• Maersk targets ports building in Africa

    Maersk targets ports building in Africa, in attempt to improve its services on the continent. The company is seeking for expansion and building of ports in Nigeria and Kenya, which will strengthen its positions in Africa and will increase the market size for its services. 

  • Governors to Intervene in Port Labor Disputes

    Legislation that would amend the federal Taft-Hartley Act to allow governors to intervene in port labor disputes rather than being required to ask the White House to do so was introduced in the U.S. Congress last week by Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), a member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports hosts MoU signing between SIDDCO...

    Abu Dhabi Ports hosted the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SIDDCO Group and Istituto Italiano della Saldatura (ISS), that will see the two organizations collaborate to provide internationally recognised training and certification programmes to Emirati and non-Emirati professionals in Abu Dhabi and across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

  • Vizag port attracts global attention

    Visakhapatnam Port is turning into cynosure of all eyes with several diplomats and business delegations from all over the world evincing interest to know its expansion plan and its role in developing Visakhapatnam into a smart city.


Re-inventing Port Harcourt as a shipping hub

In the light of weakening global oil prices coupled with Nigerian Government’s new mantra of diversification, there is an urgent need for the Federal Government and all relevant stakeholders in the shipping industry to give adequate attention to Port Harcourt seaports to ensure they are brought back to their original status as a bustling shipping hub as envisioned by the founding fathers.


India to get six new mega ports under Ministry of Shipping's Sagarmala project

At least six new mega ports have been cleared to be built under the ambitious Sagarmala Project, taken up by the Ministry of Shipping. The National Perspective Plan (NPP) for the much talked about project envisions these new infrastructural facilities as part of its multi-pronged strategy to enhance India’s cargo handling capacity.


Six banks join digital port billing system

Six banks have agreed to partner with four of Indonesia’s largest port operators under the PT Pelindo umbrella to build an integrated billing system (IBS), which aims to improve financial transactions at the country’s major ports.