Singapore-headquartered terminal operator PSA International saw a 9.8% increase in volume of containers it handled globally to 74.24m teu last year.
Strong growth in Europe, and gains from alliance traffic as well as better productivity have contributed to a 10.1% increase to 10.2m teu in container throughput at the Port of Rotterdam in the first nine months of the year.
The port of Rotterdam has registered growth in container throughput for the first six months of this year, aided by higher productivity of terminals and a sharp increase in feeder traffic.
AP Moller Maersk has advised in a mid-week update that its global shipping and containr terminal businesses are returning closer to normal after its IT systems and websites were hit by cyber-attack in late-June.
Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) is keeping up with its global expansion plan and strengthening its foothold in the western Mediterranean with the purchase of a controlling 51% stake in Noatum Port Holdings (NPH), which owns two container terminal and two rail terminals.
Taiwan’s port of Kaohsiung has completed the handing over of three container berths, previously operated by the now-defunct Hanjin Shipping, to Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) on Thursday, increasing the number of HMM-operated berths to five.
Sabah's Suria Capital Holdings is on track with its expansion programme, which will start next year, at Sapangar Bay Container Port (SBCT), and is expected to be completed by 2023, while also trying to update port tariffs to contemporary levels, local media reported.
China’s Qinhuangdao Port has inked an agreement to sell its majority stake in its container terminal operator subsidiary at a consideration of RMB559.57m ($81.18m) to its joint venture firm with Tianjin Port Group.