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Navis launches customer-driven update to N4 TOS

Navis has released the newest version of its flagship Terminal Operating System (TOS), N4 3.7, that aims to offer customers new levels of productivity, increased visibility and better insight. The 3.7 upgrade offers advanced general cargo capabilities which enables customers to utilise a single platform for all cargo handles at their terminals helping to increase velocity, safety and volume. Customers ... Read More »

New Hutchison Ports ICAVE terminal receives first vessel

The new ICAVE terminal will soon begin full operations

Hamburg Süd’s Mexico Polar container ship has become the first vessel to dock at the new Hutchison Ports ICAVE terminal in the Port of Veracruz. The vessel, which has a length of 230 m, a width of 37.30 m and a capacity of 3,800 teu, was named in a ceremony at the terminal which is scheduled to soon begin operations. Due ... Read More »

West Africa Container Terminal invests in new mobile harbour cranes

West Africa Container Terminal in Onne Port

West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) in Onne Port has invested in two new mobile harbour cranes (MHCs) in response to continued volume growth in the Eastern Nigerian market. This is in addition to an investment of around US$2.5m already made this year in ten purpose-built terminal trucks, three reachstackers and an empty container handler, as well as terminal infrastructure and ... Read More »

DP World and NIIF joint venture Hindustan Infralog acquires 76% stake of KRIL

Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF), has acquired a 76% stake in KRIBHCO Infrastructure Limited (KRIL). KRIL is an Indian integrated multi-modal logistics operator in India, founded in 2009, which operates three major inland container depots/private freight terminals at at Pali, Haryana, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh and Hazira, ... Read More »

Stockholm Norvik Port completes container quay construction

The container terminal has a natural depth of 16.5 m

Stockholm Norvik Port, a new freight facility in Sweden, has completed construction of its 450 m container quay with less than a year until the port is scheduled to open. Work to complete the port is moving forward at a rapid pace and upon opening the facility will feature both a container terminal and a roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) terminal. Johan ... Read More »

GB Railfreight launches new service from Felixstowe to Doncaster

The service runs five days a week

GB Railfreight (GBRf) has launched a new service from the Port of Felixstowe to iPort Rail, a new 30-acre multimodal logistics park in Doncaster. GBRf are responsible for all freight services currently using iPort Rail and this new service, which operates Tuesday-Saturday, marks its 16th intermodal service to date. iPort and GBRf have an established relationship together as, when the ... Read More »

PSA acquires DCT Gdansk with Polish Development Fund and IFM Investors

PSA International, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) have completed the transaction to jointly acquire DCT Gdansk, the largest terminal in Poland. The partners have received formal approval from relevant competition authorities to buy the only terminal in the Baltic that can serve ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) with a capacity of up to ... Read More »

Damietta Port ready to handle 14,000 teu vessels

Deepening works at Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has been completed, enabling the Egyptian port to handle container vessels of up to 14,000 teu in capacity and 15 m in draught. The works deepened the navigational channel to 16 m and the turning circle and container berths to 15.5 m. Captain Tarek Shahin, chairman of the DPA, claimed that Damietta Port ... Read More »