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CARGO SAILING SHIPS; BECOMING SERIOUS BUSINESS?

COMMENT: Over the past couple of years, sailing cargo ships have made a bit of a comeback, writes Peter de Langen.....

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MANAGING DOWNTIME RISK

Barry Larrain, Big Trucks Industry Manager, Hyster Company, charts how to comprehensively manage downtime risk with container handling equipment.....

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PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES

Key Italian ports have long expressed the ambition to extend their hinterlands. AJ Keyes reviews progress, plans and what obstacles remain.....

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DOWN, BUT SPENDING BIG

Despite being hit hard by COVID 19, many gateway container ports in Italy continue to invest in capacity. Accommodating bigger vessels is the main catalyst, A J Keyes reports.....

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ELECTRIFICATION: GOOD TO GO

Progressively the door to port electrification projects is opening up. System supplier Siemens relays up to the minute thinking, experience and plans.....

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Ecuador economic port zone

A special economic zone at an Ecuadorian port will boost the country’s foreign trade.....

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Electric tractors green new terminal

Electric tractors will help reduce the environmental footprint of a new Ivory Coast container terminal.....

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Tech feat simplifies rail efficiency

Rail efficiency at ports and terminals has been made easier to achieve with a new technology solution.....

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Digital perception radar for ports

Digital perception radar technology is helping accelerate smart port automation in China.....

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3D-CHESS IN SANTOS

Rob Ward examines in depth the forthcoming Santos port privatisation and charts why the process is going to be very complicated.....

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Quantum computing could optimise supply chain

Quantum computing is being explored by a logistics company to find new ways to optimise the supply chain.....

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Greek terminal investments boost capacity

Investments at a Greek container terminal will boost its capacity and ability to compete for business.....

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Zagreb Pier questions

A second tender has been issued for the Zagreb Pier Container Terminal in Rijeka, Croatia, but the way it has been let and the operator selection criteria fall far outside the norm, A J Keyes reports.....

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Australia’s first green port is underway

Plans to build Australia’s first ‘green’ port are underway.....

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BRAZIL ROLLS OUT PRIVATISATION PROGRAMME

The latest phase of Brazilian port privatisation and terminal concessioning is rolling out. Rob Ward talks exclusively to the country’s Minister for Ports and Waterways.....

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REFINING VESSEL ARRIVAL

Nick Labrosse, Sales amp Marketing Director of Trelleborg’s marine and infrastructure operation, explains how to maximise vessel docking and mooring efficiency through astute equipment maintenance and staff training.....

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THE LOCALISATION TREND AND THE IMPACT ON PORTS

COMMENT: Maritime freight flows are the result of past supply chain design choices if companies design global supply chains this results in global freight flows, writes Peter de Langen.....

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PORTS: GREAT ENGINES OF GROWTH

COMMENT: Yes, this column’s name refers to a place up north, but, like many native New Yorkers, I spend time in the “Sixth Borough” otherwise known as Florida, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6d-1h-22m ago

BEHOLD AN ERA OF INNOVATION IS UNDERWAY

COMMENT: The container was probably the last mega innovation in the world of ports and shipping, writes Mike Mundy.....

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Damages sought over concession dispute

One of the world’s largest port operators is seeking millions in damages over a long running concession dispute.....

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CALLAO: TWO SPEED EXPANSION

Port of Callao has two global terminal operators, with both looking to raise capacity. AJ Keyes looks at the different plans and what the short term holds for Peru’s largest container port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6d-17h-56m ago

UK’s largest construction materials terminal

A 25 year port partnership will see the UK’s largest construction materials terminal built.....

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STS cranes boost big ship capability

Mega STS cranes have been ordered by a US port authority readying itself for the world’s largest container vessels.....

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Port feels pinch of ‘part-time service”

Canada’s second largest port is once again facing an industrial action standoff with serious consequences for productivity.....

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Kenya port to open in June

A Chinese built port in Kenya is expected to be operational in June.....

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First US container terminal since 2009 opens

The first container terminal has opened in the US since 2009.....

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NEW SMART BOLLARD TESTS

A new Smart Bollard is under test in Rotterdam – major benefits are foreseen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1w-3d-1h-51m ago

Companies compete to rebuild Beirut

A container shipping company and German consortium have floated plans to rebuild the Port of Beirut following chemical explosions which destroyed a large part of it last year.....

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Digital ports project improves efficiency

Five ports in Malaysia will undergo a digital transformation to improve operational efficiency.....

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CHILE LOOKS FOR CAPACITY AND CALM WATERS

While Chile’s port decision makers ponder whether or not to push ahead with the $3.5billion Puerto Exterior Outer Port project, there are growing fears that all Chilean ports may become only feeder ports, as Rob Ward discovers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1w-6d-1h-47m ago

NEW RULES, PAPERWORK, BARRIERS AND ROUTES

A steady series of headlines makes one thing clear – BREXIT most certainly isn’t “done”! Felicity Landon considers the fallout for some of the key UK ports involved.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1w-6d-1h-56m ago

Adani Ports acquires 100% of Indian port

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd. APSEZ has taken 100% ownership of an Indian port.....

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GB£40m UK terminal investment

GB£40m will be invested into a UK container terminal to provide customers with speed, security, reliability and flexibility.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-2d-4h-24m ago

Greek port tender launches

An international public tender process has been launched for the development of a Greek port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-2d-7h-14m ago

DESIGN OPTIONS STACK-UP

New design options continue to be added for RTGs and RMGs catering for diverse requirements. John Bensalhia investigates innovative product initiatives from leading manufacturers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-2d-8h ago

THREE SOLUTIONS FOR DRAYAGE

Adrian Weiler, Dr. Eva Savelsberg and Matthew Wittemeier of INFORM review three of the common challenges seen in port and terminal drayage operations and outline available optimisation solutions....

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European ports prepare for Suez congestion

European ports are preparing for increased traffic following the refloating of the ‘Ever Given’ ship and the reopening of the Suez Canal.....

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Major US infrastructure investment

Capital improvement projects have been approved at a US port that will increase container capacity by 20%.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-6d-8h-30m ago

Pushback on Patrick charges

Australia’s container transport industry is stridently opposing new increases in landside fees and charges applied by Patrick Terminals from 1 March.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-6d-18h-39m ago

GREEN DEAL FUNDING APPLICATION

A joint application for EU funding designed to facilitate assisting ports to become sustainable multimodal nodes has been submitted by the ports of Stockholm, Belfast, Lubeck and Gent.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2w-6d-18h-58m ago

First UK mainland port with 5G

A milestone deal will see the first private 5G network established at UK mainland port in a bid to improve the reliability and security of communications.....

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Guide helps ports cut GHG emissions

A guide focusing on eight practical measures which can support GHG emissions reduction at the ship port interface has been released.....

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IT guide for port productivity

Boosting productivity and throughput in ports and container terminals will be made easier with a new IT guide.....

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NEW ADMINISTRATION, NEW ‘SUPER-CYCLE’

COMMENT: All along the East Coast, the talk is all about off shore wind, writes Barry Parker.....

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Nicaragua investment

The National Port Company CPN of Nicaragua forecasts it will handle five million tonnes in 2021, which compares to 4.5 million tonnes in 2020.....

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A BIG STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

COMMENT: The environmental media has been awash with news that shipping giant Maersk is aiming to launch its first ‘carbon neutral’ cargo liner vessel, writes Charles Haine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3w-1d-19h-33m ago

Mega vessel handling with eco harbour cranes

Eco efficient harbour cranes will enable a Nigerian container terminal to accommodate larger vessels and be more sustainable.....

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Ever Given aftermath: congestion likely

Congestion and delays are likely at European ports as the flow of ships in the Suez Canal resumes following the refloating of the stuck amp 39 Ever Given amp 39 vessel.....

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Ports authority faces fraud investigation

Corruption has blighted an African ports authority following the suspension of its director general.....

