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Port of Gothenburg builds new terminal

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.

Philippines approve upgrade of Manila Terminal

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. 

New tank storage terminal to be built in the Port of Antwerp

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.

New cruise terminal to be built at Canaveral Port

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.

Port of Newcastle, Australia considers building container terminal

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.

‘All weather terminal’ to be built in North Sea Port

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.

FEPORT welcomes measures to improve terminals development

FEPORT welcomed the report of the Transport and Tourism Committee of the European Parliament on the proposed revision of the Combined Transport Directive. FEPORT said that the proposed revision will improve the current text, and will advance terminal development.

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 focuses on container terminal industry

Terminal Industry Committee 4.0 will describe definitions about concepts and technical terminology relevant to the container handling industry. It will include sub groups initially dealing with safety, performance of equipment, telemetric, energy, environment and procurement related definitions, in order to establish standards definitions.

Construction begins for ethylene terminal at Houston Ship Channel

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. and Navigator Holdings Ltd. announced that construction is now underway on their 50/50 joint venture ethylene export terminal which will be located at Enterprise’s Morgan’s Point, Texas facility on the Houston Ship Channel.


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