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ABP invests in hydraulic cranes
ABP has ordered five new hydraulic cranes worth £6 million to be used across the Group and in the process has given a UK supplier one of the largest tenders of its type. 29 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Container Terminal Project Pipeline report
German DS Research has published a new market report which lists all upcoming projects for maritime container terminals. 29 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Ineffective port funding
A new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) says that most EU funding has been targeted at ineffective and unsustainable port developments. 28 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Navis TOS launch
Navis has announced the general availability of the latest version of its flagship terminal operating software (TOS), N4 3.2. 28 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
ESPO award 2016
Bremen, Cartagena, Dunkirk, Guadeloupe and Riga have been shortlisted for the eighth European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Award on Societal Integration of Ports. 28 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
FLEXPORT eyes expansion
FLEXPORT has raised a Series B round of $65m to fund its global expansion, this brings the company’s total capital raised to $94m. 27 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Hanjin saga continues
The Hanjin Shipping saga is continuing with reports of more fallout affecting ports in the US, Singapore and Australia. 26 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Virginia seals long term lease
The Port of Virginia has signed a new long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) to give the port operating rights at the terminal until 2065. 22 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
APMT’s Fejfer to step down
APM Terminals’ chief executive Kim Fejfer is to step down from his position on November 1 to make room for Morten Engelstoft, currently chief executive of APM Shipping Services and of Maersk Tankers, in the APMT hot seat. 22 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Los Angeles marks green bond US first
The Port of Angeles has expanded its commitment to sustainability by issuing US$35.2 million in green bonds as part of a larger debt refinancing project. 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
PANYNJ eager to attract ‘discretionary cargo’
As ports along the US East Coast gear up for the arrival of neo-panamaxes, the Port of New York & New Jersey is pursuing a strategy of attracting “discretionary cargo” through its rail links, which offer connectivity to the US Midwestern region. 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Consortium snares 50-year Melbourne lease
The long-awaited lease deal for the Port of Melbourne has been confirmed, with the Lonsdale Consortium winning the 50-year lease rights for more than A$9.7bn (US$7.3bn). 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Williams invests in Hyster reachstacker
Williams Shipping has bought a powerful Hyster reach stacker as part of its £250,000 investment to boost its cargo handling capabilities. 19 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Disquiet over Manta concession emerges
Kevin Lazo has been relieved of his post as head of Manta Port Authority (APM), in Ecuador, and replaced by Mr José Miguel García Auz. 16 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Storm wreaks havoc at Kaohsiung
A super typhoon has cause significant damage, devastation and chaos at Taiwan’s main port of Kaohsiung. 16 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Alexandria order for Konecranes
Egypt’s Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Co (ACCHCO) has ordered 21 new lift trucks from Konecranes which will be delivered in late 2016. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
APM LA terminal gives cranes a lift
The first of ten ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at APM Terminals Los Angeles Pier 400 facility has been raised 10m (33-feet) to make it the tallest port crane in North America. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Kalmar strengthens relationship with South Carolina
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received a follow-up order from South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) for 12 empty containers handlers, including five used machine trade-ins, to the SCPA Charleston area port facilities. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
New deadline for Europa Platform
Livorno Port Authority has pushed back the deadline for submission of applications to participate to the project financing for the design, construction and operation of its new deep-water container terminal, Europa Platform, to December 15, at the request of potential bidders. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
South African ports gear up for new e-commerce platform
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), a division of Transnet SOC Ltd, has set a go-live date of April 2017 for its fully integrated e-commerce platform. 15 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy