Wednesday 12th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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PSP sells minority stake in Forth Ports

Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board, which bought out its co-shareholder in Forth Ports last week, has now sold a minority stake in the business to a number of long term investors including GLIL Infrastructure, First State Super, and Construction and Building Unions Superannuation.

New owners for Forth Ports

Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board is to buy out its fellow shareholder in Forth Ports Ltd, Arcus European Infrastructure Fund. After completion of the deal it plans to partner with other long term investors in the business.

Southampton acts on box congestion

DP World Southampton has set out a series of measures, including extended weekend opening hours, to deal with container congestion at the port which is says it affecting productivity.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Shipper anger at fuel surcharge

The European Shippers’ Council has criticised the way the container shipping lines are planning to cover the higher rate of low sulphur fuel.

Sulphur surcharge ‘blatant profiteering’

Plans by shipping lines to introduce a “sulphur surcharge” are “unjustified and blatant profiteering”, according to the British International Freight Association.

Konecrane supplies Weserport with harbour crane

Weserport has introduced a new mobile harbour crane manufactured by Konecranes to replace the gantry slewing crane previously used to handle break bulk cargo and project loads at its terminal 1.

PD Ports partners with Seacon

UK port-based terminal operator and freight forwarder Seacon has established a partnership with PD Ports to provide its customers with a point of entry in the north of the UK.

DP World introduces hybrid tech

DP World is to introduce 12 hybrid straddle carriers at its terminal in Southampton as it aims to cut emissions and reduce its carbon footprint.