Member Port News



Europe and Africa Region

February 6

Kenya Ports Authority: Bulk Clinker tops weekly Conventional cargo

Puertos del Estado, Spain: More than 12 million tons in fruit and vegetable produce have passed through Spain’s ports


February 6

Bilbao: More Than 500 Heavy Vehicles Have Received Incentive Settlements for Using the Port of Bilbao’s Pre-Entry Notification System and the AP-8
Algeciras: The Port of Algeciras Closes 2019 with more than 5.1 million TEUs


February 7

Marseille: Launch of Smartport Challenge # 2

Sines: Expansion Works Begin at The Port of Sines


February 8

Genoa: The 16,700-teu container ship Evelyn Maersk, calls at PSA Genova Pra’ terminal


February 10

British Ports Association: UK ports calling for funding for local preparedness for the Coronavirus


February 12

Durres: Russia and Turkey, the top trading partners of Durres Port

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority: GPHA, Port Health Intensifies Sensitization on Coronavirus

Puertos del Estado, Spain: Once again, total port traffic reaches a historical maximum with 564.6 million tons handled in 2019


February 13

Hamburg: Record results for Hamburg Invest: Realignment of business development is paying off

Rotterdam/Zeeland, North Sea Port: Possible EU subsidy for international CO2 storage cooperation

Rotterdam: Port of Rotterdam throughput amounted to 469.4 million tonnes in 2019

Sines: Port of Sines Receives US Secretary of Energy

Rotterdam: Possible EU subsidy for international CO₂ storage cooperation

APM Terminals: APM Terminals Poti formally restarts port expansion permit process


February 14

Riga: Reconstruction of the historic FG levee completed at the Port of Riga

APM Terminals: Vado Gateway terminal commences operations


February 15

NAMPORT, Namibia: NAMPORT signs information sharing agreement with French Development Agency and port


February 17

Baku: The Port of Baku and “Tamiz Shahar” OJSC starts cooperation on environmental issues



Kribi: Kribi Industrial Zone, Machine assembly plant in the starting block



America Region

February 6

Los Angeles: Port of Los Angeles Moves 806,144 TEUs in January


February 11

Canaveral: Port Canaveral Awarded $14.1M in Federal Funding to Upgrade North Cargo Berth 3

Seattle: Port of Seattle Creates First-ever Equity Department for a U.S. Port Authority


February 14

Panama Maritime Authority: New Panama Cruise Terminal is well underway



Asia and Oceania Region

February 7

Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: Ministry of Shipping issues directives to Major Ports as a preventive measure against Corona Virus

TIPC: TIPC Enacts Comprehensive Prevention and Control Measures to Combat the Ongoing Threat of Novel Coronavirus


February 8

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports Doubling Visitor Capacity at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach with AED 100 million Expansion


February 10

Solomon Islands: New High Tech X-Ray Machine Commissioned

Sri Lanka Ports Authority: New security camera system for Colombo port


February 12

Gladstone: Maritime history brought to light at East Shores 1B

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports Inks Long-Term Agreement with MSC Cruises


February 13

PSA International: PSA Marine Achieves Exciting Milestone with Acquisition of Tramarsa Flota


February 14

Ministry of Shipping, Govt of India: Cooperation Agreement signed between India and Portugal in the field of Maritime Transport and Ports


February 15

South Port NZ: South Port half-year highlights diversity


February 16

PMO, Iran: 7.5 Percent growth in number of ocean liners calling Iranian Ports


February 18

Port Klang: Special Measures to Curb the Transmission of COVID-19 in Port Klang

MPA Singapore: MPA to give 50% Port Dues Concession to Passenger Vessels


February 19

Philippines Ports Authority: PPA net income soars 31% in 2019, highest posted 3 years into PDU30 admin



PNG Ports, Papua New Guinea: PNG Ports to monitor and restrict overseas vessels amidst the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019 nCoV) threats


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