- Recommendations for closer collaboration between ports, supply chain and business
- Peel Ports calls for increased investment in east–west freight and logistics infrastructure
The biggest vessel ever to berth at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth arrived last week, carrying a cargo of 3,300 cars, all destined for UK car dealerships.
Marrakech hosts the 5th edition of the International Single Window Conference and exhibition from the 5th to the 7th September
PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) with the support of theEconomic Development Board (EDB) and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has inaugurated the PSA Living Lab, a living laboratory in Singapore for the port and logistics industry, with close to S$100 million committed to the initiativeover the next three years.
Vadinar and Mumbai, 27 June 2016: The marine terminal of Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd (VOTL), which is part of Essar Ports Ltd, has been the best performing terminal in the Kandla Port Trust (KPT) for two consecutive years. The terminal recently received a certificate of appreciation from KPT, which crossed 100 million tonnes of cargo throughput for the first time in FY 2015-16.
Panama City, Panama, June 26, 2016 – Early Sunday morning, the inaugural transit of the Panama Canal Expansion began with the transit of Neopanamax vessel COSCO Shipping Panama through the new Atlantic-facing Agua Clara Locks.
Jacques Vandermeiren (52) has been appointed CEO of Antwerp Port Authority as of 1 January 2017. He succeeds Eddy Bruyninckx who after 25 years at the head of the Port Authority is retiring on 31 December 2016. Until January 2015 Vandermeiren held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Elia, the listed company that operates the national electricity grid in Belgium. He can draw on extensive experience in the energy sector, which will stand him in good stead with the industrial operators in the port. He also has the necessary experience with complex stakeholder management and in dealing with a publicly-owned shareholder.
Forth Ports confirms that from next week (w/c 27 June), the company is ready to launch its weighing solution for export customers to determine the VGM (Verified Gross Mass) of containers arriving at its terminals in Tilbury and Grangemouth to ensure compliance with the updated provisions of SOLAS VI (Safety of Life at Sea)*.