Tag: North America

COSCO offers to give Long Beach Container Terminal to a US operator, aims to close the OOCL takeover in June

Cosco

Cosco Shipping has suggested a solution to the US officials with regards to the Long Beach Container Terminal in order to get their permission for the OOCL acquisition, The Wall Street Journal informs. In July 2017, the Chinese state-run Group offered to buy Hong Kong’s Orient Overseas International Ltd (OOIL), the parent company of OOCL […]

Melford – a new Canadian Atlantic gateway

Melford Atlantic Gateway

Melford Atlantic Gateway, a greenfield deep-water container terminal being developed in Nova Scotia on the Canadian East Coast, has awarded contracts for detailed engineering design and for clearing the site for the proposed development, thus marking another step forward of the project, Cape Breton Post informs. Attending the annual Port Days conference in Sydney (Canada) […]

APMT Elizabeth receives new STS cranes

APMT Elizabeth

APM Terminals Elizabeth in New Jersey, USA, took delivery of 4 STS cranes of the newest generation designed for operations on today’s largest container vessels, the port operator informs. The cranes reach 23 containers across the vessel beam and constitute part of the facility’s USD 200 mln infrastructure investment plan scheduled for completion this year. […]

Philadelphia terminal operator to use Maersk-IBM blockchain solution

maersk ibm blockchain

Holt Logistics has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to adopt the global trade platform based on the blockchain technology developed by Maersk and IBM, informs Port Technology. The solution was launched last year and aims to provide transparency and promote the sharing of information between all players of a […]

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