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Monthly Archives: August 2007

Baja seeks development partners

The Hungarian Port of Baja, situated on the River Danube in the south of the country, is looking for collaborators to build a basin and a new terminal. The aim is to develop an intermodal logistics port by upgrading both the internal and external infrastructure of existing facilities at the public sector port, which is seen as the entry port from south-east Europe to the European Union. Read More »

ICTSI introduces twin-lift spreaders

International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) has recently installed new twin-lift spreaders for three quay cranes at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the first of their kind to be installed in the Philippines. Read More »

LA steps up satellite marketing effort

In an effort to further promote its assets globally, the Port of Los Angeles has released a Request for Proposal (RFP), seeking qualified firms and individuals to provide international marketing and trade promotion services in ten locations worldwide. Read More »

APMT’s Tangier terminal opens for business

King Mohammed VI of Morocco officially opened APM Terminals (APMT)’s new container terminal at Tanger-Med Port, Tangier on July 30, 2007. The King proclaimed the terminal open for business, as the first container was discharged from Maersk Line’s 11,000 teu Evelyn Maersk. Read More »

Radiation scanning for all US containers

Virtually all cargo containers entering US ports will be scanned by radiation detecting equipment by the end of the year, according to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary Michael Chertoff. Read More »

New Tacoma terminal for NYK subsidiary

The Port of Tacoma, Washington has announced plans to build a US$300m, 168-acre (68 ha) container terminal on the industrial east side of the Blair Waterway. The terminal will be leased to container terminal operator Yusen Terminal Tacoma Inc. (YTTI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYK Line. Read More »