Maersk’s Port Business Woos Customers with New Transport Services

By Stine Jacobsen COPENHAGEN, March 13 (Reuters) - Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk's is betting on winning new customers for its port division by becoming a one-stop shop that can transport goods from factory to retailers' shelves. The move comes as Maersk, the world's biggest container shipper, is entering uncharted territory following its sale last year of … [Read more...]

Maersk to Expand Onshore Services in Port Unit APM Terminals -Report

COPENHAGEN, March 9 (Reuters) - Danish shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk will begin expanding onshore services at its global port division to accommodate demands from companies like railway operators and freight haulers, according to newspaper Borsen. "Until now it has been the big shipping lines that have paid our bills, and that's why we've focused on them. But there are … [Read more...]

World’s Largest Tandem-Lift Container Cranes Arrive at MedPort Tangier Terminal

APM Terminals' MedPort Tangier terminal, located on the Strait of Gibraltar, has seen the arrival of three new giant container cranes capable of handling the largest vessels now plying the Asia/Europe trade lane. The three cranes, weighing 2,500 tons apiece, represent the largest double trolley ship-to-shore (STS) cranes ever built, and are designed specifically to handle … [Read more...]

Gibraltar Shipping: Interview with APM Terminals’ Javier Lancha

Interview by Paul Gonz├ílez-Morgan (Gibraltar Shipping) - Javier Lancha is Managing Director at APM Terminals Callao (Peru) since December 2016. Previously, he was CEO at APM Terminals Algeciras and Managing Director at APM Terminals West Med, Algeciras & Tangier. He has extensive experience in managerial positions of multinational corporations such as Alcatel, Thales … [Read more...]

APM Terminals Sets Single Vessel Cargo Record at Port of Los Angeles – 24,846 TEU Loaded and Unloaded!

APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles has set new world record for single vessel cargo operations during the call of the 13,600 TEU capacity Maersk Evora, with a combined total of 24,846 TEUs loaded and discharged over a 128-hour period. This eclipsed the previous single vessel record of 18,500 TEUs handled during the call of a similarly-sized vessel at the Port of Rotterdam in … [Read more...]