Month: December 2017

Gwadar and Chabahar ports to be connected?

Chabahar Gwadar ports

Iran has received a request from China to establish a connection between the new port of Gwadar, which Chinese companies are developing in Pakistan, and the strategic Chabahar Port in Iran, currently developed by India, informs Iran Daily. This groundbreaking news has been announced by Managing Director of Chabahar Free Trade Zone Abdolrahim Kordi this […]

Catalexit discussed at Propeller Club of Algeciras

Propeller Club

Last week, Port.Today was invited to give a speech on the much-debated topic of the possible exit of Catalonia at the Propeller Club of Algeciras. The International Propeller Club of the United States was formed in New York in 1927 as a group of maritime professionals who met informally over lunch to discuss issues of the […]

Kalmar acquires Australian port service company

Inver Port Services

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed an agreement to acquire Inver Port Services, a business unit of Inver Engineering in Australia, informs Kalmar’s press service. This investment supports Kalmar’s strategic aim to grow in services while strengthening and broadening Kalmar’s existing service capabilities throughout Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. The acquisition deal will be […]

CMA CGM to operate new container terminal at East Port Said

East Port Said container terminal

The Suez Canal Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French company CMA CGM Group to operate the new container terminal at East Port Said Port, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) Mohab Mamish said yesterday, informs Egypt’s State Information Service. As we wrote earlier this […]

Yilport clarifies the situation at Puerto Bolivar

Following our recent publication on the troubles that the Turkish port operator Yilport Holding has lately encountered with its project in Ecuador while developing the terminal at Puerto Bolivar, we have received an official statement on the dispute, which was issued by Robert Yuksel YILDIRIM, the Chairman of YILPORT Holding and President & CEO of […]

Global Ports in Russia will get 12 Kalmar straddle carriers

Global Ports Investments

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, will supply 12 Classic Straddle Carriers CSC 340 to First Container Terminal (FCT) in St. Petersburg, Russia, one of the key companies of Global Ports group. The order was booked into Cargotec’s 2017 fourth quarter order intake and delivery will take place during the Q4 2018. First Container Terminal is one […]

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