Tag: terminal operator

Top terminal operators and carriers join for digital transformation of global shipping

blockchain shipping solution

Nine leading ocean carriers and terminal operators signed a Declaration of Intent to form a consortium aimed at developing the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on distributed ledger technology. The signing ceremony took placeat the China International Import Expo inShanghai on 6 November 2018. The participants include shipping lines CMA […]

APM Terminals sells Izmir terminal, but confirms its commitment to Turkey

APM Terminals Izmir

APM Terminals (APMT) announced the decision to divest their container terminal in Izmir, Turkey. The terminal will be sold to APMT’s current partner, the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), a wholly state-owned national oil and gas company headquartered in Baku, Azerbaijan. The sale is subject to regulatory approvals and is expected to […]

Abu Dhabi Ports to trial its blockchain solution for international trade

Abu Dhabi Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports and its subsidiary Maqta Gateway LLC have started implementing the first international blockchain project in partnership with the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. This has been announced at GITEX Technology Week that is going on now in Dubai, informs Thomson Reuters’ Middle East edition Zawya. Maqta Gateway became the first local entity in […]

Developing the future port of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires port

The port of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s main container gateway, is developing to meet the challenges of today’s shipping industry: larger vessels, bigger call sizes, consolidation among the players. The Port Authority – La Administracion General de Puertos (AGP) – plans to deepen the access channel, to change the port’s current layout consisting of finger piers […]

Noatum expands in Valencia with EUR 26.5 mln investment

Noatum Valencia

Following the recently announced extension of Noatum’s container terminal concession in Valencia, there comes the news of the company’s intention to invest EUR 26.5 mln into the terminal’s expansion, writes the Spanish daily Las Provincias. In late July, the Port Authority of Valencia (APV, La Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia) announced in the State’s Official Bulletin […]

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