Tag: port

Ukrainian ports join forces with two leading ports of Egypt

Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the Port Authorities of Alexandria and Damietta, Egypt, signed a Memorandum of cooperation on 2 November in Kyiv, Ukraine. The document implies joint implementation of projects, information exchange and mutual assistance in seaborne trade. The signing took place in Kyiv. From the Egyptian side, the Memorandum was signed […]

Gdansk opens trade office in Shanghai

port of gdansk

The Port of Gdansk, Poland, opened a trade office in Shangahai, informs Polish news agency The First News. Being the port’s first presence in China, the office will coordinate cooperation and reinforce contacts with Chinese companies. The opening ceremony took place during the 13th China International Logistics and Transportation Fair (CILF 2018) held on 11-13 […]

New RMGs arrive to Vladivostok port (video)

Vladivostok Sea Commercial Port

On 1 October 2018, Vladivostok Sea Commercial Port (VSCP) received two new Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes for its container terminal, informs the port’s press service. The cranes were acquired within the investment program of modernisation of the port’s operational facilities and are scheduled to be put into operation on 24 December 2018. VSCP is located on the […]

IT security: hot on ports’ agenda

cyber security

Cyber security is becoming one of the primary issues for ports. In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim of a global cyber-attack named Petya, which affected all Maersk business units, including container shipping, port and tug boat operations, as well as oil and gas production, drilling services, and oil tankers. The incident costed the company […]

PORTSSOLUTIONS delivers biggest mobile crane to Sevilla

Estibadora Sevillana

The international port equipment trading company PORTSSOLUTIONS has delivered a second-hand harbor mobile crane Liebherr LHM 550 to the Spanish port of Sevilla. This crane comes from Malabo (Guinee Equatorial) and will be employed by the stevedoring company Estibadora Sevillana that handles general cargo as well as dry bulk, liquid bulk and project cargo. Carlos […]

Smart port of Antwerp: using automatic sounding boat for safe shipping

automatic sounding boat

The Antwerp Port Authority is currently testing a fully autonomous sounding boat to carry out measurements of the water depth within the port. The vessel, named the Echodrone, was developed by Port of Antwerp in partnership with the Brugge-based maritime technology company dotOcean. This is one of the many initiatives underaken by the Antwerp Port […]

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