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Deal struck to sell Navis

Cargotec has signed an agreement to sell Navis for an enterprise value of EUR380m.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3w-6d-6h-44m ago

Stuck ship threatens supply chain

The threat of supply chain disruption is growing with every hour a stuck ship spends on the Suez Canal.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4w-10m ago

Competition opens for Croatia terminal

Competition has opened for a concession to develop and operate a container terminal in Croatia.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4w-1d-2h-31m ago

Airstrikes hit Yemen port

Saudi led coalition airstrikes against Houthi targets have hit a port in Yemen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4w-1d-4h-2m ago

Hybrid straddle carriers green Taiwan port

Diesel electric straddle carriers have been ordered by a Taiwanese port to help it protect the environment and move closer towards sustainability.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4w-1d-16h-44m ago

Irish port faces capacity challenge

An Irish port has set out to tackle a growth challenge as it estimates it will reach its maximum throughput capacity between 2030 and 2040.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4w-2d-4h-26m ago

FURTHER STEPS NEEDED FOR NEW MERGER

COMMENT: On goes the wave of mergers of port development companies, this time between the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3h-44m ago

CARRIERS HOLD THE KEY IN BA

The Buenos Aires port labour conundrum is still ongoing but, as Rob Ward discovers, peace at the port is now in the hands of three shipping lines.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4h-9m ago

JV propels multimodal logistics investment

Two major maritime players have formed a joint venture company to invest in multimodal logistics facilities in Asia and enhance connectivity and trade flows between Europe and Asia.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-5h-10m ago

2023 launch for greenfield Nigerian port

Commercial operations at a new greenfield port development in Nigeria will begin in the first quarter of 2023.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-6h-50m ago

Powerful tug for safer large vessel handling

Safer handling of large vessels has been enabled at a New Zealand port with a NZD9.4m order for a 65t bollard pull BP tug.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3d-2h-10m ago

Digital ship clearance project seeks port

The search is on for a medium sized port to take part in a pilot project to establish an efficient digitalised system for electronic exchange of information in ports for ship clearance.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3d-4h-6m ago

AUSTRALIA – CHINA COAL SLIP INEVITABLE

COMMENT: Tensions between China and Australia continue and appear to be progressively negatively impacting trading arrangements, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4d-34m ago

Terminal operators: shoulders to the wheel…

COMMENT: It’s unusual that the supply side of the container sector is under pressure – that container availability and shipping capacity is stretched and when available invariably only at a high price, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4d-54m ago

AI optimisation drives terminal efficiency

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ICTSI has announced the successful live implementation of an AI powered operational optimisation tool that improves truck and equipment efficiency at its flagship Manila International Container Terminal MICT .....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4d-3h-46m ago

SUPPLY: THE CRITICAL ISSUE

The supply side of supply chains is under pressure. But according to analyst Johan Paul Verschuure of consultancy firm the Rebel Group, it may eventually prompt more flexible and innovative solutions.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4d-4h-20m ago

Israeli tech aids Brazilian port navigation

A Brazilian port and maritime logistics operator has invested in an Israeli tech startup that will enable it to boost safe navigation and efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-4d-5h-41m ago

AIDrivers Autonomous Prime Movers development

AIDrivers was awarded an Autonomous Prime Movers APM proof of concept project in October 2018 by PSA Singapore.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-5d-3h-53m ago

Kalmar strikes major equipment deal

Cargotec’s Kalmar has struck a big order with a Turkey headquartered port operator for a total of 27 new Kalmar machines.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-5d-7h-4m ago

APSEZ onboard controversial port project

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zones Ltd. APSEZ has received official confirmation of its involvement in a controversial Sri Lankan port project.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-6d-3h-15m ago

Proactive supply chain can tackle congestion

Proactive responses across the supply chain will be vital to tackle port congestion as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-6d-18h-59m ago

WINNERS AND LOSERS

COVID 19 meant that 2020 was a very challenging year for north European ports, entailing a switchback ride for trade and an array of differing results. The outlook remains unclear, so what does this tell us, asks leading analyst, Andrew Penfold ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-6d-23h-1m ago

Europa Terminal gets mega vessel upgrade

The Europa Terminal at the Port of Antwerp will be upgraded to enable it to handle the largest container vessels.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-2h-40m ago

LUANDA TENDER CONTROVERSY

Serious questions are being asked about the recent tender award process for the multipurpose terminal in Luanda.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-5h-3m ago

SHORT-HAUL RAIL ASSESSED

A new study commissioned by the Australian Railway Association drills into the viability of getting short haul rail working in conjunction with Australia’s main containerports. Dave Macintyre examines the pros and cons.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-8h-30m ago

COMBINING PAST AND FUTURE

Richard Crowther, Associate Maritime Engineer of consultancy firm WSP, asks if historic waterways combined with vessel automation, and in some cases integrated vessel/berth design, hold the key to unlocking effective supply chain solutions ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-9h-30m ago

A LABOURED PATH

It is interesting that during a time when there was a clear need to “pull together,” 2020 featured a number of high profile port labour strikes – in Australia, Argentina, Canada, France, Portugal amongst others.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-1d-4h-39m ago

5G technology improves port safety

5G technology is being used to improve safety in ports in a new project using 5G networks to connect cranes, vehicles, and people by merging different advanced communication and localisation technologies.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-3d-1h-56m ago

Liebherr crane supports heavy lifting

One UK port has invested in a Liebherr Crawler Crane with capable of heavy lifting and handling to enable it to process goods more quickly.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-3d-3h-38m ago

Brexit border control plans change

The UK Government has set out a new timetable for introducing post Brexit import border control processes.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-4d-12m ago

New rail service from Felixstowe

A new daily rail service has been introduced at Hutchison Ports amp 39 Port of Felixstowe to further build its supply chain efficiency and sustainability.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-4d-6h-2m ago

CONNECTED TECHNOLOGIES

Lynsey Jeffers, Smart Infrastructure Sector Lead – Ports UK, Siemens, explains how an integrated approach to planning, installation and service can help ports exploit their full energy efficiency potential.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-5d-8h-30m ago

Automated straddle carriers for OZ operator

12 fully automated straddle carriers have been ordered by an Australian container terminal operator as part of a plan to boost efficiency at its terminals.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-6d-1h-50m ago

BATTERY POWER ON THE RISE

The list of ports investing in electrical energy storage is rising dramatically. It is an evolving technology with expanding options, Stevie Knight investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-6d-7h-30m ago

STS CRANES: INVESTMENT LED

The Ship to Shore container gantry sector is experiencing a lower level of demand but the order pipeline and design innovations continue. John Bensalhia reports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-1w-6d-8h-30m ago

STS’ KPIs THAT WORK

A new methodology of applying key performance indicators to ship to shore container gantry operations offers dual benefits. AJ Keyes highlights the study’s principal findings.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-7h-30m ago

SHOCKWAVES, VULNERABILITIES AND PREDICTIONS FOR 2021

What lies ahead for the maritime sector in 2021 Against a background of the impact of COVID 19, Felicity Landon highlights select expert views.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-7h-30m ago

ROLLERCOASTER RIDE IN CALIFORNIA

The three container ports in California endured a challenging 2020. AJ Keyes looks at how they performed and priorities for 2021.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-8h ago

TUNNEL VISION

A new tunnel is the “best solution” for Port of Santos cross port connectivity. In an exclusive interview, Rob Ward talks to Casemiro Tercio Carvalho, a leading proponent of the tunnel option, to hear the case for this option.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-8h-30m ago

APSEZ takes stake in Indian port

The Adani Ports and Special Economic Zones APSEZ will acquire a minority stake in a deep water, multi purpose port in India with a 64 MMT capacity.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-17h-15m ago

US$1.2bn port development for Indonesia

Construction of a US$1.2 bn international greenfield container port and industrial logistics park in Indonesia will begin this year with commercial port operations expected to begin in 2023.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-17h-15m ago

PORTS ARE STRUGGLING

COMMENT: The economics, such as they are, of the COVID 19 crisis is playing havoc at the ports as is the virus infection as well, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-2d-8h-30m ago

China-linked hackers target Indian port

China linked hackers are actively targeting an Indian port as Indian authorities block attempts to penetrate the nation’s electrical sector.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-3d-44m ago

Cavotec narrows its focus

Cavotec will narrow its focus to the ports and maritime sector to further develop its work in electrification and automation for improved sustainability.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-3d-4h-3m ago

Lithium-ion ready trucks aid productivity

Three new “lithium ion ready” Platform Pallet Truck models have been launched that can maximise productivity in intense industry applications.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-3d-17h-44m ago

Eight freeports in England named

The UK Government has announced that eight new English freeports will be established following a competitive bidding process.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-4d-5h-48m ago

Sri Lanka confirms new terminal deal

The Sri Lankan government has confirmed a new terminal development deal following its U turn on a major project last month.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-4d-23h-58m ago

CMA CGM grows in Med with terminal stake

The CMA CGM Group is building up its terminal footprint position in the Mediterranean through a container terminal equity stake acquisition.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-5d-5h-41m ago

Draft trials key to bigger ships in Belgium

Draft extension trials that will determine whether a Belgian port can handle the world’s biggest container ships have begun on a major river.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-5d-22h-3m ago

