Terminal Operators

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

Commentary

As I hear about technology being the game changer in logistics, I am certainly open to the thoughts, but recall the caution of the Harvard professors who taught the classes on process improvement — first make sure you have the right processes, then build systems that support those processes. 

News & Analysis

A DP World Nhava Sheva terminal.
16 Feb 2018
DP World Nhava Sheva has fought back by winning a major, long-time customer from the neighboring port-owned terminal.
HongKong International Terminals.
14 Feb 2018
Efficiency gains from the remote-controlled crane and automated stacking system implemented by Hong Kong International Terminals at CT9 North will be felt by liner customers and improve the terminal's ability to handle large cargo surges from bigger vessels.
APMT Itajai.
13 Feb 2018
Brazil's chicken exporters will be among those very pleased to hear about the expansion of services at a key terminal.
Yilport Gebze Terminal, Turkey.
13 Feb 2018
Yilport's handling growth was driven by strong domestic terminal performances, due to rising exports, and by its Swedish terminal, which benefited from traffic diverted from labor-dispute-hurt Gothenburg.
APM Terminals.
09 Feb 2018
APM Terminals said the commercial challenges resulted in rate pressure, leading to lower revenue per move and impairments in the specified markets.
DP World’s Container Rail Road Services
08 Feb 2018
DP World is ramping up its inland logistics offerings in India, as supply chain efficiency combined with cargo visibility is seen as a critical growth factor in the emerging Asian economy.
DP World Terminal, Prince Rupert, Canada
06 Feb 2018
In 2017, both companies benefited from the strengthening economic recoveries in the United States, Europe, and China/Asia, which boosted trade by varying degrees, regionally.
02 Feb 2018
PSA International's operations and deals are proving to be disruptive factors regarding the battle for market share at India’s largest public port.
23 Jan 2018
In 2017 terminal operators CMPort and Cosco demonstrated the capability to pay a premium for port assets — backed by Chinese banks offering Belt and Road project development loans.
Private ports shrink Chennai’s market share
22 Jan 2018
Chennai has been unable to increase its market share, despite new industrial activity in South Asia.
18 Jan 2018
CMA CGM is strengthening its presence on the east coast of South America.
15 Jan 2018
The combined overall, average dwell time at major ports, which together represent roughly 70 percent of Indian containerized cargo, edged up.
11 Jan 2018
GTI is poised to receive the first call from a new intra-Asia service, jointly announced by Cosco Shipping Lines and Wan Hai Lines.
21 Dec 2017
Tension over the crunch has sparked a number of disputes in recent months.
15 Dec 2017
Customs officials listed a series of arbitrary rate actions by carriers and terminals on direct port delivery cargo handling and called for stricter regulations to create transparency across the supply chain.
13 Dec 2017
In addition to making life easier for port users regarding day-to-day operations information, the portal is also targeting predictive capabilities to enable the better allocation of resources and assets.
12 Dec 2017
As vessels get bigger and cost reduction is increasingly a priority to carriers, terminal operators will be under growing pressure to make better use of the resources they have, a key global operations professional told JOC’s Port Performance North America Conference on Tuesday.
11 Dec 2017
Do not expect the automation wave to engulf US marine terminals anytime soon.
09 Dec 2017
The latest JOC port productivity data show call sizes continued to increase globally through the first half of 2017.
08 Dec 2017
Brazilian terminal operators have slowly been squeezed out of the market as international players such as China Merchants Port Holdings, which has 90 percent of TCP, and DP World break into Brazil.
07 Dec 2017
A closer look at contract extension talks for the US East and Gulf coasts suggests less cause for alarm.
01 Dec 2017
Fruit shippers' longstanding frustration with what they describe as high rates and low service levels could change with the introduction of more competition.
01 Dec 2017
The DPD program is a vital part of government efforts to lower logistics costs and improve supply chain efficiency.
30 Nov 2017
Quayside productivity is weaker on mega-ships, compared with midsize vessels, according to analysis of aggregated 2017 performance data from a selection of the world’s largest container ports.
27 Nov 2017
Dredging at the port of Rio de Janeiro will enable it to handle ships of 10,000 to 12,000 TEU.
27 Nov 2017
It is one of the first steps APM Terminals has taken as part of its strategy to make inland logistics a commercial focus.
22 Nov 2017
Truckers in LA-LB, and increasingly at other ports, are charging beneficial cargo owner customers for excessive time their drivers spend at congested marine terminals.
22 Nov 2017
The last Mundra call is expected to be on Jan. 8.
21 Nov 2017
Success at organizing superintendents at APL and Pasha terminals has International Longshore and Warehouse Union looking forward to another victory.
21 Nov 2017
Authorities are working toward a “hub-and-spoke system” for domestic cargo distribution through private participation.
20 Nov 2017
US Gulf ports’ share of the nation’s container trade has been inching up for several years.
20 Nov 2017
The violations were centered on the ports of Shanghai, Tianjin, Qingdao, and Ningbo-Zhoushan.
20 Nov 2017
Indian authorities handling the upgrade of the Chabahar port in Iran plan to team up with a local company.
16 Nov 2017
Shippers have an opportunity to argue their case against detention and demurrage.