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Canadian Government Approves Vancouver Terminal Expansion

Apr 26, 2023

The Canadian government has approved a marine container terminal expansion project in Delta, B.C., following a environmental assessment process that started in 2013.The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project includes building new land and a new three-berth marine container terminal near existing port terminals at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C., about 35 kilometers south of Vancouver. The project will incrementally deliver an additional 2…

Australia to Help Finance Tonga Port as Climate Worsens Pacific Infrastructure Gap

Sep 26, 2023

Australia said it will grant A$31 million ($20 million) to Tonga to complete a vital port upgrade, boosting funds from the Asian Development Bank, as Canberra focuses on building climate resilient infrastructure.The Pacific Islands region faces…

APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas Begins $140 Million Expansion

Sep 05, 2023

APM Terminals Lazaro Cardenas has begun the construction of its Phase II $140 million expansion. This project will increase the capacity of the first semi-automated facility in Latin America with an additional one million TEUs and position it as a hub for the Americas region…

McCarthy Completes Berth Construction at Port Freeport

Jul 03, 2023

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has completed construction of Berth 8 at Port Freeport, Texas. Part of the Velasco Terminal, Berth 8 features over 925 feet of berth and an associated roll-on/roll-off dock extension. The expansion represents…

Port of Oakland Turning Basins Proposed Project Reaches Key Milestone

Jun 30, 2023

The Oakland Harbor Turning Basins Widening Navigation Study has reached another milestone. The comment period for the second draft of the Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR) closed on June 16, 2023. The end of the comment period signals the beginning of the next phase of the proposed project…

AD Ports Signs on to Develop Karachi Port

May 22, 2023

AD Ports Group said it has sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) paving way for enhanced bilateral cooperation and increased efforts in the development, expansion and digitalization of port projects within Pakistan…

Temporary Barge Quay Constructed at Europa Terminal in Antwerp

May 17, 2023

A temporary barge quay has been constructed at Europa Terminal in Antwerp to allow smooth service during works during the first phase of the terminal's renewal project.Operational as of Wednesday, the quay is temporarily creating additional mooring space for inland navigation…

COSCO Halts Works on Port in Peru After Landslide

May 16, 2023

China’s COSCO Shipping Holdings suspended construction on a tunnel for a major port project in northern Peru after a partial landslide struck, a company official said on Tuesday.The company is working to understand what caused the landslide…

Valenciaport Calls for Tenders for East Dock Remodel

Apr 19, 2023

The Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) has put out to tender the remodelling of the East dock track yard of the Port of Valencia for the development of a rail motorway. Specifically, the aim of this project is the execution of the civil works…

New Terminal for Edible Oil Planned at Port of Berbera

Apr 19, 2023

DP World has kicked off the development of a new edible oil terminal at the Port of Berbera in Somaliland. It has already agreed to a long-term lease for the facility.The edible oil terminal will be the latest addition to Berbera’s growing trade ecosystem…

New Rail Mounted Gantry Cranes Ordered for London Gateway

Apr 19, 2023

DP World is investing £12 million in two new Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) cranes at London Gateway to meet growing demand for rail connections from customers at the logistics hub, which will increase its capacity by a third when a new fourth berth opens next year…

Rotterdam Container Terminal Set for €1 Billion Expansion

Apr 03, 2023

A.P. Moller - Maersk's container terminal operating arm APM Terminals announced the expansion of its Maasvlakte II terminal in Rotterdam, increasing the terminal's capacity by approx. 2 million TEU The project involves a site of approximately 47…

Two New Berths Planned at Vietnam's Lach Huyen Port

Mar 28, 2023

APM Terminals engages in a strategic partnership with Vietnamese HATECO group for a project to develop two new deep-water berths at Lach Huyen port in Haiphong City located in the north of Vietnam.As part of the strategic partnership, APM Terminals will provide financial…

China Firm Wins Solomon Islands Port Project as Australia Watches On

Mar 22, 2023

The Solomon Islands has awarded a multi-million-dollar contract to a Chinese state company to upgrade an international port in Honiara in a project funded by the Asian Development Bank, an official of the island nation said on Wednesday.The United States and its allies…

AD Ports Inks Deal to Develop and Operate Egypt's Safaga Port

Mar 22, 2023

UAE-based AD Ports Group announced the signing of a concession agreement to develop and operate a multi-purpose port in Safaga in Egypt, in addition to signing of two 15-year agreements, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and three Head of…

Logistics News

Port of Los Angeles Names Deputy Executive Director of Development

Port of Los Angeles Names Deputy Executive Director of Development

Rio Brasil Terminal Welcomes COSCO’s ESE2 Service

Rio Brasil Terminal Welcomes COSCO’s ESE2 Service

ECOsubsea raises $12m

ECOsubsea raises $12m

Glas Ocean Electric Snags DARPA Contract

Glas Ocean Electric Snags DARPA Contract

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