Tax-free Gwadar

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The Pakistani government has declared PSA-operated Gwadar port a tax free zone for 10 years to woo investment to the planned Export Processi...

Big plans in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is trying to attract investors to build a new basin and 10 container berths at the Port of Colombo to transform it into a hub port...

SAGT in rate row

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After losing around 230,000 TEUto P&O Ports' South Asia Gateway Terminal (SAGT) last year, the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) is using rat...

Colombians woo Chinese investors

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Officials from Colombia's Transport Ministry are seeking to persuade Chinese investors to finance the Tribuga Port development, in the weste...

Karachi seeking Japanese aid

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Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is seeking financial and technical assistance from Japan for the rehabilitation of older berths. An estimated US$40...

Positive signs for Genoa

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General cargo traffic in the port of Genoa increased 3.6 per cent last year to 22.2 mill tonnes, despite the post-911 slowdown. Container th...

Gothenburg plots ambitious course

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The Port of Gothenburg (G�teborgs Hamn AB) considers that within the next decade maximum capacity for container handling will be reached a...

Genoa holds on

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After a difficult first half, The Port of Genoa was able to consolidate its position last year as the leading Mediterranean container port f...

Po levels rising

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Inland waterways traffic on Italy's River Po system topped the 1 mill tonnes (mt) level for the first time last year, with traffic at the po...