May 2017

APM Terminals Zeebrugge Regains Asian Service

The weekly Ocean Alliance NEU4 service, operated by French-based CMA-CGM, will link the port of Zeebrugge with the Asian ports of Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, and Yantian, China as well as Busan, Korea, began with the first call of the 13,380 TEU capacity APL Changi on May 16th. The NEU4 service is one of six Asia/North Europe services offered by the Ocean Alliance, which began operations on April 1st with ... [+]

First container giant MOL Triumph arrives Port of Rotterdam

The awe-inspiring container vessel MOL Triumph entered the port of Rotterdam on May 19. It is the first of three container ships with a capacity of over 20,000 TEU that will be calling on Rotterdam over the next few weeks. Over the course of this month and the next, the world’s ... [+]

It’s a Brand New Day at Philaport

On the threshold of an unprecedented era of expansion, The Port of Philadelphia is establishing a new brand identity that it hopes will bolster its national and international marketing efforts and position the port as one of the most important trade gateways on the Atlantic seaboard. People in the region ... [+]

Port Manatee extends agreement with World Direct Shipping

Port Manatee has extended its agreement with World Direct Shipping to maintain its swift weekly service between the Florida Gulf Coast port from the Mexican state of Veracruz for as many as five more years. Under a lengthened pact approved on April 20 by the Manatee County Port Authority, World Direct ... [+]

Port of LA and US Army Corps of Engineers Release Draft EIS/EIR for Everport Container Terminal

The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the container terminal located at Berths 226-236 on Terminal Island at the Port of Los Angeles, operated by Everport Terminal Services, Inc. Everport, affiliated with Taiwan-based Evergreen Line, has a ... [+]

Port of Los Angeles April Cargo Volumes set New Record

April cargo volumes surged 8.9% at the Port of Los Angeles compared to the same month last year. It was the best April in the Port’s 110-year history. For the first four months of 2017, cargo has increased 10% compared to 2016, which was a record-breaking year for the Port. “April was ... [+]

SC Ports Reports Record April for Container Volumes, Inland Port

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10% fiscal year-to-date growth of twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled through April at its two container terminals. As previously announced, SCPA has moved 1.8 million TEUs since the 2017 fiscal year began last July. The Port achieved the strongest April on record, with 189,315 TEUs handled ... [+]

WFS strengthens leadership team as it steps up its global cargo and ground handling ambitions

Craig Smyth, Group CEO of Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has announced new appointments to further strengthen the company's leadership team and to signal WFS' ambition to build its cargo and ground handling operations globally. WFS is already the world's largest cargo handler and a leading global provider of ground handling services ... [+]

10 Years of Cargo Human Care e.V.

Cargo Human Care (CHC) was founded 10 years ago by employees of Lufthansa Cargo and doctors in Germany with the aim of providing unbureaucratic and ongoing help for the poorest parts of the population in Kenya. Medical care and education are the pillars of its commitment. Today the organization runs a ... [+]

Another Record for Baltimore

The public marine terminals of the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore got off to a fast start in 2017 by posting a record first quarter with 2,560,065 tons of general cargo.  This record surpassed the previous record for the best January through March performance of 2,443,062 tons set last ... [+]

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