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  • Making light work of labour pains

    When Yilport purchased Gemport and Rotaport in 2012 it inherited a soon-to-expire three year labour agreement, making workforce negotiations one of the first jobs on the ‘to do’ list once the sale had been finalised. 18 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Longview explores propane proposal

    The Port of Longview is exploring a propane and butane export proposal as part of a one-year option agreement with Haven Energy. 17 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Going global

    This year promises to be one to remember for Turkey's Yilport, finds Carly Fields 17 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Virginia works to stay on top of “chronic losses”

    Virginia Port Authority is looking to put an end to “continuing losses” at the port, starting with the re-negotiation of APM Terminals’ 20-year lease of the Portsmouth facility. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Tales of two ports

    Two tales from UK ports make interesting reading this month. In the West, Bristol Port Company (BPC) offered £10m to the local council to buy the freehold to the docks at Avonmouth and Portbury. The company bought the leasehold in 1991 under a 150-year lease. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The No 1 proponent of protectionism

    Comparatively recently, details of an opportunity were circulated relating to the development of a container gateway in the Crimean port of Sevastopol. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking the sting out of shore side emissions

    Shore connection technology will lead the way to greener, healthier ports, believes Schneider Electric's Lorène Grandidier 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Miami alliance opposes Beckham’s waterfront stadium

    An alliance of shippers are appealing against David Beckham’s plans for a major stadium at PortMiami over worries it could push business and jobs to competing ports along the US east coast. 15 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Building the terminal of the future

    A Moffatt & Nichol terminal design concept was one of seven shortlisted in the recent Next Generation Container Port Challenge hosted by The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Maritime Institute. 15 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Terex pioneers crane for smaller ports

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is making it easier for small maritime and river ports to “professionalise” their cargo handling with the launch of its mobile harbour crane, the Terex Quaymate M50. 14 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Back to the drawing board

    A reversal in terminal planning priorities has complicated designs, as Iain MacIntyre discovers 14 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Barcelona expected to be P3 ‘loser’

    The P3 alliance may have a profound impact on how Spanish container ports develop in the near future. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Savonna and Genova merger mooted

    Reports from Italy suggest that the port authorities of Genova and Savonna are discussing a possible merger. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Rocha port to handle Paraguayan cargo

    Uruguay and Paraguay are cooperating on the development of a deepwater port on the Uruguayan coast at Rocha, which will provide an outlet to the sea for businesses in Paraguay. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Transnet monopoly holding back South Africa

    Andrew Pike of Velden Pike Nichols Inc asks if South Africa’s port development and efficiency is being hindered by its monopolistic port systems 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy


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