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Annual report of Port of Rotterdam

‘Our world is changing rapidly and profoundly. Global developments such as the energy and raw materials transition, digitisation and changing goods flows have far-reaching consequences for all our activities. Flexibility and adaptability are therefore required in the further development and renewal of the Rotterdam port and industrial area. To maintain …

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Chennai port sets new record in box handling

The Chennai port has surpassed its own record in container handling. The East Coast’s gateway port handled 15.70 lakh TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) as on March 21 — 10 days ahead of the fiscal closure . The previous record of 15.65 lakh TEUs was achieved in 2015-16. The Chennai port …

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ZIM enjoys financial and operational growth

ZIM announced its annual financial and operational results for 2018. The shipping company sees increase both in revenues and container volumes, reporting an all-time record of boxes carried. The Important Points: Total revenues in 2018 were $3,247.9 million, the highest in the last 4 years, reflecting an increase of 9.1% compared …

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SC Ports reports record February volume

South Carolina Ports Authority reported the strongest February container volume in its history and nearly 12 percent fiscal year-over-year growth. SCPA moved 178,131 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEU) during the month of February, with 1.6 million TEUs handled since the fiscal year began in July. As measured by the total …

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Container throughput at Singapore dips in Feb

Container throughput in February at the top-class container port of Singapore dropped from a year earlier. Box volume amounted to 2.74 million TEUS, down 2.8% from the February in 2018, according to the Marine and Port Authority of Singapore. For the first two months of the year, container volumes totaled …

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Hong Kong’s Feb box volume plunged

The Port of Hong Kong saw throughput plunge 19.6% in February, to 1.137 million TEUs, representing a decline for 13 consecutive months, according to the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board.Throughput at the main Kwai Tsing terminals fell 16.4% to 947,000 TEUs. Loaded imports dropped 12.0% to 429,000 TEUs while …

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Russia enjoys container volumes’ increase

Containerized shipments moved to and from ports in Russia increased 9.8% to a total of 5.075 million TEUs in 2018, according to statistics compiled by an association of commercial seaports in the nation. Throughput swelled 9.8% from the previous year, but was smaller than the 15.5% marked in 2017. In …

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LA Port sees container traffic slowing

The Port of Los Angeles moved 705,306 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) in February. While it was the third busiest February at the Port, it represents a 2.7 percent decrease compared to last year’s record-setting February. According to a statement, Lunar New Year played a pivotal role in the last month’s …

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NWSA box volume hikes in 2019

The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s February container volumes reached 269,199 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a 4.1 percent decrease from last year. Despite the dip, the year-to-date container volumes are up 10.9 percent, with imports and exports growing 10.1 percent and 13.4 percent respectively. As anticipated, import volumes in February were impacted …

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Record performance hikes ATI income

Asian Terminals Inc. published a press release about its record performance in 2018:  Asian Terminals Inc. (ATI) sustained its solid performance in 2018 on the back of record cargo volumes handled by its gateway ports in Manila and Batangas, reflective of the resilient Philippine economy. In its disclosure to the …

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