• Bigger ports mean more exposures

    Earlier this year the £1 billion Tilbury container port expansion was announced, and it’s one of several such plans in the likes of the Middle East and China.

  • Does South India Need Three Trans-Shipment Ports...

    The confusion and controversy surrounding a port proposed to be set up at Enayam in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, refuses to subside. To be developed as a major international port, the Enayam International Container Trans-shipment Terminal, or the Enayam port, has been struggling since the 1990s. This was when the initial technical and economic feasibility studies for developing a port at Colachel (near Enayam) were carried out by the state government “to support industrial growth”.

  • Boost to Abu Dhabi trade as Khalifa Port set to...

    Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company outside oil and gas, has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly handling these massive ships.

  • Essar Ports terminal posts 20pc rise in cargo...

    Essar Ports' Bulk Terminal in Paradip has achieved an average productivity of 90,000 tonnes per day, registering an over 20 per cent rise in cargo handling so far this fiscal.
    The CQ3 terminal at Paradip Port, operated by Essar Bulk Terminal Paradip Limited (EBTPL), handled 2.8 MMTPA till November this year as against 2.3 MMTPA during the same period a year ago, a senior Essar Ports official said.   


GCC Port Technology

With 37 major and minor ports across the GCC, and just ten ports accounting for 95% of all cargo traffic, amounting to an estimated 35-million TEU by 2020.


King Abdullah Port platinum sponsor of Breakbulk Middle East 2018

King Abdullah Port has announced the signing of an agreement to sponsor the third edition of Breakbulk Middle East, which will be held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center in the UAE on Feb. 6-7, 2018. The event will be held in order to discuss the latest developments in the sector of maritime shipping of bulk cargo and its future vision and direction.


HullWiper cleaning system now available in Suez Canal ports

GAC Egypt is now offering the HullWiper hull cleaning service to vessels berthing at ports in the Suez Canal. The eco-friendly remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has already attended its first vessel — a crude oil tanker — adding a further service to the range of ship agency support provided by GAC in the key waterway.


Forth Ports Plans Tilbury Expansion

Forth Ports has announced plans to expand one of the UK’s biggest ports – the Port of Tilbury – to better handle increasing ship sizes and keep pace with regional competition, according to Insider.