Shipping & Ports


Liebherr crane duo to play for Epas Daily

 The port handling company, Epas, recently received two new LHM 420 Liebherr mobile harbour cranes that will go into service at the Nordkai terminal in the port of Emden (Germany). Each crane has a maximum lifting capacity of 124 t at an outreach of up to 18 m, and used...  more


Volumes at port of Gothenburg stand APM test Daily

Container throughput at the port of Gothenburg (Sweden) amounted to 644,000 teu in 2017, 19% less than in 2016. The major reason for the downturn was the long-running labour dispute between unions and APM Terminals Gothenburg in 2016 and 2017. Despite this, the port’s...  more


Cosco Shipping Ports on the rise Daily

Cosco Shipping Ports, the China-based port and terminal operator branch of Cosco Shipping, witnessed a 12.6% increase in throughput in 2017, compared to 2016. Total volumes rose to 87.3 million teu in 2017 (2016: 77.6 million teu). In addition to terminals in China, the port...  more


ONE, two, three, go! Daily

The rising sun is shining on K Line, MOL and NYK. The three Japanese shipping groups have just issued a press release to announce that their new joint venture company, Ocean Network Express (ONE), established in July 2017 to concentrate their respective container shipping...  more


K Line renames ship management companies Daily

follow Two ship management subsidiaries of K Line are being rebranded. As of 1 April 2018, Taiyo Nippon Kisen and K Line Ship Management will change their names to K Line RoRo Bulk Ship Management and K Line Energy Ship Management, respectively. Utilizing the many years of...  more


Antwerp holds the line Daily

The port of Antwerp can once again look back in joy at the past year. In 2017, the Belgian port handled almost 224 million t of freight, +4.4% year-on-year. Four out of all the five sectors improved. Container volumes expanded in tonnage terms by 4.3% (123 million t), liquid...  more


PSA International with growth in 2017 Daily

Singapore is back on the dance floor: in 2017, PSA International (PSA) handled 74.24 million teu at its port projects around the world. The group’s total volume increased by 9.8% in comparison to 2016 (67.6 million teu). The main contribution stemmed from the flagship PSA...  more


Jade Weser Port receives Eco Ports' certificate Daily

Jade Weser Port, Germany’s deepwater container port in Wilhelmshaven, has been PERS certified for the second time after 2015. The acronym stands for Port Environmental Review System, an instrument for analysing and monitoring environmental management systems, especially in...  more


Port of Dunkirk lifts over 50 million t Daily

Out of the 100 million t that the French port group Norlink handled in 2017, 50.4 million t were lifted by the port of Dunkirk lifted, 3% more than in 2016, said Stéphane Raison, the port's CEO, at the traditional press conference in Lille. Dunkirk therefore overshot the 50...  more


Significant rise in Tanger Med volumes Daily

click Tanger Med port saw a significant rise in throughput in 2017. Exports were a major driver, as Moroccan products worth MAD 88 billion (EUR 7.8 billion) exited the port. The overall traffic volume amounted to 51.3 million t in 2017, 15% more than to 2016. More than 3.3 million...  more

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