The trend toward fewer services deploying larger vessels with multiple carriers pooling cargo will create winners and losers with the successful terminal operators most likely boasting strong connections to the dominant members of the alliances.
Port of Singapore
09 Jun 2016
CMA CGM has agreed to form a joint venture with Singapore-based PSA.
24 Feb 2016
China’s major ports registered a slight increase in year-over-year container throughput in January. The country’s top 20 ports handled over 15.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units between them in the first month of 2016, an increase of 0.5 percent over the same month the previous year.
27 Jan 2016
Hong Kong slid to fifth place in the global port rankings after another dismal year of declining volumes, with the east Chinese port of Ningbo-Zhoushan stepping into fourth spot.
13 Jan 2016
The Singapore port is reducing the fees it charges container lines 10 percent as the volume at the world’s second-busiest port and Asia’s top transshipment hub sags.
18 Dec 2015
Container throughput at the port of Singapore fell by nearly 16 percent in November compared with the same month last year.
12 Oct 2015
Singapore’s Ministry of Transport and terminal operator PSA Corporation are planning to develop a container truck system that will boost port productivity by increasing the flow of boxes within the port and across the city-state’s streets.
21 Aug 2015
IBM and the Port Authority of Singapore are working to tap so-called Big Data to improve productivity and maritime safety at the major transshipment hub.
14 Jul 2015
Singapore became the second Asian hub port to declare slowing container throughput in June following weak growth reported by Shanghai last week in the run up to the peak season period from July to September.
24 Jun 2015
Singapore has opened two new phases of its $2.6 billion Pasir Panjiang Terminal, another step along a massive development road that will help the port cope with mega-ships and alliance complexities continuing to frustrate transshipment hubs in the region.
18 Jun 2015
The feasibility of a container “subway” in Singapore to carry containers from a new mega-port through underground tunnels is being studied.
27 Mar 2015
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have expanded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service by adding a direct call at Adani Hazira Container Terminal, a private facility in West India, starting in mid-April.
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