Month: October 2016

Japanese container lines integrate to become #6 in the world

Today at a joint press conference, the three Japanese shipping lines – K Line, NYK and MOL – announced of an agreement to integrate their container shipping and overseas port businesses. According to their joint statement, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha have signed contracts agreeing the establishement […]

Vladivostok Free Port attracts new residents

The Supervisory Board of Vladivostok Free Port has approved 35 investment projects, with total amount of private investments of about RUR 94 bln (apprx. USD 1.5 bln, or EUR 1.4 bln), reports press centre of the Ministry for Development of Russian Far East. The projects differ by business activity, geography and amount of investments (from RUR […]

Durban implements new technologies

The Port of Durban, South Africa, starts using drones for surveillance, monitoring and certain operations in the port. Details of a three-month trial programme were communicated at the African Ports Evolution conference in Durban on October, 18th. The solution can be used in a number of ways including inspecting infrastructure and the condition of the […]

Drewry presents its 2016 Container Terminal Operators research

On October, 18th Drewry held a webinar on the Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review recently released by the company and now presented by Neil Davison, Senior Analyst, Ports and Terminals. The report, published annually for the last 14 years, provides comprehensive and enhanced analysis of terminal operators’ activity and has become an industry “bible”. […]

APM Terminals Expands Chinese Partnerships in Italy

COSCO Shipping Ports and Qingdao Port International Development have become partners with APM Terminals to operate new and existing container terminals in Vado, Italy, announces APMT’s press release. According to the concluded agreements, APMT will have a 50.1% share in a new joint venture created for the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network’s operations in Vado, […]

TransBaltic exhibition in Saint Petersburg, Russia

The 2nd International exhibition of transport, logistics and warehousing will be held on November 30th – December 02nd, 2016 in Saint Petersburg, at the International Convention & Exhibition Centre EXPOFORUM. The event is focused on the following segments: Transport and logistics services Warehousing technologies, cargo handling and in-plant logistics Technical equipment Information technologies Customs services […]

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