APM Terminals has received the first two of a total of 26 automated rail-mounted gantry cranes (ARMGs) for its new terminal at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte II.
The world’s largest terminal operator has also announced that the first phase of civil [...]
APM Terminals broke ground last week on its new Mexican container terminal this week at the Port of Lázaro Cárdenas – the country’s second busiest box facility.
The TEC2 facility will be developed in three stages; Phase I with an annual throughput capacity of 1.2 million TEU is expected to begin [...]
Nearly five months after the state announced that APM Terminals Inc. wants to take over the operations of the Virginia Port Authority’s terminals, the gloves came off in a presentation by an APM executive to a panel of state lawmakers gathered in Portsmouth.
“The Port of Virginia stands at a crossroads that demands immediate attention,” [...]
APM Terminals’ management in India’s Port of Nhava Sheva (Jawaharlal Nehru) has appealed to local trade union and political groups to help restore normal operations at the terminal.
The move comes after labor federations issued a call to shut down operations at Nehru’s largest container facility starting Oct. 8 if four suspended workers are not [...]
From the News Tribune:
Tacoma, other West Coast ports face challenges: Competiton from north, south of U.S. borders
While the terminal operators in Mexico and Canada talk about serving their national markets, both Prince Rupert and Lazaro Cardenas have a common attribute that could make them strong competitors for U.S. business. Both ports are connected [...]
APM Terminals’ executives have recently isolated some of the main challenges faced by international terminal operators.
Vice president and chief financial officer Christian Moller Laursen has described the advent of a “New era in ports” where container yards processing significantly larger volumes from individual vessels as well as general global volume growth will have to [...]
From the Journal of Commerce:
Shipping lines and terminal operators in Los Angeles-Long Beach were breathing a sigh of relief Wednesday morning after office workers and their employers agreed to resume contract negotiations.
As of Tuesday, it appeared likely that the Office Clerical Unit of ILWU Local 63 was preparing to strike.
Carriers and terminal [...]
APM Terminals, the ports arm of Danish oil and shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said it would develop a container terminal in Mexico in a project with a total investment cost of over $900 million.
The company said in a statement it had signed a 32-year concession contract with the Port of Lazaro [...]
A.P. Moller-Maersk terminal operating unit wins court battle over $1 billion Moin Container Terminal
APM Terminals said construction of a container terminal in Costa Rica will start on schedule in 2013 after a court rejected a bid by unions to block the $1 billion project.
The Atlantic Port Authority union, representing dockworkers, and the National [...]
Virginia’s top transportation official said late Monday two more companies want to buy the rights to run the state’s ports, but the public will have to wait a week and a half to learn the identity of the bidders.
The proposals come three months after the state announced an initial bid from APM Terminals to [...]
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