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  • International interest in Corozal port

    Panama has received significant interest from global terminal operating companies in respect of the new Pacific port of Corozal. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mexico invests $3.2bn in Gulf ports

    The Mexican Transport & Communications Ministry (SCT) reports that $3.2bn is being invested in nine ports located on the country's Gulf coast. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brazilian ports concession programme flatters to deceive

    In May, the Brazilian government aims to launch a concession programme to boost investments in infrastructure, revealed the Finance Minister, Joaquim Levy, noting that the potential for capital contributions in the area is ‘immense’. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sudden death brings Napier port changes

    A review of the Port of Napier’s management structure has been initiated following the sudden passing of its chief financial officer John Matheson and related resignation of chief operating officer Chris Bain. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Auckland port expansion riles locals

    Ports of Auckland’s plans to build two 100-metre piled expansions at the end of Bledisloe Terminal has met with vocal local opposition and caused controversy within the port’s owner, the Auckland City Council. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Lyttelton charged over worker death

    WorkSafe NZ has brought a prosecution against Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) following the death of its employee, Brad Fletcher, in a scissor-lift incident last August. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Busan port unveils port expansion plans

    The Korean government has announced plans to add a further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port in the south of the country to increase container capacity by 15.8m teu. 30 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Peel launches UK cargo diversion drive

    Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years. 30 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • MacGregor targets staff cuts to save E20m

    Equipment manufacturer Cargotec is to lay off staff and “review resourcing” at MacGregor to counter weakening offshore and shipping markets. 29 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cargo diversions to Canada ‘only temporary’

    The recent labour disputes on the US West Coast will not lead to permanent diversions of cargo to up coast Canadian ports, according to Port Metro Vancouver president and chief executive Robin Silvester. 29 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Terex introduces new ‘Stackace’ range

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has unveiled four new-generation lift trucks, the Terex® Stackace™ E 5-8, E 6-8, E 6-9 and E 7-9, which promise to be more cost-effective, serviceable and ergonomic than their predecessors. 29 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • SOLVO wins Bronka contract

    SOLVO has signed a contract with the port operator-developer Fenix to implement the Solvo.TOS terminal operating system at the new Bronka Port in the Baltic. 28 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Comoros port operations dispute

    An International law firm has warned the Union of Comoros, an island off the east coast of Africa, of the implications of flouting the law after it broke the port operations agreement it had in place with Dubai based operator, Union Marine. 28 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA breaks ground in Panama

    PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) is investing over US$400m in the expansion of its container terminal on the west bank of the Panama Canal Pacific entrance, which began in February after being granted approval. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • It’s good to talk

    Carly Fields talks with Navis about its platform to get ports and carriers on the same page 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Politics and pragmatism

    The dark shadow of political strife has fallen on the Black Sea. Stevie Knight reports 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ready for gas growth

    Rising LNG ambitions mean gas terminals have to up their game. Dave and Iain MacIntyre report 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Belief in Canadian container prospects

    COMMENT: Last month, DP World bought the Maher terminal in Prince Rupert, with a 2014 throughput of a little over 600,000 teu for more than a half billion US dollar - just under $1,000 per teu handled, writes Peter de Langen. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Allaying ‘Big Brother’ fears

    COMMENT: From last October, the UK Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency no longer requires UK vehicle owners to exhibit on their respective vehicles a ‘tax disc’ – a unique piece of paper which basically tells all and sundry - not least marauding traffic wardens - that you have paid for your vehicle to be on the road for a specified period, writes Mike Mundy. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Carriers disconnect needs serious thought

    COMMENT: What will the world of containerships look like in 2020? Or 2025? If you take the pronouncements of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as gospel most of the big liners will have consolidated, and there will be one super-duper high-tech salt mine to handle all the vagaries of back office functions, writes Barry Parker. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Just who's laughing now?

    COMMENT: Reading the press since the end of the labour dispute on the US West Coast brings a smile to one's lips. The build-up of the West Coast congestion was relatively slow, as the ILWU and the PMA were locked in negotiations and shippers and carriers worked on how to deal with cargo, writes Ben Hackett. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Getting rid of illusions

    There's more to US problems than just the trade union-employer logjam, explains Martin Rushmere 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy