For a region dismissed not so long ago as a bit of a backwater, where inefficiency, corruption and chronic congestion were the norm, east Africa is beginning to show its mettle.
Danish delegation led by Minister for Trade and Economic Affairs, Denmark visits APM Terminals CFS facility in Dadri
APM Terminals Apapa Named “Best Terminal Operator of the Year” at Nigerian Maritime Excellence Awards
11 Nov 2014
Maersk Line made a third quarter profit of $685 million, up almost 20 percent year-over-year as the Danish carrier increased freight rates and container volumes while keeping pressure on costs.
10 Nov 2014
Customs agents striking in the Lagos-Apapa port complex could cause crippling congestion at the Nigeria’s largest gateway, the port said today.
05 Nov 2014
APM Terminals dropped its plans for a 50-50 joint venture for its Elizabeth, New Jersey, container terminal after the port authority set unacceptable conditions for the deal, said Eric Sisco, president of APM Terminals North America.
05 Nov 2014
APM Terminals is postponing its “main strategic event in 2014” — the opening of a state-of-the-art container terminal in Rotterdam — to 2015.
28 Oct 2014
The International Transport Workers' Federation condemned actions taken against striking Costa Rican dockworkers today, including the use of non-union substitute labor, saying it will join the fight against APM Terminals after a strike at the Limon and Moin terminals turned violent.
23 Oct 2014
APM Terminals has disputed the International Transport Workers Federation’s description of last week’s strike at Aqaba Container Terminals in Jordan as a “victory” for the union representing the terminal’s dockworkers.
22 Oct 2014
Dockworkers in Costa Rica walked off the job today, continuing a long battle over a proposed container terminal operated by APM Terminals with a strike.
13 Oct 2014
APM Terminals' new Costa Rican container terminal cleared a major hurdle after the country's Supreme Court ratified a concession agreement between the terminal operator and the Costa Rican government.
12 Oct 2014
APM Terminals expects its new deep-water terminal at the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas to become operational in the first half of 2016, allowing it to handle larger container ships and boosting its capacity, according to a recent update from the terminal operator.
18 Sep 2014
Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has toured APM Terminals Callao to view how the terminal operator’s investment of more than $750 million at the port’s North Terminal is being modernized to handle larger ships.
25 Aug 2014
The market for container terminals in the U.S. is being helped by cheap prices, low risk, and the advent of automation, according to the latest newsletter from industry analyst Drewry Maritime Research.