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Policy recommendations for Chile’s ports
The International Transport Forum (ITF)’s latest report has highlighted policy recommendations to improve the performance and impacts of Chile’s ports. 09 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
FEPORT wants support for private operators
In its most recent white paper, FEPORT calls for the establishment of what it calls a “real enabling framework” for private investment in EU ports. 08 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Konecranes' Power Drive promises fuel savings
Konecranes has launched a new driveline technology for lift trucks that delivers up to 25% in fuel savings. 08 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Haropa hackathon highlights innovation
HAROPA has completed the first French port Hackaton, Normandy French Tech, on the topic of the Seine Valley Smart Port which took place on 18-19 November. 07 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Hamburg emissions pilot bears fruit
The Hamburg Port Authority’s pilot emissions project with Kii, a leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider, is allowing the port authority to analyse its pollution output and tackle the source of any problem. 07 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Black Sea container growth
According to Informall’s Black Sea Container Market Review 9m 2016, Black Sea container terminals in Ukraine, Romania, Russia and Bulgaria handled just over 1.8m teu in the first nine months of 2016. Total growth achieved by these countries was 9.64% higher than the same period last year. 06 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Kalmar receives first order for new handling range
Kalmar has received an order from the Port of Vienna’s WienCont Container Terminal for three new twin-lift capability empty container handlers. 06 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
DP World pairs up with global investment partner
DP World has formed an investment platform in partnership with one of North America’s largest pension fund managers, through which it will invest in global ports and terminals with a focus on investment grade countries. 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
An App a day
Ports may have been slow on the uptake, but mobile apps are now on the agenda. Felicity Landon reports 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
American dream
Yilport's bid for Port America could prove to be a lynchpin for its global ambitions, finds Alex Hughes 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Risky times
If the customer is always right, what happens when the customer goes bankrupt? Felicity Landon reports 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Another miserable year
COMMENT: The port and shipping industry really do not have much to look forward to these days. Despite all the recent scrapping of ships of all types, there is still a surplus of tonnage that slack demand cannot fill, writes Ben Hackett. 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Dealing in intermodal truths
COMMENT: The Inland Terminal conference in Basel in November brought together an interesting mix of stakeholders in intermodal logistics. I shared with delegates some of the findings of research on intermodal connections, based on a database developed by Intermodal Links, writes Peter de Langen. 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Power source
More ports are turning to renewable sources to power operations, finds John Bensalhia 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Adding value
Boushehr port’s Mansoureh Hasanzadeh and Seyed Navid Miremarati see the worth in Value Engineering 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Perils of Mother Nature
COMMENT: Never underestimate the power of Mother Nature. This is a reality that many seafarers fully appreciate, but not one that that is always grasped by those of us with our feet on terra firma. That is until an event occurs like the one in Brisbane on November 13 and in Freeport, Grand Bahama October 5-6. 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
South Korea’s turn
COMMENT: Now its South Korea’s turn for some political turbulence, writes Mike Mundy. 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Something in the air
It may have slipped down ESPO's ranking, but dust suppression is still important, finds Alex Hughes 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Delivering on promises
Barry Parker discusses life after the expanded Panama Canal for ports on the US East Coast 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Heating up
Steamy weather co-incided with steamy throughput for Virginia. Barry Parker reports 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy