Container throughput at Rotterdam port up in H1

The port of Rotterdam achieved a throughput of 232.8 million tonnes in the first six months of 2018. That is 2.2 per cent less than in the first six months of 2017. Container throughput, one of the strategic priorities of the Port Authority, rose by 5.9 per cent in tonnes (6.2 per cent in TEU)
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The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) has said that container handling at Colombo port grew 15.6 per cent in the first half of 2018 which was the fastest in the world, according to an international ranking. The Authority said that Alphaliner has ranked Colombo as the fastest growing port ahead of Singapore, Guangzhou and Antwerp.
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HAROPA has announced that its seaborne traffic globally remains stable, at 45.8 million tonnes, for the first six months of 2018. It has also highlighted some very good figures for the period in highly strategic trades: * Maritime container traffic posted an all-time high figure to the hinterland with a total of more than 1
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COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP) delivered a strong throughput in the first half of this year, due to enhanced synergies with Ocean Alliance. As explained, driven by sustained economic growth, increase in trade volume and increased calls from the Ocean Alliance, fueled by its acquisitions and least impact by the Sino-US trade frictions, the group delivered
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DP World has announced robust financial results for the six months to June 30, 2018. On a reported basis, revenue grew 14.4 per cent and adjusted EBITDA increased by 7.9 per cent. Adjusted EBITDA margin was 50.3 per cent, delivering profit attributable to owners of the company, before separately disclosed items, of $593 million and
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Dana Gas PJSC (“Company”), the Middle East’s largest regional natural gas company, announced its financial results for the first half ended 30 June 2018: Highlights Net Profit for 1H of $24 million (AED 88m); 4% higher year-on-year; $50 million (AED 183m) excluding one off Sukuk restructuring costs. Consensual solution on Sukuk restructuring agreed with closing
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As per the first half 2018 financial report of Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming), its Q2 consolidated revenues total NTD33.6 billion ($1.14 billion), up 1.12 per cent from the same period in the previous year. The business volume of 1.29 million TEUs rose 11.84 per cent year-on-year. Net loss for Q2 was NTD3.81
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HAMBURG: Hapag-Lloyd has concluded the first half of the year 2018 with earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) of EUR 425.2 million. This is EUR 61.4 million higher compared to the EBITDA of the first six months of 2017 (EUR 363.8 million). The earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) stood at EUR 88.7
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COPENHAGEN: A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S’ (APMM) has highlighted in the financial report for Q1 2018 the expectation for the 2018 result was subject to increased uncertainties impacting container freight rates, bunker prices and rate of exchange due to geopolitical risks, trade tensions and other factors. Based on the outlook for freight rates for the
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QATAR: Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.P.S.C. recently announced its financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2018, wherein it clocked 11% net profit growth during the first half of 2018 as compared to its previous corresponding period. Key financial highlights: •             Operating revenues of QAR 1.25 billion for the six months ended June 30,
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