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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Port of Rotterdam Authority considers developing new sea port in Indonesia

Ahmed Aboutaleb, the Mayor of Rotterdam, was present at the signing

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has partnered with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I to examine the possibility of developing a new deep sea port called Kuala Tanjung. Located in Medan, North Sumatra in the North West of Indonesia, the port sits by the Strait of Malacca approximately 300 km from Penang in Malaysia and less than 800 km from ... Read More »

Surprise as Kribi concession awarded to CMA CGM, Bolloré and CHEC

In a surprise move, the government of Cameroon has awarded a 25-year concession to operate the new Kribi Container Terminal to a consortium of French companies CMA CGM and Bolloré as well as China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). This was unexpected because, in April 2015, the government removed this consortium from a shortlist of operators considered to manage the terminal, ... Read More »

New concession for Terminal 5 in the Port of Buenos Aires up for grabs

The Port of Buenos Aires

The General Ports Administration (AGP) of Argentina has issued a new four-year tender for Terminal 5 in the Port of Buenos Aires, with a one-year extension period available. The terminal has been run by Buenos Aires Container Terminal Services SA (BACTSSA), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), on a temporary extension of a concession, which ran out in 2012. ... Read More »

Port of Savannah to enhance its cranes with more automation

Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is to extend its use of process automation technology from Identec Solutions to support the operation of new ship-to-shore (sts) and rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) at the Port of Savannah. GPA will now install Identec Solutions’ automated container hand-off and job promotion system on 30 new RTGs and, for the first time, on four new super-post-Panamax quay ... Read More »