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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NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE PORTS ADVISORY GROUP

NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE PORTS ADVISORY GROUP
GROUPThe UK ports sector is a dynamic and fast moving sector. Demand for UK expertise in the ports sector is increasing and businesses all over the world appreciate the innovative products and services offered by UK-based ports companies.
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Marine Terminals Corp. Appoints Tom Ward to new position

Marine Terminals Corp. Appoints Tom Ward to new position
OAKLAND, Calif. – Marine Terminals Corp. recently announced the creation of the new position of director and chief engineer, which will focus on terminal development and facility planning, capacity and productivity analysis and technology impact planning.
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Duisport consolidates containers for the Sea Ports.

Duisport consolidates containers for the Sea Ports.
Duisburg, 8 March 2006 - The Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) recommends that the Port of Duisburg should focus its public relations strategy on the excellent integration of continental and maritime combined transportation routes.
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Tender for JadeWeserPort accepted

Tender for JadeWeserPort accepted
Bremen, 14 March 2006, EUROGATE has been informed today by JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG that, following thorough discussions in the company’s governing bodies, EUROGATE’s bid to operate the JadeWeserPort Container Terminal in Wilhelmshaven has been accepted.
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MAFI wins order for 32 Terminal Tractors

MAFI wins order for 32 Terminal Tractors
After presenting the new Terminal tractor MT 25 YT to the public last October, Mafi was successful in receiving the order for 32 units from MSC Terminal in Valencia, Spain. The new Terminal is under construction at the moment and the first containership is scheduled for 01. September 2006.
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Kalmar’s E-One RTG makes its Australian debut with P&O Ports.

Kalmar’s E-One RTG makes its Australian debut with P&O Ports.
Kalmar Industries has received an order from P&O Ports Australia for six all-electric E-One rubber-tyred-gantry (RTG) cranes – three 8+1 wide and 1-over-5 high units for its Port Botany Container Terminal in Sydney and three 6+1 wide and 1-over-5 high for its Fremantle Terminal. The RTGs are scheduled for delivery in late autumn 2006.
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