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Ports & Terminals


BEST consolidates its position as Mega Terminal with two new cranes
BEST consolidates its position as Mega Terminal with two new cranes

AJOT | May 10, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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.

Sealand announces Panama Canal charge revision (PCC)

AJOT | May 10, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Opposition to cut support for canal project if Erdogan loses

Bloomberg | May 09, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Egypt offers to cut compensation claim for blocking of Canal

Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The Valencia Containerized Freight Index (VCFI) exceeds 2,000 points with a growth in April of 17.39%
The Valencia Containerized Freight Index (VCFI) exceeds 2,000 points with a growth in April of 17.39%

AJOT | May 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

• 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

Retail cargo imports set new record as economy recovers

AJOT | May 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

Successful processing of Suez Armada at the Port of Rotterdam
Successful processing of Suez Armada at the Port of Rotterdam

AJOT | May 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

‘The Suez Armada is as good as processed. We are proud of how well Rotterdam addressed this, but things remain very busy and challenging at the terminals.’

Damen awarded contract by Engage Marine for three ASD Tugs 3212
Damen awarded contract by Engage Marine for three ASD Tugs 3212

AJOT | May 07, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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 announce future port collaboration
Plaquemines Port and APM Terminals announce future port collaboration

AJOT | May 06, 2021 | Ports & Terminals

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 adds vessel to expanding Mexico services
Port Manatee-based World Direct Shipping adds vessel to expanding Mexico services

AJOT | May 06, 2021 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

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.

Fitch affirms JAXPORT’s ‘A’ credit rating
Fitch affirms JAXPORT’s ‘A’ credit rating

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Fitch Ratings recently affirmed its "A" rating on JAXPORT’s $129.8 million in outstanding revenue bonds, issuing the port a “Stable” rating outlook.

Kalmar and BTP strengthen long-standing collaboration with new order for Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors in Brazil
Kalmar and BTP strengthen long-standing collaboration with new order for Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors in Brazil

AJOT | May 05, 2021 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The order was booked in Cargotec's 2021 Q1 order intake with delivery of all units scheduled to be completed by the beginning of Q3 2021.

Cameroonian port orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to raise productivity and handling capacity
Cameroonian port orders two Konecranes Gottwald Mobile Harbor Cranes to raise productivity and handling capacity

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.

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