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  • Bolloré Group CEO investigated for corruption

    The chairman and CEO of Bolloré Group is subject to a formal corruption investigation involving concessio ...

    The chairman and CEO of Bolloré Group is subject to a formal corruption investigation involving concessions for terminals in Guinea and Togo. Vincent Bolloré is being investigated by French police for ...

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  • UK ports call for Brexit clarity

    The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has urged for greater clarity on the practicalities of timings and arran ...

    The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has urged for greater clarity on the practicalities of timings and arrangements for the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU). UKMPG, a body of port operators an ...

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  • Konecranes reports mixed first quarter

    Konecranes’ port solutions sector reported a year-on-year loss of 8.5% in orders received in the first qu ...

    Konecranes’ port solutions sector reported a year-on-year loss of 8.5% in orders received in the first quarter of 2018, as operating profit fell by 1.1% to €3.1m (US$3.75m). The company’s orders recei ...

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  • DP World starts 2018 strongly

    DP World reported year-on-year container growth of 7.3% as throughput at its global terminals rose to 17. ...

    DP World reported year-on-year container growth of 7.3% as throughput at its global terminals rose to 17.6m teu in the first quarter of 2018. The operator cited particularly good performance in Europe ...

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  • US terminal holds up COSCO-OOIL deal

    Concerns over the ownership of the Long Beach Container Terminal are holding up COSCO Shipping Holding’s ...

    Concerns over the ownership of the Long Beach Container Terminal are holding up COSCO Shipping Holding’s acquisition of Orient Overseas International (OOIL), according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) ...

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  • Puerto Rican terminal signs deal with Navis

    Puerto Rico’s Luis Ayala Colón terminal will integrate Navis’ terminal operating software (TOS), N4, afte ...

    Puerto Rico’s Luis Ayala Colón terminal will integrate Navis’ terminal operating software (TOS), N4, after signing a partnership with the American software company. The terminal’s operations have been ...

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  • PSA launches trade facilitation platform

    PSA has announced a new platform to ease interactions within the supply chain by reducing data duplicatio ...

    PSA has announced a new platform to ease interactions within the supply chain by reducing data duplication, improving data flow and providing up-to-date status visibility. The Calista platform, estima ...

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  • ITF calls for greater green policies in ports

    The International Transport Forum (ITF) has recommended a set of measures to bring down greenhouse gas (G ...

    The International Transport Forum (ITF) has recommended a set of measures to bring down greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in ports in line with the Paris Climate Agreement. The body acknowledged that aro ...

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  • Container volumes up 8% at Valencia

    The Port of Valencia handled 1,183,187 teu in the first quarter of 2018, representing growth of 8.13%. In ...

    The Port of Valencia handled 1,183,187 teu in the first quarter of 2018, representing growth of 8.13%. In terms of foreign trade, full containers have grown by 3.95% during the first quarter of the ye ...

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  • Hapag-Lloyd plans emissions reduction

    German carrier Hapag-Loyd aims to reduce its CO2 emissions per teu per kilometer by a fifth by 2020 accor ...

    German carrier Hapag-Loyd aims to reduce its CO2 emissions per teu per kilometer by a fifth by 2020 according to the company’s first sustainability report. Hapag-Loyd hopes to bring emissions down by ...

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