New berth boosts Savannah’s capacity

New berth boosts Savannah’s capacity
The Port of Savannah opened a new container berth in April, which helped to boost its monthly total of containers handled to 173,415 teu, a 12.7 per cent increase from the same period a year earlier, according to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA).
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MICT upgrades container capabilities

MICT upgrades container capabilities
Madagascar International Container Terminal (MICT), located in the port of Toamasina, has placed a large order for new container-handling equipment, as part of its plan to become a regional hub for Africa.
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Kalmar makes commitment to South Africa

Kalmar makes commitment to South Africa
Kalmar Industries has established its own subsidiary company in South Africa for the sales and servicing of straddle carriers and RTG cranes. Kalmar Industries South Africa (Pty) Ltd is located in Durban.
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A possible £3bn takeover?

A possible £3bn takeover?
The UK’s Associated British Ports (ABP) has left the door open on a bid lead by Goldman Sachs with Canadian and Singaporean investors pitched at about 740p a share that could value the British ports group at £2.2bn.
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Springtime finds DCT Gdansk right on schedule

Springtime finds DCT Gdansk right on schedule
With the weather now improving in the Baltic, DCT Gdansk’s Technical Director Robin MacLeod reports that construction work is still on target to meet the planned opening date of May 2007. Despite severe conditions during the winter, dredging and land reclamation has continued and the first line of piles is already in place.
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Indian Ports get helping hand

Indian Ports get helping hand
With India’s rapid developing economy, and need to International expansion with their Ports, they have taken on the Port of Rotterdam as an advisor.
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The MV “Luck Star” & MV “Tian Shun” vessels reduce travel time.

The MV “Luck Star
International Container Terminals (SICT) welcomed the launch of a new Shantou-Korea service operated by Dongnama Shipping Co. Ltd, with the maiden voyage of M.V. “Luck Star”. The port commenced operations in 1997 and is a member of the wider HDP network, which currently operates three coastal and three river ports in Southern China.
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VIT concludes deal with ACL

VIT concludes deal with ACL
Virginia International Terminals (VIT) operated by the Virginia Port Authority has concluded a contract valued at between US$25m and US$30m.
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Antwerp Port Authority updates for GPS accessibility

Antwerp Port Authority updates for GPS accessibility
As of the 3rd April 2006, you can simply download a file to your GPS to navigate your way around the port. By entering Quay numbers (port number) into your GPS handset you can easily find your way to the desired destination within the Port of Antwerp.
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HPH Suspends Investment Plans

HPH Suspends Investment Plans
Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) confirms that, in agreement with Christchurch City Holdings Limited (CCHL), it will not be proceeding with its proposed investment in Lyttelton Port Company Limited (LPC), as CCHL has not been able to privatise LPC on the terms anticipated. However, HPH remains open to further discussions with CCHL in the event they .....
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Associated British Ports may fetch £3bn.

Associated British Ports may fetch £3bn.
ASSOCIATED British Ports (ABP) could fetch more than £3 billion after the company, which controls a quarter of the trade that enters the UK by sea, was put into play by a consortium led by Goldman Sachs.
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Cerescorp Company has purchased two super post Panamax cranes

Cerescorp Company has purchased two super post Panamax cranes
— Cerescorp Company has purchased two super post Panamax cranes for Fairview Cove Container Terminal facility in the Port of Halifax. With this purchase, Cerescorp will own and operate a total of six cranes at the terminal – three 65 metric ton super post Panamax types and three 40-ton gantry cranes. Together, they will have the capability of handl...
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Björk.Eklund Group acquires a one-third stake

Björk.Eklund Group acquires a one-third stake
As part of its strategy to expand its operations into the Baltic States, Russia and other parts of the Former Soviet Union, the Björk.Eklund Group has acquired a one-third shareholding in Baltic Transport Group (BTG), headquartered in Klaipeda, Lithuania.
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