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 ...

New machinery designs on show

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A number of design innovations have been unveiled recently as reefer machinery manufacturers continue to battle for market share....

APMT bags Algeciras deal

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APM Terminals (APMT) has been awarded a 4-year contract to manage and operate Terminal de Contenedores de Algeciras (TCA), the common user c...

South of the border for decongestant?

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Last year’s NAWC range port congestion has largely not been repeated this year, but all the same there is still substantial interest in fi...

Reefer machinery builders scroll ahead

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With close to 50 per cent of reefer container units now equipped with scroll compressors, and the recent scaling up of production, machinery...

PTP scotches Evergreen rumours

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Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) has dismissed rumours that Taiwan’s Evergreen Marine Corp, its second largest customer, may mov...

Boost for PTP…

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The Port of Singapore will be one of the biggest losers if Maersk Sealand is merged with P&O Nedlloyd (P&ONL), the world’s third largest c...

Four eye Dunkirk

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In response to a tender, APM Terminals (APMT), Dubai Ports International (DPI), CMA-CGM, and Australia’s International Infrastructure Mana...

New boxes stacking up in China

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As this issue was going to press, it was estimated that upwards of 800,000 TEU of new container equipment was stacked up in Chinese containe...

Maersk moves in on P&O Nedlloyd

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One of the best known names in the container shipping industry is set to disappear if, as seems likely, a proposed all-cash offer for P&O Ne...

Ceres finally under way

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As forecast in the last issue of WorldCargo News (p34), Amsterdam’s Ceres Paragon terminal, owned 50 per cent by NYK and 50 per cent by Ch...

APMT takes stake in Brazil box terminal

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APM Terminals (APMT) has taken a 50 per cent stake in the Teconvi (Terminal de Conteineres do Vale do Itajai) container terminal at the Braz...

Not everything in the garden is rosy

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Puertos del Estado, Spain’s national ports aency, has reported that the public ports of the mainland and islands handled a total of 410.45...