Tag: port projects

Valencia to develop its hinterland and rail connectivity

Valencia intermodal plan

The Port Authority of Valencia (La Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia, or APV) has announced the awarding of the contract to draft the Intermodal Development Plan to TRN Taryet, the Spanish consulting company specialized in transport planning and research. With this project, Valencia aims to expand its hinterland and to attract cargo from beyond its area […]

Yilport on the way to Italy

Taranto Container Terminal

Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea, the managing institution of the Port of Taranto, officially published its first positive evaluation of the proposal of Yilport Holding, Istanbul-headquartered port operator, regarding the concession of the container terminal at the Port of Taranto, Italy. Yilport’s press service informed about it last Friday. Robert Yuksel Yildirim, Chairman […]

TTI Algeciras to expand on Phase B plot of Isla Verde Exterior

TTI Algeciras Phase B

The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA), Spain, last week approved the basic conditions for Total Terminal International Algeciras (TTI Algeciras) to use the Phase B land plot of Isla Verde Exterior in order to expand TTI’s operations in the port. According to the […]

Norfolk receives first of 60 Konecranes RMGs

Norfolk International Terminals

Norfolk International Terminals (NIT), US East Coast, is currently taking delivery of the first 6 rail-mounted gantry cranes (RMGs) out of the massive order of 60 new Konecranes RMGs as part of its USD 375 mln capacity expansion project, the Virginia Port Authority informs. This shipment comes as part of the USD 217 mln contract to […]

Algeciras to develop a 120ha logistics zone

Algeciras logistics zone

The Port Authority of Algeciras (La Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras, APBA) and the Public Agency of Andalusian Ports (La Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia, APPA) has announced they will invest EUR 8 mln in building a new area for container operations in the logistics zone of ​​San Roque, near the Algeciras-Bobadilla railway […]

China finalises talks on Kyaukphyu port in Myanmar

Kyaukphyu port

Myanmar is negotiating with a Chinese consortium to develop a deep-sea port in Kyaukphyu (Rakhine state, western Myanmar) on the Bay of Bengal as part of the planned Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ), informs Xinhua. The negotiation between Myanmar’s Commerce Ministry and the China International Trust and Investment Corporation (CITIC) is expected to reach an […]

Anaklia port development draws more interest

Anaklia port development

Kerry Logistics, Asia’s leading 3PL service provider, announced this week the signing of a memorandum of understanding between its member company Globalink and Anaklia City JSC to develop the Anaklia Deep Sea Port and Special Economic Zone on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. Scheduled for opening by the end of 2020, Anaklia is expected to become […]

Vancouver gets federal funding to increase rail capacity

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority

The Port of Vancouver has announced the allocation of CAD 167 mln (USD 125 mln) by the federal government for three projects aimed to improve the port’s rail infrastructure and reduce traffic congestion. Combined with CAD 55.8 mln (USD 42 mln) announced last month for four other critical infrastructure projects in the region, this brings […]

Port of Cork launches EUR 80 mln new Cork Container Terminal development

Cork Container Terminal

The Port of Cork, Ireland, announced yesterday the commencement of the new Cork Container Terminal development in Ringaskiddy, a former fishing village 15 km from Cork city on the western coast of Cork Harbour and now a deep-water ferry port. The Cork Container Terminal will be built on a 13.5 ha plot and will initially […]

Russia to build a new deep-sea port in the north

Arkhangelsk port

The project of a new deep-water region of the Arkhangelsk port in the north of Russia was presented to the state-run Vnesheconombank (Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs, or VEB) as one of the projects competing for federal funding, informs PortNews agency. The project includes construction of a modern transport hub consisting of four […]

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