Sunday , 21 October 2018
Latest News

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Durban ‘dig-out port’ is given 2021 start date

South African state-owned terminal operator Transnet has announced that construction will begin on a ‘dig-out port’ at the Port of Durban in the south of the city in 2021. Mark Gregg-McDonald, Transnet’s group executive of planning and stability, made the announcement at a press conference in South Africa on Friday. Before construction can begin, a number of improvements must first be made ... Read More »

Industry calls for changes in proposed Panama Canal toll structure

The expanded canal will open next year

On Friday, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) held a public hearing on its proposals for the new toll structure which will be put in place when the expanded canal opens next year. A spokesperson of the 360 Quality Association, which represents owners and operators of reefer containers and over 200 ships, called for a discount for ships carrying empty (owner-owned or ... Read More »

APM Terminals reports the departure of three high-profile managers

Three senior managers have departed APM Terminals (APMT) as a consequence of ‘not following internal business policies’, the company has confirmed. APMT announced the decision but refused to comment any further on the details of the departure of three members of its long-serving managerial staff. The company’s former chief financial officer and vice president Christian Moller Laursen, chief commercial officer ... Read More »