Month: November 2018

DP World sues China Merchants Port over Djibouti

Doraleh container terminal

DP World continues to protect its rights in the dispute with the Djibouti government over the Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT), which was illegally seized by the government in February 2018. Now DP World has taken legal action against China Merchants Port Holdings Co. Ltd (CM Port) for building an international free zone on the DCT area. […]

Gdansk opens trade office in Shanghai

port of gdansk

The Port of Gdansk, Poland, opened a trade office in Shangahai, informs Polish news agency The First News. Being the port’s first presence in China, the office will coordinate cooperation and reinforce contacts with Chinese companies. The opening ceremony took place during the 13th China International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF 2018) held on 11-13 […]

Liebherr to deliver biggest mobile harbour crane to Norway

liebherr lhm 550 norway

The German crane manufacturer Liebherr and the Karmsund Port Authority, Norway, have signed a contract for a mobile harbour crane LHM 550. With a maximum lifting capacity of up to 154 tonnes and an outreach of 54m, this machine will be the largest and the strongest mobile harbour crane in Norway. Liebherr LHM 550 will […]

Halloween week in ports: explosions, fires, collisions (video)

This week in ports all over the world has been full of dramatic events, as if some supreme evil spirits were playing on the eve of Halloween night. A container exploded at the Evergreen Terminal in the port of Los Angeles at 6pm on Tuesday, 30 October. Luckily, no one was injured, although the port […]

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