A southern Indiana port on the Ohio River is preparing to handle barges loaded with parts as heavy as 100 tons (91 metric tons) for a cement plant's $600 million expansion
Workers at major ports and copper mines in Chile are joining a nationwide protest over pensions policy this week that is set to end with a day-long stoppage on April 30.
The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) welcomes the adoption of the own-initiative (INI) report of TRAN-Committee Chair, Karima Delli, on technical and operational measures for more efficient and cleaner maritime transport by the European Parliament. The report was adopted with 453 votes in favour, 92 against, and 154 abstentions.
A bill was introduced in the Canadian parliament April 26 that would force Montreal port workers to end an unlimited general strike that began the same day at the country’s second largest container gateway.
A general strike at the Port of Montreal is set to begin on Monday after the union representing dockworkers issued the required 72-hour notice to the Maritime Employers Association.
In March of 2021, the cargo volume of China ports was 1276.8 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 16.2%, the container throughput of China ports was 23.5million TEU, a year-on-year increase of 14.6%. The chart below shows the cargo throughput and container throughput data of the eight major ports in China.
Valenciaport has consolidated its position as the Spanish port with the best connectivity in the first quarter of the year according to the Port liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) prepared by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). The Port of València is once again the fourth European port in this ranking and the twentieth worldwide. This index evaluates the connectivity of more than 900 container por
The port of Dublin experienced a significant decline in volumes during the first quarter attributed to the effects of Brexit. While port officials called the results weak, they cautioned that it was too early to know the long-term effects of Brexit on the port and Irish trade.
The New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) on Tuesday received one more navy ship INS Shardul carrying 11 liquid oxygen tankers, two semi-trailers with liquid oxygen and 1,200 oxygen cylinders. The equipment was sent by the Indian community support group in Kuwait.
The European Union has supported the works inside the northern extension of the Port Authority of Valencia (PAV) where the new northern container terminal will be located. The European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions has responded that this infrastructure complies with the European Union’s environmental legislation. Specifically, the report by this European institution states that “the Commission has not been able to identify any indication of possible infringement of EU environmental legislation” and continues that “the Commission considers that the relevant review procedures provided for by the Spanish legal system under the EIA Directive and/or Directive 2003/4/EC would be the most effective mechanism to seek redress and satisfactorily deal with any possible cases of misapplication of EU law”. The resolution of the European body concludes that it “cannot follow up this case any further”, thus responding to an allegation made by a citizen about this infrastructure.
Recently updated cruise guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a more concrete path to potentially resuming some US cruises in July, which would help stabilize cruise port financial performance and ratings, Fitch Ratings says. Port revenues from cruise operations declined sharply over the last year in the US, with cruise ports recovery at a standstill.
Kenya’s Lamu seaport built by a Chinese firm that is set to be launched on Thursday will pave way for seamless movement of goods in the greater Horn of Africa region, officials said.