APM Terminals sells Izmir terminal, but confirms its commitment to Turkey

APM Terminals Izmir

APM Terminals (APMT) announced the decision to divest their container terminal in Izmir, Turkey. The terminal will be sold to APMT’s current partner, the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), a wholly state-owned national oil and gas company headquartered in Baku, Azerbaijan. The sale is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to […]

Abu Dhabi Ports to trial its blockchain solution for international trade

Abu Dhabi Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Maqta Gateway LLC have started implementing the first international blockchain project in partnership with the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. This has been announced at GITEX Technology Week that is going on now in Dubai, informs Thomson Reuters’ Middle East edition Zawya. Maqta Gateway became the first local entity in […]

Valenciaport to use blockchain to ensure visibility within supply chain

Valencia port

Last week, the Port Authority of Valencia (Valenciaport) presented its Smart Port strategy at the “Smart Ports & Supply Chain Technologies” conference in Rotterdam. The event was organized by Port Technology (PTI) on 2-3 October and addressed such key topics as digitization of ports; intelligent supply chain; data exchange and integration; collaboration and standardization. According […]

Developing the future port of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires port

The port of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s main container gateway, is developing to meet the challenges of today’s shipping industry: larger vessels, bigger call sizes, consolidation among the players. The Port Authority – La Administracion General de Puertos (AGP) – plans to deepen the access channel, to change the port’s current layout consisting of finger piers […]

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