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Joint venture will transform New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru

New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru

A proposed joint venture between New Zealand’s PrimePort Timaru and the Port of Tauranga will deliver significant economic, social and environmental benefits to Timaru, the South Canterbury region and the wider South Island economy, according to PrimePort Timaru chairman Roger Gower. Read More »

New turning circle proposed for Itajai

At a press conference last week, Brazil’s Itajai Port Authority, together with terminal operators APM Itajai, Portonave and the Pilots, revealed a project for building the new turning circle. The original proposal was not very popular as it involved the relocation of more than 300 resident families and businesses and the need to obtain environmental licenses which would take a long time to resolve. Read More »

Consultants say Felixstowe will be cheaper than London Gateway

The UK’s Daily Telegraph has published the findings of a study by consultants MDS Transmodal that were hired by Felixstowe to examine the costs of more than 1,000 road haulage trips as Felixstowe it hit back at claims that DP World’s new £1.5bn (US$2.32bn) London Gateway port in the Thames Estuary would allow companies to “completely re-evaluate their supply chains". Read More »

ICTSI Mexico services its first vessel

Two of CMSA’s four new quay cranes servicing the Maersk Kalamata

Contecon Manzanillo, S.A. (CMSA), operator of the Specialized Container Terminal 2 (SCT) in the North Zone of Manzanillo port, Mexico, has handled its first ship - the 5,500 teu capacity Maersk Kalamata. . Read More »