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  • South Oz ports pre-mortem report

    Experts at the Institute for Supply Chain and Logistics at Victoria University in Australia have completed a “pre-mortem” report warning of the dangers of pushback by private operators and the haste towards building a new port. 24 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • APMT sells off US terminal

    APM Terminals is selling its state-of-the-art container terminal located in Portsmouth, Virginia, US, because it doesn’t want to remain a non-operating lessor of the facility to the Commonwealth of Virginia for the next 16 years. 23 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Heading for a new economic crisis

    China has scuttled the development of super alliances with its negative decision on the P3 whose rationale was for joint fleet management by the top three carriers which would have resulted in a reduction of capacity, which in turn would lead to a rise in freight rates. 23 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Get to the truth of it

    COMMENT: 'Spin' – what can be called bending facts to suit your own purposes – is no longer confined to governments and large commercial organisations, writes MIke Mundy. 23 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Weighing it up

    Felicity Landon considers the impact of the new container weight verification requirements on ports 23 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Vinalines to sell off five more ports

    Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines) is to undertake IPOs at five additional large ports by the end of the current year. 22 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Haiphong orders TPS eRTGs

    Haiphong Port has placed an order for six electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Terex Port Solutions. 22 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • CODESP to adopt new management style

    The appointment of Angelino Caputo de Oliveira as head of São Paulo State Dock Company (CODESP) is a further step towards centralised management of Brazilian port companies - which is a prerequisite of the new Ports Law adopted by nation in 2013. 22 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Asciano looks to sell ports stake

    Australian transport group Asciano is in talks with third parties regarding the potential sale of a “non-controlling interest” in its terminals and logistics business division. 21 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Antwerp moves towards permanent LNG station

    Antwerp Port Authority is continuing its focus on LNG with the aim of setting up a permanent bunkering station at the port by the beginning of 2016. 21 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • A question of magnitude

    How can, or should, ports be designed with climate change in mind, ask Felicity Landon and Stevie Knight 21 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Laem Chabang three-prong development plan

    Laem Chabang, Thailand’s gateway port, is focusing on three paths for possible future development, according to one of its senior executives. 16 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking a unexpected dip

    COMMENT: The temptation for this week’s comment is to write about the unfolding dramas on the US West Coast as the collective bargaining agreement circus rolls into town, writes Carly Fields. 16 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • PPA moots PPPs for gateway ports

    State-owned Philippine Ports Authority is considering public-private partnerships to cover four gateway port developments. 15 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Questioning port funding attractiveness

    COMMENT: One of the most sobering presentations at this year’s Marine Money conference, always held in the hottest days of June, was given by container shipping man Ron Widdows, writes Barry Parker. 10 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Spanish government backtracks on accessibility fund

    The Spanish government seems to be rethinking its policy on forcing ports to pay in 50% of their profits to a new accessibility fund. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Uruguay concedes need for improved port infrastructure

    Both the government of Uruguay and the country's port operators agree that there are infrastructure deficiencies in ports as a result of an expansion of demand. The private sector is therefore demanding that work goes ahead on various projects to stop operating costs from increasing. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Chilean workers strike over port law

    Port workers in Chile have started an indefinite strike against a new law which affects their workers' lunch and rest breaks. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Californian ports hit by truckers strike

    Operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were temporarily halted yesterday by drayage truck strikes over claims of unfair labour practices. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI parts ways with India

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI)’s time in India has come to an end, as the terminal operator and L&T Kattupalli Port have agreed to end their co-operation. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World dismissed by Djibouti

    DP World’s Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) concession at the Port of Djibouti has been withdrawn by the Djibouti government following apparent evidence of corruption. 09 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • LNG tractors for new Turkish terminal

    Netherlands-based Terberg Benschop is to supply 40 LNG tractors for Asyaport’s new container terminal, being built in Turkey on the Marmara Sea. 08 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy