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

Ports need a clear vision of trade developments, equipment and staffing issues, and hinterland infrastructure in their communities.

News & Analysis

06 Jul 2015
Dredging to host a rail terminal that will connect the Port of Mombasa to the capital of Nairobi is set to begin.
super post-Panamax crane
06 Jul 2015
As Mexico’s manufacturing output has increased steadily over the last decade, so has the throughput of its major ports along the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean. Mexico in 2014 handled more than 5.7 million 20-foot-equivalent container units, 10 times more than it handled in the first full year of the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1995. To keep pace with that growth, Mexico’s federal government in April announced it is investing $5 billion in its ports.
02 Jul 2015
Four new super post-Panamax gantry cranes capable of handling the largest vessels in the world are now en route to Manzanillo International Terminals in Panama.
24 Jun 2015
In September, dockside construction will begin on a new deep-sea port with a capacity of 1.45 million 20-foot-equivalent units, amid sanctions and a collapse in the price of oil that have pulled down St. Petersburg’s container volume.
21 Jun 2015
DP World will use automated cargo-handling at a container port it plans to open this year at Yarimca, Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara near Istanbul. The terminal, DP World’s first in Turkey, will have capacity of 1.3 million 20-foot-equivalent units a year.
18 Jun 2015
U.S. importers are rapidly moving more containers through Port Metro Vancouver and to Chicago and the upper Midwest, dealing another blow to the ports of Seattle and Tacoma.
12 Jun 2015
In its most aggressive move in the African market in years, APM Terminals has begun construction on a new container terminal at Ghana’s largest container gateway and plans to invest heavily on inland connections to allow growing volume to move more efficiently to and from the hinterland.
11 Jun 2015
The Port of Prince Rupert had another big month in May with total container volume increasing 45.6 percent over May 2014.
03 Jun 2015
An APM Terminals executive said the company remains committed to development of a large Black Sea terminal at the Georgia port of Poti, which the terminal operator purchased four years ago.
02 Jun 2015
China's Shanghai International Port Group late last week inked a deal with Israeli port authorities, obtaining the right to run the new Haifa port in northern Israel for 25 years.