International Ports

International Ports

News, data and analysis on international ports in China, the U.S., India, Europe, Latin/South America and Southeast Asia. 

Commentary

North American seaports are expanding their services and enhancing their cargo-handling capabilities, creating jobs and assisting businesses looking to tap into the increasing overseas demand for raw materials and domestically manufactured products.

News & Analysis

17 Sep 2014
China’s top port operator and an engineering group will invest $601 million in a container terminal at Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port, as China seeks to deepen its ties with the strategically placed Indian Ocean island.
15 Sep 2014
Hong Kong’s container throughput in August slid into negative territory for the first time since February, down almost 3 percent year-over-year as the summer peak season momentum began to slow.
11 Sep 2014
Tanzania’s government has negotiated with China to allow work to start earlier than planned on a massive new $11 billion port in Bagamoyo
10 Sep 2014
The ECT Delta terminal at Rotterdam says that congestion problems that has led to diversion of a weekly G6 service to Antwerp since August have been resolved, but one carrier that uses the terminal isn’t willing to go that far.
05 Sep 2014
Hapag-Lloyd diverts three more Asia Loop 4 services, part of the G6 alliance Asia-Europe service network, to Antwerp as Rotterdam congestion continues
05 Sep 2014
New policies to encourage private infrastructure investment are needed for Latin American container trade to ca
05 Sep 2014
A 40 percent surge in “unexplained” empty containers and a spike in imports for the Muslim holiday of Ramadan, combined with the relocation of commercial traffic from Muscat, was the cause of congestion at the Omani port of Sohar, said Andre Toet, CEO of Sohar Industrial Port Company.
04 Sep 2014
The Port of Melbourne’s new container terminal
04 Sep 2014
Due to lower trade volumes to and from emerging markets in Asia, ports around the world overall saw weak performance in the second quarter of 2014, according to the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
03 Sep 2014
Grup TCB has broken ground on a container terminal yard extension at Guatemala’s port of Quetzal that will help the terminal operator get ready for the extra traffic that is expected from the opening of the expanded Panama Canal.