ESPO asks to recognise the cross-border dimension of EU ports and to strengthen the maritime connectivity in CEF II

The investment needs of European ports over the next ten years amount to 48 billion EUR. Many port investments score high in creating societal value but the return on investment for the investor, the port managing body, is often low and slow. For these investments, external funding is needed. Ports have only been able to… Read more »


Kalmar on Eco-Friendly Technology

Port Technology (PTI) has continued its exclusive TOC Europe video series with Dan Pettersson, Senior VP, Kalmar discusses what eco-friendly developments the maritime industry needs to make.  The PTI series has provided top executives’ views on different topics shaping the port and terminal industry. View Kalmar’s products for ports and terminals in PTI’s supplier directory PTI also investigated how… Read more »


Kalmar to Supply BRI

Kalmar will supply 10 reachstackers to China Railway Urumqi Group Co. as part of China’s infrastructure project the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The Urumqi Railway Bureau, founded in 2017, is a subsidiary company under the jurisdiction of the China Railway Corporation. The latest order of Kalmar reachstackers will add to the fleet of 30… Read more »



About 350 upcoming expansion projects aim to supply 270m teu additional container handling capacity up to the year 2023, with chances for completion varying regionally from 40% to 70% The planned capacity expansion is shown in DS Research’s Container Terminal Project Pipeline report. Credit: DS Research   This is the finding of DS Research’s 5th Container… Read more »


List of projects to be considered in the framework of the EU-China Connectivity platform

The 20th Summit between the European Union and the People’s Republic of China took place in Beijing July 16, 2018, in Beijing. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and President of the European Council Donald Tusk represented the European Union at the summit. The People’s Republic of China was represented by Premier Li Keqiang…. Read more »


Valenciaport studies opening an intermodal dry port in Teruel

 Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia (APV – Valenciaport, Port Authority of Valencia) plans to study the possible location in Teruel of a dry port or some type of intermodal installation to handle the traffic that can be generated in this enclave halfway between Valencia and Zaragoza. The modernization of the Valencia-Sagunto-Teruel-Zaragoza line will be a source of traffic… Read more »



    60m will be spent on upgrading Devonport. Credit: TasPorts   TasPorts has unveiled its Port Master Plan to spend AUS$200m in port infrastructure improvements over the next 15 years. It will focus investment on providing greater capacity and capability at the four major ports of Bell Bay, Burnie, Devonport and Hobart. TasPorts’ chief… Read more »