December 28th in Logistics, Shipping by .

20% Increase in TEUs handled by the Colombo Port in 2010

The Colombo Harbour has been highlighted in almost every news paper as it set a new record by handling 4 million Twenty foot equivalent units [TEUs] of containers.

May 13th in Shipping by .

Portland Signs Terminal Lease with ICTSI

Global port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. on Thursday said it signed a 25-year lease with the Port of Portland to operate a  container and breakbulk facility.

May 4th in Shipping by .

Vietnam Forges Closer Ties with Ningbo in China

Mayor Mao Guanglie of Ningbo, China underlined the city’s potential for working closer with Vietnam in industry, manufacturing and container ports at a Vietnamese-Chinese trade and economic forum in Ningbo, Thai News Service reported.

April 30th in Shipping by .

New Partnership to Boost Halterm as key East Coast Gateway

CN,the Halifax Port Authority (HPA), Cerescorp Company Limited (Ceres) and Halterm Container Terminal Limited (Halterm) announced today an innovative agreement to better measure and align each party’s performance in the Halifax Gateway supply chain and enhance the port’s role as a preferred gateway on the east coast to Ontario, Quebec and the U.S. Midwest markets.

April 30th in News by .

SATAWU Strike to hit Transnet operations

The South African Transport & Allied Workers’ Union (SATAWU) will begin a nationwide strike at the state-owned transport operator, Transnet, on May 10th.

April 27th in Shipping by .

$667m hub port to be built in Indonesia

Indonesian port operator Pelindo II will develop a new hub port in Karawang, West Java, Bisnis Indonesia reported.

April 13th in Shipping by .

Chennai Port Posts 6% Growth in Cargo Volumes

The Chennai Port Trust registered a 6.20% growth in cargo handling for the year ending March 31, when it moved 61.06 million tonnes against 57.49 million tonnes in the previous year.