Member Port News



Europe and Africa Region


January 8

bremenports: Inland Shipping Can Make Transport Chains Greener


January 9

Helsinki: Intelligent field lighting controls save energy and reduce the carbon footprint of the harbor

San Pedro: His Excellency the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium meets the Director General of Port of San Pedro


January 10

Amsterdam: Port of Amsterdam sees a record transhipment in 2019


January 14

Riga: In 2019, cruise ships brought tourists from 121 countries to Riga


January 15

Amsterdam: New sea lock, update and drone recording of the construction

NAMPORT, Namibia: The MSC Orchestra Docks at the Port of Walvis Bay for Its Maiden Call

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority: Experts Call on Government to Invest More in Maritime Security in Order to Sustain Ghana’s Reputation in Trade


January 16

North Sea Port: Construction of Borssele 1+2 wind farm off Zeelandic coast begins

ENAPOR, Cape Verde: 2019 was the Year of Women’s Empowerment in the Maritime Port Sector


January 17

Rotterdam: Nautical annual figures 2019

Beirut: The “Gestion et Exploitation du Port de Beyrouth “is calling for an international bid to Manage, Operate and Maintain the Container Terminal at the Port of Beirut


January 20

Durres: 2019 Annual Performance/ Over 4 million tons of cargo handled, marking a peak in volume records during the last four decades

Rotterdam: Geothermal energy research in Port of Rotterdam enters next phase

Gibraltar: Gibraltar Very Much Open for Business

Abidjan: Opening of the New Grain Terminal of the Port of Abidjan

Kribi, Cameroon: The 3rd edition of the National Maritime and Port Days


January 21

Helsinki: New carpark in West Harbour brings added comfort to travel

British Ports Association: Driverless Lorries Could Dominate UK Ferry Traffic Within A Generation

Nigerian Ports Authority: 25 Years Port Master Plan: NPA, Ogun State Govt. Synergize Efforts



America Region


January 8

Panama: Panama Maritime Authority Launched the First Maritime Labor Experience Program


January 9

San Diego: Port of San Diego Swears in 2020 Executive Officers for Board of Port Commissioners


January 13

Panama Canal: Panama Canal to Adopt Measures to Ensure Water Availability & Route’s Reliability


January 16

Los Angeles: Despite Trade War, 2019 Cargo Volumes at Port of Los Angeles at Near-Record Levels


January 17

Cayman Islands: Kearney Gomez Appointed Chairman Of Port Authority Board


January 20

APM Terminals: APM Terminals signs partnership with Brasco for oil exploration support

ANP, Uruguay: Visit of students and teachers of Bryant University (USA)



Asia and Oceania Region


January 10

Keelung: Port of Keelung’s 1.09 Million Passengers in 2019 Set New, All-Time Record

Hualien: Port of Hualien to Open Section of Inner Port Waters for Motorboat Operator License Training; Training Company Set to Begin Courses in May and September

Taichung: Port of Taichung Signs Offshore Wind Power District Lease with HighTek-Century Offshore Wind Power Steel Structure, Inc.


January 13

Maldives Ports: Port training security drill held at MCH

MPA, Singapore: Singapore’s 2019 Maritime Performance


January 14

PSA International: PSA Container Throughput Performance for 2019

Sri Lanka Ports Authority: Galle Port to be developed into a tourism port – Kanaka Herath


January 16

Hong Kong: Marine Department conducts seminar to promote navigational safety

Abu Dhabi: Masdar and Abu Dhabi Ports sign MoU to support Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030


January 18

PMO, Iran: Iranian Parliament agreed with the attachment of ports of Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti to Chabahar Free Industrial-Trade Zone (CFZ)


January 21

Gladstone: Jobs to Flow from $80 Million Port Works


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