Archive for the ‘Ports & Terminals’ Category

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

South Korea – a champion host for the Olympics

South Korea –  a champion host for the Olympics
Ana Delgado The 2018 Winter Olympics has thrust the two Koreas into the sporting and political spotlight.  Ana Delgado*, senior lawyer and diplomat and a sports enthusiast, has been at PyeongChang  and sends us this report. For the fourth consecutive time I am attending the Olympic Games. The first...
February 23rd, 2018 | Events, Insight, People and Places, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
TEMPORARY LOADING FACILITY AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong LOCK STILL CLOSED AWAITING ASSESSMENT OF COLLISION DAMAGE Kiel Canal, Germany BANKS & PUBLIC AUTHORITIES TO CLOSE FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY Russia SANCTIONS AGAINST THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (DPRK) United Arab Emirates Temporary Loading...
February 21st, 2018 | Canals, Holidays, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Feb-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER CLOSED AFTER COLLISION Kiel Canal, Germany
February 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters
One of Transnet National Ports Authority’s existing AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters in the Port of Durban. [Durban, South Africa, 20 February 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded negotiations and signed an agreement for the manufacture, supply and delivery of two new helicopters...
February 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) will be launched in Antwerp on 22-23 March. Hosted by Antwerp Port Authority, this exciting two-day event is set to map out ways in which world ports will contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Initiated by the International Association...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland
RGW Express, the Polish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), is increasing its presence in Poland. Earlier this month, the company – with its offices in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland – moved to a larger facility in Warsaw, which is now fully operational. The...
February 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture
A view of a stand In recent years, the shipping container has increasingly become a viable building material in commercial, domestic, temporary and permanent architecture. Combining environmental sustainability with cutting-edge design, container architecture has the potential to address some of the...
February 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested € 9.1M in development

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested  € 9.1M in development
A view from the container sector adjacent to the containers berth In 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) spent more than RUB 650 million (EUR 9.1 million) under its development programme. Of this amount RUB 643.6 million (EUR 9 million) was spent for the purchase...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC
Amy Boulden Dubai, 15 February 2018 – Rising young players on the international ladies’ golf circuit, Amy Boulden and Nicole Broch Larsen, have re-signed their sponsorship deals with the GAC Group. The 24-year-olds act as GAC’s brand ambassador wearing the corporate logo at tournaments, and attending...
February 15th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard
.. World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first International Sports Federation to be awarded the international sustainability standard ISO 20121. ISO 20121 specifies the requirements for an Event Sustainability Management System to improve the sustainability of events....
February 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Universal Forwarder handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

Universal Forwarder  handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017
… Moscow, Russia headquartered Universal Forwarder LLC (part of UCL Holding) in 2017 handled 18.6 million tonnes of freight, representing a 12% year-on-year growth which was driven primarily by dry bulk and general cargo volumes. Volumes of dry bulk cargo rose 16.4% y-o-y to 11.5 million tonnes....
February 13th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Feb-2018 ANCHORING OF VESSELS OFF TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore SAFE NAVIGATION IN POOR VISIBILITY  Hong Kong Anchoring of vessels off Tuas View Extension Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Singapore During the period [up to 25 June 2018], bulk carriers will be transiting the Sinki Fairway...
February 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More