Thamesport wins Bilbao link

Following the addition of a courth A2B service to Moerdijk, Thamesport has also gained a new WEC Line service to Bilbao. The new service offers a transit time of 72 hours and one stop shop including customs clearance, cross docking, canvas haulage and warehousing. [+]

New cranes extend Barca’s lead

Hutchison Ports’ BEST terminal in Barcelona has taken delivery of two new super post panamax gantry cranes, adding to the 11 already in operation. The new cranes, with their 24-row outreach, will increase BEST's capacity to operate large ships and will go into operation in June. [+]

Hutchison buys AMPT Rotterdam

Hutchison Ports Netherlands is to acquire APM Terminals Rotterdam (APMTR) from APMT. APMTR is next to Hutchison Ports’ existing ECT Delta terminal in the Maasvlakte area of the port. It has 1,600 metres of deep-water quay serviced by 13 ship-to-shore gantry cranes. Managing director of Hutchison Ports Europe Clemence Cheng, said: “We already handle the majority of ... [+]

Felixstowe digs deep for next-generation boxships

Hutchison Ports has completed strengthening and dredging works to Berth 7 at its Felixstowe Trinity Terminal. Berth 7 – one of nine container berths - has been dredged from 15.0m to 16.5 metres below Chart Datum and the berth box widened from 55m to 70m. Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe chief executive, ... [+]

Grayling to become Hutchison Ports advisor

Former Transport Secretary and current Conservative MP for Epsom and Ewell Chris Grayling has been appointed by Hutchison Ports as a part-time advisor, reports the BBC. He will be paid around £100,000 a year for a seven-hour week, it says. Under Whitehall rules, he will be limited to advising the ... [+]

Samskip starts Hull-Amsterdam link

Samskip inaugurated its new three-times-a-week Amsterdam-Hull container on 21 March with the first call of the 340teu THEA II at the Dutch port’s Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT). Services depart Amsterdam on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. ACT is operated by TMA Logistics in which Hutchison Ports is a 50% shareholder. TMA has a ... [+]

Hutchison buys Benelux operator

Hutchison Ports, owner of the Port of Felixstowe, has acquired a 50% shareholding in Benelux cargo terminal operator TMA Logistics. TMA has a variety of general cargo operations together with warehousing, shipping, logistics and project cargo activities at three sites in Amsterdam and one in Antwerp as well as at ... [+]

Hutchison signs Ukraine port deal

Managing director Hutchison Ports Europe Clemence Cheng and Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop Chornomorsk port. Chornomorsk is one of the largest ports in the Black Sea handling a range of cargo including containers, ferries, general and bulk cargoes in the south-west ... [+]

Britain’s oldest box port turns 50

The Port of Felixstowe has launched a year of celebration to mark its 50th anniversary as the UK’s first operational container terminal. Originally known as the New South Quay, the first dedicated container terminal opened in July 1967, initially with just 500ft of quay and a single Paceco Vickers portainer crane. Current ... [+]

Hutchison fills empty trucks

Hutchison Ports has launched Boxreload, a web-based tool to help road hauliers tofind backhauls by sharing selected information. The project is supported by the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment and co-financed by the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) programme, and has been tested in the Benelux area ... [+]

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