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AAPA concern over proposed port funding cuts
US President Donald Trump has sent Congress a 2018 budget request which, says the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), signals the decline for most federally funded, port-related programmes. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Navis highlights cloud go-live firsts
Two Finland-based container terminals, Steveco Vuosaari in Helsinki and Steveco Mussalo in Kotka, have become the world’s first ports to go live with Navis N4 in a cloud environment. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
ICTSI pursues port projects in Africa
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) is pursuing opportunities to bid for new projects in Africa after failing to secure the majority stake in Greece’s port of Thessaloniki, according to an article published by BusinessWorld Online. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Busan plans data centre
Busan Port Authority (BPA) has announced plans to build an integrated data centre to make the port more competitive. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Collision at Abidjan Port
Images have emerged online of the aftermath of a collision between COSCO’s general cargo ship Da Zhi and a ship-to-shore crane while berthing at Abidjan Port on May 18, just days after the spectacular crane collapse at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Duty free fuel in ports post-Brexit
Creating a duty-free zone for fuel within UK ports could offset the negative impact of the potential re-introduction of customs clearance for UK business post-Brexit, according to managing director of independent logistics business Europa Worldwide Group, Andrew Baxter. 25 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Steady growth for Black Sea terminals
The Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and Bulgaria handled 642,308 teu in Q1 2017, a Container Market Review for Q1 2017 has shown. 23 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Continental expands terminal tyre portfolio
Continental Commercial Specialty Tires (CST) has expanded its terminal tyre portfolio with the new sized 280/75 R 22.5 size, which has been rolling off the assembly line in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia since April. 23 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Brazil changes to boost port appeal
Brazilian Transport Minister Maurício Quintella has revealed that changes to legislation signed by President Michel Temer could attract up to $7.5bn in the ports sector. 23 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Tampico terminal to be tendered
In Mexico, Tampico port authority is progressing a tender for the construction, fitting out and operation of a common user multipurpose terminal. 23 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Safety ladder patent filed
A highly visible and non-corrosive safety ladder has been developed to improve safety at port and public quay walls. 22 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Electrifying big trucks
Hyster says it’s poised to take the next giant leap forward in port equipment as it begins testing high capacity lift trucks with electric motors. 22 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Siemens wins Myanmar tech bid
Siemens has partnered with Myanmar Mahar Htun (MMH) to provide technology and solutions for Myanmar’s ports. 20 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Navis releases N4 3.4 software
Navis has released its N4 3.4 software, the latest version of its flagship terminal system technology. 19 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Port markets at risk from GBER distortion
British Ports Association (BPA) chief executive, Richard Ballantyne, has warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies. 18 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports still a safe bet for pensions
Despite the fact that pension and infrastructure funds continue to view the port sector as a safe investment bet, concerns appear to be growing over high-risk investments to handle big ships. 18 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Dutch port hull cleaning service
Dutch hull cleaning and inspection equipment company, Fleet Cleaner, has expanded its hull cleaning services to all ports in the Netherlands. 18 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Empty container system to save industry $1.5bn
A new container system which treats lifting four or six empty containers as a single block is expected to save the industry more than US$1.5bn. 18 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Brazil enacts port extension legislation
New rules to draw investments in ports have been enacted in Brazil at an event attended by President Michel Temer. 17 May 2017 - Port Strategy
1-Stop solution for port operations
A new ‘thought-changing’ technology has been developed which aims to make the coordination of container movements more efficient in the supply chain. 16 May 2017 - Port Strategy