Strike threat at APM Terminals Rotterdam

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APMT Rotterdam terminal, which has a payroll of around 700, is facing industrial action, following the expiration of a trade unionsā€™ ultim...

Rotterdam publishes McKinsey study

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The Port of Rotterdam has published the report it commissioned from McKinsey to support the time-scale of its Maasvlakte II container termin...

Forth Ports moves for TCS

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Otter Port Holdings Ltd, the owner of Forth Ports, has acquired from DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) the 67% ownership of Tilbur...

Transnet orders six Liebherr LHM 550s

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The order for six mobile harbour cranes from Liebherr is part of an overall spend of R438.3M (E42.5M) to beef up cargo handling capacity at ...

ILA protests GCT’s automation plans

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Members of the International Longshoremenā€™s Association (ILA) in New York and New Jersey recently held a lunchtime demonstration at Global...

People on the move

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Some key appointments and departures have been announced recently in the shipping and port sectors and related transportation industries...

Call for HMT to be extended

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Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley has called for the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) to be collected on all freight from foreign source...

Enter North Sea RoRo

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A new ro-ro freight service is being introduced between Gothenburg and Killingholme...