• Sempra announces final EPC Contract with Bechtel...

    Sempra Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Sempra, has announced that Port Arthur LNG and Bechtel Energy have amended and restated the fixed-price engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract, for the proposed Phase 1 liquefaction project under development in Jefferson County, Texas.

  • Port Houston Posts Another Strong Month

    In September, Port Houston handled 353,525 TEUs, an increase of 26% compared to September of last year. This is the second-highest month ever for containers at Port Houston, following only August 2022. The increase in volume is largely due to demand for imported goods and a more efficient gateway, and loaded import container volume was up 31% in September over the same month last year. Overall, container volume is up 18% year-to-date at Port Houston’s terminals and is nearing the 3M mark already this year.

  • Port of Antwerp-Bruges moves forward with renewal...

    The works, which will take about nine years and be carried out in three phases, will ensure that the latest generation of container ships can continue to call at Antwerp. These renovations will also result in an efficient and sustainable terminal that contributes to the transition towards a climate-neutral port.

  • Singapore: Tuas Megaport In Singapore, An...

    The Maritime Port Authority (MPA in Singapore) is currently in the process of building the Tuas Port, which will be the biggest port in the world with a capacity of 60 million TEU’s (twenty-foot equivalent units) once it is fully completed in 2040. PSA, the company taking the lead in the construction has implemented a four-phase process, with the first phase officially opening this September 2022, with three berths being operational. This isn’t just a 5 mile stretch of reclaimed land getting new ports, but instead a major modern expansion of fully automated ports. When Phase one of port operations at Tuas Port is fully operational in 2027, the port will have 21 deep-water berths that can handle 20 million TEUs annually. The first two berths started operations on schedule in December 2021, and three more berths will be operational by December 2022. In 2021, Singapore handled 37.2 million TEU being connected to more than 600 ports worldwide, making it the busiest port outside China. Tuas, when fully operational in 2040, will have more than 16 miles of berths. The port has been designed with the capacity to handle 65 million TEUs annually. By comparison, current plans for Shanghai, the globe’s number one port, call for a capacity of 50 million TEU annually.

  • VINCI signs the contract to design and build...

    Through its subsidiary Cobra IS and in a consortium with Sener, VINCI has signed the EPC* contract to build Germany’s first regasification terminal. It will have a production capacity of 10 billion m3 of natural gas per year and will have two 165,000 m3 storage tanks. The terminal will also be equipped with auxiliary operating systems, infrastructure and buildings.

  • Port of Rotterdam Authority presents future...

    Understanding what the future might look like is important so that the Port of Rotterdam Authority can respond accordingly. What investments are needed to attract new freight flows, business and clean energy? Where should adjustments be made?

  • Noatum completes the setup of new port cranes in...

    After completing the acquisition of four cranes from the port machinery manufacturer Liebherr for three of its port terminals in Spain, Noatum Terminals has taken delivery of the final three cranes and is preparing for their installation in the assigned ports.



New Service Links Hamad Port With Other Major Ports

The port rotation of the new service is Abu Dhabi Port (the UAE), Hamad Port (Qatar), Jubail Port (Saudi Arabia), Abu Dhabi Port (UAE), Karachi Port (Pakistan), Mundra Port (India), Hazira Port (India), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), Alexandria El Dekheila Port (Egypt), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Tekirdag Port (Turkey), Canakkale Port (Turkey), Aliaga Port (Turkey), Mersin Port (Turkey), King Abdullah Port (Saudi Arabia), and Jebel Ali Port (UAE).


Bunker measuring system mandatory in Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Rotterdam

Antwerp-Bruges Port Authority and Port of Rotterdam Authority will make it mandatory to use a bunker measuring system (such as a Mass Flow Meter) on board bunker vessels to measure the exact amount of fuel delivered to sea-going vessels. This follows an independent study in both Antwerp and Zeebrugge and Rotterdam, which showed regular quantity issues in the bunker market. With the measure, the port authorities aim to make the ARA bunker market more transparent, efficient and reliable.


CTG port gets new terminal after 15 years

Bangladesh's gateway to foreign trade, Chattogram seaport, has received a boost as the Patenga Container Terminal has come into operation on a trial basis with the unloading of rice imported from Myanmar. 


Pipavav Port To Add Another Jetty

APM Terminal Pipavav (Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited) is planning to develop a jetty to handle Very Large Container Ships (VLCS) at an estimated cost of Rs 800 crore. Jakob Friis Sorensen, Managing Director of Gujarat Pipavav Port Limited (GPPL) says, the board of GPPL has approved development of the VLCS jetty to handle more cargo at the Pipavav port. The decision has been taken in view of increasing demand for Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) in coming days in India, said Sorensen.