Ports of Normandy installs new guiding system worth €12M

Ports of Normandy launched the first stage of works on Ouistreham’s outer harbour, installing a guiding structure that would meet the new standards for global maritime traffic and enable wider ships (24 to 27.4 m wide) to travel through the locks at Ouistreham. The works cost €12M (€10M financed by Ports of Normandy and €2M …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

P&O Ferrymasters strengthens its presence in Turkey

P&O Ferrymasters plans to open five new offices across Turkey over the next two years as it continues the expansion of its pan-European logistics services into Asia. In addition to its existing base in Istanbul, P&O Ferrymasters will open offices in Izmir on the Aegean coast, the capital city Ankara, Mersin on the south coast, …

BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …

AAL reinforces its global presence

On the eve of its 25-year anniversary, the specialist breakbulk and project heavy lift carrier AAL has announced the expansion of its multipurpose fleet with the addition of four Warnow-Class (W-class) 33,271 dwt ‘mega size’ vessels. This new fleet expansion represents 133,000 dwt / 156,000 cbm of additional capacity and will boost the operating tonnage …