Member Port News

Europe and Africa Region

February 5

Stockholm: Another excellent year with stable freight volumes for Ports of Stockholm


February 8

Sines: Executive Director of the European Maritime Safety Agency Visited the Port of Sines

Bulgarian Ports: Prime Minister Boyko Borisov showed the fuel road from the ship to the gas station


February 11

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority: Young Women Urged to Tap into the Opportunities in the Maritime Industry


February 12

Marseille: Marseille Fos CEO leaving to rejoin CMA CGM

Riga: New Freeport of Riga Development Programme Provides for Expanded Port Operations

Rotterdam: Eneco and Vattenfall open Slufterdam 2.0 wind farm with twice as much power

Gibraltar: Port of Gibraltar Nominated for LNG Award


February 13

Marseille: Port of Marseille Fos is becoming a maritime digital gateway

Puertos del Estado, Spain: 563.4 million tons, a new port traffic record

Puertos del Estado, Spain: In 2018 over 11 million tons of fruit and vegetables were moved through the Spanish ports

ENAPOR, Cape Verde: “Araguari” of Brazil Dcks in Porto Grande


February 14

Rotterdam: Continuing container growth pushes throughput at port of Rotterdam to a new high

Bilbao: Port of Bilbao Handles Its Greatest Unitised Cargo Operation

ESPO: European Ports Welcome Agreement on The European Maritime Single Window Environment

Abidjan: Inauguration of the Widened and Deepened Vridi Canal


February 18

Hamburg: Port of Hamburg sets record for seaport-hinterland rail traffic

Genoa: Ports of Genoa Throughput 2018

Barcelona: Container traffic grows up 6.7% in January 2019

Durres: Port handled approximately 10,000 TEUs at the Container Terminal in January 2019


February 19

Amsterdam/Rotterdam: Inland shipping joins forces in Amsterdam-Utrecht-Rotterdam corridor

Oslo: All time high container record to Oslo

Gothenburg: Strong Autumn for Rail Traffic at the Port of Gothenburg

Riga: SIA Extron Baltic receives award for rapid growth in the Port of Riga



Americas Region

February 8

New York/New Jersey: Port Authority Announces Completion of Four-Lane Main Span on New Bayonne Bridge


February 11

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority: Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expands noise reduction criteria to encourage quieter waters for endangered whales


February 13

Los Angeles: Port of Los Angeles Starts 2019 with 852,449 TEUs, Busiest January Ever

AAPA: Port-Related Funding Programs Fare Well in FY’19 Minibus Agreement


February 15

Canaveral: Port Canaveral Roadway Upgrades Underway

Panama Canal: Panama Canal Board of Directors Appoints New Canal Administrator and Deputy Administrator


February 18

APM Terminals: APM Terminals Ecuador improves efficiency and reduces complexity


February 19

ANP, Uruguay: Bolivian delegation visits the Port



Asia, Middle East and Oceania Region

February 7

Gladstone: “Goonanga” State of the art vessel joins fleet


February 11

Sydney, NSW: Explore of the Seas Cruises into Port Kembla

Maldives Ports: VP inaugurates STL’s ferry system between Fuvahmulah – Faresmaathodaa

South Port, New Zealand: South Port’s half year result eases


February 12

Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: Major Ports register positive growth of 3.11%

Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Korea: Welcoming Inception of International Consortium for e-Navigation

Napier: Napier Port welcomes new directors


February 13

Hakata: JICA training program at Hakata Port Container Terminal


February 15

Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: Inland Waterways Authority of India launches portal for real-time information on available depth on stretches of National Waterways

Eastland Port, New Zealand: Top triathlete aiming for Oceania qualifier with help from port


February 18

Busan: BPA to Collaborate With Hoi An Group in Vietnam

Yokohama-Kawasaki: Masamichi Morooka, President & CEO of YKIP, Introduced LNG bunkering project at International Conference

Sri Lanka Ports Authority: US Coast Guard trains Sri Lankan port officials


February 19

PMO, Iran: Shahid Rajaee port development, An Important Issue for the Government

Port Nelson: Port Nelson CEO to Stand Down Later This Year