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Three prequalify for KCT

Three prequalified bidders identified for KCT

Terminal Link and PSA International, the terminal subsidiaries of French shipping line CMA CGM and the Port of Singapore Authority respectively, along with DP World, are all prequalified bidders for the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT), according to the Development Bank of Jamaica. Read More »

Kalmar straddles boost Tacoma

Five Kalmar Classic straddle carriers have been ordered by the Port of Tacoma, USA, adding to the port's current fleet of 27 straddle carriers, all of which have been supplied by the manufacturer. Delivery is scheduled for Q1-2014. Read More »

EU supports Baltic ‘Twin-Port’ project

Port of Helsinki West Harbour

European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, has signed a funding support agreement of €11.3m (US$15.4m) for the joint project called Twin-Ports to improve and increase the capacity of ferry traffic between the Finnish Port of Helsinki and the Port of Tallinn in Estonia. Read More »

Long Beach goes live with N4

Pier F at Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) has gone live with Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS), replacing the previous SPARCS Express system. Read More »

New China-Poland train connection

Polish State Railways, Polskie Koleje Państwowe (PKP) cargo subsidiary Cargosped, together with Far East Land Bridge and Russian Railways Logistics is testing a new rail box service between China and Poland. Read More »

Correction – Identec Solutions – WAM Technologies

In an earlier news item, published on our web news pages in August and reprinted in the August/September issue of CM, we stated that Identec Solutions and WAM Technologies had merged. We have been advised by both parties that this is incorrect. Read More »

EUROGATE looks at Israel’s new container ports

The proposed new port in Ashdod

According to reports in the Israeli media over the weekend, the Germany-based European shipping group Eurogate plans to submit pre-qualifying tender documents by the end of this month for the two private ports to be built at Ashdod and Haifa. Read More »

OPDR extends Iberian network

Hamburg-based short-sea shipping and logistics company, Oldenburg-Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR), has expanded on the Iberian Peninsula with new offices in Cartagena and Bilbao. Read More »

APMT signals start of Moín construction

Construction of the Moín Container Terminal to start Q1-2014

After several months of uncertainty as to when construction will begin on the Moín Container Terminal in Costa Rica, known locally as ‘Terminal de Contenedores de Moín’ (TCM), APM Terminals (APMT) has signed a US$460m contract with the Dutch-based Van Oord-BAM consortium for the first phase. Work is expected to start in Q1-2014. Read More »