Category: Review

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 […]

Indonesia plans to become a transshipment hub, seeks investors

Java Integrated Industrial Ports Estate

Indonesia strives to challenge Singapore’s dominance in the region with a number of own port projects, aiming to become a new global transhipment hub on China’s maritime Silk Road, writes Nikkei Asian Review. After taking office in October 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo endorsed the five-year plan worth 700 trillion rupiah (USD 50.6 bln) to develop the maritime […]

Djibouti comments on DCT seizure from DP World

Doraleh container terminal

Djibouti dismissed the speculations that appeared last week about the reasons behind the government’s expropriation of Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) from DP World, informs Africa Times. In his statement in Twitter on Friday, Mohamed Siad Doaleh, Djibouti’s ambassador to the United States, claimed as “false” the idea that Djibouti would give the disputed Doraleh terminal […]

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