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Archives for April 2008
  • TSB to launch stowage planning product

    Total Soft Bank (TSB) of South Korea, a leading software solution provider for the maritime and port logi ...

    Total Soft Bank (TSB) of South Korea, a leading software solution provider for the maritime and port logistics industry, has introduced a new automated stowage planning system, SS-Planner (Super Stowa ...

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  • Revenues up 32% at DP World

    DP World announced revenue growth of 32% from its global portfolio of 42 marine terminals for the year en ...

    DP World announced revenue growth of 32% from its global portfolio of 42 marine terminals for the year ended 31 December 2007, to reach a total of US$2.73bn. EBITDA increased by 56% to US$1.1bn, with ...

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  • No U-turn on Peru’s port policy

    Facing the threat of an indefinite strike invoked by the Federación Nacional de Trabajadores de la Empres ...

    Facing the threat of an indefinite strike invoked by the Federación Nacional de Trabajadores de la Empresa Nacional de Puertos (Fentenapu) in May 2008 in order to halt the concessioning of the Ports o ...

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  • Gothenburg’s rail shuttles slash emissions

    The Port of Gothenburg, which handles some 70 per cent of Sweden’s container traffic, claims to have save ...

    The Port of Gothenburg, which handles some 70 per cent of Sweden’s container traffic, claims to have saved 42,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions in 2007 by transporting goods to and from the port ...

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  • VTS acquisition helps duisport double sales

    The duisport Group of Germany recorded consolidated sales (including sales from strategic partnerships) o ...

    The duisport Group of Germany recorded consolidated sales (including sales from strategic partnerships) of €126.5m in 2007 – 97% higher than the €64.1m reported in 2006. In its traditional segments – ...

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  • Triple Celebrations at JNPT

    The 2007-08 financial year was a landmark year for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in which it not only h ...

    The 2007-08 financial year was a landmark year for the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust in which it not only handled 4.06m teu – an increase of 23% over the the last financial year - but it also broke thro ...

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  • AAPA Supports Colombia Free Trade Agreement

    After participating in the official transmittal ceremony of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement with Presid ...

    After participating in the official transmittal ceremony of the Colombia Free Trade Agreement with President Bush, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle anno ...

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  • Bandar Abbas welcomes first 8,000 teu vessels

    The Shahid Rajaee Port Complex (SRPC) at Bandar Abbas, Iran’s busiest container port, has welcomed its fi ...

    The Shahid Rajaee Port Complex (SRPC) at Bandar Abbas, Iran’s busiest container port, has welcomed its first 8,000 teu vessels. The MSC Judith, with a capacity of 8,085 teu, arrived at the terminal in ...

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  • Boost for Port Said’s crane fleet

    Port Said Container & Cargo Handling Co (PSCCHC) has added two new super post-Panamax gantry cranes and t ...

    Port Said Container & Cargo Handling Co (PSCCHC) has added two new super post-Panamax gantry cranes and two RTGs from ZPMC (Zhenhua Port Machinery Co) of China to its crane fleet at Port Said Containe ...

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  • Cargo volumes up 16% at Helsinki

    Unitised cargo traffic at the Port of Helsinki reached 11.9m tonnes in 2007, representing an increase of ...

    Unitised cargo traffic at the Port of Helsinki reached 11.9m tonnes in 2007, representing an increase of 16% over the previous year. The new shipping service between Helsinki and Rostock and new ships ...

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