MUA: THE BIGGER PICTURE

Victoria International Container Terminals is the latest Australian terminal operator to be dragged into conflict with the Maritime Union of Australia. The MUA cites failure to reach an Enterprise Agreement as the cause but is this the whole story ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-2w-6d-22h-5m ago

FREEPORTS: THE BIDS ARE IN

David Mundy of legal firm BDB Pitmans discusses the main criteria, candidates and challenges associated with the selection process for operators of the 10 new UK Freeports....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-2h-37m ago

Nigeria tackles corruption and congestion

A Nigerian Ports Process Manual NPPM has been launched to cut corruption, promote transparency, improve efficiency and reduce congestion at ports and terminals.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-5h-35m ago

NO TO EASY GATES TO GO THROUGH

COMMENT: It is interesting to note that the latest UNCTAD Review of Maritime Transport highlights what it sees as the plight of small island states SIDS , buffeted under the impact of the pandemic and subject to regular shocks as a result of climate change. writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-7h-22m ago

Calling the shots under COVID-19

COMMENT: At this juncture, it would have been excellent to look at COVID 19 in the rear view mirror, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-7h-30m ago

MULTIRIO MULTI GAINS

MultiRio container terminal in Rio de Janeiro has a new terminal operating deal and is gearing up to handle the largest box ships in the East Coast of South America ECSA trades, as Rob Ward discovers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-7h-30m ago

The relevance of economics on international trade and ports?

COMMENT: Harping on a familiar subject, we really do need to ask ourselves what relevance economics has on international trade writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-8h-30m ago

Contracts signed for $125m port rail project

Contracts have been signed for a $125m Australian port rail project that improve supply chain logistics and reduce congestion.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-3d-1h-46m ago

Port operations common language within reach

Port operators and manufacturers are moving closer towards adopting a common language for port operations with increased operational efficiency, safety, improved cyber security improvement, costs reduction and a carbon footprint decrease.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-3d-4h-6m ago

Swedish terminal move enables growth

A Swedish port has announced plans to move its container terminal with construction possible from 2026 and operations from 2028.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-4d-2h-19m ago

China targets transport efficiency

China has unveiled plans to make its transport sector more efficient over the next 15 years offering better supply chain connectivity to 27 major coastal ports and 36 major inland ports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-4d-3h-31m ago

Autonomous drones network to aid safety

Drones are playing an increasingly important role in the future of one port as it embarks on a series of inspection and control tests using a drone to help maintain onsite safety.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-5d-3h-25m ago

VICT strikes suspended

Strikes have been suspended at ICTSI’s Victoria International Container Terminal VICT at the Port of Melbourne.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-1mo-3w-6d-44m ago

Rotterdam awards harbour expansion contract

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has selected contractors for the construction of new quays in the Princess Amalia Harbour as part of its container throughput expansion investment.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4h-30m ago

PORTS: A FRONT ROW SEAT

COMMENT: I must confess, over the past four years, I got a little tired of writing about the huge breakthrough “Infrastructure” investment initiatives which, as all boats rise with the tide, would benefit ports throughout the USA, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-8h-30m ago

A STRATEGIC PLAN: TICKS THE BOXES BUT RADICAL ENOUGH?

COMMENT: The French Haropa ports of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris are steadily implementing the full merger announced over two years ago and the final step should be ready in June of this year, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-8h-45m ago

Vessels calls up but rail sees delays

The share of ports facing a significant drop in container vessels calls has dropped but there has been an increase in barge and rail delays.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3d-1h-20m ago

California port establishes FTZ

One port in California has established a Foreign Trade Zone FTZ to enable cost savings for customers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3d-4h-10m ago

MAKING A CONNECTION

For freight to achieve predictability of movement, port and terminal development has to rise to the challenge of achieving efficient, congestion free, connectivity with hinterland markets. Mike Mundy assesses the road ahead.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3d-20h-46m ago

FMC takes new action on container congestion

The Federal Maritime Commission FMC is taking a new step to help address container congestion at US ports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4d-1h-11m ago

Ports key to hydrogen development

The role that ports can play in the development of the hydrogen industry will be highlighted in the second edition of the World Hydrogen Summit.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4d-2h-7m ago

BUILDING ROBUST REVENUES PART 2

Highly respected industry analyst, Andrew Penfold, considers service and contractual issues that promote long term sustainable relations between shipping lines and container terminal operators.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4d-19h-41m ago

RTG DEMAND UP, RMGs DOWN

PEMA recently released its 8th Annual Yard Container Survey report. AJ Keyes looks at the results off ered from this association of port equipment suppliers....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4d-22h-45m ago

Study considers SOHAR Port expansion

A feasibility study will be carried out for the expansion of SOHAR Port alongside the addition of a new container terminal capable of receiving mega vessels.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-6d-1h-41m ago

VICT strikes are attacking automation

A series of planned strikes at ICTSI’s Victoria International Container Terminal VICT at the Port of Melbourne is an attack on its automated status, VICT’s CEO has said.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-2h-17m ago

Hutchison Ports to develop Saudi port

Hutchison Ports has signed an investment and operation agreement for a new port in Saudi Arabia.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-4h-15m ago

Ports of Indiana seeks terminal operator

The Ports of Indiana has issued a Request for Proposals RFP as it seeks a general cargo terminal operator at one of its ports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-3d-1h-57m ago

CONVENTIONAL WISDOM

John Bensalhia assesses the rubber tyred gantry sector identifying positive demand and ongoing design innovation including for what can be dubbed “conventional units”.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-3d-22h-48m ago

Cranes help Antwerp Container Terminal grow

Antwerp Container Terminal ACOT has ordered two new ship to shore container cranes with unique offset primary rocking beams to enable operational flexibility.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-4d-3h-1m ago

Port of Felixstowe ro-ro upgrade complete

Work to allow Hutchison Ports’ Port of Felixstowe to accommodate larger ro ro vessels and improve the efficiency of vessel operations has been completed.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-5d-5h-10m ago

ABP invests in new port rail service

Associated British Ports ABP has invested GB£300,000 in a new rail service at a major UK port to help green its operations further.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-5d-5h-35m ago

OVER LAND OR SEA?

It could result in more earth being moved than both the Panama and the Suez canals combined and it won’t pay for itself. Stevie Knight asks if the Thai Canal is still worth consideration ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-1w-5d-23h-16m ago

Penang FCZ to boost transhipment

Penang Port has established a free commercial zone FCZ to boost shipping and transhipment activities.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-4h-27m ago

BPA sets out freeports priorities

Three priorities for the establishment of freeports have been outlined by the British Ports Association BPA as the application window for ports in England to apply for freeport status closes on 5 February.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-3d-2h-45m ago

Coastlink postponed until September

Mercator Media Ltd has postponed the Coastlink conference until September.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-3d-3h-14m ago

MELBOURNE MAPS THE FUTURE

The Port of Melbourne PoM has crafted a development strategy to 2050. And next on the agenda is a so called ‘tariff rebalancing’ to help pay for it.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-3d-21h-33m ago

CHINA – AUSTRALIA COAL WARS

Souring international relations between China and Australia are now seriously threatening coal exports from Australia. AJ Keyes assesses what the impact could be on both sides.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-3d-22h-45m ago

Westports terminal expansion on track

Westports has reconfirmed its commitment to its planned container terminal expansion works following recent congestion, strong throughput and demand for container yard space.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-4d-44m ago

Sri Lanka scraps terminal development deal

Sri Lanka has decided to scrap a deal with India and Japan for the development of a port terminal in the country.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-4d-4h-37m ago

PPP plans for India’s ports

The Indian Government is moving towards port privatisation with plans for seven public private partnership PPP port projects during 2021 22.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-4d-21h-55m ago

Digitalisation key for South Asian ports

Digitalisation, risk management and a focused approach to sustainable transition are key issues for South Asian ports, a new webinar has found.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-5d-4h-51m ago

Mexico port development launches

A new greenfield port development site on the northern Pacific coast of Mexico has been launched and identified as a long term alternative to the southern California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-2w-5d-18h-52m ago

Milestone for container exchange scheme

An initiative launched to organise the efficient exchange by rail of containers between terminals in the Port of Rotterdam has passed the 100,000 TEU mark.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-3h-14m ago

UK terminal operator expands into France

A UK headquartered terminal operator has expanded its operations into France with the creation of subsidiary company.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-4h-46m ago

GREEN DRIVER OR DIVERSION?

