Month: December 2016

BLG Logistics to handle cars in Bronka Port

The German automobile logistics provider BLG Logistics and LLC Fenix, owner and operator of Bronka Port (Russia), signed today a long-term cooperation agreement to handle automobiles of Volkswagen Group Russia at the Port of Bronka, as announced in BLG’s press release. With this agreement BLG transfers its terminal activities in Russia from the Sea Port […]

APM Terminals trusts in Hill

Hill International, a US leading construction consulting company, has received a contract from APM Terminals MedPort Tangier S.A. to provide project management and supervision engineering services during the construction of a new container facility at the Tangier-Med Port Container Terminal in Morocco, announced Hill’s press release of December, 05.  The two-year contract has an estimated value […]

International Shipping Conference in Moscow

The International Conference “ShippingRu 2017” will take place in Moscow, Russia on 28 February 2017. The event is dedicated to the current situation in the Russian ports and shipping market. The topics to be discussed include: – New trends for Russian ports at Baltic and Black Seas in the context of import-export flows redistribution. – Dry […]

Major changes in Buenos Aires to pull out some operators

The port of Buenos Aires is undergoing a number of major changes in its layout and makes a list of potential bidders who will compete in the tender for two container terminals, which is scheduled for the beginning months of 2017, writes Port Strategy, citing Latin America news agency Marco Trade News. The two terminals […]

PPC’s claim against Corozal rejected

The Supreme Court of Panama rejected the appeal made by Panama Ports Company (PPC) that the tender for the Port of Corozal infringes constitutional guarantees, writes Port Strategy. As we wrote earlier, the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) had selected 4 global port operators to compete for the concession to design, construct and operate Corozal Container […]

New equipment for the Coal Terminal in Vostochny Port

Heyl & Patterson (USA), the global leader in manufacturing world-class bulk material handling equipment, dispatched two tandem railcar dumpers for the largest Russian coal terminal JSC “Vostochny Port” (Russia) writes the port’s press release. The new equipment, of the total cost exceeding USD 7 mln, was shipped from Huston (USA) in late November and is […]

Novorossiysk port to be privatized, DP World interested

Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port

DP World confirmed its interest in acquiring shares of Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port (NCSP) in Russia, together with its partner, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), announced Russian news agency TASS last week quoting DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. “Novorossiysk is very interesting. Today we are more interested in brownfield […]

New Container Terminal in Cadiz will get EUR 11.36 mln in 2017

The Cadiz Bay Port Authority (Cadiz, Spain) will invest EUR 20.7 mln in 2017 in various works, listed in the multiannual Investment Plan, as they have been approved in the corporate business plan for the next fiscal year by the Board of Directors which held its meeting this week, announces the Port Authority’s press release. […]

New container logistics: moving petabytes

To transfer large amounts of corporate data to the cloud as part of a migration effort can be rather a challenging task for a company. Just imagine: moving petabytes (1 mln gigabytes) or exabytes (1 bln gigabytes) of financial records, AutoCAD design drawings, engineering documentation, simulation files, scientific data, satellite images and corporate videos by […]

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