Orient Overseas (International) Limited (OOIL) has sold its Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) for $1.78bn to a consortium led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP).

PSA International (PSA), the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) managed by IFM Investors, have signed an Agreement, to jointly acquire 100% of the shares of DCT Gdańsk from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) managed fund Global Infrastructure Fund II, MTAA Super, AustralianSuper and Statewide Super.

UK-based BLOK Container Systems has introduced a new equipment to speed up the handling of containers so as to improve the overall operational efficiency at ports.

The US Port of Savannah is looking to expand its capacity to simultaneously handle six 14,000 teu containerships by 2024 under a plan unveiled by Georgia Port Authority’s (GPA) Big Berth/Big Ship program.

Taiwan-based Evergreen Marine has inked an agreement with Taiwan International Port Corporation (TIPC) to lease five berths at the 7th container handling centre in Kaohsiung port.

The port of Singapore has moved higher container throughput in October both on a year-on-year and month-on-month comparisons, according to data from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

The port of Rotterdam has improved its container throughput in the first nine months, recording a 5.7% increase compared to the same period of last year.

International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) is expanding its flagship Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in the Philippines capital.

Cosco Shipping Holdings is to sell the Overseas Orient International Ltd's (OOIL) Long Beach Terminal business to satisfy the requirments of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) in its takeover of the Hong Kong-based container line.

A joint venture terminal, including Mitsui OSK Lines and Wan Hai Lines as partners, at Haiphong in Northern Vietnam capable of handling 14,000 teu capacity containerships was officially launched on Sunday.

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