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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Red letter time for BTP

After a year of intensive negotiations between Santos port authority (Codesp) and the Secretariat of Ports (SEP), Codesp has commenced dredging the access to the “sitio-padrao” (50 m immediately in front of the berths) of Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) in the Port of Santos. Read More »

PLA adopts 5-year plan

With a focus on three key areas, competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength, the Los Angeles Harbour Commission have unanimously adopted the fiver-year plan for the port that maps out the its future priorities, objectives and various initiatives. Read More »

Collaboration required to capture Asian growth opportunities

Better partnerships and collaboration among cargo owners, shipping lines and logistics operators is the key goal for industry executives keen to make the most of Asia’s growing economies and robust markets, according to Mark Holloway, APAC Customer Service and Logistics director for Diageo, speaking at the recent TOC Container Supply Chain conference in Hong Kong. Read More »

ACT welcomes its largest vessel

At 300-metres long, the 6,606 teu ‘Kota Carum’, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines (PIL), has become the largest vessel to call at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT) in the Yemen during her maiden voyage. The vessel was alongside for just over 21 hours. Read More »

Eurogate records best year since 2009

Rising demands in container handling along with its own on-going cost savings programme during the 2011 fiscal year, gave the Eurogate Group its best operating results since 2009, closing the year with a 26.6% increase in net profit to €78m (US$102m). Read More »

Gothenburg captures seventh deep-sea service

Today (18th April) will see the start of a second deep-sea service between the Port of Gothenburg and the Far East, when the 8,110 teu ‘APL Finland’ makes the first ship call of the newly established ‘G6’ alliance. Read More »

Panama Canal may miss deadline

Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being raised as to whether the expanded Panama Canal will meet its October 2014 completion deadline or be further delayed. The US$5.3bn project is already six months behind schedule. Read More »

BREAKING NEWS – Panama Canal may miss deadline

Following comments by the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP) chief executive, Alberto Aleman, doubt are being raised as to whether the expanded Panama Canal will meet its October 2014 completion deadline or be further delayed. The US$5.3bn project is already six months behind schedule. Read More »