Port Industry News
European cooperation is necessary in order to integrate inland waterway transport better into the multimodal logistic chains. This opinion was shared by around 130 participants from Poland, Germany, Sweden, Lithuania, Finland, Belgium and Czech Republic, who gathered on the 21st..
Kotug Smit Towage celebrated the start of its harbour towage activities in eleven European ports. About 600 clients, stakeholders and employees joined the launch ceremony in the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam. After the welcome address, both shareholders Boskalis and Kotug officially launched..
Recently, Jeroen van den Ende was appointed Managing Director of the Port of Zwolle. The Dutch port was founded in November 2015 and is the logistical hub of the Northeast of Holland. As a strategic partner of all ports in..
Roel de Graaf (58) will take on the position of managing director of Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) on 1 July 2016. With his extensive knowledge of the maritime market and managerial experience with NMT, the Board sees Roel de Graaf..
Since more ships sail on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) or transport this quite new type of gas, Falck Safety Services offers LNG safety training for the maritime industry. In 2013 Falck developed a complete new training facility for the LNG..
APM Terminals Bahrain, operators of Khalifa bin Salman Port (KBSP), has recently made significant advances in Safety performance and information technology systems, including the successful completion of a Load Collision Prevention System (LCPS) pilot project scheduled to be implemented throughout..
The 1,000th gas turbine from Siemens arrived at the Broekman Logistics Breakbulk Terminal (Project Services) in the Waalhaven, Rotterdam. The gas turbine was produced in Berlin and will be shipped to its final destination via the Port of Rotterdam. The end..
In late March Euroports Rauma in Finland, ordered five forklift trucks, 10 and 16t capacity, from Konecranes Lift Trucks. The lift trucks will be delivered together with TRUCONNECT remote monitoring service in August 2016. The port has been a Konecranes customer..
The recent delivery of a Liebherr reachstacker LRS 545 to the international logistic provider and port operator Katoen Natie underlines the strong business relationship between the two family-owned companies. The Liebherr reachstacker LRS 545 is the latest machine from Liebherr..
The Icelandic government is forging ahead with its plans to build a new port on the Arctic Ocean and is seeking support from the port management company bremenports for the project. A delegation from the Federal Land of Bremen visited..
Broekman Logistics has signed a partnership agreement with Novaedes. With this new partnership, Broekman Logistics will expand its expertise to offer the seaworthy or airtight packaging of goods for shipping. The specialised and custom-tailored packaging will guarantee a successful transport. Space for..
Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station by Damen Shipyards Group for supporting dredging operations. Situated 110km inland on the River Elbe and with a tidal range of 3.6m, the Hamburg..
In late March Euroports Rauma in Finland, ordered five forklift trucks, 10 and 16-tonne capacity, from Konecranes Lift Trucks. The lift trucks will be delivered together with Truconnect remote monitoring service in August 2016. The port has been a Konecranes..
A new rail shuttle and a new inland shipping link. Connections between Northern France and the port of Rotterdam are now better than ever. Five times a week, a train leaves Rotterdam for Dourges, and the inland shipping schedule also..
During the first call by its new general cargo service, representatives of state shipping company IRISL – Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines – joined staff of the Peter W. Lampke shipping agency and Terminal C. Steinweg in welcoming the..