Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

The BDI@1,457: a contained fall amid Geopolitical chaos… or what?

The BDI@1,457: a contained fall amid Geopolitical chaos… or what?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 13 points losing the 1,500-point base of last week when it stood at 1,519 points – down 62! Geopolitics are not only perplexed they are dubious and the outcome on many global issues remains totally uncertain and this in turn will affect shipping – in...
November 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
02-Nov-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF TUI MIN HOI, SAI KUNG Hong Kong SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong WATER DEPTHS IN INNER CHANNELS & APPROACHES Jebel Dhanna Ruwais, United Arab Emirates NATIONAL STRIKE LOOMING Nigeria Marine site investigation off Tui Min Hoi, Sai Kung Friday,...
November 2nd, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests
Davies Turner RDC at Dartford in Kent Davies Turner, the UK’s leading freight forwarder and logistics service provider, is seeing a definite upsurge in enquiries about the availability of warehousing space, driven by customer concerns about the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and the future of UK...
November 2nd, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tuapse Port Volumes

Tuapse Port Volumes
A view of the Port of Tuapse Tuapse Sea Commercial Port nine-month cargo volumes totaled 9.4 million tonnes Cargo traffic at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding) in January-September 2018 fell 10.9% year-on-year to 9.4 million tonnes showing different trends in dry cargo and...
November 1st, 2018 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
01-Nov-2018 AROUND THE ISLAND CANOE RACE Hong Kong TRAFFIC HALTED DUE TO FOG Dardanelles, Turkey Around the Island Canoe Race Thursday, November 1, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place around Hong Kong Island on 4 November 2018 (Sunday). About 30 canoes are expected to participate in the race. The...
November 1st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports, Weather | Read More

Top Eastern African Shipping Hub Implements N4 at Its Terminal

Top Eastern African Shipping Hub Implements N4 at Its Terminal
. Société de Gestion du Terminal à Conteneurs de Doraleh (SGTD) selects Navis N4 as it Continues to Expand and Modernize its Operations Oakland, CA—November 1, 2018—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance...
November 1st, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!

Red sky at Night …err Red Markets in October… keeps you wonder!
John Faraclas The BDI fell below the 1,500 threshold earlier on today and now reads 1,490 – that’s minus 23 points, 23 important and otherwise valuable points. Geopolitics still messy, enigmatic and above all perplexed… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI lost 34 points and now stands...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, Marinas, Markets, Medical, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
31-Oct-2018 YACHT RACE FROM HONG KONG TO DAYA BAY Hong Kong RECORD-LOW HIJACKINGS YET DANGER PERSISTS IN GULF OF GUINEA: IMB GLOBAL PIRACY REPORT Worldwide Yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Hong Kong A yacht race from Hong Kong to Daya Bay in the Mainland will take place...
October 31st, 2018 | Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Oct-2018 WORKS OFF MARINA EAST Singapore THIRD QUARTER FIGURES SHOW CONTAINER VOLUME GROWTH Rotterdam, Netherlands Works off Marina East Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Singapore The working period for works being conducted south of Marina East has been extended. The works will now be carried out from...
October 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Award 2018: Port of Tallinn

ESPO Award 2018: Port of Tallinn
(c) Port of Tallinn 30 October 2018 – The ESPO Award 2018 will go to the port authority that creates a good workplace environment for its current and future employees and demonstrates its investment in a diverse and inclusive environment, facilitating mutual respect, non-discrimination and personal...
October 30th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, it feels that the issues covered are all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Navis and Tianjin Port Group sign Memorandum of Understanding

Navis and Tianjin Port Group sign Memorandum of Understanding
Strategic Agreement Demonstrates Joint Commitment to Accelerate Smart Port Initiatives, Establish Benchmark for Terminal Operations Excellence Oakland, CA—October 15, 2018—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and...
October 29th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS IN THE HUNG HOM FAIRWAY Hong Kong WOODCHIP BERTH HIRE FEE Eden, Australia WIND & RAIN PROMPT TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE Dammam, Saudi Arabia REPLACEMENT OF FLOATING SEA BARRIER Singapore Marine works in the Hung Hom Fairway Monday, October 29, 2018, Hong Kong From 30 October...
October 29th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GEODIS awarded “2018 Logistics Player of the Year” in Italy

