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Ports America announced today that it will purchase a 30% stake in ITS (International Transportation Service), a wholly-owned subsidiary of K Line which operates a container terminal in Long Beach (California).

Published in Finance Deals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is at odds again with the consortium building the new set of locks for its expansion.

Published in Finance Deals
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:24

Savannah tops 3 million TEUs

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reports that Savannah has moved more than 3 million TEUs in a fiscal year for the first time ever.

Published in Regulation and Policy

Container terminals at US west coast (USWC) ports are operating normally, but the failure to renew the labour agreement which expired on July 1st sends out the wrong message to liner shipping companies, logistics groups and beneficial cargo owners.

Published in Features / Interviews

The increasing use of IT systems in the shipping and logistics industries means that the supply chain, and particularly ports and terminals, are becoming more vulnerable to the activities of hackers and other perpetrators of cyber-related crime.

Published in Features / Interviews

APM Terminals today announced that it has sold the container facility which it owns – but doesn’t operate – in Portsmouth, Virginia. 

Published in Finance Deals

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) today reports that the expansion of the waterway has reached another milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new lock complex in the Atlantic side.

US President Barack Obama yesterday launched the “Build America Investment Initiative” designed to facilitate public-private partnerships (PPP) on infrastructure projects.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 16:24

Long Beach plans $580M capex next year

The Port of Long Beach plans to spend $579 million on capital projects in the upcoming fiscal year.

Published in Finance Deals
Friday, 11 July 2014 16:56

N4 at the Port of Virginia

Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), the largest terminal in the Port of Virginia, has replaced its 25-year old terminal operating system (TOS) with Navis N4, the American software provider announced yesterday.

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