India’s box volume surges 11%

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Container throughput at India's major ports rose 11% to 5.59M TEU in the April-December period, up from 5.04M TEU a year earlier, the Indian...

MUA takes on Patrick

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Selected Australian ports have been subjected to strikes of up to 72 hours as the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) “negotiates” with Pa...

China firm bags Sri Lanka port contract

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China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has won the US$810M contract to build the second phase of Sri Lanka’s new Hambantota port....

Melbourne ECPs open longer

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Empty container parks in Melbourne controlled by Maersk and MSC have taken the lead in offering extended operating hours for shipping lines ...

New ICD for Tanzania

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The government of Tanzania has sanctioned the development of a new inland container depot to help reduce congestion at the port of Dar es Sa...

German "ecocombi" tests

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Germany’s federal transport minister Peter Ramsauer has announced that 400 LHVs will be involved in the test programme, starting this year...

DP World up 14% in 2010

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Global marine terminal operator DP World handled 49.6M TEU across its portfolio of 50 operating terminals in 28 countries in 2010, an increa...

Hillebrand extends European options

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JF Hillebrand, the world’s leading logistics supplier to the wines and spirits industry, has opened a new phase in its continuing developm...

Concession awarded in São Tomé

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The government of São Tomé e Príncipe has finally awarded a long term concession to operate the main port in the country, Ana Chaves...

Old hand returns to Transnet

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South African transport utility Transnet has appointed Mafika Mkwanazi as its new chairman...

Sunk tanker blocks Rhine navigation

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The wreck of a 106m long product tanker at Sankt Goar, has blocked traffic between the ARA seaports and much of the Rhine basin...

Eurotunnel posts better figures

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The Franco-British Channel tunnel operator has reported increases in all but one traffic and revenue segment in 2010...