• APM Terminals agrees divestment of APM Terminals...

    APM Terminals (APMT) and Hutchison Ports are pleased to announce that Hutchison Ports Netherlands B.V., a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports, has signed an agreement to acquire the Rotterdam container terminal APM Terminals Rotterdam (APMTR) from APMT.


  • Trailer Bridge signs first long-term agreement...

    Trailer Bridge Inc., headquartered in Jacksonville, FL., announced today it has signed a 20-year lease agreement with Puerto Rico Ports Authority for the Army Terminal. This is the company’s first long-term agreement with the port since its inception, signaling Trailer Bridge’s continued commitment to providing weekly sailings to support shipper’s needs to and from the island.


  • Sines was the 2nd port that grew the most in the...

    With 13% year-on-year growth in 2020, the Port of Sines was the second European port with the greatest evolution in containerized cargo, occupying the 16th position in the list of the main European ports in this segment. The ranking was published by a Spanish magazine specialised in transports (Transporte XXI) that analyzed the results of the European port market within last year.


  • MSC Boxship Sets Size Records at Port of New York...

    The Port of Newark, New Jersey recently received the largest container vessel in its history and the first 15,000 TEU vessel operated by MSC to the U.S. East Coast. The arrival of the new MSC Virgo also tied the record for the largest container vessel to visit the broader Port of New York and New Jersey seaport.


  • Port of Gothenburg set to introduce Berth Planner...

    A new digital tool will make calls at the Port of Gothenburg more time-efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally smart. Berth Planner, developed by the Gothenburg Port Authority in partnership with the Finnish company Awake.AI, is due to be launched after the summer. It is a unique initiative that will provide shipbrokers, pilots, and mooring personnel with the tool they have sought for years.


  • Westports handled container volume of 2.66...

    Westports Holdings Berhad has announced its financial results for the 1st Quarter of 2021. At the top-line, the Company’s total revenue improved to RM508.2 million primarily due to higher revenue from the container segment as throughput volume increased by 5% to 2.66 million TEUs. The Company’s reported profit level reflected insurance recoveries, absence of general provision, among others – these amounted to RM33.4 million. After the tax provision of RM65.3 million or an effective tax rate of 24%, Westports reported a Profit After Tax of RM208.3 million.


  • Throughput in port of Rotterdam increases by 3.0...

    The volume of freight handled in the port of Rotterdam in the first quarter of this year totalled 115.8 million tonnes. This constitutes a 3.0% increase over the same period last year. As such, the port of Rotterdam has set a new step in its recovery from the decrease in throughput in 2020 as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.



Drewry: Port throughput indices climb to highest-ever level

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 235 ports worldwide, representing over 75% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2012 = 100.


Activity across Port Houston docks remains solid

The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met virtually in regular session on Tuesday for its May meeting. Chairman Ric Campo began by recognizing the anniversary of the tragic death of George Floyd, and reflected on how its impact further solidified Port Houston’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for its employees and for the community.