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Sweden: A Pioneering Nation in Green Shipping

The innovation and green projects mentioned in the report have to a large extent taken place within the Gothenburg port cluster. Photo: Port of Gothenburg.

 Sweden is a role model for the global shipping community, and other countries have a great deal to learn from the work being done by the Swedish shipping industry to reduce emissions.   This is one of the findings in a new report – Decarbonising Maritime Transport: The Case of Sweden

DP World Acquires Cosmos Agencia Maritima in Peru

Pic: Cosmos

 Dubai-based DP World, , one of the world's largest port operators, said it had bought a logistics firm  Cosmos Agencia Maritima (CAM) in Peru for $315.7 million, giving it a 50 percent stake in the country's second largest container terminal.    "CAM owns a fully integrated logistics service business (Neptunia S.

Drydocks World Earns Dubai Chamber CSR Label

Photo: Drydocks

 Drydocks World - a DP World company, the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility Label for the fourth year in a row in recognition of the company’s efforts and contributions

Port of Gothenburg: Sustained Growth in Ro-Ro Operations

Working in collaboration with several North European ports, the Port of Gothenburg is hoping to link up more destinations as part of intermodal collaboration that will contribute to a more efficient, climate-smart logistics system. Photo: Port of Gothenburg.

 Ro-ro operations at the Port of Gothenburg are looking bright, with sustained growth three years in succession. There has been an increase of 10 per cent over the past year alone, with the number of units currently standing at 593,000.    But there is still potential to raise the bar

Kalmar Promotes New Range of Reachstackers in Latin American

Photo: Cargotec

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, launches a new range of equipment designed to offer customers in the Latin American market a value-based choice of the high quality, reliable equipment that Kalmar is known for.    Based on Kalmar's proven G-generation platform, the Essential range includes reachstackers, empty container handlers and forklifts.

World’s Second Largest Container Ship CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupéry Docks in Hamburg

Photo: Port of Hamburg

 The ‘CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupéry', the largest containership ever to call at the port on the Elbe, berthed in Hamburg early on Thursday morning, 15 March.    The maiden call by this ocean-going giant is a further milestone in the Port of Hamburg’s success story as one of the world’s most important

MSC Improves Cargo Transit Between Seville and the Atlantic

Photo:  Mediterranean Shipping Company

 MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, is pleased to announce the launch of a new freight rail service between Seville, Spain, and the Atlantic, beginning 4 April 2018.   The service is expected to run daily between Seville’s inland maritime port – Puerto

Dunkerque-Port Work in Progress On Flanders Terminal Extension

Photo: Port of Dunkerque

 Container handling in the Port of Dunkirk takes place mainly at the Flanders Terminal. The activity continues to grow steadily, with numbers increasing from 200,000 TEU in 2010 to 375,000 TEU in 2017.   In February 2017, to maintain this development and ensure that the world's largest container carriers can be berthed in all sea conditions,

Kalmar Backs Suomen Satamatekniikka Oy

Photo: Cargotec

 Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a Kalmar Care service agreement with Suomen Satamatekniikka, a subsidiary of Steveco, covering the maintenance and service of 16 Kalmar straddle carriers at the Port of Helsinki, Finland.    The order was booked in Cargotec's 2017 fourth quarter order intake and

Brazilian Grain Producers Explore Increased Use of Panama Canal

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Brazilian farmers in top soy state Mato Grosso signed a memorandum of understanding with the Panama Canal Authority to evaluate ways to cut transportation costs and boost Brazilian grain volumes using the waterway, the authority's chief administrator said.   The canal's administration is looking to

Angola to Export 48 Crude Cargoes in May

File Image: A typical Crude carrier at sea. Credit: EuroNav

Angola's state firm Sonangol is expected to export 48 cargoes of crude oil in May, up from 46 cargoes in April, a provisional loading programme showed on Friday.   The programme did not detail the size of the cargoes. Sonangol typically issues a final schedule a few days after the provisional one that often shows a change in the total.

Hamburg Welcomes Its Largest Ever Box Ship

CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg on Thursday morning, March 15 (© HHM / Dietmar Hasenpuscch)

The largest ever containership to call at the port on the Elbe berthed in Hamburg early on Thursday morning, March 15. The oceangoing giant CMA CGM Antoine de Saint Exupery made its maiden call at the Port of Hamburg's HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) where it will discharge approximately 7,000 TEU and load 4,000.

DP World's Earnings Grow 15.1%

DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem Photo DP World

Global trade enabler DP World today announces strong financial results for the twelve months ending 31 December 2017. The company delivered earnings in excess of $1 billion and above 50% EBITDA margin for the full year. Revenue grew 13.2% and adjusted EBITDA increased 9.1% with adjusted EBITDA margin of 52.

Panama Canal Pact with Mato Grosso for Bulk Grain Cargoes

Photo: Panama Canal Authority

 The Panama Canal signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Cuiabá, Brazil that will promote the Panama Canal's position as a route for grain shipments traveling from northern Brazil to ports accessed in the Pacific Ocean.   The agreement, signed with the Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of Mato Grosso (Aprosoja),

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