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  • Equipment in brief - Kalmar helps boost Durban productivity

    Kalmar is to supply 10 straddle carriers to Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) Durban Pier 2, a dedicated straddle carrier operation in South Africa currently handling a throughput of 2.4 million teu. 19 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Security on the cheap

    New cost effective unmanned vehicles could be perfect for port operations, finds Stevie Knight 19 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Labour disputes diverting cargo

    Global rating’s agency, Fitch Ratings, says that the effects of the labour disputes at US west coast ports are beginning to show with cargo being diverted to other distribution means setting the stage for broader economic impacts. 18 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Buying into BI

    The ports sector has much to gain from exploiting Business Intelligence. Felicity Landon reports 18 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Maglio named as IADC’s ‘Young Author’

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has celebrated excellence in dredging and maritime research with its Young Authors Award. 18 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ebola epidemic halts Ivory Coast calls

    The African ports of Abidjan and San Pedro in Ivory Coast are thought to be the first to deny entry to vessels arriving from a country which is experiencing an outbreak of Ebola. 15 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ports must be prepared for every eventuality

    COMMENT: It seems like it was only yesterday that we were discussing the heavy burden of overcapacity in Northern European ports, but today those same hubs now face the other extreme of too much traffic and what to do with it all, writes Carly Fields. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US ports nudge all-time box handling high

    North American container ports looked set to handle an all-time high in August, according to figures from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates’ Global Port Tracker. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Pelindo II refuses to cancel HPH contract

    State-owned Pelindo II has refused to bow to government demands to cancel a contract with Hutchison Port Holdings for Jakarta International Container Terminal. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Paceco España goes West

    Spain-based Paceco España is to supply one of its Portainer STS cranes for a new multi-cargo sea terminal in Aruba, marking its first contract overseas after concentrating on the European market in recent years. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Port alliance strengthens NZ supply chain

    Ports of Auckland, Napier Port and Icepak are working together to develop a new inland port and intermodal freight hub, which they say will strengthen the supply chain and encourage growth. 13 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • In with the new

    The Horn of Africa is throwing off its drought-afflicted, war-ravaged image, as Aidan Grange discovers 13 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World calls off Fremantle lock out

    DP World Australia and the Maritime Union of Australia have resumed negotiations in respect of work practices at the former's Fremantle container terminal. 12 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Otago port land policy debated

    Port Otago has been criticised for excessively pricing its sought-after leasehold land parcels and showing no ‘social’ aspect to its land sales policy despite being 100%-owned by the Otago Regional Council (ORC). 12 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ports strategy announced by NZ's labour

    New Zealand’s opposition Labour Party has announced plans to develop a national ports strategy as part of a $200m fund established for regional development if elected. 12 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Newcastle up for box terminal

    The chairman of the Port Authority of New South Wales believes there will eventually be a box terminal at Newcastle. 12 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Asciano confirms interest in equity sell-off

    Port operator Asciano has confirmed it is talking with third parties over potentially selling a slice of its Patrick Terminals and Logistics division. 12 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Rotterdam takes action

    As the shipping season reaches its peak, the Port of Rotterdam is seeing an increase in congestion, causing shipping companies to divert cargo to nearby Antwerp. 11 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Driving dredging

    Early contractor Involvement is seen as essential in capital dredging, writes Martin Rushmere 11 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Pushing privatisation

    HFW's Alex Kyriakoulis discusses the attempts of the Greek governments to privatise Piraeus and Thessaloniki ports 08 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Profit boost for ICTSI

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has recorded a 23% rise in profits for the first six months of 2014. 08 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ghana to build third port?

    Ghana may just get a third port, judging by an announcement made by the director-general of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA). 07 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy