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Joint Tank Services establishing new depot in Sohar Freezone

January 16, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Joint Tank Services establishing new depot in Sohar Freezone

Joint Tank Services (JTS) has announced that it will establish a new depot in the Sohar Freezone. The 20,000 m2 site will be dedicated to the cleaning, storage and repair of ISO tank containers. Company officials say this investment is …


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Port of Virginia set a new annual record for TEU cargo volume

January 15, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Port of Virginia set a new annual record for TEU cargo volume

Having handled more than 2.84 million TEUs in 2017, the Port of Virginia set a new annual record for container cargo volume. This container traffic marks a 7 percent increase over last year’s (2016) total.

In 2017, we moved 185,000


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Germany has raised its 2017 growth forecast to 2.2 percent

January 12, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Germany has raised its 2017 growth forecast to 2.2 percent

Germany's Industrial production and exports rose more than expected in November of 2017. According to the Federal Statistics Office,  the country's Industrial output jumped 3.4 percent for the month (November 2017), marking the biggest increase since September of 2009, This …


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India investing in ports to increase its competitiveness

January 11, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on India investing in ports to increase its competitiveness

India's ambitious multi-billion dollar plan to expand existing ports, set up new ones, and revive inland waterways is on schedule.

The most important sector for us is shipping because of India's coastline of 7,500 km with 12 major ports, which


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2017 saw container prices, lease rates, shipping stocks rise

January 10, 2018 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on 2017 saw container prices, lease rates, shipping stocks rise

The container shipping industry went through a significant downturn in 2015 and 2016 as global trade growth slowed at a time when there were too many ships and too much debt. The situation saw some improvement when Hanjin Shipping failed …


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Qatar to establish Port Sudan to serve Sudan and neighbours

November 21, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Qatar to establish Port Sudan to serve Sudan and neighbours

Sudan has agreed with Qatar to establish the largest port in the Red Sea coast. Qatar intends to develop the port “Port Sudan” to be the largest container port to serve Sudan and its neighbours.

According to the Sudanese Ministry …


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Container carriers are returning to their core business

November 20, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Container carriers are returning to their core business

Containerization has gradually led to the commoditization of the ocean (port-to-port) liner service. All carriers have more or less the same ships, sail at the same speeds, call at the same ports with the same frequency, and charge fairly similar …


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VFPA Proposed Three Berth, $2 Billion Terminal 2 Expansion

November 16, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on VFPA Proposed Three Berth, $2 Billion Terminal 2 Expansion

Container shipping ports in British Columbia (B.C.) can expect more container cargo to arrive in bigger ships. To accommodate the growth,  the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) has proposed a three-berth Terminal 2 expansion at Delta’s Roberts Bank.

The $2 …


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APM Terminals Shifting Strategy to Improve Inland Services

November 14, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on APM Terminals Shifting Strategy to Improve Inland Services

APM Terminals is is shifting its commercial strategy to focus more on inland services. By investing in the development of more direct and closer business relationships with beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) the company can offer more value-added services beyond the …


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Georgia Ports Authority Seeks More Funds to Deepen Savannah

November 8, 2017 12:05 am Published by Comments Off on Georgia Ports Authority Seeks More Funds to Deepen Savannah

Armed with new figures that show record-breaking cargo traffic, officials from the Georgia Ports Authority plan to seek more federal funding to deepen the Savannah River. The Savannah port saw container traffic increase by nearly a third in October, setting …