Category Archives: Port News

Captain Dinesh Gautama to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Captain Dinesh Gautama, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E). Captain … Continue reading

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India: ‘Piracy attack’ against barge operator at Cochin port

Cargo movement to Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) has been stalled for the last seven days as Lots Shipping, a Kochi-based barge operator, had stopped service. The company cited ‘piracy attack’ on its barge last Thursday inside the Cochin Port … Continue reading

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India: Adani Ports Q3 net up 14% at Rs 512 cr

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone today reported 13.66% jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 512 crore for third quarter ended December 31, on the higher income. APSEZ, the country’s largest port developer and part of Adani Group, had … Continue reading

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Savannah 2014 volume up 10.2pc to 3.3 million TEU, tonnage rises 7.4pc

THE Port of Savannah posted a 10.2 per cent year-on-year increase in 2014 container volume to 3.34 million TEU as well as a 7.4 per cent rise in overall tonnage to 30.39 million tons. “We saw phenomenal growth in every … Continue reading

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Meet & Listen from The Experts. Register For India Maritime Summit 2015- Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector”

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce “India Maritime Summit 2015 – Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector” a one day conference on February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (East), Mumbai. The Shipping Tribune is pleased to inform … Continue reading

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India: Government-owned port trusts win back flexibility to set rates

Each of the trusts that run 12 of the 13 ports owned by the Union government will have flexibility to set rates based on market forces, according to a new tariff policy for these harbours approved by the shipping ministry … Continue reading

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Port of Antwerp handles 199 million tonnes of freight in 2014 (definitive figures for the year)

The port of Antwerp handled 199,012,082 tonnes of freight in 2014, a rise of 4.3% compared with the previous year. The new record that was already announced at the end of December is put into sharper focus by these figures. … Continue reading

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Cosco Piraeus expansion underway as hostile Greek government takes helm

COSCO has announced it has launched the expansion of the third phase of its Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) in Greece, reports Seashipnews of Singapore and Dalai. This is occurring against a background of a newly elected leftist government in Athens … Continue reading

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UASC Calls Newest Terminal in Busan with Ocean3 Alliance

BNCT Glad to Support UASC’s Growth in Busan Dr. K.U. Kim, Head of UASC Busan is happy to witness UASC’s first Ocean 3 vessel call at BNCT in Busan’s New Port on 26 Jan. with the UASC BUBIYAN of the … Continue reading

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Capt. Sanjeev Buckshee to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Capt. Sanjeev Buckshee, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E). Capt. … Continue reading

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Ghana opens 7 bids to build, operate US$1.5 billion Tema CT

WITH container traffic rising 48 per cent to 822,131 TEU between 2008 and 2012, the Port of Tema, west of the Ghanaian capital of Accra, is now mulling seven bids that met requirements set out in the tender documents. The … Continue reading

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Mr. Deepak Shetty, Director General of Shipping to Address “India Maritime Summit 2015- Emerging Opportunities In Indian Shipping and Ports Sector ” As Chief Guest

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. Deepak Shetty, I.R.S., Director General of Shipping, Directorate General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India has kindly agreed to address the forum as a Chief Guest. Mr. Deepak Shetty … Continue reading

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India: Centre plans 3 greenfield ports at Dahanu, Vijaydurg and Revas in Maharashtra

The Government of India is preparing a plan to develop new ports at Dahanu, Vijaydurg and Revas in Maharashtra, in association with the state government and the private sector. The total investment is estimated to be at least Rs 20,000 … Continue reading

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South Carolina box volume up 12pc in 2014 to 1.8 million TEU

THE South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), whose main port is Charleston, posted a 12 per cent year-on-year increase in container volumes in 2014 to 1.8 million TEU and a 14 per cent boost in quarterly volume to 141,956 TEU. “The … Continue reading

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India: KoPT to get Rs 14.77 per tonne royalty for Haldia dock

Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is set to earn a royalty of Rs 14.77 per tonne of cargo handled at Haldia Dock, after the Centre asked the port to appoint cargo handlers through a bidding process. “The bids have been opened … Continue reading

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India: Competition blues for government ports.

A slowdown in India’s international trade and rising competition from private ports is forcing major government-owned ports such as Mumbai Port Trust, JNPT and Kandla to change their business models. Long used to near monopoly revenues and profits, port trusts … Continue reading

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Panama Canal expansion to boost transshipments by double digits

THE opening of the new Panama Canal locks in 2016 will result in transshipment activity expected to jump by double digits, followed by longer-term annual growth of five per cent, Drewry Maritime Research said in the latest issue of its … Continue reading

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Mr. K. P. Roy to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. K. P. Roy, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri … Continue reading

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Essar Ports’ Q3 net profit rises 4.6% to Rs 98.34 cr

Essar Ports today reported a 4.6% jump in its net profit at Rs 98.34 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014 on the back of higher sales. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 94.01 crore … Continue reading

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Long Beach up 1.3pc to 6.8 million TEU as LA rises 6pc to 8.3 million TEU

THE Port of Long Beach posted 1.3 per cent year-on-year increase in container volume in 2014 to 6.8 million TEU, while the neighbouring Port of Los Angeles increased six per cent to 8.3 million TEU. For Long Beach, it was … Continue reading

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Mr.Nagineni Bhupesh Chowdary to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr. Nagineni Bhupesh Chowdary, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri … Continue reading

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India: Nhava Sheva port operations return to normal after docker go-slow

MUMBAI’s Port of Nhava Sheva have returned to normal after go-slow protests by container chassis drivers led to the shutdown of Maersk port operator APMT’s Gateway Terminals India (GTI). “Normalcy has been restored in Nhava Sheva Port,” APMT Mumbai said … Continue reading

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Mr.Giorgio Saletti to address the shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, 2015 at Holiday Inn, Andheri (E)

The Shipping Tribune is pleased to announce that Mr.Giorgio Saletti – Area Manager (South East Asia), RINA, will be addressing the professionals of shipping industry at “India Maritime Summit 2015-Emerging Opportunities In The  Indian Shipping and Port Sector.” February 6th, … Continue reading

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Port of Rotterdam 2014 box volumes up 5.8pc to 12.2 million TEU

ROTTERDAM, Europe’s biggest port, posted a 5.8 per cent year-on-year increase in container volume in 2014 to 12.2 million TEU, which the port authority takes as a sign of European economic recovery. Economic recovery in the UK spurred an eight … Continue reading

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