The Suez Canal Container Terminal, located at the mouth of the Suez Canal in Egypt, announced its plans to open its reefer container inspection and repair hub to all brands. The terminal will also launch a dry container inspection and repair hub in October 2019.
As shown in the video, the Vado Gateway Terminal will receive its final three ship-to-shore cranes, hoping to become the next major logistics hub for the Mediterranean and Europe. APM Terminal’s aspire that the terminal will have an annual TEU capacity of about 1.1 million.
APM Terminals accomplished a record 150 BMPH (berth moves per hour) servicing a latest-generation vessel, marking the terminal’s productivity and performance by 100% from its latest €47 million investment now being operational.
APM Terminals announces that its Maasvlakte II new rail service between Rotterdam terminal and Venlo, is successful due to its five-times-per-week service, and the Terminal plans to increase it up to 14 times per week, in the following weeks.
The Port of Los Angeles is moving ahead with an automation project for Pier 400, the port’s largest terminal, after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and APM Terminals agreed to set up a workforce training program to prepare workers for the jobs of the future.
APM Terminals announced the introduction of a customer platform that logs, streamlines and coordinate general cargo operations in the port of Callao, a first of its kind in a Peruvian port. During the pilot phase, the platform enabled users to complete transactions 67% faster.
APM Terminals confirmed that its new Vado Gateway terminal, located in the Vado Ligure Port Complex, North Western Italy, will be inaugurated on 12 December 2019. Once operational, the Vado Gateway Terminal will be fully integrated with the existing Vado Ligure Reefer Terminal.
The implementation of new standard operational procedures for container lashing at APM Terminals Gothenburg has managed to cut quay crane waiting times by as much as 90%. This translates to a reduction from 38 minutes to just four. Completing the operation faster, allows ships vessels to resume their onward journey sooner, also having significant cost savings.
APM Terminals has invested €47 million in the Port of Barcelona over recent months. The most recent investment was the acquisition of 29 new straddle carriers, which will help APM Terminals Barcelona improve efficiency once operational this month.
MedPort Tangier terminal, part of APM Terminals serving as a trans-shipment hub for Danish shipping giant Maersk, was inaugurated this week in the Tanger Med Port complex, in a bid to establish Marocco as one of the most important transshipment locations in the world.
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