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HMM takes three Hanjin berths in Kaohsiung

HMM takes three Hanjin berths in Kaohsiung

Kaoshiung - Taiwan’s port of Kaohsiung has completed the handing over of three container berths, previously operated by the now-defunct Hanjin Shipping, to Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) on Thursday, increasing the number of HMM-operated berths to five

Asia’s first automated terminal operational

Asia’s first automated terminal operational

Qingdao New Qianwan Container Terminal in China has become Asia’s first fully automated container terminal after servicing the 13,386 TEU “Cosco France” on May 11. Locals refer to it as the “ghost port” after watching its machines and trucks operating day and night to unload the vessel without people in sight

Yilport starts investments in Ecuador

Yilport starts investments in Ecuador

Puerto Bolívar - Yilport Holding started investments in Ecuador’s Puerto Bolívar container terminal by installing two mobile harbor cranes. The MHCs arrived on 21 May, and the equipment will be operational by the first week of June, the company said in its press release

Vte, Yang Ming wish comes to port

Vte, Yang Ming wish comes to port

Genoa - The VTE Terminal can offer eight duck cranes of the latest generation and a series of cutting-edge infrastructure, and it is fitted to handle Ultra Large class ships without limitations, day and night, ensuring ever higher safety standards.

Assiterminal’s new president is Luca Becce
Ports, highways and railways: northwest Italy teams up

Ports, highways and railways: northwest Italy teams up

Genoa - Sea-based works, land-based logistics, and dockside facilities: these are the three cornerstones that underpin the Memorandum of Understanding signed yesterday between the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and the two Ligurian Port System Authorities, as part of a special meeting on Logistics in North-west Italy.

Hapag-UASC tie-up nears completion

Hapag-UASC tie-up nears completion

Doha - German shipping line Hapag Lloyd is close to completing a mergerwith United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) after UASC’s shareholders agreed terms to repay outstanding debts, sources familiar with the talks said

Yang Ming charters two new 14,000-TEU ships

Yang Ming charters two new 14,000-TEU ships

Taipei - Yang Ming will charter two new 14,000-TEU containerships named at a ceremonyat CSBC Kaohsiung Shipyard on May 18, the company said in a statement. The two ships are the last of five being built for the the troubled Taiwanese shipping company

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