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  • 14 May 2013

    Two strong partners with wide experience from the offshore and heavy lift industries are behind the new stevedoring company Nordic Stevedoring based in Esbjerg in Denmark. With a unique workforce of industry specialists, the new company wants to set new standards in safety and efficiency. Offshore-equipment, wind turbines and project cargoes are some of the […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Competition between stevedoring companies at Australia’s three largest container ports is set to intensify as there are three stevedores competing at Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, a report from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) finds. The fiercer competition is being announced despite a rise of stevedoring operating profits per TEU worth over 25 percent in […]

  • 30 October 2018

    Profitability of stevedores falling despite increases in infrastructure charges, ACCC said in a report.

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu-based Hawaii Stevedores and the Hawaii State Department of Transportation (HDOT) will continue the joint development of the Kapalama Container Terminal (KCT). The state has confirmed its commitment for Hawaii Stevedores to lease the new 84-acre, state-of-the-art KCT, which will be constructed at the former Kapalama Military Reserve Terminal at Sand Island in Honolulu, as part of […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Melbourne-based shipping operator Toll Transport was convicted and fined a record AUD 1 million (around USD 752,000) over the death of an employee who was crushed to death while helping load the Tasmanian Achiever at Webb Dock in the Port Melbourne in 2014, WorkSafe Victoria reports. The company pleaded guilty in the Melbourne County Court to […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ports of Auckland has today decided to introduce competitive stevedoring into its Fergusson and Bledisloe Container Terminal operations. This announcement comes after an extensive eight-week consultation and evaluation process. This produced a compelling business case showing that competitive stevedoring could enable Auckland to become New Zealand’s best-performing port, and a leader in the Asia-Pacific region […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port operator DP World Australia has signed a new agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Lines to be their stevedore of choice on the company’s major services into Australia. The contract delivers the majority of containers through DP World Australia for an extended contract period, “resulting in a stronger relationship between the companies,” according to Paul Scurrah, DP World Australia […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Gerd Buss Stevedoring wants to strengthen its market position in 2012. Buss’ subsidiary has wide product portfolio and location-independent services. “We look forward with confidence to the coming year 2012. The Gerd Buss Stevedoring is well positioned in the industry.“ said Wilfried Gerotzke, Managing Director of Gerd Buss Stevedoring. The fact that they are […]

  • 31 October 2014

    Increased competition is delivering improvements in Australian stevedoring, according to the 16th annual container stevedoring monitoring report issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. However, according to ACCC, there are two key risks to future performance in the industry. These risks are the potential impacts of labour outcomes and port privatisations where adequate regard […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An increased competition in Australia’s container stevedoring has pushed prices to their lowest level in seventeen years, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) 2015-2016 Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report. The drop in prices reflects increasing competition between stevedores as they attempt to retain and/or win new shipping line customers, ACCC said. “Australia’s container stevedoring […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona approves an agreement between stevedore unions and their employers.

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam’s container stevedores APMT MVII, APMTR, ECT and RWG have agreed to streamline the so-called inter-terminal container transport on the Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam Authority said in a release.  By using a closed transport route that links the terminals, it will be possible to transport containers without documents from one customs area to another. In principle, […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port operator Ports America and stevedoring and maritime-related services provider Cooper/T. Smith have merged their breakbulk operations in the Port of Houston into a new joint venture called Cooper/Ports America (C/PA). The new joint venture commenced operations on October 1, 2016. Additionally, C/PA agreed to acquire all the assets of Shippers Stevedoring and Chaparral Stevedoring […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland Ltd (POAL) has been fined NZD 55,000 and ordered to pay NZD 25,000 in reparation to a stevedore who suffered serious injuries unloading a container ship at the port in January 2014. POAL admitted a charge laid by Maritime New Zealand of failing to take all practicable steps to ensure the safety of […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Terminal operator and stevedoring company Great Lakes Stevedoring DBA Metro Ports has become a Green Marine member.

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DP World, Hutchison Ports and VICT would remove potentially unfair contract terms, ACCC said.

  • 20 June 2016

    Ports of Auckland Ltd. (POAL) has been fined NZD 49,980 (USD 35,551) and ordered to pay NZD 12,000 in reparations after a stevedore employed by the company fell nearly three meters off the unguarded edge of a hatch lid, suffering injuries. POAL pleaded guilty to a charge laid by Maritime NZ  under the Health and […]

  • 8 March 2005

    A local stevedoring company will add 50 employees to its workforce when it moves to a location on Blount Island nearly twice the size of its current facility. The board of directors of the Jacksonville Port Authority has approved a 20-year lease with Coastal Maritime Stevedoring LLC.

  • 18 September 2018

    Portuguese stevedoring unions are planning to stage a 24-hour strike on September 20.

  • 26 January 2018

    Stevedores will stage a 24-hour strike at all ports in Finland on February 2.

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Grieg Star AS has sold Squamish Terminals, a major break-bulk terminal, to Western Stevedoring.

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A stevedore worker lost his life while working at a container terminal in the Spanish Port of Bilbao.