Has the drive for sustainability been knocked off course by COVID 19 Or might the pandemic actually focus minds on the green road ahead Felicity Landon reports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-9h-30m ago

UK ports ‘somewhat confident” about business

Two thirds of UK ports feel ‘somewhat confident’ about the business outlook for 2021, a new survey shows.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-3d-39m ago

CMA CGM to run new terminal in Egypt

CMA CGM has struck a deal to operate and manage a planned new terminal at an Egyptian port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-4d-4h-30m ago

FREEPORTS AND PLANNING

Aaron Nelson, Senior Associate at UK based law firm BDB Pitmans, considers the UK Government’s planning regime for the country’s proposed Freeports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-4d-5h-58m ago

40% stake in RSGT sold

Two 20% shares of Red Sea Gateway Terminal Limited RSGT have been sold to accelerate its domestic and international growth plans.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-4d-6h-17m ago

STS cranes enable ULCV handling

North Sea Terminal Bremerhaven NTB has taken delivery of four new ship to shore STS container cranes that will allow it to handle future generations of ultra large container vessels ULCVs ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-5d-1h-57m ago

ABP completes GB£50m container investment

Associated British Ports ABP has completed a GB£50m container handling investment that has reduced carbon emissions, increased capacity and enabled a more efficient service.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-5d-2h-46m ago

Turkish port operator sold

Global Ports Holding has sold a port operator in Turkey, bringing it closer to its goal of being a pure cruise port operator.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-3w-6d-40m ago

DP World wins Angola concession

DP World has signed a 20 year concession agreement with the Government of Angola to operate a terminal in Angola.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4w-3h-10m ago

London freeport consortium gains partner

The bid for a freeport on the River Thames has become stronger as a new partner reinforces regeneration and clean growth potential.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4w-3h-20m ago

Tanger Med financing plan progresses

Clifford Chance is advising on the €133m financing of the construction of the third container terminal TC3 at the Port of Tanger Med 2 in Morocco.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-2mo-4w-20h-41m ago

Scottish Government unveils green ports model

The Scottish Government is developing plans for a new model of green ports focused on inclusive growth, fair work practices and delivering a net zero economy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2h-37m ago

ICTSI completes berth expansion project

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ICTSI has completed a berth expansion project at one of its major terminals that effectively raises annual capacity to over 3.3m TEUs.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1d-5h-17m ago

HHLA takes majority stake in automation firm

HHLA is acquiring the majority share of an automation specialist to continue its growth and innovation focused strategy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1d-6h-23m ago

Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals sale

Two companies have agreed in principle to acquire Rotterdam Short Sea Terminals RST from C. Steinweg Group.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2d-5h-24m ago

Container gains help stabilise Antwerp

Record container throughput has enabled the Port of Antwerp to limit the overall decline in throughput in 2020.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-3d-1h-54m ago

Sri Lanka terminal won’t be sold or leased

The East Container Terminal of the Colombo Port will not be sold or leased, Sri Lanka has confirmed.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-4d-3h-6m ago

Port operators make freeports pledge

Many of the UK’s largest port operators have jointly committed to high standards of sustainability and security in UK freeports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-4d-6h-26m ago

Trieste PLT terminal acquisition complete

The acquisition by Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG HHLA of 50.01 percent of the multi function PLT terminal in the Italian seaport of Trieste has been completed.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-2h-41m ago

CAD$55m for Canadian terminal project

CAD$55m has been granted for the development of a new container terminal in Canada as construction begins.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-1d-4h-25m ago

Tech collaboration to boost port efficiency

Cargotec’s Kalmar and Nokia will expand their ongoing collaboration to provide new solutions for ports and intermodal terminal operators seeking to automate operations and achieve greater productivity and efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-1d-5h-59m ago

Biggest 5G port trial in UK unveiled

One UK port is set to become the largest port in the UK to deploy 5G technology and the Internet of Things IoT to enhance productivity, efficiency and safety across its core operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-2d-1h-51m ago

Swissterminal takes over three French ports

Swissterminal Group has won an international tender to operate three French inland ports with the aim of increase logistics capacities in the Border Triangle region.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-3d-3h-35m ago

Port of Tanger Med 2 expands

The third container terminal TC3 at the Port of Tanger Med 2 is now operational after 18 months of construction and an investment of nearly €175m.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-4d-4h-11m ago

BCT TAPS COMODALECE FOR ENHANCED INTERMODAL RAIL

The Baltic Container Terminal BCT , Gdynia is harnessing the powers of the EU’s COMODALECE project to deliver a major uplift in the efficiency of intermodal rail operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-1w-6d-21h-23m ago

Contracts for fully automated China terminal

Two technology contracts have been awarded for the development of the Beibu Gulf Port Qinzhou greenfield fully automated terminal in China.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-1d-29m ago

3D sonar sensors for automated inland ships

3D sonar sensors are bringing a vision of automated navigation for inland shipping closer to realisation.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-1d-3h-51m ago

Qatar blockade lifted

An economic blockade against Qatar lasting more than three years has finally been lifted, freeing the country’s ports to re establish lost trade links and routes.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-1d-19h-5m ago

Navis makes 2021 predictions

Navis predicts remote operations, innovative technology and sustainability will be big in the ocean shipping industry in 2021.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-2d-4h-40m ago

US$46m concession extension investment

San Antonio Terminal Internacional STI will invest US$46m to extend its concession at the Port of San Antonio in Chile.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-3d-4h-27m ago

‘HYDROGENISATION’ DRIVES ON

Johan Paul Verschuure of advisory group Rebel explains what is in store for the port sector as hydrogen continues its upward trajectory across the ports and shipping industry....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-4d-2h-49m ago

DP World to develop Senegal port

DP World and the government of Senegal, have signed agreements for the development of a deep water port, with US$837m investment in the first phase.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-4d-3h-31m ago

Luanda terminal preferred bidder selected

A preferred bidder has been selected to enter into discussions with the Government of Angola for a 20 year concession and operation of the Multipurpose Terminal MPT at the Port of Luanda in Angola.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-2w-4d-4h-54m ago

REDUCING THE CARBON INTENSITY

COMMENT: Ships calling at ports are subject to international regulations drawn up by the International Maritime Organization IMO , with headquarters on the River Thames but with 170+ member states, and a nearly equal number of hangers on. Obviously, the IMO’s actions will impact ports directly ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-4w-2d-8h-30m ago

Quarter of ports see higher no of containers

One out of four ports are dealing with a higher than normal number of empty containers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-4w-2d-19h-19m ago

Quarter of ports see higher no of containers

One out of four ports are dealing with a higher than normal number of empty containers.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-3mo-4w-2d-19h-19m ago

CLIMATE CHANGE: NEW PLANS AND RULES

COMMENT: On the day the UK Government formally announced a ten point Climate Action Plan, the mainstream TV news headliner was the investigation into a royal TV interview that took place 25 years ago, followed by consternation about how families may not be able to meet up at Christmas during a pande....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1d-8h-30m ago

CLIMATE CHANGE: NEW PLANS AND RULES

COMMENT: On the day the UK Government formally announced a ten point Climate Action Plan, the mainstream TV news headliner was the investigation into a royal TV interview that took place 25 years ago, followed by consternation about how families may not be able to meet up at Christmas during a pande....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1d-8h-30m ago

Breaking with convention

COMMENT: This is the era of breaking with convention. Look at the incumbent sitting in the White House defying the law of gravity! writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1d-18h-57m ago

“WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?”

COMMENT: The spectre of Brexit has somewhat dropped off the radar with the massive focus on COVID 19. It does not mean, however, that Brexit has gone away, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2d-21h-56m ago

“WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG?”

COMMENT: The spectre of Brexit has somewhat dropped off the radar with the massive focus on COVID 19. It does not mean, however, that Brexit has gone away, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2d-21h-56m ago

WHEN WILL THE ROLLERCOASTER RIDE END?

COMMENT: The sharpest decline in economic activity in Q2 worldwide was followed by spectacular growth in Q3, but Q4 looks like a bust, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4d-5h-29m ago

WHEN WILL THE ROLLERCOASTER RIDE END?

