Port operator APM Terminals to develop a new transshipment terminal in Tangier with an annual capacity of five million TEUs.
After the publication of its results on 24 March 2016, the Bolloré Group announced that it would be grouping together its historical transport and logistics businesses under the same brand: Bolloré Transport & Logistics.
Metrans, the rail subsidiary of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), is the first company to serve the Halkali terminal in Istanbul, thereby improving its connection to the strong economic region of Istanbul.
Hamburg, March 22nd, 2016. Logistics experts Buss Port Logistics – with their German/Turkish joint venture BussErk – were able to secure yet another contract in southeastern Turkey. Up to 2.5 million metric tons cargo is scheduled to be handled at the Gübretas Terminal, owned by the largest Turkish fertilizer company. The first vessel was already discharged at the end of February. Moreover, BussErk has extended their contract at the nearby LimakPort in Iskenderun.
UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP has welcomed the investment being made by Peel Ports during a visit (10 March 2016) to the company’s Liverpool2 container terminal.
The Indonesian government has ambitious plans for major infrastructure projects in the near future in order to give a massive boost to the country’s economy, already the largest in South-East Asia. Its shopping list includes among other things the construction of dozens of ports to serve the country’s almost 14,000 islands. To achieve this the Indonesian government is looking abroad for international expertise from among others Antwerp, the second-largest port in Europe.
The manufacturing and maritime industries have a problem: young workers no longer view them as highly attractive employment opportunities. What can be done? Plenty, says Senior Executive Search Consultant Oliver Helvin at KWR, but it needs to be done fast.
The Port of London saw larger ships than ever calling last year as the tonnage of cargo handled at Thames terminals climbed to 45.4 million tonnes (up 2% on 2014).