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  • Permanent home for Pentalver

    Container services operator, Pentalver, has moved into a five acre permanent site at DP World’s London Gateway. 04 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tampa tackles cyber threats with federal funding

    Port Tampa Bay is upgrading its cyber security measures after receiving US$1.6m in the Port Security Grant Programme (PSGP) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 04 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Dover dodges Channel Tunnel disruptions

    Operations continue as normal at the UK’s Port of Dover, despite the ongoing disruption in Calais and the Channel Tunnel. 03 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Checker device for container inspections

    Hyster has developed a checker device for efficient container inspection that means that containers no longer need to be set down for inspection, helping to reduce costs. 03 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore calls for LNG bunkering tenders

    The Port of Singapore is calling on interested parties to apply for the LNG bunker supplier licence, which would allow the licensee to supply the fuel to vessels in the port, following the launch of its first Request for Proposal (RFP). 31 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New US inland port to serve the South

    A new inland port is being built by Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) that will serve as a direct link from the Port of Savannah to North Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and parts of Kentucky. 30 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mexico's electric terminal

    Conductix-Wampfler and SSA México (SSAM) have successfully completed a full-scale electrification project at the Manzanillo Mexico Terminal, apparently the first container terminal in the Americas to operate on 100% electric power. 30 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Korea beefs up transhipment ambitions

    The Korean government and Busan Port Authority (BPA) have unveiled plans to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub to meet the increase in demand and take advantage of future opportunities. 29 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • The need to pull together

    Californian ports need to pull together more in order to head off the competition, that was the message from the Port of Oakland at a recent freight transport industry executive meeting. 29 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Drop the competition over automation, says Navis

    The competitive mindset between vendors needs to come to a halt after projects are awarded, and immediately switch to a collaborative one to embrace a common goal, says Navis. 28 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New investment in Spanish ports could top €1.6bn

    In Spain, several ports have received a large number of requests for concession extensions in exchange for the promise of additional investment in existing installations. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Not if, but when

    There's light at the end of Vietnam's dark Cai Mep tunnel. Stevie Knight reports 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Putting safety first

    Andrew Ryan asks whether operators take twistlock problems seriously enough 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Growing up fast

    Jonas Mendes Constante examines the rising interest in Brazilian ports 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Are mega-ships such an imposition?

    COMMENT: The OECD report on the effects on mega-ships provides valuable insights for all players in the port industry. While I do not wish to discuss those, I would like to focus on an – in my view - important flaw in the report: the suggestion that mega ships impose infrastructure costs on the public sector, writes Peter de Langen. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Power in small packages

    Tractors offer a robust handling option that can be easily optimised finds John Bensalhia 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Smartening up

    COMMENT: A new buzzword is tunnelling through the industry: smart. But it means very different things to different people. An interesting discussion in our LinkedIn group revealed just how diverse people’s interpretation of this simple word can be, writes Carly Fields. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Talking points

    Transparency and openness are crucial to fruitful community relationships, finds Carly Fields 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Up for grabs

    Alex Hughes examines the challenge of balancing technological features and robustness 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Call for creative and connected thinking

    COMMENT: Ports have a tangible impact on economic vibrancy, or lack thereof. If there are any doubts about this, consider the cold water thrown upon us by the recent reports coming out of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, saying that US economic growth suffered to the tune of 0.2% GDP, based on the difficulties at the West Coast ports, writes Barry Parker. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Has Gdynia missed the boat?

    Traditionally Gdynia has been Poland’s main container import/export gateway but slowly and surely this status has been eroded and the recent announcement by the G6 alliance that it intends to implement calls at the Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk can be seen as another way step in this process. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Don’t go it alone

    Consider this scenario: we have a nation that has somewhat belatedly offered its main container handling facilities for concession. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy