Month: February 2018

Yilport shows outstanding results in 2017

Yilport Holding

YILPORT Holding, the Turkish Yildirim Group’s port arm, reports a 9% increase in container throughput of all its terminals in 2017, informs the latest edition of Yilport’s corporate publication “Connection Magazine”. The overall volume of Yilport facilities grew to 4.3 mln TEU in 2017, which is 9.4% more than 3.93 mln TEU in 2016. The […]

ICTSI contributes to Iraq’s port infrastructure development

Basra Gateway Terminal

The development of Phase 2 of Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main shipping trade gateway on the Persian Gulf coast, is well underway by Philippine’s port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). According to the company, the Phase 2 expansion will be completed in stages by Q3 2019 […]

Lugaport multipurpose terminal to be built in Ust-Luga, Russia

Ust-Luga port

Novotrans Group of companies, one of the largest Russian operators of rolling stock and providers of freight railway logistics, intends to build an international terminal at the Ust-Luga port to handle export grain flows, export and import of foodstuffs as well as general and bulk cargoes. The project of LUGAPORT multipurpose terminal will be presented […]

Algeciras terminates its new container terminal tender

Algeciras new container terminal

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) has decided not to prolong any more the tender to build a new container terminal in the port, after the last extended term expired on 31 January 2018 and no bids have been received again, informs the APBA press service. The […]

Rail Cargo Group sets to expand its services in Trieste

port trieste

Rail Cargo Group (RCG), an Austrian rail freight logistics company controlled by Rail Cargo Austria AG, intends to expand its services to and from the Port of Trieste (Italy) in 2018. According to the company’s press service, this will improve connections not only between the Mediterranean and the rest of Europe, but also with the […]

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