Tag: North America

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 […]

Gulftainer to develop a US East Coast port

port of wilmington

The State of Delaware, USA, has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the Port of Wilmington, construct a new container terminal on the Delaware River and significantly expand jobs at the Port over the next decade, Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock announced yesterday. The Port of Wilmington is […]

Charleston welcomes new STS cranes

Wando Welch Terminal

Two new ship-to-shore cranes were delivered to the Wando Welch Terminal in Charleston on 1 March 2018, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) informs. The neo-Panamax STS cranes are manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC) in China and can lift containers 155 feet (47m) above the dock. Upon commissioning in June, the new […]

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