Barcelona’s BEST terminal handles first LNG ship

Hutchison Ports BEST terminal in Barcelona has the first container ship using LNG, theCMA CGM Scandola on the MEX 1 service between Asia and the Mediterranean. The vessel is 366m long, 51m wide and has a capacity of 14,800teu. BEST is working together with the Port Authority of Barcelona on several initiatives to improve sustainability, such as the Shore Power project that will make it the first container terminal in Spain ... [+]

Two more remote-control cranes for Felixstowe

The Port of Felixstowe has taken delivery of its first two remote control ship-to-shore gantry cranes. The two Chinese-built cranes, the 32nd and 33rd at the UK’s largest container port, can work vessels with containers stowed 11-high and 24-wide on deck. Instead of being in a cab 50 metres above ... [+]

New Year, new yard for Felixstowe

Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling pressed the button at a ground-breaking ceremony on 11 January to get the latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe. About 13 hectares of new paved container yard is to be constructed directly behind Berth 9 and the work will include ... [+]

Paving the way for Felixstowe growth

Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe has awarded a contract to VolkerFitzpatrick for the design and construction of about 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will include the reclamation of 3.2 hectares of seabed behind the existing finger pier. Completion of the new container yard, which ... [+]

Hutchison to run new Stockholm terminal

Hutchison Ports, the Hong Kong-based owner and operator of the Port of Felixstowe has signed a agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at the city’s Norvik Port. The new port, which is near Nynäshamn 60km south of the Swedish capital, will have better access, ... [+]

Port workers turn the world green

Thousands of port employees around the world have enthusiastically contributed their time and effort to a week-long joint environmental initiative by marine terminal operators DP World, Hutchison Port Holdings Limited, APM Terminals, PSA International, Shanghai International Port Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority (PRA). DP World organised activities tailored to ... [+]

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