• Maersk Returns to the Port of Baltimore

    Maryland Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, along with congressional, state and local officials, officially welcomed Denmark-based Maersk Line, part of the Maersk Group and the world’s largest container shipping company, to the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore.

  • SOHAR Celebrates Seafarers

    SOHAR Port and Freezone joined the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in celebrating the 5th annual International Day of the Seafarer (25 June), on Thursday. The annual event was launched in 2010 by The IMO to give thanks to seafarers for their contribution to society.

  • Chinese ports at turning point

    China’s slowing economy has led to port development projects being delayed as operating companies start to leverage more powerful IT software and more focused management expertise.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports celebrates ‘Day of the Seafarer’...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in Abu Dhabi, celebrated the global ‘Day of the Seafarer’ with as many as 1,000 seafarers. The day is observed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on 25th June every year to raise awareness of the vital role played by seafarers. Gifts were distributed by Abu Dhabi Ports employees to mark the day.

  • MICCO to establish new facility at Kizad

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the operator of ports and industrial zones, announced on Monday that it signed an agreement with Al Mazroui International Cargo Company (MICCO) to establish a new Logistics Business Centre at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad).


  • Port of Kiel expands forest products handling

    Swedish concerns SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) and Iggesund Paperboard AB (Holmen Group) are including Kiel in their logistics network. In future Kiel’s Ostuferhafen will join those ports handling and distributing the forest products of the two companies.


SA ports go online with e-commerce platform

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is moving forward on its goal to digitalise South Africa’s ports operations into “SMART People’s Ports” through an integrated e-commerce platform that should go live in April 2017.


Hanjin Shipping Unloads Cargo at U.S. Port

SEOUL—A Hanjin Shipping Co. vessel was set to finish unloading freight in California on Monday, clearing the way for more of its ships to dock, as the ailing South Korean company works with ports in the U.S. and around the world to get a frozen supply chain moving again.


Reducing emissions in ports

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a new report this monh focusing on emissions trends from diesel engines in ports.