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Archives for December 2006
  • Mason to head up DPW’s UK terminals

    Campbell Mason has been selected as the new managing director for DP World’s two container terminals in t ...

    Campbell Mason has been selected as the new managing director for DP World’s two container terminals in the UK, at Southampton and Tilbury. He is currently executive director for DP World’s South East ...

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  • SCT launches Atlantic US–Africa service

    Atlantic Shipping has signed an agreement with Tecon Suape SA (TSSA), operator of the Suape Container Ter ...

    Atlantic Shipping has signed an agreement with Tecon Suape SA (TSSA), operator of the Suape Container Terminal (SCT) in Pernambuco, Brazil, to commence a new service connecting ports in the North and ...

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  • Railion implements BRAVO phase two

    On January 1, 2007 Railion Nederland will begin the implementation of the second phase of Applause, the n ...

    On January 1, 2007 Railion Nederland will begin the implementation of the second phase of Applause, the new ICT system that will replace its existing BRAVO system. Initially Applause will be used for ...

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  • Discord in Buenos Aires

    Following the pronouncement by the mayor of Buenos Aires that he wished to see the city’s Puerto Nuevo re ...

    Following the pronouncement by the mayor of Buenos Aires that he wished to see the city’s Puerto Nuevo relocated elsewhere, and the contradictory view of the Port Administrator who wishes to keep all ...

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  • Modern Terminals increases stake in SCT

    Container terminal operator Modern Terminals Limited announced on December 18 that it has reached an agre ...

    Container terminal operator Modern Terminals Limited announced on December 18 that it has reached an agreement with China Merchants Holdings (International) (CMHI) under which the two companies will r ...

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  • Wilmington kicks off Chilean fruit season

    The MV Prince of Tides opened the 2006-07 Chilean fruit season at the US Port of Wilmington on December 1 ...

    The MV Prince of Tides opened the 2006-07 Chilean fruit season at the US Port of Wilmington on December 13 when it arrived at Berth 7 prepared to discharge a cargo of grapes, berries and stonefruit. ...

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  • Sweden cuts transit fairway dues

    The Swedish Shipping Administration will, from January 1, 2007 and under certain conditions, grant a 50% ...

    The Swedish Shipping Administration will, from January 1, 2007 and under certain conditions, grant a 50% reduction of the cargo-related part of Swedish fairway dues for containers in transit. ...

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  • Crane drive solutions from Tschan

    TSCHAN GmbH works closely with customers in the fields of port logistics and material handling equipment ...

    TSCHAN GmbH works closely with customers in the fields of port logistics and material handling equipment for steel-producing operations to develop innovative solutions for new projects and to modernis ...

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  • New cranes to boost capacity at BCT

    Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), the largest container handling facility in Poland, has taken delivery of ...

    Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), the largest container handling facility in Poland, has taken delivery of two new post-Panamax cranes to go into service at its Gdynia terminal. The two units, built by ...

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  • Baltimore to cooperate with Suez Canal

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal ...

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Suez Canal Authority, establishing formal cooperation for information-sharing aimed at utilising the Suez ...

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