Ports

  • Hauliers all riled up over congestion at Senari...

    Hauliers are still experiencing long queue and congestion at Senari Port Terminal in Muara Tebas here, despite having received assurance from Kuching Port Authority (KPA) that the port’s computer system has been restored.

     

  • Mundra edges out JNPT to become India's...

    Container volumes handled by Mundra Port in the Indian state of Gujarat expanded by 18 percent in its 2021 fiscal year, overtaking Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). Mundra handled nearly 5.7 million TEU of cargo over the course of the fiscal year ending March 31, while JNPT handled only around 4.7 million TEUs over the same period - a decline of seven percent year-on-year.

     

  • Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in...

    An international trade boom is exploding at the Port of Oakland. The Port today reported all-time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March. It said there’s no sign of the global surge in business activity abating any time soon.

     

  • New smart bollard tests

    A new Smart Bollard is under test at Hutchison Ports ECT Delta Terminal on the Maasvlakte, Rotterdam. The bollard can measure the loads imposed on mooring lines in realtime. It allows the real-time safety monitoring of the moored vessel, and generally it provides clearer information about the berth conditions for vessels.

     

  • Charleston opens first new U.S. container...

    The first containership arrived this afternoon to officially mark the opening of South Carolina Ports' new container terminal located in the port of Charleston.  It is the first entirely new container terminal to open in the U.S. since 2009. Operations began March 30 with the arrival of the first container and this afternoon Hapag Lloyd’s Yorktown Express became the first vessel to dock at the new terminal.

     

  • Retail imports expected to drive US port volumes...

    The unprecedented surge of imports at the major U.S. container ports that began last summer is expected to continue at least through the end of this summer as retailers work to meet increased consumer demand, according to new forecasts from the National Retail Federation. The retail trade association is forecasting the imports will be up nearly 27 percent in the first half of 2021 to a total of nearly 12 million TEUs.

     

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Mundra edges out JNPT to become India's busiest container port

Container volumes handled by Mundra Port in the Indian state of Gujarat expanded by 18 percent in its 2021 fiscal year, overtaking Mumbai's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT). Mundra handled nearly 5.7 million TEU of cargo over the course of the fiscal year ending March 31, while JNPT handled only around 4.7 million TEUs over the same period - a decline of seven percent year-on-year.

 
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Port of Oakland reports record cargo surge in March

An international trade boom is exploding at the Port of Oakland. The Port today reported all-time high container volume for import and export cargo in the month of March. It said there’s no sign of the global surge in business activity abating any time soon.

 
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New smart bollard tests

A new Smart Bollard is under test at Hutchison Ports ECT Delta Terminal on the Maasvlakte, Rotterdam. The bollard can measure the loads imposed on mooring lines in realtime. It allows the real-time safety monitoring of the moored vessel, and generally it provides clearer information about the berth conditions for vessels.

 
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