International Ports

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

Commentary

When Ghana’s Transport Minister Franklin Fiavi Fifi Kwetey took to the podium at a recent international ports and supply chain conference in the country’s capital of Accra he was forced to preface his speech with an apology. The lights in the five-star venue were misbehaving badly and the windowless room was plunged into darkness every few minutes, forcing speakers to read notes using a small torch attached to the podium.

News & Analysis

21 Jun 2016
Liberia’s Port of Monrovia implemented a new port navigation system.
15 Jun 2016
Hutchison Port Holdings has spelled out its SOLAS policy at four Mexican terminals.
15 Jun 2016
South Africa plans to invest billions in its ports to meet rising demand.
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
08 Jun 2016
CentrePort in the New Zealand capital of Wellington is pushing for a deepening project despite shipper recommendations.
Ports in Canada are still finalizing their SOLAS VGM processes
08 Jun 2016
Like their U.S. counterparts, Canadian exporters know some but not all of the details of how individual container terminals will cope with a new international container weight rule.
01 Jun 2016
China’s Landbridge Group said it would invest in a major expansion of Australia’s Darwin Port.
30 May 2016
The First Container Terminal is Russia's first container terminal to announce a plan to provide container weighing services.
27 May 2016
An increase in Asian freight shipped straight to Mexico means fewer trucks heading south from the U.S., tighter capacity for northbound shipments.
23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
Mariel Cuba port trade embargo transshipment
18 May 2016
Cuba’s Mariel container terminal has already planned its transformation into a major transshipment hub after the U.S. trade embargo ends, according to TC Mariel General Director Charles Baker.