COMMENT: The sharpest decline in economic activity in Q2 worldwide was followed by spectacular growth in Q3, but Q4 looks like a bust, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4d-5h-29m ago

More investment in cyber security needed

Ports need to better protect themselves against cyber attacks, attendees of the first digital International Association of Ports and Harbors IAPH European region meeting were told.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-5d-4h-32m ago

More investment in cyber security needed

Ports need to better protect themselves against cyber attacks, attendees of the first digital International Association of Ports and Harbors IAPH European region meeting were told.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-5d-4h-32m ago

Dredging spoils transform new terminal

Construction is on going to increase the terminal space at a Swedish port, the largest expansion the port has seen since the 1970s.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-6d-4h-22m ago

Dredging spoils transform new terminal

Construction is on going to increase the terminal space at a Swedish port, the largest expansion the port has seen since the 1970s.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-6d-4h-22m ago

Black Sea to Baltic trade route

A new ports trade route deal will open up an alternative transport corridor between the Black Sea and the Baltic.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-18m ago

Black Sea to Baltic trade route

A new ports trade route deal will open up an alternative transport corridor between the Black Sea and the Baltic.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-18m ago

Terminal operators face cost pressures

Terminal operators will continue to face cost pressures as the industry handles the latest impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic, finds Drewry.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-1d-1h-27m ago

Terminal operators face cost pressures

Terminal operators will continue to face cost pressures as the industry handles the latest impacts of the COVID 19 pandemic, finds Drewry.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-1d-1h-27m ago

New firm focuses on terminal digitalisation

DSP Data and System Planning DSP and Ideal Tech Labs ITL have formed a strategic partnership, founding a new company under the brand of DSP LAB Pvt Ltd.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-4d-3h-24m ago

New firm focuses on terminal digitalisation

DSP Data and System Planning DSP and Ideal Tech Labs ITL have formed a strategic partnership, founding a new company under the brand of DSP LAB Pvt Ltd.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-4d-3h-24m ago

First-of-its-kind cyber centre

A new first of its kind cyber resilience centre at a US port is expected to improve the quality, quantity and speed of cyber information sharing within the port community.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-6h-39m ago

First-of-its-kind cyber centre

A new first of its kind cyber resilience centre at a US port is expected to improve the quality, quantity and speed of cyber information sharing within the port community.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-6h-39m ago

THE WRONG ROUTE TO MARKET?

The development of the new container/multipurpose terminal at the port of Takoradi, Ghana is advancing but questions remain about the process – or lack of process – which is bringing it to the market.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-19h-24m ago

THE WRONG ROUTE TO MARKET?

The development of the new container/multipurpose terminal at the port of Takoradi, Ghana is advancing but questions remain about the process – or lack of process – which is bringing it to the market.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-19h-24m ago

RFID: BUILDING MOMENTUM

John Bensalhia looks at how RFID technology is being used by in the ports sector and what the premier trends are.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-20h-11m ago

RFID: BUILDING MOMENTUM

John Bensalhia looks at how RFID technology is being used by in the ports sector and what the premier trends are.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-5d-20h-11m ago

Green light for US port channel deepening

Approval has been given to a US port channel deepening project designed to accommodate the next generation of mega ships.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-6d-23m ago

Green light for US port channel deepening

Approval has been given to a US port channel deepening project designed to accommodate the next generation of mega ships.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-1w-6d-23m ago

Cargotec to sell Navis

Cargotec’s board of directors has decided to initiate a sales process for its Navis software business.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5h-44m ago

Cargotec to sell Navis

Cargotec’s board of directors has decided to initiate a sales process for its Navis software business.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5h-44m ago

Empty container campaign launches

One European port is tackling the current shortage of empty containers by launching an ‘Empty Container Initiative’ campaign to enable customers to keep trade flowing.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-1d-4h-19m ago

Empty container campaign launches

One European port is tackling the current shortage of empty containers by launching an ‘Empty Container Initiative’ campaign to enable customers to keep trade flowing.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-1d-4h-19m ago

Fifth phase of Sri Lankan terminal begins

Construction has begun on the fifth phase of a container terminal at a Sri Lankan port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-4d-6h-2m ago

Fifth phase of Sri Lankan terminal begins

Construction has begun on the fifth phase of a container terminal at a Sri Lankan port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-4d-6h-2m ago

Port of Bergen plans sustainable cargo port

The Port of Bergen is planning a new cargo port with a focus on innovative and environmentally friendly solutions.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-7h-6m ago

Port of Bergen plans sustainable cargo port

The Port of Bergen is planning a new cargo port with a focus on innovative and environmentally friendly solutions.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-7h-6m ago

CONGESTION COLLABORATION

After months of falling throughput volumes, a number of ports across the world are now seeing congestion. AJ Keyes asks if this is due to the rebound from COVID 19 or if other factors are in play ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-22h-18m ago

CONGESTION COLLABORATION

After months of falling throughput volumes, a number of ports across the world are now seeing congestion. AJ Keyes asks if this is due to the rebound from COVID 19 or if other factors are in play ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-22h-18m ago

Navis introduces N4 as a service

Up for sale Navis has launched its N4 terminal operating system as a service SaaS offering, allowing Navis customers to seamlessly move terminal operations to the cloud.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-23h-53m ago

Navis introduces N4 as a service

Up for sale Navis has launched its N4 terminal operating system as a service SaaS offering, allowing Navis customers to seamlessly move terminal operations to the cloud.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-5d-23h-53m ago

DP World v Djibouti continues

DP World has hit back at President of the Republic of Djibouti following media comments made about the disputed Doraleh Container Terminal and the company’s Port of Berbera developments.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-6d-19h-37m ago

DP World v Djibouti continues

DP World has hit back at President of the Republic of Djibouti following media comments made about the disputed Doraleh Container Terminal and the company’s Port of Berbera developments.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-2w-6d-19h-37m ago

Trouble at Felixstowe continues

The Port of Felixstowe has said it is still experiencing a spike in container volumes and dealing with the consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-20h-40m ago

Trouble at Felixstowe continues

The Port of Felixstowe has said it is still experiencing a spike in container volumes and dealing with the consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-20h-40m ago

Port of Beirut redevelopment study underway

A strategic study for the redevelopment of the Port of Beirut is being carried out following devastating chemical explosions that destroyed much of the port in August.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-1d-3h-30m ago

Port of Beirut redevelopment study underway

A strategic study for the redevelopment of the Port of Beirut is being carried out following devastating chemical explosions that destroyed much of the port in August.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-1d-3h-30m ago

BUILDING ROBUST REVENUES

In the first of a two part series of articles, renowned industry analyst, Andrew Penfold, considers the creative approaches open to container terminal operators to consolidate and expand terminal revenues in a challenging marketplace.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-1d-20h-20m ago

BUILDING ROBUST REVENUES

In the first of a two part series of articles, renowned industry analyst, Andrew Penfold, considers the creative approaches open to container terminal operators to consolidate and expand terminal revenues in a challenging marketplace.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-1d-20h-20m ago

BANGLADESH PORT BOOM BEGINS

Bangladesh is cranking up its efforts to deliver major new port capacity – five key projects are now being actively progressed. Mike Mundy assesses progress to date and what next.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-3d-20h-32m ago

BANGLADESH PORT BOOM BEGINS

Bangladesh is cranking up its efforts to deliver major new port capacity – five key projects are now being actively progressed. Mike Mundy assesses progress to date and what next.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-3d-20h-32m ago

TOC: mixed recovery with digital drive

Port terminals will be hit by cost cutting measures that will likely impact modernisation and technology investments.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-1h-46m ago

TOC: mixed recovery with digital drive

Port terminals will be hit by cost cutting measures that will likely impact modernisation and technology investments.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-1h-46m ago

Poland container terminal bidding opens

The search has begun for a deepwater container terminal developer and operator in Poland able to deliver a sustainable project with handling capacity of at least 2m TEU per year.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-5h-7m ago

Poland container terminal bidding opens

The search has begun for a deepwater container terminal developer and operator in Poland able to deliver a sustainable project with handling capacity of at least 2m TEU per year.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-5h-7m ago

ECH FLTs ADVANCE AT PACE

Backed by strong demand, design innovation with empty container handling FLT product lines continues apace. John Bensalhia investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-21h-23m ago

ECH FLTs ADVANCE AT PACE

Backed by strong demand, design innovation with empty container handling FLT product lines continues apace. John Bensalhia investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-4d-21h-23m ago

100 projects to boost Rotterdam innovation

100 innovative pilot projects will be initiated at the Port of Rotterdam to help make it smarter, cleaner and more sustainable.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-5d-30m ago

100 projects to boost Rotterdam innovation

100 innovative pilot projects will be initiated at the Port of Rotterdam to help make it smarter, cleaner and more sustainable.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-5d-30m ago

Italian terminal bid rejected

A bid to run an Italian container terminal has been rejected “for the failure to satisfy most of the fundamental requirements” of the tender.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-5d-4h-19m ago

Italian terminal bid rejected

A bid to run an Italian container terminal has been rejected “for the failure to satisfy most of the fundamental requirements” of the tender.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-5d-4h-19m ago

East Coast of England freeport vision

Public and private sector leaders have set out their joint vision for a new freeport on the East Coast of England.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-6d-20m ago

East Coast of England freeport vision

Public and private sector leaders have set out their joint vision for a new freeport on the East Coast of England.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-3w-6d-20m ago

