APM Terminals was named winner of the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2013 “Port Operator Award”; the APM Terminals Asia-Pacific Region has interests in 18 facilities at 14 ports in China, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and India.
Asian northern ports, including china and Japan, handled 257.51 million TEUs, or 41.5% of total container volume worldwide in 2012. APM Terminals, with interests in 9 operating terminals in China and two in Japan, ranked 9th among Northern Asian terminal operators with an equity-weighted market share of 2.4% and 6.11 million TEUs handled in 2012. In June 2012 APM Terminals signed an agreement with the Port of Ningbo Group to jointly invest in and operate three berths comprising a one kilometer quay in Ningbo’s Meishan Container Terminal. The new facility is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2014. An expansion in Qingdao is currently in progress. APM Terminals Yokohama was ranked as the global leader in port productivity for 2012 as measured by crane moves per hour with a vessel in port by a recent JOC Group study, with 150 MPH.
Southeast Asian ports handled 87.6 million TEUs in 2012, representing 14.1% of total global container throughput. APM Terminals, with interests in two facilities in Laem Chabang, Thailand; CMIT in Cai Mep, Vietnam; and the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia, ranked 7th in equity-weighted throughput in Southeast Asia with 3 million TEUs handled, representing 3.4% of the regional market. The Port of Tanjung Pelepas, which ranked third in Southeast Asia and 18th globally in container throughput with 7.7 million TEUs in 2012, has announced a $470 million expansion to construct Berths 13 and 14, increasing capacity by 24% to 10.5 million TEUs and upgrade cranes. The new facilities are expected to be operational by May 1, 2014 and will be able to accommodate 18,000 TEU capacity vessels.
APM Terminals has operations in India’s largest container port, Jawaharlal Nehru Port, in Mumbai, and in the neighboring State of Gujarat on the Indian West Coast, at the Port of Pipavav. APM Terminals ranked 3rd in container throughput in South Asia in 2012 with an equity share volume of 2.29 million TEUs, representing 13.1% of the South Asian market.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port, (JNP) serving Mumbai, is India’s busiest container port, accounting for nearly 60% of all Indian containerized cargo traffic.
APM Terminals Mumbai, located at JNP, is the busiest container terminal in India, with throughput of 1.98 million TEUs in 2012, or 20% of India’s total container traffic. APM Terminals Pipavav, a full-service port, is India's first port in the private sector, and serves as a gateway for the West Coast of India for containers, bulk and liquid cargo. The recent completion of a dredging project and the delivery of new cranes have increased the container capacity of the port to 850,000 TEUs. An expansion now underway at Pipavav will include a new container berth of 348 meters for a contiguous berth of 735, capable of simultaneously working two post-Panamax vessels, additional dredging, three new post-Panamax cranes, and 10 new RTGs, which will increase annual throughout capacity to 1.5 million TEUs.