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EuroFruitPorts’ new cold store operational

EuroFruitPorts, the joint-venture between Euroports and Compagnie Fruitière that recently opened its multi-purpose refrigerated fruit terminal, located at Quay 1207 in the Port of Antwerp, has started full operations at its new 13.600 sq m on-site cold store warehouse facilities. Construction of the site began in September 2012, with the first vessel arriving in January. Read More »

Portek acquires RUT

RUT will expand Portek’s international portfolio

Singapore-based Portek International has expanded its international portfolio of container and multi-purpose terminals, with an 80% acquisition of Rigas Universalais Terminals SIA (“RUT”) located in Riga Free Port, Latvia. Read More »

Grup TCB orders Orbita gate OCR

Grup TCB to automate 10 truck lanes

Container terminal operator Grup TCB has selected Orbita Ingenieria to automate 10 new entry and exit truck lanes being built as part of a major expansion programme at its flagship facility Terminal de Contenidors de Barcelona (TCB). Orbita supply its GateSuite optical character recognition (OCR) solution. Read More »

New Dunkeque Portugal service

Short-sea operator MacAndrews is to start a new twice-weekly service between Dunkerque and Portugal from next Saturday (27 April), calling at Lisbon and Leixões, from where the Spanish region of Galicia will also be served. Read More »

Grup TCB to build new container terminal in Puerto Quetzal

Impression of Quetzal terminal at final build-out

Spain’s Grup TCB has been awarded a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract for Puerto Quetzal’s new container terminal (TCQ) located on the Pacific coast of Guatemala. To be built on a greenfield site the terminal will be operated by Grup TCB for 25 years with an option to renew for a further 25 years in order to improve the service and productivity levels of container operations. Read More »