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Portgraphic: Top 15 european container ports

1 Top 15 European container ports in 2015

The portgraphic shows the top 15 container ports in the European Union in 2015 based on container throughput expressed in TEU. It also includes container growth figures compared to 2014 and pre-crisis year 2007. What can we observe?

1. The total volume of the top 15 ports saw a small traffic decline of 1.6% compared to 2014, or one of the worst y-o-y growth figures in Europe’s container history. Only the dramatic year 2009 brought a larger drop in container throughput handled by the top 15 ports (i.e. minus 13.9%). Antwerp clearly outperformed its north European rivals by realizing a growth of 7.5% and overtaking Hamburg to become the second largest container port in Europe. In the Med, the ports of Valencia, Marsaxlokk, Genoa and Barcelona saw a healthy y-o-y growth;

2. The top 15 ports combined saw a meager 12.1% increase in container traffic compared to pre-crisis year 2007. Six of the 15 ports recorded container volumes in 2015 which remained below the 2007 figures. Star growers during the 2007-2015 period include Piraeus, Valencia, Algeciras and Marsaxlokk on Malta. An interesting note: all these ports heavily rely on sea-sea transhipment volumes;

3. Quite a few ports in Northern Europe with a weak or even negative growth (such as Hamburg and Le Havre) argue that gateway cargo recorded growth while the vulnerable transhipment flows to the Baltic and the UK saw a strong decline. The Baltic transhipment volumes are affected by the weak performance of the Russian economy and volume declines in most Baltic ports in Russia (St-Petersburg: -28% compared to 2014), Poland (Gdynia: -18%, Gdansk: -10%) and the Baltic States (Klaipeda: -13%, Riga: -20% and Tallinn: -8%).

The first signs for 2016 do not point to a traffic revival in the short-term. This opens the door for more intense port competition in Europe, but also for meaningful inter-port cooperation schemes. Hence, ports are challenged to design commercial and port planning strategies that can help them to reduce their exposure to a high vulnerability and volatility brought by the macro-economic environment, but also by the fast changing landscape in liner shipping (e.g. the launch of merger company COSCOCS and associated changes in alliance formation) and the broader logistics market. These are exciting times for European container ports.

Source: porteconomics.eu / Theo Notteboom

18 Apr 2017 17:57
The Grimaldi Group extends its services to Mexico

The Grimaldi Group announces an important enhancement of its overseas maritime services: a new direct service to Mexico, dedicated to the transport of cars, rolling freight and project cargo has been recently launched.
The link is an upgrade of a regular service between the Mediterranean and North America, already performed by the Group with great success since 2015. The new extended service connects the Italian ports of Civitavecchia and Savona and the Turkish port of Gemlik with the North American ports of Halifax (Canada), [ ... ]

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15 Apr 2017 19:35
The 4th Tweed Run will take place in Spetses!

The stylish bike ride that was warmly welcomed in the most important cities of the world as well in Spetses, comes for the fourth time on 21-23rd of April at the car-free, cosmopolitan island of the Saronic Gulf.
The Tweed Run is a carefree bike ride with vintage bikes and atmosphere of a bygone era, accompanied by stylish presences and stops for tea and picnics.
The 4th Tweed Run is looking forward to welcoming you and enjoy every moment of the 4th Tweed Run!

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14 Apr 2017 20:30
Shipping Company of the Year Award for the Grimaldi Group

The Italian group receives the prestigious recognition during the North America Automotive Global Awards

Naples, 10th April 2017 – In the majestic surroundings of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, last 5th April the Grimaldi Group received the Shipping Company of the Year award. The ceremony was held during the third edition of the North America Automotive Global Awards, an event organized by Three6Zero, an editorial group specialised in the automotive industry with various publications distributed in America, Asia, [ ... ]

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14 Apr 2017 16:13
MedCruise Ports head to China

As part of MedCruise marketing strategy aiming to promote the Mediterranean as the most popular cruise destination among Asian cruisers, MedCruise is attending this year ITB China 2017: http://www.itb-china.com/ event.

ITB China to be held 10-12 May in Shanghai is a travel trade show exclusively focused on the Chinese Travel Market. The three day event gathers international destinations, service and travel technology providers in Shanghai connecting them with handpicked Chinese buyers. MedCruise will be represented by Maria [ ... ]

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10 Apr 2017 19:33
Chinese Ports Reaching Maximum Capacity

China's ports could reach maximum capacity by early June as stockpiles iron ore build pressure on facilities to create more storage space – resulting in buildings being demolished to create larger ones, trading sources have told Reuters.

The current volume of iron ore in China equates to about 95 million tonnes of steel — enough to build 12,960 replicas of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

This is a result of the marketplace jumping 15.3% in January-February as a price rally last year extended into 2017.

However, imported ore [ ... ]

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06 Apr 2017 19:57
George Marinakis at the opening of the

During the official opening of the "50th International Andros Regatta”, we met Mr. Marinakis- the Managing Director of SetelHellas, who gave us a short interview.

Q: There are a lot of discussions around "green shipping" lately, especially after the recent regulatory measures by EU and IMO.Can the maritime industryto be leader in green technology?

A:First of all, I would like to congratulate the organizers for the wonderful evening and wish them good luck.

Now- at the macro scale, the world that we are living today is simply [ ... ]

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05 Apr 2017 14:31
The Grimaldi Group Supplier of the Year 2016 by General Motors

This is the 16th time that the Group has received the award in the last 17 years.

The Grimaldi Group was named a Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 25th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held Friday, March 31st in Orlando, Florida.

GM recognized 118 of its best suppliers from 15 countries that have consistently exceeded GM’s expectations, created outstanding value or brought new innovations to the company. The announcement represented the most suppliers GM has recognized since debuting the Supplier [ ... ]

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03 Apr 2017 13:51
Cruise ports develop infrastructure to meet new environmental requirements

Cruise ports also aim to develop infrastructure to meet new environmental requirements. To help members achieve this, MedCruise has partnered with the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC). Together, the organisations plan to advance guidelines on the development of cruise port infrastructure and help MedCruise members benefit from the growth of the industry. The first discussions were held at the MedCruise General Assembly in Tenerife last September. Architects often design port facilities according [ ... ]

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