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Tuesday, 12 April 2016 11:41

Forth Ports opens £2m warehouse for EWOS


Multimillion pound bespoke 50,000 sq.ft. storage facility built for EWOS

Port of Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest container port, has today opened a new multimillion pound, 50,000 sq.ft. warehouse development for EWOS - CQN Scotland, a leading supplier of fish feed in the UK.

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New Request for Proposals also issued for Delwaide Development Zone

Antwerp Port Authority has issued a new Request for Proposals (RfP) for the Churchill Industrial Zone in the port area. The previous RfP for this site concluded at the beginning of 2015 without any concrete result despite having been extended for an additional period, and so the entire site remains available for industrial projects that would create substantial added value and employment. So far, however, no suitable projects have been submitted. The Port Authority board of directors therefore decided on Monday evening to issue a new RfP for the Churchill Industrial Zone, aimed specifically at “circular economy” projects.

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Wednesday, 30 March 2016 09:20

Metrans Improves Connection to Turkey

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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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Friday, 04 March 2016 12:49

Peel Ports Great Yarmouth Wind Farm Win

Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has been selected as the port for construction and installation activities for ScottishPower Renewables’ £2.5 billion East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.

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Forth Ports confirms that it has entered into an agreement to purchase 152 acres of land, including a further deep water jetty, close to the East of the Port of Tilbury in Essex. The acquisition price is not being disclosed, however it is expected that at least £100m will be invested in infrastructure and facilities on the land.

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The signed agreement with the Federation of European Private Port Operators will provide a framework for knowledge sharing and cooperation on port operations and cargo handling issues.

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Forth Ports has achieved an ISO 50001 Standard in Energy Management, cementing the businesses’ commitment towards sustainability and the environment across all its operations. It is the first time the port operator has achieved the standard which recognisesorganisations that have established ‘systems and processes necessary to improve energy performance, including energy efficiency, use and consumption’.

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