On 7th May, Hutchison Ports BEST took delivery of two new super post panamax gantry cranes, adding to the eleven cranes already in operation, along with two new shuttle carriers, bringing its fleet to 34.
• The 30% increase in export freight to the United States and Canada is noteworthy
• In the Western Mediterranean sub-index, the index is up by 19.3% compared to March
• Port traffic is at levels above the pre-pandemic situation
• Commercially inactive fleet represents 0.8% of total capacity
Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract by Australia-based Engage Marine for the delivery of three ASD Tug 3212. The tug is one of Damen’s Next Generations Tugs Series. The vessels in the series combine proven technologies with cutting edge innovation to take an evolutionary step forwards in terms of safety, sustainability, reliability and efficiency.
Plaquemines Port and APM Terminals have announced an agreement to work together to discuss the future design of the Plaquemines Port Harbor and Terminal District (PPHTD), including the consideration of APM Terminals as the future terminal operator.
Port Manatee-based World Direct Shipping is expanding its fast-growing weekly services crossing the Gulf of Mexico, deploying a significantly larger third company-owned vessel, introducing a fleet of 53-foot-long ocean containers, adding a fourth Mexican port of call and employing more than 30 workers at the port.
AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech
Régie du Terminal à Conteneurs (RTC), a terminal operator in Cameroon, has ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald Model 6 Mobile Harbor Cranes to improve their overall capacity in container handling. The order was booked in Q1 2021.