Australia’s Port of Townsville is set to acquire a 1.6-hectare container terminal at berth 4 in a bid to increase logistics capability, as part of the Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project. Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build the terminal.
German LNG Terminal GmbH will commence the EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) prequalification process this month. The Terminal announced that potential EPC contractors interested in participating in the project on or before 1 st July 2019 will receive a prequalification package.
The International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has been announced as the preferred bidder for the development, operations and management of the Port of Kribi in Cameroon for a period of 25 years. The Port of Kribi is a newly built terminal, and is projected to become a major port and logistics platform in the Central African sub-region.
Malta Freeport Terminals welcomed the first ever LNG-fueled container ship to visit Malta during the course of the vessel’s maiden voyage from Asia to Rotterdam. The ‘Containerships Polar’ discharged more than 560 containers during its call to Malta.
The biggest LNG terminal in the Nordics opened on June 11 in Röyttä harbour, Tornio. The new terminal aims to meet growing demand for low emission LNG and enhances LNG’s security of supply in the Northern Nordics. The deployment of Tornio’s new LNG terminal will ensure shipments to Northern Finland and Sweden.
On 12 June 2019, AS Tallinna Sadam and PK Terminal OÜ signed a collaboration agreement and a right of superficies for the creation of a bulk and mixed cargo terminal in Muuga Harbor, which deals with the handling and storage of roundwood, pellets, crushed stone and metal products.
Adriatic Gate Container Terminal, the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize an expansion plan up to mid-2020 that is expected to facilitate the berthing of vessels with a length overall of up to 400 meters.
APM Terminals Algeciras, one of the largest container terminal in the Mediterranean, is renewing and increasing its fleet of terminal tractors. The company has began introducing the new Terberg YT222 model, which features better ergonomics, safety and environmental impact.
Eurogate Container Terminal Limassol Ltd has finalized the first phase of investments at the Limassol Container Terminal, amounting at a total worth of over €30m. In addition, two new super post panamax cranes that are already operating, along with 17 new straddle carriers have been bought.
The Port of Gothenburg announced that construction of the Svea Terminal, a new rail connected crossdocking terminal for forest products, is now under way. The new terminal will be offering weather-protected transloading right beside the port’s ro-ro and container terminals. Operations will begin during the first half of 2020.
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