The long drawn-out privatisation process of the Greece’s second port, Thessaloniki is now in the home stretch, though it appears the February 14 deadline for the submission of bids will be extended by about 20 days.
International Container Terminal Services Inc's (ICTSI) unit Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana has inked a deal to expand Puerto Cortes in Honduras.
Malaysia's latest Carey Island project is something of a wild card but is not expected to change the port scene in Southeast Asia too much.
With growth of 10.8% to 13.2m teu in 2016 compared with 11.9m teu the year before, Port Klang is expected to move up one spot to 11th in the World Container League, local reports quoted the Port Klang Authority (PKA) as saying.
Indonesia's government has signalled that its new Patimban Port project in West Java is slated to service the automotive industry and expects it to boost the country's automotive exports in the future.
Annual container volumes increased by 8% to 1.4m teu at Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port in 2016, according to newly released figures.
Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) ended the year on a high note, with a 10.5% rise in December overall throughput to 8.4m teu, driven by stellar 72.1% growth at its overseas ports and a recovery into positive territory for all its reporting regions.