PDCT PUTS KONECRANES’ GOTTWALD MODEL 4 HMC INTO OPERATION

The new diesel-electric crane handles bulk and general cargo in the terminal, situated around 80km south of Seoul on the west coast of South Korea. For particularly eco-efficient operation, it is equipped with an external power supply to hook up to the terminal’s mains. …See Details...

September 27, 2017

MSC orders 22.000 TEU vessels – will the dominos fall?

MSC has ordered a series of eleven 22.000 TEU vessels. This comes in the wake of CMA CGM having ordered 6 similar vessels recently. What does this mean for the market?…See Details...

September 27, 2017

GOVT TO INVITE FOREIGN INVESTORS IN SEVEN PORT PROJECTS

Talking to the 4th ASEM Denpasar, Bali, Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said and named as many as seven port projects that are open for foreign investment. …See Details...

September 26, 2017

ITF URGES HUTCHISON TO RESPECT THE WORKERS' RIGHTS

​ ITF affirmed that the campaign taken by its affiliate, Serikat Pekerja JICT, to Hutchison-owned health and beauty retailer Watsons in Jakarta was a message to Hutchison to respect the workers' rights. …See Details...

September 25, 2017

RCL OPENS BELAWAN - PENANG ROUTE

Thailand's leading container shipping line - Regional Container Lines (RCL), will launch new services linking Belawan Port North Sumatera (Indonesia) with Penang (Malaysia)…See Details...

September 23, 2017

TEN GLOBAL CONTAINER PLAYER ENJOYED PROFIT IN Q2 2017

Ten global container carriers enjoyed a profit during second quarter (Q2) 2017, according to SeaIntel analyst. …See Details...

September 22, 2017

KONECRANES SIGNS CONTRACT WITH SHENZHEN ENERGY GROUP

Konecranes has just signed contract with Leading Chinese environmental protection company Shenzhen Energy Group for the delivery of 13 Konecranes Waste-to-Energy (WtE) GL cranes and 19 grapples.…See Details...

September 22, 2017

CMA CGM ORDERED NINE 22,000 TEUS CONTAINERSHIPS

​French Shipping Company CMA CGM has just confirmed that it had order nine 22,000 teus vessels from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co and Hudong Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China scheduled to start delivered in 2019. …See Details...

September 22, 2017

JOHNSON W SUTJIPTO THE ONLY ONE CANDIDATE FROM PRIVATE COMPANY FOR DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SEA TRANSPORTATION

​Among the total 15 candidates that have met the administrative requirements for the Indonesia’s Director General of Sea Transportation, Johnson W. Sutjipto, President Director of PT Arial Niaga Nusantara, remains the only one from private companies, while others are from government institutions and state owned companies. …See Details...

September 20, 2017

DISAPPOINTED WITH EXTENSION CONTRACT TERMS, DP WORLD NOT TO RENEW CONTRACT FOR TPS

DP World Limited announces that the company has reached a decision not to renew its operating contract for PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) at the end of the agreement in 2019. DP World is a 49% shareholder in TPS, which represents a gross capacity of 2.1 million TEUs (twenty-foot containers) out of 85 million TEUs for the Group. …See Details...

September 20, 2017