US cracks down on cyber security compliance

The US will require all ships that call on ports in the country to ensure cyber risk management is appropriately addressed in their safety management system SMS from January.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4w-1h-18m ago

US cracks down on cyber security compliance

The US will require all ships that call on ports in the country to ensure cyber risk management is appropriately addressed in their safety management system SMS from January.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4w-1h-18m ago

Probe into carriers’ role in port congestion

The US Federal Maritime Commission FMC has given the go ahead for an investigation into whether ocean carriers operating in alliances are contributing to congestion and underperformance at three major ports in the country.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4w-1d-6h-31m ago

Probe into carriers’ role in port congestion

The US Federal Maritime Commission FMC has given the go ahead for an investigation into whether ocean carriers operating in alliances are contributing to congestion and underperformance at three major ports in the country.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-4mo-4w-1d-6h-31m ago

Tripoli assists Beirut following port blast

The Port of Tripoli has been assisting Beirut following the two huge explosions that rocked the capital on 4 August.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2d-9h-58m ago

Tripoli assists Beirut following port blast

The Port of Tripoli has been assisting Beirut following the two huge explosions that rocked the capital on 4 August.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2d-9h-58m ago

SANTOS: BATTLE LINES FORMING

A battle is brewing in Santos. Should there be a tunnel or a bridge to link the two disparate sides of the port area Or neither Rob Ward investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2d-20h-55m ago

SANTOS: BATTLE LINES FORMING

A battle is brewing in Santos. Should there be a tunnel or a bridge to link the two disparate sides of the port area Or neither Rob Ward investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2d-20h-55m ago

Barcelona improves traffic safety with 5G

5G connectivity and artificial intelligence will allow exact real time geo positioning of vessels in the Port of Barcelona to optimise maritime traffic management and improve safety and sustainability.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-3h-28m ago

Barcelona improves traffic safety with 5G

5G connectivity and artificial intelligence will allow exact real time geo positioning of vessels in the Port of Barcelona to optimise maritime traffic management and improve safety and sustainability.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-3h-28m ago

BRI: FINANCE OR DEBT TRAP?

A new report into the implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative BRI in Africa paints an unsettling picture – but there is more than one side to the story. Felicity Landon reports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-4h-59m ago

BRI: FINANCE OR DEBT TRAP?

A new report into the implications of China’s Belt and Road Initiative BRI in Africa paints an unsettling picture – but there is more than one side to the story. Felicity Landon reports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-4h-59m ago

TIMING KEY IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Aaron Nelson, Senior Associate at UK based law firm BDB Pitmans, puts the spotlight on the complex situation regarding the Northern Ireland border as the end of the Brexit transition period fast approaches.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-23h-57m ago

TIMING KEY IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Aaron Nelson, Senior Associate at UK based law firm BDB Pitmans, puts the spotlight on the complex situation regarding the Northern Ireland border as the end of the Brexit transition period fast approaches.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3d-23h-57m ago

E-COMMERCE, SERVICE DIFFERENTIATION AND PORT OPERATIONS

COMMENT: E commerce had been growing impressively before COVID 19, with growth rates as much as 10 times higher than the growth of sales of physical stores, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-1h-53m ago

E-COMMERCE, SERVICE DIFFERENTIATION AND PORT OPERATIONS

COMMENT: E commerce had been growing impressively before COVID 19, with growth rates as much as 10 times higher than the growth of sales of physical stores, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-1h-53m ago

THE R-WORD, RESILIENCY

COMMENT: Around New York, we’ve seen huge sea changes since the beginning of 2020, along with the rest of the maritime world, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-2h-13m ago

THE R-WORD, RESILIENCY

COMMENT: Around New York, we’ve seen huge sea changes since the beginning of 2020, along with the rest of the maritime world, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-2h-13m ago

Freeports bidding process opens in England

At least seven new freeports are anticipated with the opening of the freeports bidding process in England.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-4h-12m ago

Freeports bidding process opens in England

At least seven new freeports are anticipated with the opening of the freeports bidding process in England.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-4h-12m ago

Major RSGT crane order in capacity drive

Jeddah Port amp 39 s Red Sea Gateway Terminal RSGT has taken delivery of two remote controlled Ship to Shore STS cranes and 10 hybrid Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes RTGs with an investment of US35m, as it aims to double annual container throughput capacity to 5.2m TEUs by 2023.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-23h-32m ago

Major RSGT crane order in capacity drive

Jeddah Port amp 39 s Red Sea Gateway Terminal RSGT has taken delivery of two remote controlled Ship to Shore STS cranes and 10 hybrid Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes RTGs with an investment of US35m, as it aims to double annual container throughput capacity to 5.2m TEUs by 2023.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4d-23h-32m ago

Hinterland delays creep up

There has been an increase in delays on the intermodal connections between ports and the hinterlands, including cross border cargo traffic, a new report finds.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-6d-39m ago

Hinterland delays creep up

There has been an increase in delays on the intermodal connections between ports and the hinterlands, including cross border cargo traffic, a new report finds.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-6d-39m ago

Turkey to build container port

Turkey plans to build a container port in the Eastern Mediterranean that will operate as a gateway to the Middle East and Central Asia.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-6d-4h-38m ago

Turkey to build container port

Turkey plans to build a container port in the Eastern Mediterranean that will operate as a gateway to the Middle East and Central Asia.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-6d-4h-38m ago

Ro-ro terminal opens in Sweden

A new ro ro terminal in Sweden has opened to boost capacity and provide growth opportunities for shipping companies.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-1d-23h-42m ago

Ro-ro terminal opens in Sweden

A new ro ro terminal in Sweden has opened to boost capacity and provide growth opportunities for shipping companies.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-1d-23h-42m ago

THE BREXIT CLOCK IS TICKING

While the UK Government and EU continue eleventh hour talks on a trade deal, AJ Keyes asks if the UK port industry will be ready for Brexit ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-6m ago

THE BREXIT CLOCK IS TICKING

While the UK Government and EU continue eleventh hour talks on a trade deal, AJ Keyes asks if the UK port industry will be ready for Brexit ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-6m ago

MELBOURNE PORT RENTS: LESSONS TO LEARN

COMMENT: The topic of port rents is an interesting one – a subject that does not always get a public airing due to the confidential nature of concession and other lease/rental agreements, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-3h-13m ago

MELBOURNE PORT RENTS: LESSONS TO LEARN

COMMENT: The topic of port rents is an interesting one – a subject that does not always get a public airing due to the confidential nature of concession and other lease/rental agreements, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-3h-13m ago

THE ECONOMIST’S FOG

COMMENT: The life of an economist is currently about as satisfying as a that of a scientist trying to understand COVID 19, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-3h-28m ago

THE ECONOMIST’S FOG

COMMENT: The life of an economist is currently about as satisfying as a that of a scientist trying to understand COVID 19, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-3h-28m ago

Gdynia outer port construction tender

The Port of Gdynia Authority in Poland has formally launched a tender to select a private partner for the construction of the outer port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-23h-9m ago

Gdynia outer port construction tender

The Port of Gdynia Authority in Poland has formally launched a tender to select a private partner for the construction of the outer port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-3d-23h-9m ago

ICTSI connects to TradeLens network

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ICTSI will connect its 31 terminals to the TradeLens blockchain platform to track and plan cargo movements for increased efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-4d-5h-22m ago

ICTSI connects to TradeLens network

International Container Terminal Services, Inc. ICTSI will connect its 31 terminals to the TradeLens blockchain platform to track and plan cargo movements for increased efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-4d-5h-22m ago

HPC aids Brazil’s first multi PCS

Hamburg Port Consulting HPC has been selected to support the implementation of the first multi port community system PCS in Brazil.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-3h-27m ago

HPC aids Brazil’s first multi PCS

Hamburg Port Consulting HPC has been selected to support the implementation of the first multi port community system PCS in Brazil.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-3h-27m ago

UK FREEPORTS: A SUSTAINABLE OPPORTUNITY

COMMENT: The UK Government consultation on freeports’ was launched in February 2020 with an opening salvo to establish up to ten of them in the UK, writes Charles Haine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-22h-22m ago

UK FREEPORTS: A SUSTAINABLE OPPORTUNITY

COMMENT: The UK Government consultation on freeports’ was launched in February 2020 with an opening salvo to establish up to ten of them in the UK, writes Charles Haine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-22h-22m ago

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

India is targeting a high capacity transshipment operation on Great Nicobar, the largest of the Nicobar Islands ruled by India, north of Sumatra. Michael Mackay examines the project.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-22h-55m ago

