Tag: North America

Yilport enters the terminal market in North America

Yilport Gulfport

Yilport Holding A.S., a subsidiary of Yildirim Group, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the Mississippi State Port Authority to allow for due diligence and negotiations regarding the potential location of Yilport at Gulfport, USA., which will become Yilport’s first terminal investment in North America. Strategically located on the northern Gulf of Mexico, […]

Macquarie invests in Los Angeles container storage hub

Los Angeles container storage hub

The Harbor Performance Enhancement Center (HPEC), a project proposed by the Port of Los Angeles on Terminal Island to minimize port congestion and increase cargo flow, has secured USD 130 mln in funding from Macquarie Principal Finance, a division of Macquarie Group, informs American Shipper. The HPEC is designed as a common container storage yard serving […]

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 […]

Los Angeles to accomodate SpaceX rocket production centre?

Port of Los Angeles

Elon Musk’s SpaceX entered into preliminary negotiations with the Port of Los Angeles to expand its existing facilities at the port with the aim to construct a manufacturing centre to produce what may become huge next-generation spaceships for missions to Mars. Although neither the port nor the company officials disclose what exactly will be produced […]

Newark Container Terminal introduced fees for truck visits

Port Newark Container Terminal

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT), jointly operated by Ports America and MSC’s ports arm TIL at the Port of New York and New Jersey, has recently introduced a truck slot reservation program. The new “FLEX Services” program allows terminal’s clients who pay USD 95.50 per container to be serviced first when PNCT opens at 6am. […]

CMA CGM sells NOL’s terminal in Los Angeles for USD 820 mln cash

Global Gateway South terminal

The CMA CGM Group completed the sale of its 90% equity interest in Global Gateway South terminal (GSS) at the port of Los Angeles, United States, informed the company on December 01, 2017. The stake was acquired by the infrastructure investment consortium – EQT Infrastructure III and its partner P5 Infrastructure – for an enterprise […]

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