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PEMA calls for “more cross-industry dialogue”
Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) are calling for cross-industry dialogue to address supply chain challenges such as container vessel size and shipping alliances. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Philippines committed to Davao upgrade
The Philippines Port Authority remains committed to modernising the port of Davao and a future privatisation has not been ruled out, but plans to spend some P19bn as part of a public-private partnership have definitely been shelved. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Tilbury begins community consultation
The Port of Tilbury will begin its pre-planning community consultation at the beginning of March to seek local views on its proposal to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Tauranga on track for one million containers
The Port of Tauranga has announced that it is on track to become the first port in New Zealand to transport more than 1m teu across its wharves in a single year. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
APMT makes Elizabeth 'big ship' ready
APM Terminals has significantly increased its US$70m investment plans for the APMT Port Elizabeth Facility. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
DP World wins Djibouti dispute
A London-based arbitration panel has found in favour of DP World in a long-running dispute with the government of Djibouti over a port concession awarded to the company in 2014, the Dubai Government has said. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports of Auckland reports progress
Ports of Auckland continues to make a significant economic and social contribution to Auckland and New Zealand, despite the ongoing difficult international shipping and trading environment, said chief executive Tony Gibson. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Enerpac Jack-Up cuts time for heightening project
Jack-up technology from heavy lifting systems specialist Enerpac has been used to cut the time needed for port container crane heightening at Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding (MES) in Japan. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Konecranes wins order for boxhunter RTGs
Konecranes has signed an agreement with Terport S.A. in Paraguay, South America, for the delivery of two boxhunter RTGs in early 2018. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
ILA members call for US port shut down
Members of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), from Maine to Texas in the US are calling for a shut down of ports along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, as well as a march on Washington to protest job losses and the subsequent effects on the American economy. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Guadeloupe Port Caraibes orders STS crane
Paceco España has signed a contract with Guadeloupe Port Caraibes to supply one post-panamax portainer ship-to-shore (STS) crane to the Port of Jarry. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
DPW in final three for Townsville bid
DP World Australia has been named one of three proponents to progress on to the next stage of the Port of Townsville’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Berth 4 upgrade development. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Spain’s stevedoring saga continues
Spain’s Ministry of Development has sent the government proposed legislation covering the reform of stevedoring at the country’s ports. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Condemnation of Portugal’s Barreiro project
In Portugal, the Porto Commercial Association (ACP) has criticised the stance taken by the government in respect of the proposed new Barreiro Container Terminal, labelling such a facility as “unnecessary, redundant and ruinous”. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Uruguay ports post contrasting figures
In 2016, port traffic in Uruguay varied considerably between ports and commodities. 22 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Kalmar shuttles deliver automation readiness
Kalmar has signed a contract with APM Terminals to deliver 30 Kalmar Hybrid Shuttle Carriers with automation readiness to its new MedPort Terminal in Tangier, Morocco. 21 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Delayed alliances causing headaches for ports
With only six weeks until the container industry welcomes the launch of two new mega-alliances, the delay in announcing details is causing issues for ports and shippers. 20 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports need to get smarter
International port equipment manufacturers are pointing to challenges outside changing trade horizons, Brexit and The Trump Effect, which means that ports will need to get smarter. 16 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Wider vision for Medlink Ports
The new 2017 chair of Medlink Ports, Christine Cabau Woehrel, has called for a united approach marketing hinterland rail and waterways connections. 16 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Growth for Port of Hamburg
The Port of Hamburg has released its 2016 figures which reports a resume in growth, achieving a turnaround in seaborne cargo throughput. 15 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy