Month: July 2018

Blockchain-based shipment successfully completed

blockchain-based shipment

A shipment of 17 tonnes of almonds has successfully arrived to Hamburg from Sunraysia in Victoria, Australia, as a result of a blockchain-enabled logistics experiment promoted by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA). In the experiment, the world’s second largest almonds producer Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd and CBA joined forces with Pacific National for rail haulage, […]

Automated quay cranes on trial in Singapore

automated quay cranes

PSA International is currently testing automated quay cranes (AQCs) at its Pasir Panjang Terminal in Singapore to enhance efficiency of operations and improve working conditions for crane operators, Channel NewsAsia informs. Instead of sitting in a booth of an STS crane 17 storey high, the operators will be monitoring the work of their cranes remotely […]

Algeciras to develop a 120ha logistics zone

Algeciras logistics zone

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) and the Public Agency of Andalusian Ports (La Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia, APPA) has announced they will invest EUR 8 mln in building a new area for container operations in the logistics zone of ​​San Roque, near the Algeciras-Bobadilla railway […]

Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg has won its anti-trust case

Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg

The Moscow Arbitration Court of Appeal finally adopted yesterday the settlement agreement between the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service of Russia (FAS) and Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP), owned by the Russian transportation group UCL Holding, in an anti-trust litigation, CTSP press service informs. FAS has admitted that the container handling tariff rates of CTSP are economically justified […]

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