Ghana launches Tema port upgrade

Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo officially launched the second phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project was officially launched on 15 November. It will include a fleet of 15 gantry cranes at the Meridian Port Services terminal and the paving of 270,000 sq m, expanding the terminal’s footprint from 100 to 127 hectares. Delivery of the first section, of 50,000sq m, is slated for July 2024 and the complete ... [+]

APM launches Lagos rail route

APM Terminals has launched the first service the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail corridor. The service is expected to move 90 containers a day. APMT first restored rail service in the port in 2013 to Kano and Kaduna on the existing narrow gauge rail line. [+]

APM to develop north Vietnam terminal

APM Terminals has signed a partnership with Vietnam’s HATECO group to develop two new deep-water berths at Lach Huyen port in Haiphong, in the north of the country. Each berth will 450 metres long, capable of accommodating container vessels of up to 18,000teu and in the initial phase, the facility ... [+]

New Nigeria chief for APMT Nigeria

Frederik Klinke has been appointed country managing director, Nigeria at APM Terminals, taking over from Klaus Holm Laursen, who moves head of joint ventures, Africa and Europe. Frederik Klinke has been with AP Moller - Maersk since 2006. Most recently, he was regional head of finance for Africa and Middle ... [+]

Nigeria terminal set to gain new rail link

APM Terminals Apapa says it is close to gaining a connection with the new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line. On a visit to the port, Minister of State for Transportation, Senator Gbemisola Saraki, said that arrangements had been made to remove a Customs building housing a radiation scanner, which had ... [+]

Fast getaway for New Jersey rail traffic

APM Terminals Elizabeth in New Jersey is offering a direct-to-rail landing zone section to expedite rail cargo. Once cargo arrives at the Millennium Marine Rail-operated terminal, port labour and APM Terminals teams build doublestack trains for fast handoff to three Class I railroads to take them to inland markets 2-4 ... [+]

New CCO for APM Terminals

APM Terminals is to appoint Birna Ósk Einarsdóttir as its new chief commercial officer, based in The Hague in the Netherlands, from January 2022. She was previously with Icelandair and also held roles at at Iceland Telecom and the National Power Company of Iceland. Jonathan Goldner, who had been the ... [+]

New equipment for Aqaba

APMT’s Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in Jordan has received new equipment including four empty container handlers and one reach stacker. The new machines have been customised to meet ACT’s unique requirements and specifications, and feature state-of-the-art technological innovations, including spacious, modern operator cabs that offer exceptional visibility in all directions. They ... [+]

APM fast tracks Italy imports

APM Terminals has opened a Fast Corridor between its Vado Ligure’s reefer terminal’s temporary storage warehouse in north-west Italy and customer Nord Ovest, 75 kilometres away in Mondovi. It allows import containers to pass directly through the terminal, without the issue of T1 customs transit documents. The concept, under a new ... [+]

Window of opportunity in Lagos

APM Terminals Apapa, Nigeria has introduced a berthing window service to reduce the waiting time of ships and help consignees take prompt delivery of their consignments at the port. The service will enable the allocation of a fixed time period for vessels to berth, discharge, load and sail. The window ... [+]

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