From the top to the bottom, here is a list of the ports that moved up in 2013, and those that are in danger of falling down — or even off — the list of the Top 50 World Container Ports.
12 Aug 2014
APM Terminals Izmir ordered three ship-to-shore quay cranes and 10 rubber-tire gantry cranes from ZPMC for its new container terminal at Turkey’s port of Petkim.
06 Aug 2014
The U.S. ocean container trade via European ports, including transshipments, increased 3.8 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million laden 20-foot-equivalent units in the 12 months ending March 2014, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
05 Aug 2014
KKR, the U.S. private equity fund, has agreed to sell Turkey’s UN Ro-Ro to a joint venture between two local investment firms.
03 Jul 2014
DFDS, northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, confirmed it is one of the companies participating in the sale of UN Ro-Ro, the Turkish roll-on, roll-off carrier.
27 Jun 2014
CMA CGM’s new container ship, the 9,400-TEU CMA CGM Danube, is slated to begin its maiden voyage next week
24 Jun 2014
U.S. private equity fund KKR is reportedly mulling the sale of UN Ro-Ro to its previous owners.
10 Jun 2014
U.S. containerized imports jumped for the third straight month in May, rising 5.9 percent year-over-year.
02 Jun 2014
U.S. containerized exports declined for the third straight month in April, albeit marginally, dropping 0.2 percent year over year.
13 May 2014
U.S. containerized import volume climbed 7.8 percent year-over-year in April 2014.
29 Apr 2014
Stronger global trade growth and new capacity in the United Kingdom and Brazil boosted DP World’s traffic by 11.6 percent in the first quarter.