Terminal operator DP World sees huge trade potential in Africa and believes public private partnerships (PPP) are the route to progress.

Underscoring Singapore's commitment to R&D in the maritime sector the Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are launching a new SGD15m ($11m) research centre.

The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Shell Shipping and Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on clean fuels, automation and digitalisation.

HPH Trust's deepwater ports kept up the momentum during the first nine months of the year, with throughput rising 8% to 18.1m teu compared to the previous corresponding period.

The Indonesian government has opened the much awaited tender process for the IDR13.7trn ($1bn) construction of the Patimban Port in Subang, West Java, local media reported.

To build a shed or not to build a shed: that seemed to be the question.

A 22% increase in overall vessel traffic at ports under its management pushed Indonesian state-owned port operator Pelindo II to a 9% rise in third quarter profit to IDR1.55trn ($112.3m) president director Elvyn Massasya was quoted as saying in local media.

Despite the tightened security around the Asean Summit next month, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) does not expect any high season delays as productivity at the three main ports in Manila is at a good level, local reports said.

Jeddah’s Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) has just taken delivery of four new super post-panamax ship-to-shore quay cranes from China’s ZPMC.

The Port of Rotterdam has benefitted from the investments in infrastructure it put in place ahead of the recovery in Asia-Europe volumes while also gaining from the re-alignment of the alliances and rise of the ultra large container vessels.

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