Month: December 2018

Happy New Year 2019!

Dear readers! Port.Today wishes you many happy days in the coming 2019. As the New Year approaches let us give a moment of thought to the achievements and failures that we have had in 2018, so that we know the right course for 2019. We wish you strength and determination in following your dreams! Wake […]

A new container terminal for Venice

new container terminal Venice

A new multipurpose terminal for handling containers and petroleum products near Venice, Italy, has been designed by the Italian company VGate Srl and submitted to the Italian Environment Ministry for evaluation, writes InforMare. The project outlines a facility 2.3 km offshore the port of Chioggia in the North Adriatic Sea, connected with the land by a […]

DP World to revolutionize container stacking at terminals

multi-storey container stacking system

The Dubai-based global port operator has announced a disruptive technology that would radically improve operations, efficiency and capacity at container terminals. The world’s first multi-storey container stacking system is suggested by the joint-venture formed by DP World and SMS group, a German family-owned industrial engineering company. The new technology will be first implemented at DP […]

Liebherr mobile cranes handle containers at India’s first river terminal

Varanasi inland waterways terminal

In mid-November, the first Indian inland waterway terminal was opened on the Ganga river in Varanasi, 780km east of Delhi. The terminal was officially inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first of four multi-modal terminals currently under construction on the National Waterway-1 (river Ganga) as part of the World Bank-aided Jal Marg […]