Singapore is well-recognised as the world’s leading container transhipment port, and a handful of the regional Asian ports are also major transhipment centres of the world. A look at the development of some of the East Asian ports reveals that...
Taiwan’s Yang Ming Line is to use the port of Pireaus as hub for the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.
South Korea’s Busan port has posted slightly higher container throughput in March both on a year-on-year and month-on-month basis, according to figures from Busan Port Authority (BPA).
Malaysia's Sabah state is having greater ambitions, with local media reporting that there has been a proposal to upgrade its Sepanggar Bay Container Port to become the Transhipment Hub of the East by 2030.
The ports of Amsterdam, Ijmuiden, Beverwijk and Zaanstad have seen a record total of 97.4m tonnes of transhipment cargo in 2014, a 1.7% increase over the previous year.
South Korea’s Busan port has moved a larger volume of containers in September over the same period of last year, according to data from the Busan Port Authority (BPA).
The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has suspended iron ore transhipment operations by Vale during heavy rains after local residents complained of pollution.