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Brexit priorities for British ports
Following the signature of Article 50 which triggers the UK’s exit from the EU, UK ports are calling for trade facilitation, infrastructure investment and hinterland connectivity to be central pillars of the Brexit agreement. 29 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Electric straddle carrier order
Kalmar's electric straddle carriers are helping to support capacity expansion at the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET) at the Port of Antwerp, with nine more being put on order. 29 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Cyber risks of increased automation
With increasing automation of systems and equipment, expect a marked uptick in the number of cyber attacks on ports, a security specialist has warned. 29 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Terminals need ‘step change’ in transparency
Incremental improvements to visibility, transparency and optimisation are no longer enough; terminals need to make a step change to really attract the attention of carriers. 28 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Navis widens supply chain optimisation focus
Navis is targeting a bigger share of the whole supply chain in its bid to make global trade smarter, safer and more sustainable for everyone. 28 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Port ballast water treatment system gets IMO approval
Damen’s InvaSave external ballast water treatment system, which is designed primarily for use in ports and harbours, has received IMO type approval. 28 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Altamira and Manzanillo box terminals to expand
Container terminals in the Mexican ports of Manzanillo and Altamira are taking advantage of new rules governing expansion introduced by the Transport & Communications Ministry and have announced investment of $26.5m.  27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
EU’s port legislation enters into force
The European Union’s Port Services Regulation has now entered into force and EU member states will be required to implement the legislation within two years. 27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Konecranes offers crane rental option
Konecranes has launched a bundled crane rental product to allow users better control of costs and ongoing servicing of units. 27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
BOXHUNTER order for Israel
Konecranes has won an order for two BOXHUNTER RTGs from Gold Bond Group Ltd (Conterm) in Israel. 27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Getting the message out on the CTU Code
Applauding the launch of the Guidelines for Packing Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code), IMO and European Commission officials have lent support to a campaign to get the message out on best practice in packing and securing cargo and compliance across all modes. 27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
CBS welcomes leading port management researcher
Port consultancy specialist and Port Strategy columnist Peter de Langen has joined Copenhagen Business School (CBS) as a visiting professor. 24 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
PSA overcomes 2016’s “trials and tribulations”
PSA International achieved credible results in 2016, despite the year being beset with what the operator calls “a period of unrelenting trials and tribulations.” 23 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Spanish ports chaos with on/off strike threats
Strikes in Spain have been halted after a controversial government decree to ‘liberalise’ port labour was opposed by the opposition. 22 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Thessaloniki attracts four international suitors
The deadline for bids for the 67% stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority is up this week and apparently there are four international offers on the table. 22 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Stuck in the past
Strategic Marine Group’s Sandy Galbraith asks if port infrastructure charges are losing their identity 22 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
DP World enjoys 29.9% profit growth
DP World announced throughput growth of 3.2% and profit growth of 29.9% in 2016, maintaining a “flexibility to capitalise” on growth opportunities in the sector. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Mixed fortunes for Global Ports
Russia’s Global Ports Investments saw container throughput slump 19% to 1.1m teu in 2016 due to increases competition and low capacity utilisation. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Spreader cage use guidelines published
A health & safety initiative spearheaded by TEC Container and PACECO ESPAÑA with co-operation from a number of Spanish terminals, stowage companies, Puertos del Estados and unions has borne fruit. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
LASE releases strad positioning tool
Safety specialist LASE has launched a product to measure the exact positioning of straddle carriers under ship-to-shore cranes. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy