Port & Logistics

Belgium’s Antwerp port has confirmed a need for additional container handling capacity as the port concluded 2018 with expected growth in all types of cargo.
DP World announced it has achieved growth in diverse fields for its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth $3bn and extended support to environmental initiatives across the globe…
Sri Lanka’s Colombo port announced that it has handled a record 7m teu for 2018, an increase of 1m teu from the previous year, according to Sri Lanka Ports Authority…
In the second part of most read stories by month in 2018 on Seatrade Maritime News we look at July to December.
Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port has turned to offering lay-up services with the first vessel being a drillship that will be moored at the port for six months, reports said.
Bunker supplier Monjasa has opened a new supply location in Djibouti, Northeast Africa to provide a bunkering alternative to the traditional Suez and Jeddah markets.
Ecuador’s Guayaquil port can look forward to receiving larger vessels as developments get underway to deepen the 95-kilometre long access channel leading to the port.
Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is an ambitious programme seeks to completely transform the economy of the country reducing its dependence on oil exports.
The UAE is introducing a new classification requirement for vessels from 25 flag states calling or anchoring in its waters from 1 January 2019.
Next year will see work begin on an important widening and deepening of the 120 km stretch of the River Elbe between the estuary and the boundary of the Port…
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