Terminal Operators

Terminal Operators

Read the latest news about terminal operators and ongoing projects and upcoming plans. 

Commentary

Standing on the stage at this month’s TPM Conference, Matthew Shay delivered a pointed message to those responsible for months-worth of delays, millions of dollars in lost retail sales, and the loss of jobs and export opportunities: “Enough is enough! The interest of thousands” can no longer threaten the livelihood of millions.

News & Analysis

01 Sep 2015
Harbor truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach sincerely want terminal operators to succeed in their ground-breaking plan to develop a system of appointments throughout the harbor. But they fear that the logistics involved in coordinating as many as a dozen stand-alone trucker appointment systems will be very difficult to arrange.
31 Aug 2015
China Merchants Holdings (International)’s first half net profit jumped 29 percent year-over-year to HK$2.8 billion ($US 361 million) after throughput gains at Chinese terminals exceeded China’s overall container growth rate and traffic through overseas facilities rose at a double-digit clip.
31 Aug 2015
Negotiations spearheaded by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and his other cabinet colleagues to avert a threatened general strike on Wednesday collapsed at the weekend, setting the stage for a big battle between labor unions and government authorities.
28 Aug 2015
Hutchison Ports Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia agreed Friday to return to the negotiating table, preventing a looming court action and paving the way to an end of a bitter fight over layoffs at Hutchinson’s Brisbane and Sydney terminals.
27 Aug 2015
Global terminal operator DP World reported a 22 percent increase in net profit during the first half of 2015 but said it expects growth to slow amid a “challenging” global economy during the rest of year.
26 Aug 2015
Gulftainer has appointed a former Maersk Line and DP World executive as CEO of its international operations as the container terminal operator expands its global footprint.
trucks line up at gates at Oakland port
25 Aug 2015
The Port of Oakland’s announcement last week that it intends to open its terminal gates an extra day each week demonstrates two hard, cold facts about U.S. port operations in this era of big ships. The traditional menu of five weekday gates each week is no longer adequate to handle today’s cargo volumes, but extra gates cost money, and someone — often the shipper — has to pick up the tab.
24 Aug 2015
Increasing container demand of 4.5 percent annually through 2019 and the cascading of larger ships on to smaller trades will require marine terminals to invest to handle another 168 million 20-foot equivalent units.
19 Aug 2015
Global Ports, one of Russia’s top container terminal operators, has shaken up its leadership in an effort to reverse its fortune after plummeting container volume.
18 Aug 2015
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone on Monday signed a concession agreement to develop the much-publicized Vizhinjam International Container Transshipment Terminal, allowing India’s largest private port developer to begin construction on the green-field project November 1.