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APM Terminals agrees JV at Aqaba

Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), the owner of Aqaba’s ports, has signed a joint venture agreement with APM Terminals to manage, operate and expand the Aqaba Container Terminal for a period of 25 years. This follows on from an initial two-year management service agreement signed in 2004 between the two parties. Read More »

OOIL considers sale of terminals division

Following a strategic review of its terminal assets, Orient Overseas (International) Ltd. (OOIL) has engaged UBS Investment Bank to advise it in relation to the potential disposal of its Terminals Division. Read More »

APS supplies OCR systems to Centerm

APS Technology Group has won a contract from Dubai Ports World (formerly P&O Ports Canada) to install its Gate OCR system at the Centerm facility in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More »

Portonave project at Navegantes is progressing fast

Brazil’s Portonave Terminais Portuários de Navegantes is a greenfield container terminal project located at Navegantes on the Itajaí Açú River. Its shareholders are Triunfo Participações, Backmoon Investments (an offshore investment fund, said to belong to a large European shipping group), Ivaí Engenharia and Maris Gaudium Participações. Read More »

MMH targets safety at height market

Morris Material Handling, the UK’s leading provider of lifting services, has established a new division dedicated to the field of working at height. Branded Height Safety Solutions and forming part of Morris Maintenance Service, the operation specialises in the design, implementation, installation and management of solutions for working at height, across all industry sectors. Read More »

Westports plans for continued growth

Westports Malaysia at Port Klang is fast becoming the port of choice in the region, attracting more and bigger vessels. Recently, CMA CGM’s 9,400 teu ships Medea and Fidelio became the largest vessels to date to call at the port, while this month a 9,600 teu vessel from China was scheduled to berth there. Read More »

Kalmar eyes further growth in India

Kalmar Industries has been awarded a contract by Mumbai-based Gateway Terminals India (GTI) for the maintenance and operation of 29 Kalmar E-One rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes that the company is currently delivering to the Nhava Sheva container terminal. Read More »

Antwerp to boost container rail traffic

Antwerp Intermodal Solutions (AIS) – a joint project by Antwerp Port Authority and the cargo handling companies PSA HNN and P&O Ports, with support from the rail track operator Infrabel – has agreed a number of initiatives for container rail links between the Port of Antwerp and destinations in North Rhine Westphalia, central Germany, north-east France and Austria. Read More »