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  • APM Terminals Forms Alliance with China’s ZPMC...

    APM Terminals, which operates terminals in 76 ports worldwide, announced that it is forming a strategic alliance with China’s ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company) focusing on the joint development and deployment of a wide range of automated solutions, including automated container handling equipment. 

     

  • South Africa Probes Back-to-Back Fires at Bulk...

    South Africa authorities are investigating the cause of fires at two of the country’s largest ports that have occurred in a span of two weeks, causing major losses and prompting the issuance of a force majeure on operations.

     

  • Maersk Diverts Ships and Containers as Backlog...

    The U.K.’s largest container port is the latest port worldwide to experience the problems related to the surge in container shipping in 2021. Felixstowe, which handles more than a third of all containers in the U.K. was forced to briefly suspend the return of empties, and as the delays and congestion mounted major carriers including Maersk have begun to divert ships from the British port.

     

  • HHLA Completes Autonomous-Truck Trials

    Hamburg's port authority, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has wrapped up a pioneering three-year trial of automated drayage in partnership with MAN Truck & Bus. The test successfully demonstrated an autonomous driving system that could interface with manned trucks and port operations. 

     

  • Global Ports Holding Positions Kalundborg as an...

    Global Ports Holding Plc (“GPH”), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, is pleased to announce that it has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Kalundborg to provide services for cruise passengers in Kalundborg Port, Denmark. Kalundborg Port will be GPH’s first cruise port in the Northern European cruise port market, marking an important milestone in the continued development and growth of the company.

     

  • Decarbonization Project Studies Hydrogen at UK’s...

    A feasibility study looking at the decarbonization potential of hydrogen at the Port of Immingham in the United Kingdom was launched in September 2021 and is expected to run till March 2022. The project is studying the commercial opportunities for producing, supplying, and using hydrogen at the port, which the Association of British Ports says in the U.K.'s largest port by tonnage, handling around 46 million tons of cargo every year. 

     

  • Oakland Adds First-Call Services, Providing...

    The Port of Oakland in central California continues to benefit from the ongoing congestion and backlogs at southern California ports. Carriers are continuing to look for alternatives to speed their service and provide schedule reliability for shippers, and smaller ports are providing a solution. 

     

  • Vietnam's Ports Set New Records Amidst...

    Despite disruption from lockdown measures over the summer, Vietnam’s seaports have handled in excess of 537 million tons of goods in the first nine months of the year - a three percent year-on-year rise, according to new data released by the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

     

  • SoCal Ports Take Steps to Accelerate Movements as...

    With vessel congestion continuing to rise and breaking records established only days before, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are taking further efforts to deal with the surging container volumes and growing bottlenecks in the supply chain. The Port of Los Angeles alone reports that volumes are up 30 percent year to date at its container terminals with the expectations that significant volume will continue throughout this year and into 2022.

     

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APM Terminals Forms Alliance with China’s ZPMC for Terminal Automation

APM Terminals, which operates terminals in 76 ports worldwide, announced that it is forming a strategic alliance with China’s ZPMC (Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company) focusing on the joint development and deployment of a wide range of automated solutions, including automated container handling equipment. 

 
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South Africa Probes Back-to-Back Fires at Bulk Ports

South Africa authorities are investigating the cause of fires at two of the country’s largest ports that have occurred in a span of two weeks, causing major losses and prompting the issuance of a force majeure on operations.

 
English

Maersk Diverts Ships and Containers as Backlog Snarls UK Ports

The U.K.’s largest container port is the latest port worldwide to experience the problems related to the surge in container shipping in 2021. Felixstowe, which handles more than a third of all containers in the U.K. was forced to briefly suspend the return of empties, and as the delays and congestion mounted major carriers including Maersk have begun to divert ships from the British port.

 
English

HHLA Completes Autonomous-Truck Trials

Hamburg's port authority, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has wrapped up a pioneering three-year trial of automated drayage in partnership with MAN Truck & Bus. The test successfully demonstrated an autonomous driving system that could interface with manned trucks and port operations. 

 
English

Global Ports Holding Positions Kalundborg as an alternative to Copenhagen

Global Ports Holding Plc (“GPH”), the world’s largest independent cruise port operator, is pleased to announce that it has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Kalundborg to provide services for cruise passengers in Kalundborg Port, Denmark. Kalundborg Port will be GPH’s first cruise port in the Northern European cruise port market, marking an important milestone in the continued development and growth of the company.

 
English

Decarbonization Project Studies Hydrogen at UK’s Immingham Port

A feasibility study looking at the decarbonization potential of hydrogen at the Port of Immingham in the United Kingdom was launched in September 2021 and is expected to run till March 2022. The project is studying the commercial opportunities for producing, supplying, and using hydrogen at the port, which the Association of British Ports says in the U.K.'s largest port by tonnage, handling around 46 million tons of cargo every year. 

 
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