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China Merchants Group Limited is an international state-owned corporation. The company is operating under the auspices of the Chinese Ministry of Transport.

Marseille’ Eurofos has reached the milestone of 10 mln containers

Marseille, France (Ports Europe) January 22, 2024 – Last November, Eurofos crossed the threshold of 10 million containers handled since the start of its...

MEPs call for European Ports Summit

Brussels, Belgium (Ports Europe) December 7, 2023 – Today, European Unions MEPs on Transport and Tourism committee called for a European Port Summit. It...

GMP orders four more hybrid straddle carriers from Kalmar

Le Havre, France (PortSEurope) October 24, 2023 – Générale de Manutention Portuaire (GMP) in Le Havre has ordered with four more hybrid straddle...

CMPort’s Kumport container terminal increases traffic in first half of 2023

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) September 20, 2023 – CMPort’s Kumport container terminal registered 679,00 containers (TEU) handled In the first...

China’s CMPort sees container and bulk cargo traffic down in Q1 2023

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) April 17, 2023 – In the first three months of 2023, China’s CMPort saw container and bulk cargo traffic down. In this...

China’s CMPort container throughput up slightly in 2022

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) April 17, 2023 – China’s CMPort container throughput up slightly in 2022. Highlights: A full press release can be...

AIIA: China’s overseas ports acquisition program

Canberra, Australia (PortSEurope) April 11, 2023 – In recent years, increasing Chinese investments in foreign ports have attracted media attention....

CMPort increases TEU throughput by +12% in 2021

Hong Kong, China (PortSEurope) April 14, 2022 – In 2021, CMPort’s port sector recorded total container throughput of 135.04 million TEUs, a...

DP World consolidates Eurofos terminal in Fos-sur-Mer, exits Le Havre

DP World Limited and Terminal Link SA, a joint venture 51% owned by CMA CGM and 49% owned by China Merchants Port, have today reached a conditional agreement...

CMPort Expects Profit Growth of More than 40% in 2021

China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (SEHK:0144) released its latest earnings statement and expects the group’s profit for the year ending December...

“Russian tsar of Thessaloniki” now owns 71.85% of city’s port. Russia and China via proxies now control Greece’s second largest port

Thessaloniki, Greece (Ports Europe) December 24, 2021 – Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) has reported that Belterra Investments Ltd., owned by a Russian...

Are Chinese companies interested in Italy’s Port of Palermo?

Palermo, Sicily, Italy (PortSEurope) December 22, 2021 – In the last month, various reports have suggested that China may be looking at the Sicilian port...

China excluded from another Adriatic port

Rijeka, Croatia (PortSEurope) November 9, 2021 – Last week, it was announced that a joint venture of APM Terminals and the local ENNA had been awarded...

Port of Barcelona has signed the Ningbo Declaration

Barcelona, Spain (PortSEurope) October 25, 2021 – The Port of Barcelona attended the 6th Maritime Silk Road Port International Cooperation Forum, one of...

CMPort forecasts more than 170% profit increase in 1H 2021

On 14 July 2021, China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMPort) announced a positive profit alert for the 2021 interim results. The Group is...

China Merchants Port Holdings reports container cargo up over 25% in first four months of 2021

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) June 4, 2021 – China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) has reported significant growth in both container throughput and...

CVC Capital Partners and China Merchants Holdings may seek Kumport stake

Istanbul, Turkey (Ports Europe) May 26, 2021 – CVC Capital Partners and China Merchants Holdings International Co. are two companies interested in...

Analysis – Germany enters the fray for the reconstruction of the Port of Beirut; What about France, China, Turkey, the USA, Russia, the UAE & Kuwait?

Beirut, Lebanon (Ports Europe) April 7, 2021 – Germany is reportedly prepared to submit a proposal for the reconstruction of the port of Beirut, which was...

China Merchants Port reports 2020 financial results

Hong Kong, China (Ports Europe) April 3, 2021 – China Merchants Port Holdings Company Limited (CMPort) has reported annual results for the period ended...

New STS cranes from China’s ZPMC to arrive in Thessaloniki port

Thessaloniki, Greece (PortSEurope) February 10, 2021 – Thessaloniki Port Authority (ThPA) S.A. purchased two new, specially designed STS (Ship To Shore)...

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