ICTSI inaugurates Batumi terminal expansion

Batumi International Container Terminal

Manila-headquartered port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) on the Black Sea coast in Georgia. The expansion involves both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal and is aimed at optimizing the handling of existing cargo flows and adding extra […]

Algeciras joins TradeLens platform of IBM and Maersk

TradeLens

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) has signed a co-operation agreement with IBM to participate in the TradeLens platform, a blockchain-enabled shipping solution, that was jointly developed by IBM and Maersk in order to improve transparency and visibility along the supply chain. The port’s press service informs […]

Happy New Year 2019!

Dear readers! Port.Today wishes you many happy days in the coming 2019. As the New Year approaches let us give a moment of thought to the achievements and failures that we have had in 2018, so that we know the right course for 2019. We wish you strength and determination in following your dreams! Wake […]

A new container terminal for Venice

new container terminal Venice

A new multipurpose terminal for handling containers and petroleum products near Venice, Italy, has been designed by the Italian company VGate Srl and submitted to the Italian Environment Ministry for evaluation, writes InforMare. The project outlines a facility 2.3 km offshore the port of Chioggia in the North Adriatic Sea, connected with the land by a […]

DP World to revolutionize container stacking at terminals

multi-storey container stacking system

The Dubai-based global port operator has announced a disruptive technology that would radically improve operations, efficiency and capacity at container terminals. The world’s first multi-storey container stacking system is suggested by the joint-venture formed by DP World and SMS group, a German family-owned industrial engineering company. The new technology will be first implemented at DP […]

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