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Diversified trade strengthens at Port of Newcastle amid challenging 2022

Figures released today reveal diversified trade through the Port of Newcastle remained strong in 2022, despite the impact of multiple flood events associated with a multi-year La Niña. CEO Craig Carmody said the results are testament to the Port’s resilience during one of the wettest years in recent memory. “In the first half of 2022 the Hunter experienced five flood events, which had implications across the supply chain,” he said. “Unsurprisingly this contributed to an overall decrease in total import/export trade volumes and ship visits through the Port compared to ...

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King Abdulaziz Port Welcomes New MSC Service

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has today announced the addition of King Abdulaziz Port to a new freight service operated by Swiss-based container group MSC. The latest connection is set to bolster the Dammam based port as a focal point for regional and global trade while strengthening the Kingdom’s hub credentials in fulfilment of the ambitions of the National Transport and Logistics Strategy (NTLS). The capital of the Kingdom’s Eastern Province will enjoy weekly sailings to eight maritime destinations spanning the Arabian Gulf, South Asia, and Southern Africa. They include ...

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JLT Mobile Computers targets the port, manufacturing, and warehousing segments with upgraded JLT6012™ computer

JLT Mobile Computers, a leading developer of reliable computing solutions for demanding environments, has upgraded its powerful and versatile JLT6012 rugged vehicle-mount terminals (VMTs). Originally developed for demanding warehouse and logistics applications that require IT solutions running Windows OS, the JLT6012 VMTs have proven to be a reliable computer platform in some of the world’s most challenging physical and environmental applications. The upgrades now take the rugged computers’ arena of operation into further industries, including container ports, yards, and manufacturing plants. A result of JLT’s extensive and ongoing research and ...

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Traffic at the Port of Valencia falls by 7% in 2022

Valenciaport, as a thermometer of economic activity and world trade, reflects in its 2022 data the international crisis that is affecting the business situation and the global exchange of goods, which is facing a complex situation marked by the war in Ukraine, increased neo-protectionism, high inflation and the rise in fuel and raw material prices. Despite the fall in total traffic (-6.92%) and container traffic (-9.85%) during the previous year, Valenciaport maintains its share of 40% of import/export traffic in the Spanish port system, as in previous years. The year ...

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China ports container volume rises 0.9% in 2022,Ningbo Containerized Freight Index decline in January 2023

In 2022, the cargo volume of Chinese ports was 15684.5 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 0.9%; the container throughput of Chinese ports was 295.9 million TEU, a year-on-year increase of 4.7%. The chart below shows the cargo throughput and container throughput data of the twelve major ports in China. In terms of container freight rates, the average value of the Ningbo Container Freight index (NCFI) in January of 2023 was quotes 721.1 points, have a decrease of 11.6% compare to last month. From Ningbo to North America route, transport ...

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Drewry: Global Port Throughput Index Up By 0.8% in December, But 1.6% Lower Year-on-Year

The Drewry Container Port Throughput Indices are a series of calendar adjusted volume growth/decline indices based on monthly throughput data for a sample of over 340 ports worldwide, representing over 80% of global volumes. The base point for the indices is January 2019 = 100. Drewry has developed a nowcasting model that uses vessel capacity and terminal duration data (derived from our proprietary AIS model) to make short-term predictions of port throughput. The Drewry Global Port Throughput Index (rebased to January 2019) reached 106.6 points in November 2022, an increase ...

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Grain initiative: rate of ship exits from ports remains critically low

As part of the Grain Initiative, 18 vessels exported 664,000 tonnes of food from the ports of Great Odesa during the week, which is a third less than the export volume for the week before last. The rate of ship exits from ports remains critically low. Ministry of the infrastructure of Ukraine reports this on Facebook. 60,000 tonnes of wheat were sent to Kenya, 56,000 more to Bangladesh, and 60,000 tonnes of Ukrainian oil were shipped to India. “The rate of ship exits from ports remains critically low, 2.5 vessels ...

