Tag: Asia

Hutchison Ports launches remote-controlled yard operations in Hong Kong

Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), part of Hutchison Ports, officially launched yesterday the operations of remote-controlled Rubber-Tyred Gantry cranes (RTGs) and automated container stacking system at its Container Terminal 9 (CT9) North at the Tsing Yi part of the Hong Kong port. According to HIT, this makes CT9 North the first container terminal in Hong Kong […]

PSA unveils cutting-edge technologies in Singapore

PSA Singapore

PSA Singapore, a fully-owned subsidiary of PSA International which operates the largest container transhipment hub in Singapore, is currently showcasing advanced port technologies at its “Intelligent Port of the Future” Exhibition held from 10-14 January 2018 at Pasir Panjang Terminal Building 3. Divided into three zones, the exhibition begins with a look back at PSA’s […]

Subic Bay lures clients to become Philippines’ major container port

Subic port

The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) promotes the Port of Subic to become Philippines’ major container facility, informs Subic Bay International Terminal Corporation, the operator of Subic container port and an affiliate of Philippines-based global port operator ICTSI. On this move, the SBMA has initiated a #GoSubicBay open window access for container port-related businesses and […]

Singapore best seaport in Asia

Singapore Port Authority

The Port of Singapore was named “Best Seaport in Asia” for the 29th time, informs the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). This was announced at the 2017 Asia Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) held in Singapore on June 29. The AFLAS awards are organised by freight and logistics publication Asia Cargo […]

Container terminal automation comes to Asia

The very first fully automated container terminal in Asia – Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal (QQCTN) – was officially put into operation last Thursday, 11 May 2017, by handling its first containership COSCO France of 13,386 TEU capacity. The automated phase 4 of the Port of Qingdao in East China’s Shandong Province has the designed […]

US FMC rejects merger of Japanese carriers

K Line merger of Japanese carriers

The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) has rejected the merger of the three Japanese container shipping lines K Line, Mitsui O.S.K. and NYK on “jurisdictional grounds”, informs The Loadstar. The matter will now be referred to the US Department of Justice (DoJ), which could delay or halt the proposed joint-venture. As we wrote earlier, aiming […]

ICTSI to develop first Philippine Ro-Ro terminal

Cavite Gateway Terminal launch

Philippines-based port operator International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI), in partnership with the Philippine Department of Transportation have inaugurated the development of the country´s first container Ro-Ro barge terminal in Tanza, in the province of Cavite, reported ICTSI last Friday. Cavite Gateway Terminal (CGT) will be developed in line with the government’s national transport plan […]

World’s largest containership MOL Triumph calls at Hong Kong

The world’s largest container vessel MOL Triumph owned by Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Ltd. (MOL) called at Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) last Saturday during its maiden voyage, informs the terminal. MOL Triumph has a capacity of 20,170 TEU and is the first ever containership exceeding the 20,000 TEU capacity limit. It is 400m long and 58.8m […]

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