AAPA ‘encouraged’ by US infrastructure plan
Feb06

AAPA ‘encouraged’ by US infrastructure plan

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is said to be encouraged by the recent release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democrats. This is said to be due to the outlines’ the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain. “Coupled with President Trump’s stated intention to make major improvements in...

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Cargo Shipping Market Analysis, Trends, Forecast, 2017-2027
Jan25

Cargo Shipping Market Analysis, Trends, Forecast, 2017-2027

Future Market Insights has announced the addition of the “Cargo Shipping Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2017-2027″ report. Trade liberalization and global economic growth boost the cargo shipping market. In the past decade cargo shipping market has fared quite successfully. With economic growth and development there is a direct increase in commodity consumption, which drives the cargo shipping...

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Hyundai Merchant Marine to Become No. 2 stakeholder in Long Beach Terminal
Jan24

Hyundai Merchant Marine to Become No. 2 stakeholder in Long Beach Terminal

Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. (HMM), has decided to buy a 20 percent stake in Hanjin Shipping Co.’s Terminals International LLC (TTI), which operates a terminal at the Port of Long Beach in the United States. With the latest decision, the company will be able to secure a stable profit on the Asia-U.S. services. HMM, South Korea’s largest shipping line following Hanjin’s collapse, said its board of directors agreed to buy a 20 percent...

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Seaboard Marine Announces New Ocean Freight Service to St. Lucia
Jan18

Seaboard Marine Announces New Ocean Freight Service to St. Lucia

Seaboard Marine recently announced a new ocean freight service in the Caribbean that will now include Castries, St. Lucia. The new weekly service is support by two container ships that will commence Thursday, January 26th, 2017, departing from PortMiami, Florida with a five (5) day transit to Castries, St. Lucia. “This direct, weekly service enhancement gives our valued customers an early departure and the shortest available...

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DCT Gdansk Handles Record Container Volume
Jan17

DCT Gdansk Handles Record Container Volume

Polish Port of Gdansk’s Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) concluded 2016 with an operational result at the level of 1.3 million TEUs, representing a record in the history of the terminal. The record number of containers was driven by a number of factors, including the growing need for directs calls of oceanic container vessels in the Baltic, as well as the visible growth of cargo targeted at Eastern and Central Europe markets....

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Port of Virginia Sets New Volume Record in 2016
Jan16

Port of Virginia Sets New Volume Record in 2016

The Port of Virginia® set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total. In 2016, import and export volumes were up 6 percent and 2.6 percent, respectively, over the prior year. The port saw increases in TEUs, rail volume and total volume at Virginia Inland Port, the port’s growing intermodal ramp located in...

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AGRO Merchants Rotterdam-Maasvlakte Opens Its Doors to Food Importers and Exporters
Dec23

AGRO Merchants Rotterdam-Maasvlakte Opens Its Doors to Food Importers and Exporters

AGRO Merchants Group completed its first phase of its much awaited Rotterdam-Maasvlakte facility, adding 18,000 pallets of frozen and chilled space to the market. The company began construction in February 2016 to expand its service offering to its client base in a critical port hub location. AGRO Merchants Rotterdam-Maasvlakte will provide comprehensive services for the meat and seafood industry and will also serve as a replacement...

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The Port of Hamburg Embarks on IoT: Air Quality Measurement with Sensors
Dec09

The Port of Hamburg Embarks on IoT: Air Quality Measurement with Sensors

Kii, the leading Internet of Things (IoT) Solution Enablement Platform provider, has announced collaboration with The Hamburg Port Authority in a smart port project. The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) launched an IoT pilot project in March 2016. Its goal was to record the emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide and fine dust at various locations in the port of Hamburg using sensors. The technical management of the project was...

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