Evergreen Terminal Evacuated after Container Explosion

A shipping container exploded on Tuesday evening, October 30, at the Evergreen Terminal, located under the Vincent Thomas Bridge, in the Los Angeles Harbor in the U.S. state of California. “The Evergreen Terminal has been evacuated. All other terminals remain open. The explosion is believed to be an industrial accident,” the U.S. Coast Guard said. As informed,
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The bulk sector is navigating its way out of the doldrums but market correction has come at a price, delegates attending Bulk Terminals 2018 learned last week. Speaking in Hamburg at the annual conference of the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators, Frachtcontor Director Frank Grone said that while the bulk segment is slowly but steadily
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The Hamburg Senate has been preparing for Britain’s impending withdrawal from the European Union for months, according to a press release Monday (October 22, 2018). “Since last July, the Senate Chancellery’s co-ordinating office has been in charge of preparing the city for Brexit. The required amendments will be made to state law. Hamburg administration’s will
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In the first three quarters of 2018, total throughput in the port of Rotterdam was 0.4% lower than in the same period the previous year. Container volumes continued to grow at a markedly higher pace than the first nine months of 2017 – even recording a new all-time high in August. Wet and dry bulk,
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Freight volumes passing through the Port of Gothenburg during the year to date are as follows. Container traffic is up 20% compared with the preceding year, and energy product flows remain consistently strong. New car figures rose by 4% but now appear to be levelling off, albeit at a high level. Growth in container volumes
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NEW DELHI: Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) made its foray into Public Private Partnership (PPP) when it handed  over the operation and management of its terminals in Kolkata to Summit Alliance Port East Gateway (India) Pvt Ltd. (SAPEL) on a supply, operate and maintain (SOM) model. The contract will be valid for a period
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PARADIP: It was an innovative way of handling oil cargo for PPT, when a tanker “MV Delfine” sailed into Inner Harbour carrying 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Palm Oil for Adani Wilmar Group and made Mediterranean Mooring type of berthing off Fertilizer Berth No. 1. The vessel having Overall Length of 117.60 Meter and 19 Meter
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COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited, the world’s leading ports operator, announced third quarter results of the Company and its subsidiaries (the “Group”) for the three months ended 30 September 2018. 2018 Third Quarter Results Highlight – Revenue surged by 62.6% to US$253.0 million – Gross profit increased by 33.5% to US$75.8 million – Net profit rose
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The Port of Corpus Christi Authority has entered into an agreement with the Carlyle Group to develop a crude oil export terminal on Harbor Island, the first onshore location in the U.S. capable of providing export service to fully-laden Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs). The port authority hopes that VLCC access would open the global
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The Life Certificate 2018 verification of Pensioners/family pensioners of Chennai Port Trust, DLB, EPO will commence   w.e.f.01/11/2018. To avoid the inconvenience of coming in person to Chennai Port office, the following options of submitting life certificate are suggested:  Option I :  Submit online Digital Life Certificates through JeevanPramaan: Visit website www.jeevanpraman.gov.in, click on “locate a
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