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Archives for March 2008
  • LA boosted by US$10m of new security funding

    The Port of Los Angeles is to receive more than US$10m in state homeland security grants to beef up secur ...

    The Port of Los Angeles is to receive more than US$10m in state homeland security grants to beef up security at the USA’s busiest container port. The grants will fund new training, technology and faci ...

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  • Veolia to acquire Rail4Chem

    Seven years after setting up the Essen-based rail cargo company Rail4Chem, its shareholders – BASF SE, Ho ...

    Seven years after setting up the Essen-based rail cargo company Rail4Chem, its shareholders – BASF SE, Hoyer GmbH Internationale Fachspedition, Bertschi AG and VTG Aktiengesellschaft – have decided to ...

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  • Felixstowe modifies Operation Stack

    The Port of Felixstowe has introduced new arrangements for its ‘Operation Stack’ traffic management plan ...

    The Port of Felixstowe has introduced new arrangements for its ‘Operation Stack’ traffic management plan on the A14 approach road, effective March 6th, 2008. ...

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  • New Container Mover from Meclift

    Oy Meclift Ltd, the Finnish manufacturer of variable reach trucks and side reachstackers, has introduced ...

    Oy Meclift Ltd, the Finnish manufacturer of variable reach trucks and side reachstackers, has introduced its low-cost Container Mover ML35CM for the transport of containers at inland terminals and por ...

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  • New port planned for Ras Az Zawr

    The Saudi Ports Authority (SPA) has signed a US$586m agreement with the China Harbour Engineering Company ...

    The Saudi Ports Authority (SPA) has signed a US$586m agreement with the China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd for the design and construction of a new port at Ras Az Zawr, on the east cost of the King ...

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  • NOL launches container terminals unit

    NOL (Neptune Orient Lines) has announced that in 2008 it intends to establish a new container terminals b ...

    NOL (Neptune Orient Lines) has announced that in 2008 it intends to establish a new container terminals business unit – APL Terminals. The Singapore-based company’s accounts show that if the terminals ...

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  • KPA goes back to the drawing board

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has appointed a new consultant to draw up a fresh port master plan after the ...

    Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has appointed a new consultant to draw up a fresh port master plan after the initial plan was found to be inconsistent with the KPA’s expansion proposals. ...

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  • Reconstruction under way at Apapa

    AP Moller Terminals, which holds the concession to operate the Apapa Container Terminal in Nigeria, has s ...

    AP Moller Terminals, which holds the concession to operate the Apapa Container Terminal in Nigeria, has so far spent US$136m on the expansion and modernisation of the terminal, one of Nigeria’s busies ...

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  • DP World to expand Sokhna facility

    Dubai Port World (DP World) plans to invest an additional US$1.3bn in the Egyptian deepwater port of Sokh ...

    Dubai Port World (DP World) plans to invest an additional US$1.3bn in the Egyptian deepwater port of Sokhna over the next three years, having acquired a 90% stake in the facility late last year for th ...

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  • IMCL launches Gdansk feeder services

    The new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal has boosted its feeder connections with the arrival of IM ...

    The new DCT Gdansk deepwater container terminal has boosted its feeder connections with the arrival of IMCL Inter Marine Container Lines. The operator has introduced a weekly link between DCT, Hamburg ...

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