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Navis enters into agreement to acquire Jade Logistics

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Jade Logistics, which provides the Master Terminal terminal operating system (TOS) for mixed cargo. Adding Jade Master Terminal to its portfolio of systems, which already includes N4 and Octopi, Navis will be able to offer the flexibility of the right TOS for any prospective ... Read More »

DaChan Bay Terminals: First in South China to supply shore power across all berths

A total of three ships deployed shore power for more than 10 hours in the test period

DaChan Bay Terminals has become the first container facility in South China to offer shore power at all its berths. The second phase of the shore power installation, which began on February 25, 2019, has been officially concluded and accepted by relevant authorities. Preliminary acceptance was granted in late September by the China Classification Society and, during the test period, ... Read More »

Container terminal at Port of Gothenburg to be fossil fuel free by 2020

APM Terminals (APMT) Gothenburg has launched a climate strategy aiming to become fossil fuel free by 2020, while supporting the port authority’s goal to reduce carbon emissions by 70% by 2030. In order to achieve these goals, a machine park will be completely run on renewable fuels, rail-borne freight will need to be doubled and loading and discharge operations will ... Read More »

New tunnel improves connectivity for Suez Canal Container Terminal in Egypt

New 3rd July tunnel under the Suez Canal just south of Port of Said helps offer faster access to the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) and improves its position to become Egypt’s primary gateway terminal. Full export containers are now completing security checks, which include passing through one of six dedicated x-ray scanners, and crossing the tunnel in around 40 ... Read More »

ICTSI to double container capacity at terminal in DR Congo

Matadi Gateway Terminal

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated with its local partners the second phase expansion of Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left back of the Congo River in DR Congo. The second phase expansion will more than double MGT’s annual throughput capacity to 400,000 teu, as the operators aim to establish Matadi as a ... Read More »

Total to supply LNG to CMA CGM’s future 15,000 teu ships

CMA CGM has signed an agreement with Total for the supply of approximately 270,000 tonnes per year of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) over 10 years. This volume will help to cover the supply at the Port of Marseille-Fos, which CMA CGM has chosen for the bunkering of its future 15,000 teu container ships that will operate between Asia and the ... Read More »

DP World widens end-to-end service offering with Feedertech acquisition

The terminal operator acquired Unifeeder last year

Unifeeder, a fully owned subsidiary of DP World, has announced the acquisition of a 77% stake in Feedertech Group, enabling it to expand its feedering and short-sea services into Asia, the Indian Subcontinent and the Gulf trades. The deal, which is expected to close in Q1 2020, is the latest step in DP World’s strategy to build end-to-end logistics capability ... Read More »

New Argentine government urged to analyse transport matrix before modernising Port of Buenos Aires

The port's modernisation is on hold for the time-being

With the opening of offers for the tender to modernise the Port of Buenos Aires postponed until March 2020, the incoming Argentine government should prioritise creating a thorough transport plan for the whole country according to several port experts. Olaf Merk, ports and shipping expert at the International Transport Forum (ITF), part of the OECD, told CM that he stands ... Read More »

Maersk launches Captain Peter visibility tool

Maersk has launched its new visibility tool, Captain Peter, as part of its revamped Remote Container Management (RCM) platform. The avatar aims to reduce some of the daily hassles and complexities of shipping for Maersk’s customers while it assists them along the journey of their cargo. Since its launch in September 2017, over 3,600 companies have signed up for RCM ... Read More »

APM Terminals Moín handles largest container ship to visit Costa Rica

APM Terminals (APMT) Moín has received the MSC Sara Elena, the largest container ship to ever berth in Costa Rica, measuring 300 m long and with a capacity of 8,000 teu. In 337 lifts, exports of key Costa Rican exports, included pineapples and bananas, were loaded onto the Sara Elena destined for Rotterdam. The vessel was in port for just ... Read More »