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Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Front Runners in HES Terminal Sale

A consortium of infrastructure funds at Goldman Sachs and Macquarie is seen as the front runner in the sale of European bulk port terminal operator HES International, worth around 2 billion euros ($2.

Rotterdam Port CEO "preparing for the worst" with Brexit

The Port of Rotterdam is bracing for a British exit from the European Union without any deal on customs, and looking at measures such as hiring 100 extra customs agents and dozens of fresh produce inspectors.

BIMCO Lists Three Best Performing Bulk Terminals

 The three best performing dry bulk terminals in the world are Santander and Bilbao in Spain and Quebec in Canada, according to BIMCO’s 2017 Dry Bulk Terminals Vetting Report.   Santander was rated

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Doubles Footprint in Port of Zeebrugge

 Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has signed a concession agreement with the Port of Zeebrugge to develop 49 hectares of land known as the Bastenaken West property located in the inner port.    With this concession, in place until 2043, the company will nearly double its terminal footprint.

Port of Hamburg Getting Ready for Future Growth

 Europe's third-largest container port, Port of Hamburg, is preparing for the future with improved infrastructure and digitalization.   Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Senator for Economics, Transport and Innovation, said: "The Port of Hamburg must become a Port 4.

Port of Antwerp Looking for Full-Time Representative in the UK

 The port of Antwerp has decided to appoint a full-time representative in the UK, based in London, in order to keep in closer touch with the economic situation there now that Brexit is looming closer.

Rotterdam Port Hits Record Freight in 2017

 The port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest, continued to grow in 2017 spurred by a significant gain in container throughput, which increased by 1.3% to 476 (461) million tonnes with the port returning to the growth trend seen before 2016.

Domestic Maritime Policy: It's Not Business as Usual

An hour with the new U.S. Maritime Administrator, Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, USN, Ret., is as informative as it is refreshing. Sworn in on August 8, 2017, Buzby served as president of the National Defense Transportation Association, a position he has held since retiring from the U.

Data Integration is Powering the Future of Shipping

Seamless real-time flow of 100 percent accurate data provides organizations the ability to analyze and optimize all their supply chain processes.   Data is at the heart of today’s business processes and operations.

Pasha Hawaii Concludes Horizon Spirit's Hurricane Relief Mission

Honolulu, HI-based Pasha Hawaii announced that the U.S. Jones Act vessel Horizon Spirit has returned to the U.S. West Coast after ably providing service in the Puerto Rico market to support extraordinary volumes of cargo for use in hurricane relief and rebuilding efforts.

Crowley Rolls Out First Freight Under $2.3 Billion DFTS Contract

Crowley Logistics reports that it has successfully executed the first cargo move under its new $2.3 billion Defense Freight Transportation Services (DFTS) contract, one of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) largest transportation services contracts.

Hoppe Singapore is Operational

As per January 1, 2018, Hoppe Singapore Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Hoppe Group headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, has opened. “The decision to set up Hoppe Singapore, enhancing the already existing Hoppe network in China and South Korea,