Month: March 2017

APL to be charged over shipping military vehicles without license

The Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department has pressed charges today against APL shipping company and the captain of the container ship which delivered nine Singapore military vehicles into the city from Taiwan in November 2016 without the required license, writes South China Morning Post. 9 Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles were shipped from Singapore to Taiwan […]

Global Ports: 2016 results, CEO steps down

The leading Russian container terminal operator Global Ports Investments PLC (Global Ports, 32% of total Russia’s container volume) has announced today its operational and financial results for year 2016. The Group reports profit of USD 61.3 mln against last year’s loss of USD 33.7 mln. Its revenue decreased by 18.3% as compared to 2015, at […]

Innovative container for bulk cargo

Russian port of Bronka has started testing an innovative container for bulk cargoes, writes PortNews. The container is developed by Russian company UNA and promoted by KOTTA Container, both firms are based in St. Petersburg. The framework of the container is made of steel, passed preliminary trials according to the program and methodology approved by the […]

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