Knud Sörensen, the Marketing Director of the Port of Kiel (SEEHAFEN KIEL GmbH & Co. KG) and Managing Director of Kombi Port GmbH is being seen off into retirement at a reception in his honour in Kiel’s traditional Eckmannspeicher.
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The Québec Port Authority (QPA) has announced its plan to build a container terminal at the site of the Beauport 2020 project.
Khalifa Port set to become first Gulf able to handle some of the world’s largest ships after EGA long-term use agreement
Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company outside oil and gas, has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly handling these massive ships.
ABB has added Shanghai to its global network of ABB Ability™ Collaborative Operation Centres, after formally opening a new facility to coincide with Marintec 2017. The centre supports the shipping industry’s journey towards digitalisation and ultimately safer and more efficient vessel operations.
The Port of Hamburg has recently announced that in all four Hamburg container terminals, a time slot-booking system for handling container deliveries and collections by truck will be introduced.
Antwerp Port Authority is to acquire Nationale Maatschappij der Pijpleidingen (NMP) from its current shareholders Ackermans & van Haaren and Electrabel.