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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Ports of Auckland reorganisation to take effect Monday

Next Monday (6 July) will see the biggest operational change in a decade at Ports of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest container port by volume, when container operations and stevedoring staff will be based at the recently expanded Fergusson container terminal, increasing the proportion of containers handled at terminal from 71%, to around 96%. Read More »

Konecranes Heavy Lifting to cut staff in Finland

A total of 41 staff, involving all the company's departments, are to be made redundant at Konecranes Heavy Lifting Corporation in Finland to adjust the companies’ cost structure and capacity to the current weaker market situation and to secure its future competitiveness. Read More »

Two bidders for Seagirt Marine Terminal

Two consortia - Ceres Terminals, Inc./Alinda Capital Partners LLC and Ports America Group/Highstar Capital - have qualified to enter a possible public-private partnership (P3) agreement with the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) to operate the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. Read More »

Cardiff receives its largest containership

Borchard Lines’ vessel ‘Rachel Borchard’ has become the largest container ship to call at the Cardiff Container Terminal recently, when it docked at the Port’s Queen Alexandra Dock, operated by Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Cardiff. Read More »