SAVANNAH, GA, Aug. 13, 2018 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority moved 378,767 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUS) in July, an increase of 12.7 percent, or 42,668 TEUs, compared to the same month last year. It was the second busiest month on record for the Port of Savannah.
"July was an incredible start to our fiscal year, with double-digit growth across our container, breakbulk and dry bulk operations," said GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch.Read more
LUCCA, ITALY, Aug. 6, 2018 (Press Release) -Fabio Perini S.p.A. obtained by the Customs Authority the award of the status of AEO F -– Authorized Economic Operator Full for customs simplifications and safety/security.Read more
SAO PAULO, July 27, 2018 (Press Release) -Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. (“Suzano” or “Company”) (B3 | SUZB3), in compliance with CVM Instruction 358 of January 3, 2002, as amended, hereby announces to its shareholders and the market that the bid submitted by it in connection with Auction 03/2018 conducted Brazil’s National Water Transport Agency (“ANTAQ”) received the best classification. Suzano participated in the auction through the SPE CMN SOLUTIONS A097 PARTICIPAÇÕES S.A.Read more
HANOI, Vietnam , July 25, 2018 (Press Release) -VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the Government will not grant new licenses for waste imports amid port congestion due to illegal import activities.
He tasked inferior levels to strengthen coordination in preventing illegal waste inflows into Viet Nam.
As seaports have become overwhelmed with scrap imports, the Government chief asked for serious investigation of ownerless waste containers that are now occupying large space of the seaports and illegal cases will be strictly punished.Read more
BRUSSELS, July 25, 2018 (Press Release) -China’s General Administration of Customs, which is responsible for the supervision and management of pre-shipment inspection (PSI), will not designate inspection agencies to perform pre-shipment inspection but will implement records management in respect of the agencies. A third-party inspection agency should submit an application for filing to Chinese Customs before engaging in a pre-shipment inspection.Read more
SAVANNAH, GA, July 23, 2018 (Press Release) -The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) handled a record 4.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Fiscal Year 2018 (July '17 - June '18), for an impressive 8.4% increase year-over-year, or 325,000 additional units.Read more
“We finished the fiscal year in positive territory – our fourth consecutive fiscal year of growth,” said John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority. “Our import container volume was up nearly seven percent, truck volume was up almost five percent, barge volume was up six percent and our volumes at Virginia Inland Port (VIP) and Richmond Marine Terminal (RMT) grew as well.”Read more
Since 2015, several major LNG investments have been made since then, including initiatives by a number of Swedish shipping companies. This has had a positive impact on the environment, including reduced emissions of sulphur dioxide, particles and nitric oxide into the air in western Sweden. The Gothenburg Port Authority is now set to extend the discount period and is already outlining a renewed environmental discount.Read more
During the first six months of the year the port handled 118,648,143 tonnes of freight, a sharp increase of 6.5% compared with the same period last year. The main driver continues to be container freight which experienced further rapid growth of 8.2% compared with the first six months of 2017.
The strong freight figures for the first quarter continued unabated in the second quarter. The container volume for its part rose by 8.2% to 66,298,043 tonnes.Read more