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  • Eurogate handles record volumes

    The Eurogate Group recorded its highest ever container handling volumes in 2014, with a 4.2% increase, while revenue also rose by 5.3%. 17 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Way forward for DPW Melbourne impasse

    An independent valuation has been suggested as a solution to the impasse over lease provisions at the Port of Melbourne. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Morocco commits €1bn to port upgrades

    Morocco is in the process of investing €1 billion in port upgrades, €350 of which will be spent on new installations at Casablanca. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Fremantle car concession popular

    Competition is strong for the concession to operate a single new automotive terminal at Victoria Quay in the inner harbour at the port of Fremantle. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Soya logistics chain under review in Brazil

    A group of academics at the Brazilian Strong Esags school is looking into where bottlenecks occur at the port of Santos during the peak harvest export season. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Antwerp investigates dockworker deaths

    An investigation is underway to find the cause of death of three dockworkers who died cleaning out the hold of a ship laden with coal in Antwerp's Waasland harbour at the weekend. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Pacific ports given green light to dialogue

    Federal Maritime Commissioner William P Doyle has given the green light for the implementation of the Pacific Ports Operational Improvements Agreement that authorises west coast ports to exchange information and reach agreement on measures to improve facilities in terms of productivity and efficiency. 16 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Delays abating at Rotterdam and Antwerp

    Congestion at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp is beginning to improve for container vessels, including ultra-large vessels, according to management software solutions provider, CargoSmart’s latest newsletter. 15 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Shippers face the ‘perfect storm’

    Insufficient road-rail infrastructure and port capacity will create the ‘perfect storm’ in future if ports cannot keep up with demand – the Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has warned. 15 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • 'Low speed' port growth expected for 2015

    The global port industry will maintain “low-speed growth” in 2015 following slow global economic and trade recovery in 2014, says the Shanghai International Sipping Institute (SISI). 14 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ABP invests in vehicle handling

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is building a port that will support the car industry in the UK by investing £12m in its vehicle handling facilities at Southampton. 14 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • The plague of congestion

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) says it’s doing everything it can to relieve congestion which has been attributed to a 10% increase in overall cargo volumes at the ports over the past two months. 14 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes RTGs head for Vancouver

    Konecranes is to deliver four rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to GCT Canada Limited Partnership’s Deltaport facility at Port Metro Vancouver – the company’s first RTG delivery to the West Coast of Canada. 13 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Why EU ports clamber to meet carriers' whims

    As vessel sizes continue to rise, but the number of regular liner services on the North Europe – Far East route fall, annual volumes handled by Europe’s container ports are taking a hitting, says University of Antwerp professor, Theo E Notteboom. 10 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI calls for public union commitment

    ICTSI Oregon wants the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) to publicly commit to the fact that productivity interferences are over at Portland's Terminal 6 following its latest call loss. 09 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes nets STS orders

    Konecranes is to supply three ship-to-shore (STS) cranes to PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III’s (Persero) PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS). 09 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • KPMG: M&A activity set to surge

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transport and logistics sector are set to pass the high levels seen in 2014, according to the latest KPMG ‘Transport Tracker’. 08 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ILWU approves West Coast labour agreement

    International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) coast longshore caucus delegates have voted to recommend approval of the tentative labour deal reached with the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). 07 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ports demand reliability, says JLT

    Rugged computer manufacturer JLT Mobile Computers is keen to push its prowess in the port sector where reliability is a necessity, not a luxury. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Gulftainer celebrates 8% growth in volumes

    Sharjah-based Gulftainer handled 6.4m teu in 2014, marking 8% growth over 2013. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • SSA Marine in Haiti first

    GB Group has appointed SSA Marine to run its Port Lafito in Haiti, the country’s first panamax port. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cavotec nets E10m in orders

    Engineering group Cavotec has booked orders worth E10m from ZMPC, Konecranes and Kalmar. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy