Reprieve for Port of Kolding

Cargo activities at the Port of Kolding will continue, following a change of heart by the local council   The municipality of Kolding voted unexpectedly around a year ago to cease all cargo handling activity at the port no later than 2043, citing the need for more residential estate However, four members of the council […]

APM Terminals Rotterdam to be sold to Hutchison

APM Terminals and Hutchison Ports have signed a letter of intent for the takeover of APM Terminals Rotterdam, the older of APMT’s two Rotterdam terminals   As previously surmised, the buyer for the terminal turns out to be Hutchison Ports. The conventional, straddle carrier-direct 2.5M TEU terminal will be acquired by Hutchison, subject to permission […]

Zeamarine in Crisis

Following news of the various management changes in the group, it has become clear that the overall situation of Zeamarine is more serious than it looked from the outside   Alarm bells started ringing after it became known that Sven Lundehn, Managing Director of corporate reconstruction specialist Alldatax, who handled the liquidation of the former Beluga […]

Gaussin Rolls into Qatar

Guassin has announced plans to set up an assembly site for batteries, hydrogen systems and driverless vehicles in the new Qatar Free Zone.    The announcement on a new assembly facility comes just days after Gaussin disclosed an order for 24 trailers with an option for an additional 33 units from QTerminals, operator of Hamad […]

KALP to Relaunch ALP Business

KALP GmbH and Bromma have mutually terminated their agreement for Bromma to utilise KALP´s technology for automated twist lock handling.   KALP GmbH is the company that developed the “Automatic Lashing Platform” (ALP). In February 2012 Kalmar acquired the KALP Automatic Lashing Platform from its inventor Rainer Kapelski and assigned it to Bromma for further […]

APM Terminals Moín hits 1M TEU

New terminal reaches milestone less than 10 months after starting operations. APM Terminals new Moín Container Terminal celebrated handling its one millionth TEU on 11 December 2019. “This milestone, achieved in less than 10 months of operation, is particularly significant, as the next phase of the terminal will be built when an annual volume of […]

Brigade mustered in La Spezia

LSCT La Spezia Container Terminal (Contship Italia) has installed a patented acoustic alarm system to enhance  safety  of operations LSCT has installed “white noise” BBS-Tek alarms from Brigade Elettronica in Turin (Brigade Electronics) on its yard equipment and service vehicles. BBS-Tek acoustic alarms emit broadband sound, which is directional, and thus provides instant localisation in […]

Helsinki to be “Carbon Neutral by 2035”

The Port of Helsinki has committed to the Carbon Neutral Helsinki 2035 programme and has created its own associated programme, Carbon Neutral Port 2035; also announces €33.6M deepening programme for Vuosaari Harbour. Carbon Neutral by 2035 and to reduce emissions in the entire harbour area by 32% compared to 2015. The majority of the Carbon […]

COSCO SHIPPING Ports live with N4 at Lianyungang

Lianyungang is the first COSCO SHIPPING Ports Group terminal to switch to N4 in China as part of a pilot programme for go-lives in the future. Lianyungang New Oriental International Terminals is live with N4. Navis has announced that Lianyungang New Oriental International Terminals Co., Ltd. (LNOIT), a subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (CSP), […]

Pilgrim’s Progress at Associated British Ports Immingham

Six all-electric RTGs are on the way from China to Immingham, as part of ABP’s £33M “Project Pilgrim” upgrade to Humber Container Terminal. They are due to arrive in Immingham in January Simon Bird, Regional Director of ABP Humber, said: “The investment in this infrastructure is key to ABP’s expansion plans at Humber Container Terminal […]