• DP World to use automation at Turkish port

    DP World will use automated cargo-handling at a container port it plans to open this year at Yarimca, Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara near Istanbul. The terminal, DP World’s first in Turkey, will have capacity of 1.3 million 20-foot-equivalents a year

  • Port of Taman to Get New Dry Bulk Facilities

    Russia’s Rosneft has entered into a cooperation agreement with the country’s Ministry of Transport and the government of Krasnodar Territory to expand dry bulk facilities at the Black Sea Port of Taman.

  • Govt can sign agreement on Vizhinjam port: EC

    The Election Commission of India has allowed the Kerala government to sign an agreement with the Adani Group to build the Vizhinjam International Port. The preliminary works of the project will not be affected by the code of conduct in place in view of the Aruvikkara assembly byelection, the commission has informed the Chief Electoral Officer.


  • Sri Lanka to do full EIA on suspended Port City...

    Sri Lanka’s Central Environmental Authority is to do a full environmental impact assessment (EIA) on the suspended Port City project by the state-owned China Communications Construction Company on reclaimed land off Colombo, the Sri Lankan government announced on Thursday. The EIA is expected to take four months.

  • The Industrial Development Bureau of Abu Dhabi...

    The Industrial Development Bureau of the Department of Economic Development (IDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Ports to establish a joint-programme that will help attract investment and further develop and enhance the fast-evolving industrial sector of Abu Dhabi.

  • Ohio port ups shipping to Europe

    A freight shipping service is doubling the frequency of its service between the Port of Cleveland and the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, this year due to high demand as the Ohio port seeks to establish itself as a Midwest hub for shipping to Europe.


  • Abu Dhabi Ports hosts Life Jacket Awareness Day

    Abu Dhabi Ports has hosted an open day to raise awareness about the need for all passengers – adults and children – to wear life jackets when on-board vessels docking at its ports. Held for the first time, the ‘Your Safety is Our Aim’ campaign will target passengers with advice and guidance designed to ensure people are familiar with wearing life jackets.

  • 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. 


Oakland Sees No Impact from Canal Expansion

Bigger ships may be using the newly widened Panama Canal, but they’re not bypassing Oakland to get there, said the Port as it announced that the wider canal locks have not dented its business.


Georgia Ports now fully operational

The Savannah River channel reopened for commercial traffic Wednesday morning with 11 vessels transiting the channel by mid-afternoon, nine of which were being worked at Garden City Terminal and two at Ocean Terminal.


US ports reopen after Hurricane Matthew

Ports from Miami to Hampton Roads resumed cargo operations Monday after Hurricane Matthew interrupted cargo activity for several days but left ports with much less damage than feared.