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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

PSA International.
19 Mar 2018
PSA also said its balance sheet remains strong and it had a gross debt-to-equity ratio of 52 percent at the close of 2017.
19 Mar 2018
Terminal operators are trying to connect with owners of cargo and improve control of the end-to-end supply chain — moves that mirror those being employed by their container line customers.
DP World Nhava Sheva Terminal.
19 Mar 2018
Under a $3 billion investment program set up with the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund earlier this year, the Dubai-headquartered group concluded a deal to acquire the Continental Warehousing Corporation (Nhava Sheva) Ltd.
DP World London Gateway Terminal.
16 Mar 2018
DP World registered solid results in each of the company's three major administrative regions.
Trucks backed up at JNPT.
15 Mar 2018
The Nhava Sheva Container Operators’ Welfare Association, representing the local trucking community, Thursday reiterated its deep concern regarding “heavy traffic” outside terminal DP World Nhava Sheva.
Port Metro Vancouver, Canada.
15 Mar 2018
The review, led by the minister of transport and set for completion next year, also comes amid governmental consideration of privatizing Canadian ports.
Brazil Intermodal South America Trade Show 2018
14 Mar 2018
From the first day of Brazil's Intermodal South America Trade Show 2018, it was clear that port, railroad, and airport privatizations were back on the agenda.
12 Mar 2018
DP World has accused the government of Djibouti of illegally seizing the Doraleh Container Terminal.
Ocean Network Express (ONE) CEO Jeremy Nixon.
06 Mar 2018
While there was room for “a little more” consolidation, One Network Express CEO Jeremy Nixon told the TPM 2018 conference that from a product and network perspective, he expected to see stability continue over the next two years.
A DP World terminal.
06 Mar 2018
DP World said the government of Djibouti had seized its Doraleh terminal as part of a “campaign to force DP World to renegotiate the terms of the concession.”
A truck at a port.
06 Mar 2018
A coalition of beneficial cargo owners, freight forwarders, and truckers scored a small victory, as the Federal Maritime Commission voted to investigate its petition that ocean carriers and marine terminal operators unfairly charge detention and demurrage fees — even when the delay is out of the shippers’ control.
The Port of Vancouver, Canada.
02 Mar 2018
The three-month Port of Vancouver meltdown caused by degraded rail service, record cargo volumes, and brutal winter weather appears to be nearing an end, but port users and rail shippers are calling upon the Canadian National Railway and Global Container Terminals Canada to cooperate more closely to prevent future chaos.
PSA Terminal at JNPT.
26 Feb 2018
However, current indications are that the EPIC2 will shift back to Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals with a March 11 scheduled arrival of the Torrente — one of eight ships deployed in the joint loop.
Maersk Salina container ship at the APMT Pipavav terminal.
23 Feb 2018
The private minor operator, touted as India’s first public-private-partnership port venture, has gained two weekly, intra-Asia calls this year.
The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) in New Jersey.
23 Feb 2018
The rapid progress of a $500 million upgrade at the Port of New York and New Jersey's Port Newark Container Terminal could attract shippers that are closely focused on speed and efficiency in getting containers in or out of a terminal, especially regarding boxes moving by rail.
Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal.
22 Feb 2018
The latest productivity analysis released by DMICDC Logistics Data Services shows the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust-owned Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal led cargo dwell time improvements at the public harbor in January, aided by much faster export handling, as a result of new yard cranes.
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.