DP World acquires another port in Peru

DP World Peru

Yesterday, 18 March 2018, DP World announced the acquisition of Cosmos Agencia Maritima S.A.C., a fully integrated logistics services provider based in Peru. Cosmos Group owns Neptunia S.A and Triton Transport S.A, that offer maritime and logistics services, and also possesses a 50% stake in Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos S. A. at the port of Paita, […]

Djibouti comments on DCT seizure from DP World

Doraleh container terminal

Djibouti dismissed the speculations that appeared last week about the reasons behind the government’s expropriation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from DP World, informs Africa Times. In his statement in Twitter on Friday, Mohamed Siad Doaleh, Djibouti’s ambassador to the United States, claimed as “false” the idea that Djibouti would give the disputed Doraleh terminal […]

Women in shipping


On the 8th of March we celebrate International Women’s Day by appreciating the long path women have gone to advance in society, politics, economics. We honour the powerful, high-achieving women who lead, encourage, inspire. But it is also time to discuss the problems we still face on the way to equal rights and opportunities. Glass […]

Charleston welcomes new STS cranes

Wando Welch Terminal

Two new ship-to-shore cranes were delivered to the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston on 1 March 2018, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) informs. The neo-Panamax STS cranes are manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) in China and can lift containers 155 feet (47m) above the dock. Upon commissioning in June, the new […]

Blockshipping ICO: Innovative financing instruments come to shipping

Blockshipping ICO

Blockshipping, the Danish start-up aiming to develop the world’s first blockchain-based container registry, announced the start of its ICO (initial coin offering) on 15 April, 2018. During the ICO period the company plans to sell 40,000,000 Container Crypto Coins (CCC), which will serve as dividend tokens, at USD 0.62. Currently, the company invites all interested […]

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