Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion

Freight industry urges politicians to vote yes on Heathrow expansion
Robert Keen Speaking ahead of next Monday’s parliamentary vote on the National Policy Statement for Heathrow expansion, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Hopefully, Monday will see the end of years of procrastination over the expansion...
June 22nd, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
21-Jun-2018 TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL Singapore SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS Hong Kong MARINE OPERATIONS HALTED DUE TO HIGH WINDS Dammam, Saudi Arabia Transport of sand material Thursday, June 21, 2018, Singapore The working period for the transport of sand material to the stockpile area at Tuas...
June 21st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Jun-2018 SEAWALL REPAIR WORKS AT TAI O Hong Kong PORT STATUS UPDATE (20 JUNE) Hodeidah, Yemen Seawall repair works at Tai O Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 4 months, seawall repair works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight lines joining the following co-ordinates...
June 20th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp

‘Think global, act local’: Harbour Life presents the people behind the Port of Antwerp
Harbourlife – Patick Verhoeven With the English edition of ‘Harbour Life’ the Antwerp-based publisher Pandora returns to its maritime roots. ‘Harbour Life’ presents the full gamut of life in the Port of Antwerp. In four walking and cycling tours through the city and port, author Patrick...
June 19th, 2018 | Books, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
19-Jun-2018 INTERNATIONAL DRAGON BOAT RACES 2018 Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races 2018 Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Hong Kong The 2018 Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races (IDBR) will take place off the Central waterfront between 0700 hours and 2000 hours from 22 to 24 June 2018. The race area...
June 19th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday and now stands at 1,442. Geopolitics muddy as usual and caution should be observed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap:the fall The Capes managed to gain five points with the BCI reading 2,228 points...
June 18th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Jun-2018 RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON OFF TSIM BEI TSUI, DEEP BAY Hong Kong TESTING OF AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE Singapore PORT STATUS UPDATE (18 JUNE 2018) Yemen ONBOARD FIRE TEMPORARILY HALTS PORT OPS Port Kembla, Australia SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC Dardanelles, Turkey INSTALLATION OF FLOATING...
June 18th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation

Tidetech unveils data-driven vision for next generation voyage optimisation
The Tidetech Data Cube can generate metocean data at different resolutions for different parts of a voyage and focus on sections with greatest optimisation potential. Cutting edge technology enables owners and operators to access historical and forecast weather data in multiple resolutions with output...
June 18th, 2018 | News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
16-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 17-30 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 17-30 June 2018 Saturday, June 16, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 19 Jun (Tue) – Trindad & Tobago Labour Day 21 Jun (Thu) – June Solstice 22 Jun (Fri) – Midsummer’s...
June 16th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Jun-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PIER AT KAU SAI CHAU, SAI KUNG Hong Kong SEVERE WEATHER WARNING Port Kembla, Australia Marine site investigation off pier at Kau Sai Chau, Sai Kung Friday, June 15, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 1 month, marine site investigation works involving drilling...
June 15th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
14-Jun-2018 TRANSPORT OF SAND AND SOIL INVESTIGATION WORKS Singapore Transport of sand and soil investigation works Thursday, June 14, 2018, Singapore The working period has been extended for the transport of sand material to the stockpile area and soil investigations works near the Pilot West Boarding...
June 14th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Governments need to join the fight against the trade in counterfeit goods

Governments need to join the fight against the trade in counterfeit goods
TOC Europe 2018 Rotterdam, 13 June 2018 – Efforts to curtail the supply chain of counterfeit goods should be part of the everyday practise of supply chain service providers, delegates at this week’s TOC Container Supply Chain conference in Rotterdam heard this morning. Incorporating a “Know...
June 14th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Kuehne + Nagel to open a new site in East Midlands Gateway

