Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

YILPORT becomes a member of FEPORT

YILPORT becomes a member of FEPORT
YILPORT Holding Inc. was established in August 2011 to consolidate port and container terminal operations of Yildirim Group under one roof. YILPORT’s marine terminals portfolio includes 5 terminals in Turkey, 7 in Portugal, 2 in Sweden, 2 in Spain, 1 in Norway, 1 in Malta, 1 in Peru, and 1 in Ecuador....
March 8th, 2018 | Associations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market
… The adoption of digital technologies is now increasing within the global container shipping industry as new technologies prove themselves to offer greater visibility, overcoming the current challenges of poor data, information silos and high costs being faced by the industry.  The ‘New Technologies...
March 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Magic Marine Resume as Official Clothing Partner of 49er and 49erFX – Become Official Clothing Partner of Nacra 17

Magic Marine Resume as Official Clothing Partner of 49er and 49erFX – Become Official Clothing Partner of Nacra 17
Supporting Skiff Sailors and Cat Sailors on the Road to Tokyo 2020 The International 49er Class and International Nacra 17 Class are delighted to announce their partnership with renowned sailing apparel manufacturer Magic Marine. Magic Marine is a favourite of numerous top sailors across the entire spectrum...
March 7th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  07-Mar-2018 SVITZER ANNOUNCE INCREASES IN TARIFFS Australia APPROACHING WINTER STORM Northern New England, United States SEAWALL REINSTATEMENT WORKS AT TSEUNG KWAN O Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION EAST OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong SPILLWAY COMING INTO OPERATION Mississippi...
March 7th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral at the Port of Tyne. – pic credits John Fatkin Shipping and logistics provider to service Black Watch and Balmoral in Liverpool and Newcastle Grangemouth, UK, 6 March 2018 – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed GAC UK as its agent in Newcastle and...
March 7th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Sustained US freight volatility poses new automotive supply chain concern

Sustained US freight volatility poses new automotive supply chain concern
Evolution Time Critical managing director, Brad Brennan Emergency logistics expertise safeguards automotive production amid limited driver availability and rising costs A number of factors are conspiring to encourage rising US freight prices, which could impact the automotive supply chain. Limited truck...
March 7th, 2018 | Accessories, Automobiles, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-Mar-2018 MARITIME CREW VISA PROCESSING FOR EASTER 2018 Australia BANK AND PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia PORT OPERATIONS UNAFFECTED BY STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARATION Sri Lanka The Department of Home Affairs (Home Affairs) Maritime Global Processing Centre (MGPC)...
March 6th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios

ESPO asks Brexit negotiators to prioritise impact for ports in the assessment of potential post-Brexit scenarios
Eamonn O’Reilly 06 March 2018 – The European Sea Ports Organisation has developed a position paper to submit to the negotiators now that Brexit has entered the second phase. With this paper, ESPO calls on the Brexit negotiators to prioritise transport and more in particular maritime transport...
March 6th, 2018 | European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Mar-2018 TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LANDING STEPS Hong Kong INTERRUPTION OF WATER SUPPLY AT PORT Port Klang, Malaysia 70 STRAY CARGO CONTAINER POSE THREAT TO MARINERS North Carolina, United States Temporary closure of landing steps Monday, March 5, 2018, Hong Kong Landing steps No.1 & 2 of Central Pier...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early

Volga Shipping Company kicks off shipping season a month early
The M/V Kapitan Kanatov On March 2, the M/V Kapitan Kanatov set out on her first voyage having marked the beginning of the 2018 navigation season for Volga Shipping JSC (a shipping asset of UCL Holding). The ship (Project RSD44) laden with 5,200 tonnes of grain is en route from the Port of Rostov-on-Don...
March 5th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, News, Port Conditions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  03-Mar-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 4-17 MARCH 2018 Worldwide 34 KNOT WIND MEASURES New York, United States World Holidays: 4-17 March 2018 Saturday, March 3, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 Mar (Thu) – International Women’s...
March 3rd, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  02-Mar-2018 DREDGING AT KWAI TSING CONTAINER TERMINALS 6 & 7 Hong Kong MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION OFF PAK MONG, LANTAU ISLAND Hong Kong PORT CONDITION WHISKEY SET Philadelphia, United States 25 KNOT WIND MEASURES New York, United States Dredging at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 6 & 7 Friday,...
March 2nd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa

Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa
Last row, from left to right: Omar Guèye, minister of Fishing and Maritime Economy of Senegal – Prime Minister of Belgium Charles Michel – Vice Prime Minister of Belgium Alexander De Croo front row, from left to right: Aboucacar Sedikh Beye, CEO of the port of Dakar – Kristof Waterschoot, managing...
March 2nd, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  01-Mar-2018 MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION SOUTH-WEST OF SHEK KWU CHAU Hong Kong Marine site investigation south-west of Shek Kwu Chau Wednesday, February 28, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, marine investigation works involving drilling of boreholes will be carried out...
March 1st, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – February 2018

ESPO Monthly Overview – February 2018
c) BPI Co. – Anguel Zabourtov Port pro of the month: Anguel Zabourtov (BG) In this Port pro of the month, we are interviewing Mr Anguel Zabourtov, Director General of the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company (BPI Co.). We asked him about his views on the current state of play in his ports, his...
March 1st, 2018 | Awards, Interviews, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region
Bob Bandos Houston, 1 March 2018 – Bob Bandos has been appointed GAC’s Group Vice President – Americas, following the retirement of Lars Heisselberg who held the position since 2009. In addition to his new role, Bob maintains responsibilities as Managing Director of GAC North America – Shipping,...
March 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the  Supras and Handies; at 1,192 points same remains stuck …in the snow… Geopolitics’ cupboard is full of skeletons; CAUTION. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was down 35 points and now stands at 1,560… The...
February 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City introduces new Tyre Competence product category to reflect Vietnam’s healthy tyre prospects

Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City introduces new Tyre Competence product category to reflect Vietnam’s healthy tyre prospects
… The United Arab Emirates to become part of the show’s international pavilion offerings The upcoming edition of Automechanika Ho Chi Minh City will debut its new Tyre Competence, a dedicated exhibitor categorisation which will sit alongside the shows already established Motorcycle Competence....
February 28th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  27-Feb-2018 NEW TRANSIT TOLL REBATE OFFERS FOR DRY BULK CARRIERS Suez Canal, Egypt New transit toll rebate offers for dry bulk carriers Tuesday, February 27, 2018, Suez Canal, Egypt Meeting the desire of vessels’ owners and operators using the Suez Canal and encouraging more...
February 27th, 2018 | Canals, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Navis Hosts Employee Hackathon to Spark Innovation Aimed at Shaping the Future of Ocean Shipping Technology

Navis Hosts Employee Hackathon to Spark Innovation Aimed at Shaping the Future of Ocean Shipping Technology
‘Navis Hack’ designed to help address the challenge of developing and delivering new and innovative products while shortening lead-time  Oakland, CA—February 27, 2018—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance...
February 27th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crowley Carries Bridge Sections and Oversized Drill to Puerto Rico in Support of Roadway Reconstruction

Crowley Carries Bridge Sections and Oversized Drill to Puerto Rico in Support of Roadway Reconstruction
… (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Feb. 27, 2018) ­– Crowley Maritime Corporation’s logistics group is transporting multiple bridges in sections to Puerto Rico to support the roadway reconstruction efforts in the Utuado region. This project is essential to restoring access to Rio Abajo, a remote community...
February 27th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Feb-2018 STANDARD PORT FREE TIME REDUCED Dammam, Saudi Arabia PARTNERS START FINANCING WASTE-TO-CHEMISTRY PROJECT  Rotterdam, The Netherlands Standard port free time reduced Monday, February 26, 2018, Dammam, Saudi Arabia With reference to the circular no – 16/02/10259...
February 26th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet takes top Honours at Global Ports Forum Awards

Transnet takes top Honours at Global Ports Forum Awards
l to r: RBCT General Manager Operations, Jabu Mdaki, Richards Bay Port Manager, Preston Khomo, TNPA COO Phyllis Difeto and CEO of RBCT Alan Waller with the awards earned at the 4th Annual Global Ports Forum Awards held in Dubai [Durban, South Africa, 25 February 2018]  South Africa’s Transnet...
February 25th, 2018 | Awards, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Feb-2018 TERMINATION OF EXTENDED PORT FACILITIES AND LIGHT DUES INCENTIVE SCHEME Hong Kong REINSTATEMENT OF LIGHT BUOYS  Hong Kong Termination of Extended Port Facilities and Light Dues Incentive Scheme Friday, February 23, 2018, Hong Kong The Extended Port Facilities...
February 23rd, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More