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Hutchison in deal to develop Ukraine port

Hutchison Ports has signed an memorandum of understanding with the Government of Ukraine for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea.

Glencoe chooses Teesport as distribution hub

Glencoe Agriculture UK, which specialises in crushing soya bean and oilseed rape, is to use PD Ports’ Teesport as its northern distribution hub. The agriculture business already has a port site in the South – now it will also import agro-bulks into the North through the new Northern site.

Maersk launches strategic review

Maersk targets growth in inland services

AP Møller – Mærsk, the world’s largest container shipping group, plans to grow by focusing on the demand for end-to-end services, and expanding its inland services, chief executive Søren Skou has told investors, analysts and bankers at the group’s capital markets day.

Cargo plan for Peruvian Wharf

Peruvian Wharf in Newham is set to return to cargo operations after being acquired by the Port of London Authority.

ESC joins GSF to tackle container shipping consolidation

The European Shippers’ Council has joined the Global Shippers’ Forum to promote the findings of new research and analysis commissioned by GSF into the impacts of new alliances being formed by container shipping lines and the growing use of mega-ships.

Container shipping changes demand new approaches

Radical changes to the shape and structure of the container shipping market mean ship operators and their customers need to develop new commercial approaches, the Global Shippers Forum argues in a new report.

Fox opens Liverpool terminal

Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, has officially opened Liverpool2, the £400 million deep-water terminal at the Port of Liverpool.

Ocean Alliance sets out service plans

The Ocean Alliance of container shipping lines has set out its plans to operate 40 services on the east-west trades covering about 100 ports of call using 350 ships with 3.5 million teu capacity.