Category: Ports

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Ocean Insights Spotlights Ongoing Port Congestions

With shipping rates at historic highs, ocean shipment data collected by ocean freight intelligence company Ocean Insights (a project44 company) spotlights ongoing shipment delays at major shipping ports. For the broader economy, shipping line and port performance will determine how quickly in-demand products reach markets, as vessels on major trade lanes continue to face delays lasting up to two weeks on the most congested routes. Ocean Insights defines delays as

Connecting China with Europe

Saudia Cargo has announced the signing of cargo agreement with one of the leading IT and logistics operator, Cainiao Network– the logistic arm of Alibaba Group – to support e-commerce operations between China and Europe by operating five weekly flights from Hong Kong to Liege in Belgium with Riyadh city as a connection point. These flights will form a sky bridge between Asia and Europe to cater to the high

Connecting China with Europe

Saudia Cargo has announced the signing of cargo agreement with one of the leading IT and logistics operator, Cainiao Network– the logistic arm of Alibaba Group – to support e-commerce operations between China and Europe by operating five weekly flights from Hong Kong to Liege in Belgium with Riyadh city as a connection point. These flights will form a sky bridge between Asia and Europe to cater to the high

FTA

Freeports revealed in the Budget announcement

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a roster of eight English freeports in the Budget announcement. The freeports will be low-tariff business zones created to stimulate trade and investment in the wake of Brexit and the coronavirus crisis. One advantage of freeports is that companies operating there are able to import components without tariffs, complete the manufacturing process and then export finished products or sell them in the UK. The initiative

‘Brexit buster’ route direct from Morocco to the UK

A new direct shipping route, which will connect the UK and Morocco, is to be launched shortly. The route, which has been established by maritime and transport specialist, United Seaways, will link Poole in Dorset to Tangier, Morocco. The new line has been in planning for over two years and will help bypass post-Brexit traffic congestion and additional import procedures on goods arriving via Europe. It will also significantly reduce

Port of Hamburg

Vietnam – dynamic trading partner for the Port of Hamburg

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement has entered into force on August 1 2020. Trade between the Port of Hamburg and Vietnam, which has already increased in recent years, should continue to benefit from this agreement. Although the corona-related developments will also affect trade between Germany and Vietnam in the current year 2020, for the Port of Hamburg there has been very positive growth in the Vietnam shipping region in the

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Teesport on track to support international trade growth

Teesport is celebrating the success of its bespoke Vehicle Booking System (VBS), which has seen over 370,000 appointments created since the system was introduced in July 2019. The technology, which requires hauliers to pre-book appointments when dropping off and collecting containers, places the Port in a prime position to support the smooth flow of goods transiting Teesport when new, post-Brexit border controls, are introduced. With over 17,000 vehicles visiting Teesport

Liebherr Orion

DEME’s Orion arrives at Liebherr

Liebherr MCCtec Rostock GmbH announces the arrival of DEME’s offshore vessel “Orion”. The large-scale project is thus entering the next exciting phase – the erection of the biggest offshore crane Liebherr Maritime Cranes has ever constructed, the HLC 295000. The “Orion” reached the Liebherr Rostock on the 22nd of November 2019. Following the arrival in Rostock, the assembly of the HLC 295000 is going to begin. The manufacture of Liebherr’s

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Lindø port of Odense gets prepared

Lindø port of Odense recently placed an order for an LHM 800. The new machine has a lifting capacity of up to 308 tonnes and a lifting height of 96.7 meters above quay thanks to a custom-made multi- layer winch. The LHM 800 will enable the Lindø port of Odense to cope with the huge offshore wind turbines of tomorrow. Lindø port of Odense is Denmarks largest port by area.

Port of hamburg

Port of Hamburg striking growth

Port of Hamburg shows growth rate. For Germany’s largest universal port, seaborne cargo handling in the first nine months of 2019 proved highly satisfactory. The growth trend evident since the beginning of the year was maintained. With seaborne cargo throughput up 3.2% at 104 million tons, growth in Hamburg clearly exceeded the figures from its major competing ports in Northern Europe. These reported an advance averaging 1%. Container handling at