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US container seals

From October 15, 2008 US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will require all containers in transit to the US to be secured with a high-security seal. Read More »

APMT to expand at Illichivsk

A new container terminal at the Ukrainian Port of Illichivsk is to be developed by APM Terminals, expanding its presence in the fast-growing Black Sea Region. The terminal, which will have capacity for more than 1m teus, is scheduled to be operational by 2011. Read More »

First direct feeder call for Da Chan Bay Terminal One

Da Chan Bay Terminal One in Shenzhen port received its first direct feeder service from Hong Kong over the weekend (13th July) with the maiden call of ‘Yue Hui Hai 118’ operated by Ever Harvest and Xiamen Harvest Shipping, a major Hong Kong based feeder provider. Read More »

Port of Ensenada beefs-up infrastructure

The Port of Ensenada on Mexico's Pacific coast is beefing up its infrastructure with the express objective of attracting post-Panamax container vessels and luring cargo bound to and from the USA. Read More »

CMA CGM in Miami joint venture with APMT

CMA CGM has joined forces with APM Terminals to operate a joint venture company - the ‘South Florida Container Terminal’ – in the Port of Miami, following the signing of a 15-year concession agreement with Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners. Read More »

Crane Boost at Port of Felixstowe

Three new ultra post-Panamax ship-to-shore gantry cranes have been commissioned at the Port of Felixstowe, bringing to 29 the total number of quayside cranes now in operation at the Port. Read More »

Record-breaking order for Konecranes

One of the largest orders ever received by Konecranes – valued at €40m - has been placed by JSC Fourth Stevedoring Company of St Petersburg for the supply of four ship-to-shore (STS) and ten rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes. Delivery will start in the third quarter of 2009. Read More »

New cranes to increase Sokhna throughput

DP World Sokhna, Egypt has installed two new Regianne post Panamax gantry cranes and five additional rubber tyre gantries as part of the port's commitment to increase throughput and efficiency. Read More »