Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realise a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020.

Ningbo-Zhoushan port launched the second phase construction project of Dapukou container terminal at Jintang port area to build three of the five new container berths, including one 100,000 tonnes-class container berth and two 70,000 tonnes-class berths.

The Port of Corpus Christi has begun the dredging work to expand Corpus Christi Ship Channel and prepare the port for the anticipated increase in US crude oil exports.

China and Singapore joint venture Rizhao Port Jurong is set for an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to HK$604m ($77m).

A Cosco Shipping mega-containership has become the largest to call in Saudi Arabia.

Puerto Coronel has begun the operation of high capacity electric forklift cranes, becoming the first port terminal in Chile to incorporate that equipment.

The snap elections announced by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras for 30 June or 7 July, after his government’s sound defeat in the European Parliament elections, on 26 May, have major repercussions on various pending privatisation projects.

The Port of Cape Town is to get helicopter pilot transfer services to reduce disruption in heavy weather, the third port in South Africa to do so.

The Sri Lankan cabinet is expected to meet today to ratify a tripartite deal with India and Japan for the operation and maintenance of the much-delayed East Container Terminal (ECT) at Colombo’s deep-draughted South Harbour.

Weak container volumes in the first quarter have seen analyst Alphaliner cut its global container throughput growth forecast for 2019 to 2.5% from 3.6%.

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