Topic: Ro-ro

Ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge merge

Ports & TerminalsThe City of Antwerp and the City of Bruges have reached an agreement to merge their ports. The combined port, to be named Port of Antwerp-Bruges, won’t climb the ladder in ranks but will further...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Höegh ships turbine blades for DSV

Ro/roPRESS RELEASE – Höegh Autoliners has shipped three 45-metre long rotor blades from Santander to Melbourne in Australia. The ro/ro carrier was contracted by DSV Projects Portugal which transported the blades overland from the factory...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Wagenborg opens new office in Terneuzen

Ro/roPRESS RELEASE – Wagenborg has opened a new office in Terneuzen to expand its services in the Netherlands and Belgium. Specifically, the office will support the company’s ro/ro liner service to and from the Baltic...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Port of Felixstowe Upgrades Ro/Ro Facilities

Ro/roPRESS RELEASE – In her first port visit of 2020, Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP has inspected the site of work to upgrade Roll-on/Roll-off facilities at Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe. The works will allow the...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk volumes in Antwerp take massive hit

BreakbulkConventional breakbulk volume in Antwerp has taken a massive beating in 2019, dropping 18% year-on-year. Port of Antwerp describes the decrease as “a consequence of the turbulence in the world”, pointing at the ongoing trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Yet another Grimaldi ship caught fire

Another Grimaldi-operated ro/ro vessel has caught fire. On November 21, a fire broke out in the engine room of the 1997-built Eurocargo Trieste just after it had left the port of Livorno.  None of the crew...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers