• 2018 April 12 16:41

    TIHL completes sale of 30.75% stake in Global Ports Investments Plc to Delo Group

    Global Ports Investments PLC today announces that it has been informed by Transportation Investments Holding Limited ("TIHL") that TIHL has completed the sale of its 30.75% stake in Global Ports to LLC Management Company “Delo” (“Delo Group”) announced on 20 December 2017. Delo Group is one of the largest private transportation and logistics holding companies in Russia, consolidating assets in container and grain segments and providing tugboat and bunkering services in the port of Novorossiysk in the Black Sea Basin. Delo Group also offers multimodal freight forwarding services using its own inland terminals, warehouses and flatcars.

    Furthermore, the Group has been informed that in connection with the transaction, Delo Group has acceded to the shareholder agreement with APM Terminals B.V. and that TIHL has been released from its obligations under such agreement.

    Following the completion of the transaction, the following directors resigned from the Board: Mr. Nikita Mishin, Mr. Mikhail Loganov, Mr. Konstantin Shirokov and Ms. Elia Nicolaou with immediate effect. New members of the Board will be offered for election at the next AGM to be held on 14 May 2018, along with the existing directors offered for re-election. 

    Morten Engelstoft, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Global Ports Investments PLC and CEO of APM Terminals, commented: “We are looking forward to a constructive relationship with Delo Group as our new strategic partner in Global Ports. Delo Group has a remarkable track record in the Russian port industry and we are committed to working with them to cement Global Ports' position as a leading player in the Russian container industry. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial partnership as co-controlling shareholders of Global Ports, which will allow us to tap into the future growth potential of the Russian market.

    We would also like to take this opportunity to thank TIHL for the fruitful partnership that we have had building Global Ports’ platform over the last six years, including the successful acquisition of NCC, which strengthened the Group’s position as a world-class operator.” 

    Sergey Shishkarev, the President and owner of Delo Group commented: “I am very glad to be making our first investment in a publicly listed company with international standing – a new milestone for Delo Group. We aim to bring our twenty-five years of experience in the Russian transportation industry to further strengthen Global Ports’ performance. We see a great opportunity ahead through our cooperation with APM Terminals and are aligned with the Group’s governance structure and corporate strategy with its focus on deleverage.”




2018 August 20

09:36 Box traffic at busiest Chinese ports in Jan-Jul rose 4.1% to 5.36 billion tons
09:28 Port of Hong Kong seven-month box volumes drop 4.4% to 11,5 million TEUs
08:44 Kongsberg Maritime wins contracts for nine hybrid Ro-Ro vessels

2018 August 19

08:19 CMA CGM announces GRR from UAE to East Africa
08:14 Maersk Line introduces Peak Season Surcharge – Scope World to Apapa, Nigeria and Tin Can Island Port, Nigeria
08:12 CMA CGM announces GRR from India to East Africa
08:07 Maersk Line increases rates from Middle East & Indian sub-continent to North America

2018 August 18

08:03 Port of Oakland to build Seaport Logistics Complex
08:00 CMA CGM announces PSS from Europe, Scandinavia, Black Sea and West Med to Indian Ocean islands
07:57 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to North Europe
07:41 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S posts results for Q2 2018

2018 August 17

20:03 A system of floating containment booms installed near two jetties of Petersburg Oil Terminal
18:26 Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard launches Pola Feodosia, forth of RSD59 dry cargo vessel series
17:54 Primorsk Oil Terminal’s throughput in Jan-Jul falls 12% to 31.38 million tonnes
17:51 Nevsky Shipyard continues testing of unique replenishment system
17:08 Marine Robotics: Laws, Applications, Technologies roundtable registration underway in Moscow and Vladivostok
17:03 Port of Vysotsk volume in Jan-Jul down to 10.45 million tonnes
16:27 Port of Ust-Luga throughput in Jan-Jul down 4% to 56.27 million tonnes (details)
16:04 Western Bulk publishes First half 2018 results
15:53 Port of St. Petersburg seven-month volumes grow 13% to 34.39 million tonnes (details)
15:34 Stena Blue Sky delivers the first LNG cargo at energy giant ENN's new terminal in China
15:03 ANL announces FAK rates from North Europe and Mediterranean to Australia
14:33 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S delivers revenue growth in the second quarter of 2018
14:03 Third railway track put into operation in Port Bronka
13:58 Nevsky Shipyard wins contract for Arc4 passenger/freight vessel duo to be deployed on Sakhalin-Kurils route
13:51 Samsung Heavy Industries wins two eco-friendly LNG carriers
13:21 TORM posts H1 2018 interim results
13:04 A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S to pursue a separate listing of Maersk Drilling
12:30 Hapag-Lloyd invests in growing East African market
12:07 Port of Oakland gives $70,000 to develop eco-jobs workforce
11:07 Hapag-Lloyd announces rates for Far East Westbound East Asia (including Japan) to North Europe and Mediterranean
10:45 Crude oil futures price edges down to $71.38 in London, in New York to $65.44
10:07 Latest Sanmar tugboat under trials
10:02 Gazprom Neft 1H 2018 net profit soars 1.5-fold
09:41 Baltic Dry Index adds 2 pts to 1727 points
09:37 Diana Shipping announces time charter contract for m/v Coronis
09:32 Port of St. Petersburg bunker prices close the week on a down note
09:06 Gulftainer invests AED11 mln in road extension
08:27 CMA CGM implements new FAK rates from North Europe and Mediterranean to Australia

2018 August 16

18:45 Kalashnikov Concern’s Vympel Shipyard lays keel for freezer trawler of Project T30
18:06 Port of Dover awarded contract to Solent Marine Ltd to design and fit-out Dover's new marina
17:32 Maersk Line announces rates from Far East Asia to West Africa
17:06 Hapag-Lloyd increases reefer fleet by 11,100 containers
16:56 DFDS orders additional freight ferry (ro-ro) newbuilding from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard
16:52 Sovcomflot’s shuttle tanker Governor Farkhutdinov ships 600th crude oil cargo for Sakhalin-2
16:03 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to Mozambique
15:47 Taganrog Sea Commercial Port's H1 2018 employee benefits and rewards programme totals RUB 2.2 million
15:31 Melbourne port operator ICTSI may be investigated by State and Federal authorities
15:09 Bunker prices at Far Eastern ports remain flat
14:33 CMA CGM announces GRR from Asia to Indian Ocean
14:27 MABUX: Bunker prices may change irregular next week
14:13 Maersk Line announces rates from Far East to North Europe
13:42 First ever S-T-S loading of 70000dwt Panamax coal carrier performed at Shakhtersk harbour transshipment location in Sakhalin
13:32 More investment contracts at the Port of Gdansk
13:02 Wärtsilä equipped Canadian ferry will have minimal environmental impact
12:16 Damen Shipyards Galati celebrates 125 years
12:09 Okskaya Sudoverf Shipyard launches 6th serial barge of Project ROB20
12:03 Boskalis presents half-year results and terminates loss-making low-end transport activities
11:59 Port of Oakland container volume up 3.6 percent in July 2018
11:45 Rolls-Royce launches new battery system for ships