BAM International along with JJM Construction and Manson Construction have received the full order to build the new Rio Tinto BC Works Terminal A on behalf of LNG Canada. The project will incorporate a 320 x 60 metre terminal for the Rio Tinto BC Works, and a berth for cargo barges.
Ocean Alliance with Yang Ming and major terminal operators initiated a blockchain consortium in order to establish a digital platform. Τhe pilot project will consist an application which will allow shippers to digitize and organize their dangerous goods documents and automatically connect with relevant parties to streamline the approval process. The application is scheduled to be available in December 2018.
The Port of Valencia has released specifications for the construction and operation of a new container terminal in the Northern Extension of the Port of Valencia, through an administrative concession. The terminal is expected to have been built at the port of Valencia by 2050.
The Port of Corpus Christi entered into an agreement with Carlyle to develop a crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island, to connect the increasing crude oil production in the US with global markets. The terminal will be the first onshore location in the US able of providing export service to fully-laden VLCCs.
The construction of a new terminal in the outer area of the Port of Gothenburg has started. Phase 1 started with piling earlier in the week. The 220,000 square metre terminal will be constructed using dredge spoils contained by an embankment, and is scheduled to be completed around 2025.
The Philippine Ports Authority approved the capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal, the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services. The upgrade aims to improve MICT’s ability to accommodate larger container ships and keep up with the increasing volume.
SEA-Tank and MOL Chemical Tankers will collaborate in a joint venture named SEA-MOL NV in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The two companies will construct and operate a multi modal chemical tank storage terminal in the Port of Antwerp. SEA-MOL NV aims to have the first phase of the terminal operational mid 2021.
The Canaveral Port Authority and Carnival Cruise Line agreed on a new state-of-the-art terminal able to accommodate Carnival’s new 180,000-ton ship, which is expected to launch in 2020. Construction of the 180,000-ton cruise ship will begin in November 2018. The ship will be powered by LNG.
The new CEO of the Port of Newcastle, Craig Carmody, committed the Port of Newcastle to developing a container terminal to boost jobs and business opportunities in the Hunter region and reduce the number of trucks on Sydney’s roads with expanded use of Newcastle’s rail connectivity.
Euroports and North Sea Port are collaborating to construct the very first covered loading dock in Ghent in North Sea Port: the ‘All Weather Terminal’. This project will cost more than 50 million euros. It is expected that the terminal will be operational by mid-2020.
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