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

India is targeting a high capacity transshipment operation on Great Nicobar, the largest of the Nicobar Islands ruled by India, north of Sumatra. Michael Mackay examines the project.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-5d-22h-55m ago

Investment appetite at TOC Americas 2020

Ports and terminal operators demonstrated an appetite for investment at TOC Americas 2020, despite the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the maritime sector.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-6d-5h-9m ago

Investment appetite at TOC Americas 2020

Ports and terminal operators demonstrated an appetite for investment at TOC Americas 2020, despite the impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the maritime sector.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-1w-6d-5h-9m ago

Bangladesh Port boom to prove instructive

COMMENT: Bangladesh is the largest least developed country LDC , according to the United Nations, in terms of population and economic size but even with the restraining influence of COVID 19 it is expected to graduate from this status by the mid 2020s, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-2d-1h-20m ago

Bangladesh Port boom to prove instructive

COMMENT: Bangladesh is the largest least developed country LDC , according to the United Nations, in terms of population and economic size but even with the restraining influence of COVID 19 it is expected to graduate from this status by the mid 2020s, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-2d-1h-20m ago

Michelin - From Ship To Shore

FROM SHIP TO SHORE JOURNEY – Powered by Michelin Tire solutions....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-3d-2h-54m ago

Michelin - From Ship To Shore

FROM SHIP TO SHORE JOURNEY – Powered by Michelin Tire solutions....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-3d-2h-54m ago

HHLA expands intermodal activities to Ukraine

German logistics company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG HHLA has established its own intermodal company in Ukraine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-3d-5h-34m ago

HHLA expands intermodal activities to Ukraine

German logistics company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG HHLA has established its own intermodal company in Ukraine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-3d-5h-34m ago

Modernisation challenges for Africa’s ports

A new report offers six recommendations to accelerate the modernisation of Africa’s port sector.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-4d-1h-14m ago

Modernisation challenges for Africa’s ports

A new report offers six recommendations to accelerate the modernisation of Africa’s port sector.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-4d-1h-14m ago

TOS boosts cargo turnover

A terminal management system TOS has helped the container terminal of Universal Logistics Services ULS in Uzbekistan to achieve a more than twofold increase in cargo turnover.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-4d-18h-27m ago

TOS boosts cargo turnover

A terminal management system TOS has helped the container terminal of Universal Logistics Services ULS in Uzbekistan to achieve a more than twofold increase in cargo turnover.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-4d-18h-27m ago

HK Alliance competition proposals approved

The Hong Kong Competition Commission has accepted proposed commitments by the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance to ensure fair competition.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-6d-3h-29m ago

HK Alliance competition proposals approved

The Hong Kong Competition Commission has accepted proposed commitments by the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance to ensure fair competition.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-2w-6d-3h-29m ago

VOLUMES, COSTS, ALTERNATIVES

The world’s most famous waterways, the Suez and Panama canals, have been rivals for over a century. But the flows are now changing, says Stevie Knight.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-20h-16m ago

VOLUMES, COSTS, ALTERNATIVES

The world’s most famous waterways, the Suez and Panama canals, have been rivals for over a century. But the flows are now changing, says Stevie Knight.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-20h-16m ago

THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway, but what specific job skills are needed in conjunction with technology for the port industry to thrive in it AJ Keyes investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-21h-5m ago

THE 4th INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is underway, but what specific job skills are needed in conjunction with technology for the port industry to thrive in it AJ Keyes investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-21h-5m ago

MAINTENANCE OUTSOURCING

John Bensalhia takes a look at how independent specialists provide container terminal maintenance services and are adapting to the automated age.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-22h-1m ago

MAINTENANCE OUTSOURCING

John Bensalhia takes a look at how independent specialists provide container terminal maintenance services and are adapting to the automated age.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-1d-22h-1m ago

WHAT ODDS ON LINER SHIPPING PROFITABILITY IN 2020?

Who do you believe about the fortunes of the container liner industry in 2020 ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-9m ago

WHAT ODDS ON LINER SHIPPING PROFITABILITY IN 2020?

Who do you believe about the fortunes of the container liner industry in 2020 ....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-9m ago

PNW COMPETITION BUILDS

Seattle’s new Terminal 5 modernisation project has a lot riding on it, as the port continues to see strong competition from Canada’s Pacific Gateway ports. AJ Keyes investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-1h-9m ago

PNW COMPETITION BUILDS

Seattle’s new Terminal 5 modernisation project has a lot riding on it, as the port continues to see strong competition from Canada’s Pacific Gateway ports. AJ Keyes investigates.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-1h-9m ago

Drones to help with port control

Drones will be used to support enforcement and control in the Antwerp port area with a view to improving overall safety.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-2h-10m ago

Drones to help with port control

Drones will be used to support enforcement and control in the Antwerp port area with a view to improving overall safety.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-2h-10m ago

IAPH focuses on energy, data and resilience

The IAPH has declared a new strategic course of action with technical committees to focus on climate and energy, data collaboration and risk and resilience.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-5h-42m ago

IAPH focuses on energy, data and resilience

The IAPH has declared a new strategic course of action with technical committees to focus on climate and energy, data collaboration and risk and resilience.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-5h-42m ago

TRYING TRUCK TIMES IN CHILE

Rob Ward investigates the impact of the strike by truckers in Chile that ended in September 2020.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-18h-38m ago

TRYING TRUCK TIMES IN CHILE

Rob Ward investigates the impact of the strike by truckers in Chile that ended in September 2020.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-2d-18h-38m ago

Investment supports Dakar port move

New financing will support an initiative to relocate Dakar’s port and its operations from the city centre to a new greenfield site.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-6h-27m ago

Investment supports Dakar port move

New financing will support an initiative to relocate Dakar’s port and its operations from the city centre to a new greenfield site.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-6h-27m ago

SPEAKING UP TO IMPROVE SAFETY

Marc Spillman, of CIRAS explains how confidential reporting can play a positive role in promoting port safety and what makes it different from whistleblowing.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-21h-55m ago

SPEAKING UP TO IMPROVE SAFETY

Marc Spillman, of CIRAS explains how confidential reporting can play a positive role in promoting port safety and what makes it different from whistleblowing.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-21h-55m ago

THE HUMAN FACTOR ABOVE ALL

Authors of a new risk assessment of work accidents in container terminals built their analysis around data from the Port of Tanjung Priok. As Felicity Landon reports, all container terminals can learn from the conclusions drawn.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-22h-58m ago

THE HUMAN FACTOR ABOVE ALL

Authors of a new risk assessment of work accidents in container terminals built their analysis around data from the Port of Tanjung Priok. As Felicity Landon reports, all container terminals can learn from the conclusions drawn.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-22h-58m ago

It’s not ‘dobbing-in,’ it’s ok!

COMMENT: The so called ‘rule of six’ in the UK is a COVID 19 regulation that restricts social gatherings to a maximum of six people. If the regulation is breached then the offending party can be fined up to GB£3200.00 US$4095.00 , writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-23h-57m ago

It’s not ‘dobbing-in,’ it’s ok!

COMMENT: The so called ‘rule of six’ in the UK is a COVID 19 regulation that restricts social gatherings to a maximum of six people. If the regulation is breached then the offending party can be fined up to GB£3200.00 US$4095.00 , writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-3d-23h-57m ago

Ports partner to aid technology efficiency

Two port authorities have partnered to exchanging experiences and good practices in several fields including digitalisation and cyber security.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-4d-23m ago

Ports partner to aid technology efficiency

Two port authorities have partnered to exchanging experiences and good practices in several fields including digitalisation and cyber security.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-4d-23m ago

First UK and Ireland 5G private port network

The UK and Ireland’s first 5G private port network will be built to help enable digital transformation and smart port operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-4d-23h-36m ago

First UK and Ireland 5G private port network

The UK and Ireland’s first 5G private port network will be built to help enable digital transformation and smart port operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-4d-23h-36m ago

Cargo facility boosts Georgian port expansion

A deal has been struck for the development of a new cargo facility at a Georgian port currently under major development.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-3h-31m ago

Cargo facility boosts Georgian port expansion

A deal has been struck for the development of a new cargo facility at a Georgian port currently under major development.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-3h-31m ago

Dredging project enables expansion

A one year dredging and reclamation project has been completed at a Swedish port to enable it to expand its operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-5h-2m ago

Dredging project enables expansion

A one year dredging and reclamation project has been completed at a Swedish port to enable it to expand its operations.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-5h-2m ago

JUST IN TIME FOR MONTREAL

Striking dockers and cargo diverted to other ports. It has been a tough July and August for the Port of Montreal. But with returning workers, AJ Keyes asks if any lasting damage has been done.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-20h-31m ago

