sweden, guaranteeing a transit time of only 15 hours. Read More »

SLR sustains Port of Melbourne

Melbourne manages over 100,500 ha of port land and water

Environmental specialists SLR Consulting, has been appointed by Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) to provide expert advice as part of the port’s three year sustainability programme. Read More »

Autostore manages Port of Tyne

Port of Tyne selects Autostore TOS

Intermodal and supply chain systems integrator, Central Systems & Automation of the UK, has been contracted by the Port of Tyne to install the ‘Autostore’ terminal operating system (TOS) for container/resource management and, in partnership with from DBIS (part of Demag Cranes), ‘CommTrac’ for bulk/vessel management and berth planning as part of a major IT infrastructure upgrade. Read More »