Gopalpur handover

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Gopalpur, a seasonal port in the eastern Indian state of Orissa, is to be handed over to Orissa Stevedores Ltd for conversion into a major a...

PSA eyeing 50M TEU

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Singapore will double handling capacity to 50M TEU/year by 2018, Minister of State for Finance and Transport Lim Hwee Hua said....

Keeping cargo cool down under

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Efforts to cut an estimated 20% damage/loss rate in Australia’s A$100B perishable goods industry have received a boost with the official l...

Ningbo to build major new box terminal

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Ningbo Port Group (NPG), China’s fourth-largest port operator, plans to spend Yuan10B (US$1.23B) to build a 12-berth container terminal at...

MSC-PSA Asia Terminal open

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MSC-PSA Asia Terminal, a joint venture between PSA International and Switzerland’s Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC), started operations in ...

Reefer protection

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Reefer machinery manufacturer Thermo King has developed a new Intermodal Protection Package designed to protect trailer and domestic contain...

New Augusta ro-ro service

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A new Italian domestic ro-ro service has been set up between the Port of Augusta, in the south east of Sicily, and the north Adriatic Port o...

Drought hits African lakes

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Falling water levels on the Great Lakes in eastern Africa are affecting shipping and port operations in the region. On Lake Victoria, it is ...

Wabash out of domcons

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One of America’s few remaining domestic container manufacturers,Wabash National Corporation, has announced that it will withdraw from the ...

…DPW eyes Gwadar

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The Pakistan government has added DPW to the list of potential operators of the country’s new deepwater Gwadar Port, according to Prime Mi...

“Loud silence” over Durres

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Strong doubts have emerged about the prospects of Canadabased Conforce International Ltd taking over Albania’s most important seaport, the...

Boost for Luanda

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A total of US$130M is to be invested in modernising the port of Luanda between now and 2010 under Angola’s strategic port modernisation pl...

FATs withdrawn

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Leading container lashing equipment supplier MacGregor has withdrawn its ALC-2 and ALC-2/1 fully automatic twistlocks (FATs) from the market...

Maritime at Hams Hall

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Container transport operator Maritime Transport Ltd has relocated its English Midlands operating centre from Perry Barr (Birmingham) to Hams...