GEODIS awarded “2018 Logistics Player of the Year” in Italy
(l-r) Pietro Lucio Canova, GEODIS and Dario Da Pra, GEODIS with Luigi Terzi from Assologistica The Group took home the prestigious annual prize rewarding Italian companies that stand out for innovative approaches and solutions. With the project “Aero roll-cages conveyor system,” GEODIS in Italy has...
October 29th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai

“Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai
. “Year of Zayed” launched in Dubai Row4Ocean START: 14 DECEMBER 2018  DAKAR TO PARAMARIBO – 2305 NAUTICAL MILES Representing the spirit of DP World, Patrick Bol has formed a team of rowers; Lewis Knollman, Andrew Ruinoff, and Matt Wilds to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 27 days or less to collect...
October 29th, 2018 | Rowing, Sports | Read More

Record‐low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea, shows latest global piracy report

Record‐low hijackings yet danger persists in Gulf of Guinea, shows latest global piracy report
Captain P. Mukundan A total of 156 incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported to the ICC International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre (PRC) in the first nine months of 2018 compared to 121 for the same period in 2017. The 2018 figure is broken down as 107 vessels...
October 29th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Corruption, Headlines, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Oct-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 28 OCTOBER-10 NOVEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 28 October-10 November 2018 Saturday, October 27, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 28 Oct (Sun) – Greek Public Holiday 28-29 Oct (Sun-Mon) – Turkish Republic...
October 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Oct-2018 NEW BULK LIQUIDS BERTH OPENED Newcastle, Australia SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TUNG WAN, CHEUNG CHAU Hong Kong BANKS & OFFICIAL INSTITUTIONS TO CLOSE FOR HOLIDAY Turkey New bulk liquids berth opened Friday, October 26, 2018, Newcastle, Australia Mayfield 7 Berth at Newcastle is now...
October 26th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
25-Oct-2018 USE OF REMOTE INSPECTION TECHNIQUES FOR SURVEYS Singapore Use of remote inspection techniques for surveys Thursday, October 25, 2018, Singapore The usage of remote inspection techniques can be accepted for the conduct of surveys on board Singapore Registered Ships. When permitted, remote...
October 25th, 2018 | Flags, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa

Spring Olympic classes regattas confirmed for 2019 and 2020; European Olympic qualifier to be held in Genoa
The Spring dates for the World Cup Series Genoa and the Hyéres Regatta, which will follow the Trofeo Princesa Sofia have been revised and are now confirmed for 2019 and 2020. The events will be held on the following dates: 2019 Trofeo Princesa Sofia, 29 March – 6 April, Genoa World Cup Series...
October 25th, 2018 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Throughput of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC in 9M’2018 totaled 925,000 tonnes

Throughput of Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC in 9M’2018 totaled 925,000 tonnes
.. In the nine-months period of 2018, Taganrog Sea Commercial Port JSC (TagSCP, part of UCL Holding) handled 925,000 tonnes of cargo, down 17%, year-on-year. The fall should be attributed to business decline in foreign trade markets dealing with the port’s key types of cargo, coal and metal, and to...
October 25th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS EAST OF RIVER TRADE TERMINAL Hong Kong NEW CUSTOMS DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT WITHDRAWN Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Marine works east of River Trade Terminal Wednesday, October 24, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 20 months, marine works involving barging operations, seawall...
October 24th, 2018 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland
Frans Calje PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to PD Stirling...
October 24th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Double win for GAC Dubai at Logistics & Transport Awards 2018

Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager for Contract Logistics, accepted the FMCG Logistics Provider of the Year and Supply Chain Manager of the Year accolades at the inaugural Logistics & Transport Awards. Dubai, UAE, 24 October 2018 –  Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager for Contract...
October 24th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UCL Holding stevedoring division’s nine-month throughput remains flat, at 27.2 million tonnes

UCL Holding stevedoring division’s nine-month throughput remains flat, at 27.2 million tonnes
.. In January-September 2018, companies of UCL Port, a stevedoring division of UCL Holding, handled 27.2 million tonnes of cargo, which is similar to the results of the nine-month period of 2017.  In the reporting period dry cargo volume grew by 4.2% to 23.4 million tonnes. Handling of oil cargo...
October 24th, 2018 | Markets, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More