Indonesia plans to become a transshipment hub, seeks investors

Java Integrated Industrial Ports Estate

Indonesia strives to challenge Singapore’s dominance in the region with a number of own port projects, aiming to become a new global transhipment hub on China’s maritime Silk Road, writes Nikkei Asian Review. After taking office in October 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo endorsed the five-year plan worth 700 trillion rupiah (USD 50.6 bln) to develop the maritime […]

Cambodia expands its deep sea port

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port

Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s only deep-sea port, is about to launch a new multipurpose terminal that will be able to accommodate larger vessels, informs The Phnom Penh Post. According to Lou Kim Chhun, Chairman and CEO of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), the inauguration is scheduled for June 25 and will be presided over by Prime Minister Hun […]

Gulftainer’s Sharjah Container Terminal achieves record productivity

Sharjah Container Terminal

Gulftainer, a privately owned United Arab Emirates port operator, registered a record gross crane productivity of 32.2 crane moves per hour in April 2018 at its flagship gateway terminal, Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT), in Port Khalid, informs Thomson Reuters Middle East edition Zawya. Compared to the industry average of 25 crane moves per hour, this significant […]

Konecranes secured contracts for crane deliveries to Savannah and Barcelona

Konecranes crane deliveries

Konecranes has recently won significant contracts with the Georgia Ports Authority and with Hutchison Ports to deliver container handling equipment. The Board of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has approved the purchase of 10 additional Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes for the Port of Savannah, Konecranes informs today. This will bring the fleet at the […]

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