Manila-headquartered International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has appointed a new head for its Asia-Pacific region.

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) is planning to develop two Philippine ports in Iloilo with an investment amount of around PHP5bn ($95.5m).

Italy’s La Spezia Container Terminal (LSCT) in southern Europe will be ready to handle 20,000 teu ultra-large containerships (ULCs) by 2022, stepping up from its present capacity of accommodating 16,600-teu boxships.

DP World has reported a throughput of 53.6m teu across its global portfolio of container terminals in the January-September 2018 period, an increase of 2.6% compared to the same period of last year.

UAE-based Gulftainer has finalized a 50-year concession agreement with the state of Delaware to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington, significantly expanding the company’s global footprint and reach.

Keeping up with the latest technological advances, the Port of Barcelona has unveiled PierNext, a digital knowledge hub set up to provide information on the innovative initiatives that are transforming the world of logistics, transport and ports internationally.

Throughput at the Port of Hong Kong fell again in August for the seventh month in a row to 1.64m teu, 4.3% lower than the 1.72m teu moved in the previous corresponding period.

Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA), the Ecuadorian unit of International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), has moved beyond just its core operations of moving goods through the port, and has also taken the lead in uniting stakeholders throughout the supply chain of Ecuador’s key commodities exporters.

Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) saw overall throughput rise 12% in August to 8.7m teu from 7.7m teu previously led by good gains in the northern ports, with the Bohai Rim region growing 22% to 1.8m teu.

Sri Lanka’s Port of Colombo has been ranked as the world’s fastest growing container port in the first half of 2018 among the top 30 container ports by Alphaliner.

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