Archives for 2011
  • Tacoma completes US$32m extension

    Officials from Hyundai Merchant Marine, the Port of Tacoma, and Washington United Terminals (WUT) have ce ...

    Officials from Hyundai Merchant Marine, the Port of Tacoma, and Washington United Terminals (WUT) have celebrated the completion of a US$32m WUT extension on the Blair Waterway with a ceremonial ribbo ...

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  • Confusion halts the start of Miami’s tunnel project

    A US$1bn Port of Miami tunnel project that will directly link the US Interstate highway system with port ...

    A US$1bn Port of Miami tunnel project that will directly link the US Interstate highway system with port facilities, providing quicker and easier access for container traffic and cruise passengers, ha ...

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  • Millionth teu for FCT

    On Thursday November 3, 2011 Russia’s First Container Terminal (FCT) in the Port of St. Petersburg, handl ...

    On Thursday November 3, 2011 Russia’s First Container Terminal (FCT) in the Port of St. Petersburg, handled its one millionth teu since the beginning of the year. ...

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  • Suspect reefers grounded

    Concerns are growing at the number of potentially ‘dangerous’ reefer containers that may currently be in ...

    Concerns are growing at the number of potentially ‘dangerous’ reefer containers that may currently be in use following three fatalities – two in Vietnam in April this year and the third in Itajai, Bra ...

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  • Record highs at Southampton

    The DP World Southampton (DPWS) container terminal in the UK Port of Southampton which is 51% owned by DP ...

    The DP World Southampton (DPWS) container terminal in the UK Port of Southampton which is 51% owned by DP World and 49% by Associated British Ports (ABP), recently hit a record level of productivity w ...

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  • Larger vessels are driving Mediterranean port growth

    Addressing the 4th Annual Med Freight Conference, APM Terminals Director of Port Investments for Europe a ...

    Addressing the 4th Annual Med Freight Conference, APM Terminals Director of Port Investments for Europe and the Mediterranean, John Trenchard cited both long-term demographic trends and the expected i ...

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  • Lord Chris Smith visits London Gateway

    Lord Chris Smith, Environment Agency Chairman has visited London Gateway to view what is now recognised a ...

    Lord Chris Smith, Environment Agency Chairman has visited London Gateway to view what is now recognised as one of Europe’s largest environmental management programmes. ...

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  • UNIT45 upgrades its intermodal 45ft container range

    Dutch 45ft container specialist UNIT45 has announced that its entire range of intermodal products has bee ...

    Dutch 45ft container specialist UNIT45 has announced that its entire range of intermodal products has been upgraded to provide more environmentally-friendly transportation solutions. As in previous ye ...

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  • Carrier casualties

    Several casualties have recently emerged on the Transpacific trade. Four smaller carriers (TCC, Horizon, ...

    Several casualties have recently emerged on the Transpacific trade. Four smaller carriers (TCC, Horizon, GCL and CSAV) were forced to exit the trade, while almost all remaining carriers went on to rat ...

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  • More challenges for Itajai

    APM Terminals Itajai (APMTI), Brazil has suffered another set back to its operations inside two months, a ...

    APM Terminals Itajai (APMTI), Brazil has suffered another set back to its operations inside two months, after an indefinite strike by tally clerks has closed it down. ...

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