Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region

December 14

Genoa: APM Terminals Vado Ligure Container Terminal Takes Delivery of the First STS Crane

Baku: Port of Baku has welcomed 45,000th passenger

Gothenburg: Final Cruise Ship for the Year at the Port of Gothenburg


December 17

Amsterdam: Amsterdam Port Plastic Hub continues to expand with arrival of new plant


December 19

Rotterdam: The Rotterdam effect: economic significance of the port is twice as high as previously calculated


December 27

Riga: Krievu Island Terminal Put into Operation

Bulgarian Ports: Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company says goodbye to another successful year

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority: Port cargo traffic through the Ports of Ghana grew by 20% in 2018 compared to same period in 2017


December 28

Antwerp: 2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp


January 4

British Ports Authority: 2019 will be about more than just Brexit


January 8

Sines: APS Once Again Awarded European Label of Social Responsibility in Public Services



Namibia: Gobabis container terminal to enhance regional trade




Americas Region

December 17

San Diego: Port Signs Cooperation Agreement with Navy Test Lab to Advance Blue Economy


January 3

Montreal: 180th Gold-Headed Cane Ceremony


January 7

New York/New Jersey: Port Authority Achieves Major Milestone in Efforts to Enhance Movement of Cargo by Rail Outside NY-NJ Region


January 8

Canaveral: Canaveral Port Authority Awards $108.5M Contracts for Construction of New Cruise Terminal 3 Project

Seattle: Port All Aboard on Washington’s ‘Maritime Blue Strategy’



Los Angeles: Port of Los Angeles Exceeds 800,000 TEUs for Fifth Consecutive Month

Panama Canal: Panama Canal Signs Agreement with Port of Itaqui



Asia, Middle East and Oceania Region

December 14

Kaohsiung: Evergreen Marine Expands Port of Kaohsiung Operations with New Lease Agreement at the Port’s 7th Container Terminal


December 18

APM Terminals: APM Terminals Mumbai exceeds record 2m TEUs in 2018

Napier: Napier Port releases annual results


December 19

Port Authority of NSW: Three Maiden Cruise Ship Calls for NSW


December 20

PSA International: PSA and Ocean Network Express Launch Joint-Venture Container Terminal in Singapore


December 26

Kobe-Osaka: Acquisition of Shares of Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, Cambodia


December 28

Incheon: Incheon Port reached 3 million TEU of container traffic volume early


December 31

Sri Lanka Ports Authority: The Port of Colombo handles record breaking 7 millionth TEU


January 2

Hong Kong: MD launches mobile application “eSeaGo” to display chart information on Hong Kong waters


January 5

PMO, Iran: Great Results for Iranian Ports in Non-oil exports


January 7

APM Terminals: Clearance for handling hazardous chemicals marks a first for an ICD in India

PSA International: Hyundai Merchant Marine Starts China India Express Service Calls at PSA’s Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals

Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: India takes over operations of part of Chabahar Port in Iran

PMO, Iran: Chabahar Agreement: A Milestone in Iran-India Bilateral Relations

Abu Dhabi: KIZAD launches Polymers Park to capitalise on USD 500 million polymers and plastics export market



Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: Year End Review 2018 –The year 2018 has been a significant one for the Ministry of Shipping

Eastland Port, NZ: Cruise ship season managed seamlessly around export ships

Port Nelson, NZ: Port Nelson Commits to Further Capital Development to Support Regional Growth

Solomon Islands Ports Authority: SIPA Going Green: Pacific Port initiative