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CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

CMA CGM Group Bolsters Its Presence in Madagascar

Since the creation of CMA CGM Madagascar in 2003, the CMA CGM Group, the world’s third largest container shipping company, has continued to develop on the island to move closer to its customers and partners and meet economic growth forecasts in the Malagasy industrial market. The CMA CGM Group is opening two news agencies in […]

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand Powers Up KUGIRA II

Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, installed five generator sets on Europe’s largest caisson-building floating dock- the KUGIRA II in Setúbal, Portugal. Acciona Infraestructuras (Acciona), a Spanish infrastructure development company, has built numerous maritime projects, including ports, dry docks, shipyards, berthing jetties, and navigation canals […]

UASC Adds New Asia – Mediterranean Service, the AMC2

UASC Adds New Asia – Mediterranean Service, the AMC2

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is introducing a new Asia – Mediterranean Service called “AMC2” starting 22nd April 2014 from Pusan. The AMC2 service will commence with MV Cosco Kaohsiung voyage number 0021W. This new service expands upon UASC’s existing Asia – Mediterranean Service (AMC1), which will improve UASC’s port coverage in order to meet […]

Expansion of UK’s Largest Container Port Begins

Expansion of UK’s Largest Container Port Begins

Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8&9 to […]

Slight Dip in Port of Rotterdam’s Throughput in Q1 2014

Slight Dip in Port of Rotterdam’s Throughput in Q1 2014

The Port of Rotterdam’s throughput in the first quarter of 2014, at 109 million tonnes, was 0.2% below the level for the corresponding period last year. Split up by goods type, less crude oil (‑2%), mineral oil products (‑14%) and other liquid bulk cargo (‑14%) were transferred. On the positive side, iron ore and scrap […]

Luka Koper Takes the Helm of NAPA

Luka Koper Takes the Helm of NAPA

According to presidency rotation, from the 14th of April until the end of the year 2014, the presidency of NAPA is taken over (from Venice Port Authority) by Luka Koper and its recently appointed president, Mr. Andraž Novak. Confirming that there is a very challenging year ahead, especially in terms of European issues, starting with […]

SCPA Reports Increase in Pier Container Volumes

SCPA Reports Increase in Pier Container Volumes

South Carolina Ports reported March pier container volumes were the highest since August 2008. Last month the Port handled 85,616 boxes, totaling 692,338 pier containers fiscal year to date. “March is traditionally a seasonally strong month,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “The SCPA saw an 11 percent year over year increase in pier […]

McDermott to Operate Hartlepool Spoolbase

McDermott to Operate Hartlepool Spoolbase

McDermott International, Inc., through one of its subsidiaries, has signed an option agreement with PD Ports which gives it the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase to serve projects in the North Sea. McDermott expects to have the facility available for projects in early 2015. Located in Hartlepool, in northeast United Kingdom, the spoolbase is […]

Antwerp Port Readies 96-Hectare Opel Site for Investors

Antwerp Port Readies 96-Hectare Opel Site for Investors

Antwerp Port Authority is about to purchase location of the former General Motors production plant, the Opel site. The Port Authority plans to develop the entire 96-hectare site so as to attract manufacturing industry in the heart of this vast maritime complex. Both the size of the site and its location in the heart of Europe’s […]

ISS Venezuela Office Opened in Puerto La Cruz

ISS Venezuela Office Opened in Puerto La Cruz

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has expanded its network in Central and South America with the opening of ISS Venezuela in Puerto La Cruz. Port Manager, Aldo M. Limongelli, who brings thirty eight years of experience in maritime operations such as chartering, bunkering, stevedoring, transportation, project cargo, logistics and green […]

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