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haifaport logoThis morning (Thursday), the Maersk Elba container ship (13,092 TEU) arrived at Haifa Port's state-of-the-art Carmel Terminal. The Maersk Elba is the largest ship ever to dock in Israel, and its visit formally inducted Israel's leading port into the exclusive club of ports that handle high-capacity 14,000 TEU Mega ships. This ship, part of the weekly service line operated by the 2M Alliance of Maersk and MSC, links the ports of South Korea, China and Singapore to Haifa Port, and from there continues to the Adriatic ports. It entered the Carmel Terminal, where it was operated on by 4 STS cranes with an average productivity of 136 containers per ship hour.

In its quest to handle logistics unloading & loading, foster urban development and - generally - become a more prestigious city, the Cirebon Government & Indonesian Central Government have agreed to open opportunities for port investment development, better known as the Fisherman Port of Kejawan, located in the Kejawan bay - Cirebon (one city in west java of Indonesia.

Fundo Soberano de Angola Announces Investment in Port Infrastructure

Specifically, $32.5 million was committed towards developing large-scale wood fiber plantations spread over 80,000 hectares in the Planalto region of Angola

Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo Terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras.

Container volume up 4.1%

Monday, 16 January 2017

ICTSI Manila hits 2M TEU milestone

The Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) flagship operation and the Philippines’ largest, most technologically advanced container terminal, capped 2016 with a milestone as it reached its first year-to-date two millionth TEU move last December. Nominated among the world’s top container terminals for several years, the MICT has an annual capacity of 2.75 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU).

Papendrecht, 15 January 2017

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately EUR 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm). The final award is subject to Sezad satisfying certain conditions.

Hans Rook confirmed as new chairman of International Port Community Systems Association

ghanaportssndharboursauthority 167The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is inviting interested and eligible parties to submit an Expression of Interest for the Concession of an Integrated Container and Multipurpose Terminal in the port of Takoradi, Ghana. The Concession provides the right and obligation to develop, equip, finance, operate and maintain the Integrated Terminal over the concession period.

hutchinsonsHutchison Ports signs MOU for development of Chornomorsk Port in Ukraine

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