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 days away. On the return trip, trains call the at terminal for loading on vessels, ensuring a smooth roundtrip railcar ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Rotterdam welcomes rainbow alliance

Rotterdam has welcomed Maersk’s vividly coloured rainbow containers, celebrating diversity and inclusion in the maritime and ports industry. They arrived aboard the Maastricht Maersk arrived into APM Terminals Maasvlakte II terminal, part of a world tour, set to end in Denmark for Copenhagen Pride 2021, stopping at several locations across Asia ... [+]

Gothenburg opens short-sea terminal

The Port of Gothenburg has opened a new short-sea terminal at the Skandiahamnen western quay, dedicated to intra-European container transport and operated by APM Terminals. It will also be possible to handle coastal and inland shipping at the new terminal. [+]

Biggest boxship ever for Vietnam

Cai Mep International Terminal, a joint venture between APM Terminals, Vietnam Maritime Corporation and Saigon Port received the largest container vessel in Vietnam’s history on 26 October. Maersk Line’s EEE vessel Margrethe Maersk with close to 20,000teu on the 2M alliance’s TP6/Pearl service connecting Vietnam with US West Coast. [+]

APMT signs contract for Cote d’Ivoire terminal

APM Terminals has signed contracts with China Harbour Engineering Company for the construction of Abidjan’s second container terminal, Côte d’Ivoire Terminal, scheduled to be operational at the end of 2021. A joint venture between Bolloré and APMT will invest €400m in the construction and equipment. It will add an additional ... [+]

Fast work in West Africa

APM Terminals’ Meridian Port Services in Tema, Ghana achieved an all-time productivity record of 139.91 moves/hour in August. The MSC Livorno, deployed on MSC’s Africa Express weekly service into Ghana, achieved 145.86 moves/hour after adjusting the permissible deductible times, far exceeding the previous record of 112 moves/hour which was achieved on ... [+]

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