• 2017 November 20 16:18

    New sugar terminal to be constructed at the Port of Gdansk

    The Port of Gdansk Authority SA and Krajowa Spolka Cukrowa S.A. signed an agreement on a lease of property for the construction of a new transshipment and shipping terminal along with access infrastructure intended for handling the transport of sugar. PGA says the new facility will be located right next to the Nabrzeze Wislane, which will enable entry and loading of ships with a large carrying capacity.

    As part of the investment, within the area leased from the PGA, Krajowa Spolka Cukrowa will build a transshipmentand shipping terminal, including a silo with a capacity of 50,000 tonnes, a sugar packing floor, and a logisticswarehouse for finished product with a capacity of about 10,000 tonnes. The investment will also involve the construction of logistics infrastructure along with the necessary storage base.

    "One of the greatest strategic advantages of the Port of Gdansk is its versatility. As opposed to our numerous highly specialised competitors from the Baltic Sea region, we provide operators with the opportunity to handle a broad range of cargo types. In 2017, the Port of Gdansk already handled nearly 3 million tonnes of bulk cargo - excluding fuels, coal and cereals. Thanks to the new sugar terminal, we will quickly improve these statistics," says Lukasz Greinke, President of the Board of the Port of Gdansk Authority SA.

    "The construction of the first sugar terminal in Poland gives us the opportunity for export sales during a campaign at the level of about 75,000 tonnes of sugar, thanks to which we will be able to limit the need to rent space in external warehouses and the silo at the Port will be used efficiently. All these aspects translate into handling, transport, warehousing, material, and workforce cost reductions, as well as a reduction in quantitative losses of sugar during transport between sugar factory, external warehouse, and Port. The investment will make it possible for KSC S.A. to export shipments outside the EU via the Port at a level of about 300,000 tonnes of sugar a year," says Henryk Wnorowski, President of the Board of KSC S.A.

    The new sugar terminal of Krajowa Spolka Cukrowa S.A. will enable the unloading of sugar delivered in rail containers and silo trucks. Its adjacent, modern transshipment and shipping infrastructure will make it possible to sell sugar in polypropylene bags which can be stacked both in containers and the cargo holds of conventional ships.

    A car park for 37 trucks is planned within the area of the investment, designed so as to eliminate the crossing of truck and passenger car routes. In its immediate proximity, there will also be a container depot able to hold nearly 130 containers. Certain elements of railway infrastructure, needed to enable transport via the terminal, will also be expanded and modernised.




2018 October 21

08:54 20,000 TEU COSCO SHIPPING Sagittarius named in Shanghai
08:50 CFO Paul Smits leaves the Port of Rotterdam Authority
07:52 COSCO SHIPPING starts shipment of Toyota exhibits

2018 October 20

08:47 Boskalis, Van Hattum en Blankevoort and Mobilis construct deep-sea quay for the new HES Hartel Tank Terminal at Maasvlakte
08:10 Navios Partners announce filing of F - 1 for direct listing of Navios Containers
08:06 Maersk Line increases FAK rates for Northern Europe to Middle East and ISC trade
08:04 U.S. Navy contracts Austal to order materials for EPF 13
07:44 EU Commission launches the European Network of U-space Demonstrators

2018 October 19

18:42 ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS and the Port of Rotterdam Authority launch container logistics blockchain pilot
18:07 Stena Line's battery hybrid vessel completes its first month of operation
17:56 ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS and Port of Rotterdam Authority launch container logistics blockchain pilot
17:35 Port of Gdansk participated in the CILF 2018 fair in China
17:11 Gdansk pays a visit to Singapore
16:57 Testbed established for Internet of Ships Open Platform
16:48 Finland’s Water Transport Act aims to improve safety and increases preparedness for the future
16:26 World’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel “Kairos” started its voyage to Europe
16:04 KN will motivate its employees with the company's shares
15:42 New Falck training centre on the Maasvlakte officially openes
15:20 Seimas members visiting Klaipėda discussed benefits provided by LNG terminal
14:59 Ukraine plans dredging of 16.33 million cbm of material in 2019
14:37 UN agencies delivering on maritime security
14:15 Hapag-Lloyd starts new Red Sea service
14:00 Atomflot: shipments from Arctic LNG and Yamal LNG to be assisted by diesel and gas powered icebreakers
13:31 MOL's newbuilt LNG carrier "MARVEL EAGLE" to transport LNG from Cameron project in U.S.
13:11 NIBULON Shipbuilding and Repair Yard launches POSS-115 Project tug
13:05 BigLift Barentsz sails Northern Sea route for Pioneering Spirit
12:48 Glavgosexpertiza approves reconstruction of KSK grain terminal to increase its capacity to 4 million tonnes
12:22 Q&A with ImageSat International released ahead of SMi’s 4th annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance Technology conference
12:05 FESCO wins tender for supplying Indian Research Stations in Antarctica in 2019
11:43 Competition for designing and construction of LNG-powered icebreaker to be announced in late 2018 - early 2019
11:20 North Sea Giant turns to The Switch EBL technology
10:54 NOVATEK to place four FLNG facilities on the Northern Sea Route
10:31 RF Navy’s major amphibious ship Ivan Gren enters North Sea
10:07 Port of Vancouver closes 2018 cruise season
09:56 Brent Crude futures price up 0.4% to $79.61, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.35% to $68.89
09:38 Tackling maritime emissions - IMO rolls out ship and port toolkits
09:29 Expert forecasts more favorable ice situation on Northern Sea Route for 30 years ahead
09:15 Baltic Dry Index is up to 1,565 points
09:07 Hapag-Lloyd, CMA-CGM and COSCO enhance GEM service - covering Mediterranean with the Middle East / ISC
08:37 Samskip launches Netherlands-Italy multimodal rail service
08:07 SEA\LNG submits open comment on the draft supplemental environmental impact statement for Puget Sound LNG facility
07:20 Van Oord awarded offshore contract for the West White Rose Project

2018 October 18

18:03 VSDV opens new crossdock location in the port of Amsterdam
17:33 The first vessel in Klaveness Combination Carriers next generation of combination carriers named at New Yangzi Shipyard in China
17:17 Cargo transportation via Northern Sea Route can reach 17 million tonnes in 2018
17:03 Savannah container trade up 12 percent in September 2018
16:55 PGRK: sales strategy of Pavlovskoye deposit project is focused on foreign markets
16:33 SITC Logistics Group signs strategic cooperation agreement with Chengdu Port Investment Group and Guangzhou Port Logistics Group
16:03 NYK and Horiba to develop a new sulfur-in-oil analyzer for ships
15:34 Thames freight volume rises by 40% as Thames Vision strategy starts to bear fruit
15:33 Port of Rotterdam Authority and research institute TNO present results of the study at IMO meeting
15:31 Dublin Port volumes grow by 4.7% in first nine months. By year end, 36% growth in just six years
15:03 Chinese Lingang group invests 85 million euros in Zeebrugge inner port
14:47 Practical aspects of LNG bunkering to be discussed at the dedicated conference in Moscow on October 24
14:33 Nouryon, Tata Steel, and Port of Amsterdam partner to develop the largest green hydrogen cluster in Europe
14:24 Bunker prices may change irregular next week amid rising volatility on global fuel market, expert says
14:11 Tallink and Rauma marine constructions sign letter of intent for the construction of new shuttle ferry
14:02 VesselMan and DNV GL team up to offer optimized solution for dry-docking management
13:30 Project Forward paves the way for meeting IMO’s reduction on CO2 emissions
13:14 Equinor’s share saving plan allocates shares