Twistlocks are a necessary evil and a design overhaul is long overdue, as Stevie Knight explains
A Moffatt & Nichol terminal design concept was one of seven shortlisted in the recent Next Generation Container Port Challenge hosted by The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Maritime Institute.
A reversal in terminal planning priorities has complicated designs, as Iain MacIntyre discovers
When it comes to choosing the right 3D solution, it's not a case of 'one size fits all' - every port must assess the various factors in selecting a suitable package.
Inroads into 3D modelling technology are providing a new vision for port operators. John Bensalhia reports
While the port industry seems to be finally hauling itself out of the doldrums, it could take a further 18 months for business to really return to an even keel, according to experts.
The US regasification expert, VGS Group, is developing a new floating import LNG terminal in the Bay of Bengal in India.
Consultant Moffatt & Nichol has won a contract to prepare a detailed development plan, complete preliminary engineering and develop contracting strategies for the construction of the new Hochelaga-Viau container terminal, and re-development of the Laurier-Tarte break-bulk terminal at the Port of Montreal.
Settlement, regarded by some as one of the huge unknowns in any land reclamation project, need not be a major problem, if reclaimed areas are subjected to a geo-technical improvement programme as part of the initial construction phase.
Ex-Associated British Ports’ executive David Herod has joined the London team of consultant Moffat & Nichol.
Port planning specialist and engineer Moffatt & Nichol has been awarded a $3.4m contract to develop a marine container terminal at the former Charleston Naval Base in North Charleston, South Carolina.
Duane Kenagy and Larry Nye of US consultants Moffatt & Nichol (M& N) report on developments in California to ensure containers move quickly and cleanly through the port interface.
US consultants Moffatt & Nichol are due to complete a feasibility study for the proposed Colombian port on the Aguadulce Peninsula by the end of this year.
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