Month: July 2017

Chinese consortium to build new container terminal in Hamburg?

CCCC Hamburg Port

Hamburg port community strongly opposes the results of the 5-months international ideas competition initiated in January 2017 by the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) with the view to develop the 42-hectare area Steinwerder-Süd. The competition has been won by China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) with the project to construct a container terminal in that central port […]

COSCO acquires dry port in Kazakhstan following OBOR strategy

Khorgos dry port

Chinese COSCO Shipping aggressively invests in ports and logistics hubs, writes Nikkei Asian Review and tells about its recent acquisitions of the Spanish port operator Noatum and an inland logistics hub in Khorgos, Kazakhstan. Whereas the Noatum deal has been widely highlighted in the media, including Port.Today, the deal with Kazakhstan’s terminal passed largely unnoticed. […]

Liverpool2 to be expanded by 2019

Liverpool2 expansion

Peel Ports Group, owner of the Port of Liverpool, has commenced the second phase of its expansion programme at Liverpool2, informs the company today. Phase 2 involves the investment in equipment and port infrastructure, which will provide Liverpool2 with the capacity to manage the unloading of two 380m vessels simultaneously. Further 3 STS cranes and […]

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