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Attack on Kherson port causes oil products leakage into Dnipro river

A recent Russian attack on Kherson seaport has resulted in leakage of oil products into the Dnipro river. Quote: “Recently, the Russian army attacked the port of Kherson. Two ships belonging to foreign companies were damaged due to enemy shelling. A Russian projectile pierced the hull and fuel storage area of one of the ships. Because of this, oil products leaked into the Dnipro.” Details: At the moment, the ship’s crew managed to localise the spill of oil products, the Kherson Oblast Military Administration added. Source: Kherson Oblast Military Administration

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Wilson Sons attends the largest fertilizer ship ever docked in the Port of Santos

Wilson Sons, the largest integrated port-shipping logistics operator in Brazil, acted as agents for the M/V “Affinity Diva”, arriving from China in January. The vessel broke the record as the largest fertilizer vessel in the history of Brazil, in this industry, and in the Port of Santos, Latin America’s leading port complex. M/V “Affinity Diva” is 229 meters long and 36 meters wide. It left the port of Huanghua, China, in mid-October 2022. Chartered by Allied Harvest, represented by AgriLaf in Brazil, it carried 85.200 tons of ammonium sulfate, an ...

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Adani Ports, Ambuja Cements deny share buyback plan | Mint

Adani group companies — Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd and Ambuja Cements have denied media reports that companies are planning ₹3,000 crore buyback of shares. While replying to the exchange clarification in regard to the media reports, both Adani group companies said that they are not in position to comment on the veracity of said media report. Replying to the clarification sought by exchanges, both Adani group companies said, “We would like to clarify that there is no such plan and hence, we are not in a position ...

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AD Ports Logistics Unveils New Distribution Business Line to Support the Region’s Growing Healthcare Market

AD Ports Logistics (ADPL), provider of integrated end-to-end business solutions and a subsidiary of AD Ports Group’s Logistics Cluster, has announced the addition of a new distribution business line that will see the company secure exclusive distribution rights for a range of healthcare products. The new business line targets the GCC’s fast-growing healthcare and life sciences sector, whose market size is projected to increase at a CAGR of 4.9% to AED 365.7 billion (US $99.6 billion) in 2023 from AED 316.6 billion (US $86.2 billion) in 2020. As a distributor ...

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DP World’s £15m New Driver Facility At Southampton Marks Another Step Forward For Uk Supply Chain Resilience

DP World has agreed to lease a 7,500 sq. m site next to its Southampton container terminal to develop state of the art facilities for lorry drivers, as the leading provider of smart logistics solutions continues its major investment programme in the UK. The £15m project will deliver driver welfare facilities – including a restaurant, showers, toilets and 24-hour security – as well as increasing the size of the storage area used for containers moved by road and rail. DP World is developing the facility to build on the £40m ...

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Agility, safety and traceability, the main advantages that the Port of Bilbao will present in Berlin for the fruit and vegetable sector

Agility, safety and traceability of logistics operations are key for the fruit and vegetable sector, all of which are provided by the Port of Bilbao for shippers and logistics operators. The Port Authority will present these competitive advantages at Fruit Logistica Berlin, the world’s leading fruit and vegetable trade fair, to be held between 8 and 10 February. Exhibitors from 87 countries and more than 72,000 sector professionals will come together at this event to present and learn about the latest trends, developments, and innovations in the sector, as well ...

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40% of the goods that Spain imports and exports by sea enter or leave from Valenciaport

Valenciaport, as a thermometer of economic activity and world trade, reflects in its 2022 data the international crisis that is affecting the business situation and the global exchange of goods, which is facing a complex situation marked by the war in Ukraine, increased neo-protectionism, high inflation and the rise in fuel and raw material prices. Despite the fall in total traffic (-6.92%) and container traffic (-9.85%) during the previous year, Valenciaport maintains its share of 40% of import/export traffic in the Spanish port system, as in previous years. This is ...

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Log-In Logística Intermodal and Nautilus Labs partner to drive decarbonization, fuel savings, and organizational behavioral change

Nautilus Labs, the technology partner pioneering the decarbonization of the ocean supply chain, and Brazil-based Log-In Logística Intermodal, are working together to achieve reductions in fuel consumption and carbon emissions, optimized operations, and successful digital adoption across the latter’s organization. “We chose to partner with Nautilus with the goals of streamlining and unifying vessel data, achieving quantifiable fuel savings and reduced emissions, and increasing transparency and collaboration among internal stakeholders. We were looking for a solution that allows our operations team and masters to make data-driven decisions to optimize vessel ...

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