Month: February 2018

WISTA: bringing together women in shipping

WISTA

On 21 February 2018 the Propeller Club of Algeciras held its regular lunch meeting (“almuerzo coloquio”), where Laura Ferrario Barber from the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) was invited as a speaker. Mrs. Ferrario, Tramp Operations Manager at Transcoma Shipping in Tarragona, used to be the President of the Spanish National WISTA Association. […]

BIMCO: Santander recognized as best dry bulk port

Santander

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO), the world’s largest international shipping association, published its Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting report for 2017, evaluating terminals’ performance from January 2015 to December 2017. BIMCO started this practice of collecting data and ranking dry bulk terminals according to their performance back in January 2015. The data is gathered […]

BMCT officially opened at JNPT

BMCT

Yesterday, 18 February 2018, PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) was officially inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru Port by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who had laid the foundation stone for the terminal back in October 2015. As The Straits Times reports, the official ceremony was conducted remotely from the site of the future Navi Mumbai […]

Kalmar to deliver low-emission terminal tractors to Livorno and Catania

Kalmar terminal tractor

Kalmar, part of Cargotec Group, will supply 9 terminal tractors to facilitate Ro-Ro operations at two Italian terminals of Onorato Armatori Group. The delivery is scheduled for Q2 2018. Milan-based Onorato Armatori S.p.A. is a leading European shipping operator providing passenger and freight maritime transportation by Moby, Tirrenia-CIN and Toremar shipping lines. The group employs […]

Foreign investors interested in Georgia’s Anaklia port project

Anaklia port project

One of China’s largest infrastructure companies, China Railway International Group Ltd. (CRIG), is interested in investing in Anaklia Deep Sea Port project, which is being developed in Georgia on the eastern coast of the Black Sea, informs Georgia’s official news agency Agenda.ge. During its visit to this Caucasian country last week, the delegation from CRIG, […]

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