JUST IN TIME FOR MONTREAL

Striking dockers and cargo diverted to other ports. It has been a tough July and August for the Port of Montreal. But with returning workers, AJ Keyes asks if any lasting damage has been done.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-20h-31m ago

SEAL OF APPROVAL

John Bensalhia investigates the latest innovations with container seals and assesses the financial and practical considerations involved.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-21h-43m ago

SEAL OF APPROVAL

John Bensalhia investigates the latest innovations with container seals and assesses the financial and practical considerations involved.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-21h-43m ago

RECYCLING SUPPLY CHAINS AND NEW BUSINESS: EXPERIENCES IN MALAGA

COMMENT: While we may associate the circular economy with more local value chains, a recent initiative from Malaga shows that this is not necessarily the case, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-22h-59m ago

RECYCLING SUPPLY CHAINS AND NEW BUSINESS: EXPERIENCES IN MALAGA

COMMENT: While we may associate the circular economy with more local value chains, a recent initiative from Malaga shows that this is not necessarily the case, writes Peter de Langen.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-3w-6d-22h-59m ago

US port to double rail capacity

Government funding is helping a port in the United States expand its rail capacity.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4w-2d-5h-11m ago

US port to double rail capacity

Government funding is helping a port in the United States expand its rail capacity.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4w-2d-5h-11m ago

Further investment in 5G in Belgium

Emergency services, city and port authorities are joining forces to develop and test a 5G network at a Belgian port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4w-2d-5h-17m ago

Further investment in 5G in Belgium

Emergency services, city and port authorities are joining forces to develop and test a 5G network at a Belgian port.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-5mo-4w-2d-5h-17m ago

Six charged over Maersk/APMT cyber attack

Six Russian intelligence officers have been charged by the US Department of Justice US DOJ over multiple hacking incidents, including the June 2017 NotPetya malware attack that hit Maersk subsidiary APM Terminals APMT .....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-19h-27m ago

Six charged over Maersk/APMT cyber attack

Six Russian intelligence officers have been charged by the US Department of Justice US DOJ over multiple hacking incidents, including the June 2017 NotPetya malware attack that hit Maersk subsidiary APM Terminals APMT .....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-19h-27m ago

Data definitions enable JIT port calls

Standard data definitions for the port call process have been published to enable Just In Time JIT port calls.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1d-4h-59m ago

Data definitions enable JIT port calls

Standard data definitions for the port call process have been published to enable Just In Time JIT port calls.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1d-4h-59m ago

ACM clears acquisition of container terminal

The Netherlands Authority for Consumer and Markets ACM has cleared the acquisition of a container terminal in the country.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1d-23h-57m ago

ACM clears acquisition of container terminal

The Netherlands Authority for Consumer and Markets ACM has cleared the acquisition of a container terminal in the country.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1d-23h-57m ago

ECHOES OF THE PAST IN OZ

The industrial action underway on the Australian waterfront at the time of writing has echoes of the protracted action that took place in the 1990s, not least due to the intransigence of the MUA.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-1h-35m ago

ECHOES OF THE PAST IN OZ

The industrial action underway on the Australian waterfront at the time of writing has echoes of the protracted action that took place in the 1990s, not least due to the intransigence of the MUA.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-1h-35m ago

Freight forwarders suffer at Felixstowe

The British International Freight Association BIFA has called for government intervention at the Port of Felixstowe as cargo handling delays are being blamed on the misuse of its Vehicle Booking System VBS .....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-1h-48m ago

Freight forwarders suffer at Felixstowe

The British International Freight Association BIFA has called for government intervention at the Port of Felixstowe as cargo handling delays are being blamed on the misuse of its Vehicle Booking System VBS .....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-1h-48m ago

Cyber attack attempt on Iran’s ports

Iran’s ports were the recent target of a foiled cyberattack, according to the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-3h-38m ago

Cyber attack attempt on Iran’s ports

Iran’s ports were the recent target of a foiled cyberattack, according to the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-3d-3h-38m ago

US$220m infrastructure funding for US ports

US ports will benefit from US$220m in government grant infrastructure funding.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-44m ago

US$220m infrastructure funding for US ports

US ports will benefit from US$220m in government grant infrastructure funding.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-44m ago

US$18m neopanamax investment at Guayaquil

Ecuador’s Port of Guayaquil is set to receive US£18m investment to boost its capacity to handle neopanamax vessels.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-5h-9m ago

US$18m neopanamax investment at Guayaquil

Ecuador’s Port of Guayaquil is set to receive US£18m investment to boost its capacity to handle neopanamax vessels.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-5h-9m ago

BUFFETED BY COVID-19

Leading analyst, Andrew Penfold, examines the latest trends in container terminal investment and assesses activities in an era increasingly buffeted by the impact of COVID 19.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-19h-22m ago

BUFFETED BY COVID-19

Leading analyst, Andrew Penfold, examines the latest trends in container terminal investment and assesses activities in an era increasingly buffeted by the impact of COVID 19.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-6d-19h-22m ago

Ports hold firm on environmental investments

Just under half of investments in environmental sustainability remain on track, a new survey shows.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3h-12m ago

Ports hold firm on environmental investments

Just under half of investments in environmental sustainability remain on track, a new survey shows.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3h-12m ago

CARBON OFFSETTING GAINING A HIGHER STATUS

COMMENT: It was once said of carbon off setting that it is a tool used by rich societies to carry on polluting without the guilt, writes Charles Haine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-3h-28m ago

CARBON OFFSETTING GAINING A HIGHER STATUS

COMMENT: It was once said of carbon off setting that it is a tool used by rich societies to carry on polluting without the guilt, writes Charles Haine.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-3h-28m ago

GREEN WINS IN RED AND BLUE RACE

COMMENT: All eyes are on the U.S. Presidential election, being held on November 3rd, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-3h-48m ago

GREEN WINS IN RED AND BLUE RACE

COMMENT: All eyes are on the U.S. Presidential election, being held on November 3rd, writes Barry Parker.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-3h-48m ago

KEEPING IT SIMPLE IN A COMPLICATED WORLD

COMMENT: The bedrock of any port’s efficient operations is a strong working relationship between a port authority and its private sector tenants, particularly terminal operators, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-5h-22m ago

KEEPING IT SIMPLE IN A COMPLICATED WORLD

COMMENT: The bedrock of any port’s efficient operations is a strong working relationship between a port authority and its private sector tenants, particularly terminal operators, writes Mike Mundy.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-5h-22m ago

NEW NORMAL IS AS CLEAR AS MUD

COMMENT: Container carriers appear to have found the “yellow brick road” to recovery this year with strict capacity management, while the rest of the industry is in the doldrums, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-5h-37m ago

NEW NORMAL IS AS CLEAR AS MUD

COMMENT: Container carriers appear to have found the “yellow brick road” to recovery this year with strict capacity management, while the rest of the industry is in the doldrums, writes Ben Hackett.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-5h-37m ago

Digital transformation to enable smart port

With the aid of AI and digital linking, a Swedish port is set to become quicker, more cost effective, and climate smart.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-23h-36m ago

Digital transformation to enable smart port

With the aid of AI and digital linking, a Swedish port is set to become quicker, more cost effective, and climate smart.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-1d-23h-36m ago

Djibouti regeneration project begins

A regeneration project to turn the historical Port of Djibouti into an international business district has begun.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-2h-9m ago

Djibouti regeneration project begins

A regeneration project to turn the historical Port of Djibouti into an international business district has begun.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-2h-9m ago

Port of Fujairah expansion contract awarded

Plans for the expansion of the Port of Fujairah are taking shape with the awarding of a design and build contract to boost bulk handling capacity and operational efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-3h-33m ago

Port of Fujairah expansion contract awarded

Plans for the expansion of the Port of Fujairah are taking shape with the awarding of a design and build contract to boost bulk handling capacity and operational efficiency.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-3h-33m ago

New container terminal in Lagos

A new container terminal has been opened in Lagos as a response to ongoing congestion in the Nigerian city amp 39 s ports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-16h-1m ago

New container terminal in Lagos

A new container terminal has been opened in Lagos as a response to ongoing congestion in the Nigerian city amp 39 s ports.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-3d-16h-1m ago

Energy platform cuts costs

Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and high frequency commodity trading have been combined in a single platform for the first time with the testing of a new cost cutting energy platform.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-6d-18h-23m ago

Energy platform cuts costs

Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence and high frequency commodity trading have been combined in a single platform for the first time with the testing of a new cost cutting energy platform.....

Port Strategy Published 3y-6mo-1w-6d-18h-23m ago

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