Kuehne + Nagel to open a new site in East Midlands Gateway
An artist’s impression of the logistics park London / UK, 11 June 2018 – Kuehne + Nagel has agreed a 15-year lease on almost 200,000 sq. ft. of space at the Segro Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway. The new facility will be developed on the prestigious East Midlands gateway scheme which is...
June 14th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Jun-2018 INCREASE OF TRANSIT DRAFT FOR NEOPANAMAX LOCKS Panama Canal, Panama Increase of transit draft for Neopanamax locks Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama The recent rainfall in the Canal watershed has increased the levels of Gatun and Alhajuela Lakes considerably in the past few days....
June 13th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)

Establishment of the Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 (TIC 4.0)
Recognizing the need for the container terminal industry to prepare for the 4th industrial revolution and to further advance digitalization, an open group of 15 global private container terminal operators and port equipment manufacturers has recently met in Brussels on 30th May 2018 at FEPORT (The...
June 13th, 2018 | Containers, IT and Communications, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South
An aerial view of the Niederglatt/Zurich terminal Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 13 June 2018: The container terminal Niederglatt/Zurich, operated by Swissterminal Group, will offer Swiss importers and exporters a new direct rail link to the Rail Hub Milano in Melzo/Milano with five departures per week from...
June 13th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments

SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing Horns Rev 3 shipments
MV Svenja – foundation transshipment for GeoSea Hamburg, 13 June 2018 –  SAL Heavy Lift repeats success by signing contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 Offshore Wind Farm. The contract has been signed with GeoSea NV, and underlines SAL’s performance...
June 13th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Logistics | Read More

Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution

Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik achieves rapid Ecommerce growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution
Logistics Service Provider B+S Logistik Achieves Rapid Ecommerce Growth using Descartes pixi* Warehouse Management Solution Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that B+S Logistik (B+S GmbH Logistik und Dienstleistungen),...
June 13th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FEPORT Position – Digitalisation in the Maritime Sector

FEPORT Position – Digitalisation in the Maritime Sector
Lamia Kerdjoudj-Belkaid Brussels, June 13th, 2018 – Ahead of the European Parliament public hearing on “Digitalisation in Transport” scheduled for 20 June, and in follow  up as  to FEPORT’s priorities for digitalisation  as communicated prior to the commencement of the Estonian Presidency...
June 13th, 2018 | European Union, IT and Communications, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge

Okskaya Sudoverf launches 3rd ROB20 series barge
The “Belmax 3” barge Okskaya Sudoverf Launches Belmax 3, Third Non-Self-Propelled Barge Of Project ROB20 A launching ceremony for third vessel of a series of Project ROB non-self-propelled barges was held June 7, 2018 at Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard (part of UCL Holding). The ship named Belmax...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
12-Jun-2018 RAMAZAN BAYRAMI HOLIDAY Turkey LOCK CHAMBER CLOSURE FOR MAINTENANCE Kiel Canal, Germany Ramazan Bayrami Holiday Tuesday, June 12, 2018, Turkey All official institutions and banks in Turkey will be closed from Thursday 14 June to Monday 18 June, due to the Ramazan Bayrami Holiday. Some ports...
June 12th, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

PD Ports director Jim French recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

PD Ports director Jim French recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
Jim French MBE Jim French, PD Ports’ Director Portcentric Logistics and former RHA (Road Haulage Association) Chairman, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to young people in the transport industry. Jim started his career as a traffic office trainee before moving...
June 12th, 2018 | Awards, HR, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay
Mick Cash SPECIALIST TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that a key group of port engineering and servicing staff will be striking for 48 hours this Thursday and Friday in a dispute over pay justice. The workers are employed by global shipping logistics and maintenance outfit MacGregors at a number...
June 12th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Fast-growing start-up Adnavem hires operations specialist Andreas Gustavsson

Andreas Gustavsson In June 2018 the Adnavem team was further strengthened with the operations specialist  Andreas Gustavsson who most recently comes from TTS Marine AB where he was responsible for all logistics. “We are proud and happy that Andreas Gustavsson decided to join Adnavem and I am confident...
June 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Jun-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 June 2018 Saturday, June 9, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 10 Jun (Sun) – Congo Reconciliation Day 11-12 Jun (Mon-Tue) – Russian...
June 9th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More