India has been one of the most important trading hot-spots since the ancient times. The country has some of the oldest sea ports in the world, which made the peninsula extremely busy with ship traffic. Find out seven oldest sea ports of India which have contributed greatly to make the foundation of the shipping industry in the country.
LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) terminal is a reception facility for unloading of cargo from LNG tankers. This purpose built ports are specially used for export and import of LNG. Find out how LNG terminal works.
A port can be defined as a harbor or an area that is able to provide shelter to numerous boats and vessels. Ports are classified on the basis of several reasons. Learn more about some of the main types of ports found around the world.
Considered as the world’s biggest deep water port, Yangshan is one of the three major constituents of the Shanghai Port and is connected to the mainland through the world’s largest sea bridge – Donghai Bridge.
The London Gateway Port Terminal or the London Gateway is the latest shipping constructional addition outskirts the city of London, on the Thames River at its North in the South-east county of Essex
Privately owned by the Adani business empire, the Mundra Port of Gujarat has changed the face of the shipping ports across the sub-continental nation. Know more about the shipping port inside the article.
The Kandla port of Gujarat, India forms a vital marine network for vessels entering India through its Western waters – the Arabian Sea. Situated in the Gulf of Kutch, in the province of Gujarat Kutch, the port of Kandla has been in existence since the mid-1900s. Know more inside the article.
The busiest ports in the world are determined on the basis of the container traffic passing through them. Not all biggest ports in the world are busiest ports. Mentioned in this article are the top ten busiest ports in the world.
Serving as a marine gateway to the Southern part of China, the port of Hong Kong is the world’s leading port in terms of handling and operating container vessels. The largest port in the world, the Hong Kong port has been widely regarded to be the pivot in the development of the province of Hong Kong.
The Singapore port is unanimously regarded to be the busiest port in the world. While generalising, it is referred to as the Singaporean port, it is in fact a collection of all porting and harbouring amenities offered by the nation to all international and national vessels in transit.
The port of Rotterdam – The world’s third biggest and Europe’s biggest port is located in the Netherlands and is third behind Asian giants, Shanghai and Singapore ports being first and second respectively.
Situated to the South-Eastern part of the North Sea on the Scheldt River, the Antwerp Port forms a major marine infrastructural depot in Europe. The port is placed second in the whole of Europe and ranks fourth internationally in terms of the cargo bulk passing through it.
The port of Mumbai is one of the most important commercial ports of India having some of the finest facilities for the ships and for cargo handling. It is also one of the oldest ports of the Country.
The Port of Hamburg is an internationally well-known and is the largest seaport of Germany. According to ranking statistics with respect to container capacity, the port is placed first in the whole of Germany, second in the whole of Europe and 11th amongst the other ports of the world.
Port reception facility is one of the most important facilities which every marine port that is host to sea going vessels must provide. Find out more about port reception facilities and what kind of ports must have them inside the article.
In the past few years shipping trade has increased drastically, leading to construction of massive ship ports to handle merchant ships. We bring to you top 10 biggest ports in the world of the year 2011.
Shipping ports have been used since the very ancient times . Many of these ancient ports are still very much in use around the world. In this article we present you some of the world’s top 15 oldest and most beautiful shipping ports and finest destinations.
Several ports around the world are inaccessible by big ships because of the draft problem. A deep water port is type of port which allows access to large and heavily loaded vessels. Know more about deep water ports inside the article.
In routine terms, a bumper is a ‘device consisting of bars at either end of a vehicle to absorb shock and prevent serious damage.’ A marine dock bumper is attached to the docks so as to prevent the boats from getting damaged if they hit the docks after they are moored properly. Sometimes it so […]
Ship’s captain approaches a port agents of a port agency for availing different shipping services like taking care of port formalities and other documentations.
Marine terminal is a part of the port where goods and cargo is loaded and unloaded in a ship.Marine terminals is an important cargo aspect necessity of a vessel
Marine fenders are a type of marine equipment that are used to prevent boats, ships and other naval vessels from colliding against each other or against docks, wharves and piers. In other words marine fenders can be simply termed as a marine bumper. Marine fenders are important marine equipment as they prevent loss to the […]
Telescopic cranes are another form of heavy cranes employed to transport and maneuver objects from one place to another. Cranes like the telescopic cranes are often used in day-to-day hauling operations but it has also to be noted that these heavy cranes are very important when it comes to carrying out maneuvering operations in ports as well.
Cranes are equipments that are used to maneuver heavy goods and items from one place to another. Gantry cranes are a variety of heavy cranes that are generally used to put together different heavy items into one single major item. Gantry cranes are commonly seen at busy ports for loading and unloading cargo. Since gantry cranes specialize in assembling the goods required to be put together, they are a very great help in ports.