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APM virus shutdown contributed to Maersk Q2 2017 loss of USD$264m
AP Moller Maersk has cited “commercially challenged terminals” as one of the reasons APM Terminals reported a loss of USD$264m in Q2 2017. 17 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Oakland to tackle emissions with shore power
Ship operators to the Port of Oakland will be able cut diesel emissions by connecting to a new shore power system when at berth. 17 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
JAXPORT dredging talks raise concerns
Two members of Jacksonville City Council in Florida have expressed their wish for talks about deepening the state’s longest river to move into public sessions to assess the project, a venture that may require $150m from the city. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Port of Tauranga wins biosecurity award
The Port of Tauranga has won an inaugural industry award for its efforts to eliminate biosecurity threats. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Big plans for Alabama inland port
Birmingham-Jefferson County Port Authority and Watco have launched plans to make Port Birmingham in Alabama into a worldwide centre for imports and exports, local news website has reported. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Restriction on new Indian ports recommended
No new port should be allowed within 100 kilometres of India’s top ports without board approval, a parliamentary panel has recommended. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Digital solutions for tyre management
The product line manager for material handling tyres at Continental has stressed the importance of digital solutions to the management of tyres at ports. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Canada encourages clean energy at ports
The Government of Canada has provided $5m of funding for the Port of Montréal Authority's shore power project, set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by allowing ships to shut down their diesel engines and link up to an electrical grid provided by forms of renewable energy. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
New cattle loading ramp at Port Hedland
A new cattle loading ramp is ready to take its first shipment of cattle at the Port of Port Hedland in Western Australia. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Operators explore blockchain technology to increase efficiency
A group of Asia Pacific operators have joined together to explore blockchain technology to improve security and transparency in the supply chain. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
13% growth for Black Sea container terminals
The Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and Bulgaria saw growth of nearly 13% in H1 2017. 16 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
MMC makes a move on Sabah Ports
MMC Corp has confirmed it has begun talks with Suria Capital Holdings to acquire a stake in Sabah Ports (SPSB). 15 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Amsterdam focuses on solar to get greener
Port of Amsterdam is to install thousands of solar panels to clean up its energy supply and increase its sustainability. 15 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports could face penalties for cyber attacks
Transport operators could face penalties of USD$22m if they fail to implement effective cyber security measures. 14 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Georgian port development moves forward
An US operator is to operate a Georgian terminal which could help establish a new corridor between China and Europe. 14 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
USD$70m investment increases Saudi terminal capacity
A USD$70m investment will enable Saudi Arabia’s largest import terminal to handle three 14,000 vessels simultaneously. 11 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Latin America box traffic reverses declines
Recently released figures from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) show that regional ports boosted container traffic by 6.7% in the first quarter of 2017. 11 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Spanish first half traffic up 3.39%
Despite this year’s stevedoring strikes in Spain, Puertos del Estado, the national ports authority, has revealed that combined traffic at its 28 ports was up 3.39% to 260.9m tonnes during the first two quarters. 11 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
PEINER’s bulk handling solution for box cranes
PEINER SMAG Lifting Technologies (PSLT) has introduced high-volume, radio-controlled, single-rope grabs (EGF 60) for operations with container cranes at the Port of Aarhus, Denmark’s biggest container port. 11 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Peru laments cost of box handling
Handling containers in Peru is overly expensive, according to the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL). 11 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy