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DP World reports 9.0% like-for-like Q3 volume growth

DP World handled 44.8m teu across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9% on a like-for-like basis.  On a reported basis gross container volumes grew by 10.1%, with new volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributing to the increase. Growth for the nine month period was ... Read More »

Work starts on new Ashdod private port

Pan Mediterranean (CHEC) is building the US$876m Ashdod port

Construction work started this week (Tuesday) with a ground-breaking ceremony on one of the two new Mediterranean ports planned by the Israeli government as part of its reform of the country’s ports.  Earlier this month (October), the government also announced that it is to privatise the country’s two existing state-owned ports in Ashdod and Haifa in 2015 and 2016 respectively. ... Read More »

Jebel Ali’s new container terminal welcomes first ship

Terminal operator DP World has welcomed the first scheduled vessel at its new Container Terminal 3 at Jebel Ali, Dubai. The ‘APL Phoenix’ called at the terminal, which will add 4m teu to Jebel Ali’s capacity, when fully operational, taking the port’s total capacity to 19m teu. In a statement, DP World said that the US$850m terminal’s 18 m draught ... Read More »

N4 go-live at MTL’s Kwai Tsing Container Port

MTL implemented N4 at Da Chan Bay last year

Navis has announced the successful implementation of its N4 terminal operating system (TOS) at Modern Terminals Limited (MTL) in Kwai Tsing Container Port, Hong Kong. The TOS go-live is the culmination of two years of collaboration and the successful implementation highlights MTL’s mission of serving as the preferred world-class terminal and supply chain services company. MTL is a leading container ... Read More »

Massport says it needs investment to handle larger ships

Massport claims it needs extra funds in addition to the US$216m it was allocated for dredging

Quasi-public agency Massport, which is responsible for operating ports in Boston, has said that it needs between US$100m and US$200m by 2022 to cope with the predicted increase in the size and number of vessels calling at its port. To raise the money, the agency is considering privatising the port or selling part of it to property developers. The other ... Read More »

Oslo chooses Yilport as its terminal operator

Oslo handled 200,000 teu last year

The Port of Oslo signed a deal yesterday (Wednesday 15th) to lease both its container terminals to Turkish terminal operator Yilport Holding for twenty years, with the option of a 10-year extension. Port director Anne-Sigrid Hamran, who believes Yilport is the best choice to develop and operate the container terminal, said: “Yilport Holding was chosen because they share our goal ... Read More »

Puerto Rico seeks operator for Port of the Americas

The port has seen over US$285m of investment

The Puerto Rican government has announced that it is looking for a large, international port operator to work with on the development of the Port of the Americas. The Port of the Americas is located in Ponce, Puerto Rico’s second-biggest city on the South Coast of the island, and has a site of over 300 acres and a capacity of ... Read More »

China pledges investment to create ‘maritime silk road’

Li Jianhong talks to Chinese and Sri Lankan dignitaries

China will make a multi-billion dollar investment in several port related projects in Sri Lanka, including a new US$601m container terminal in Hambantota Port and the US$1.4bn development of Colombo as a “Port City”. China Merchants Holdings (International) (CMHI) and China Harbour Engineering Company will fund part of the development of Hambantota Port; the new terminal will have four container ... Read More »

Poland’s Gdansk Port to treble capacity with new terminal

Gdansk could triple its capacity with the new terminal

The construction of a second container terminal at Gdansk Port, Poland’s largest port, will begin this year, with the PLN1.2bn (US$371m) facility set to open in mid-2016. The investment, which port operator, DCT Gdansk, are financing, will nearly treble capacity from 1.25m teu to 3.5m teu and the port will cover almost 30 ha. Maersk has used Gdansk, which handled ... Read More »