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  • Oakland plans congestion alleviation trial

    Oakland plans to trial a congestion mitigation scheme for an initial one-year term to improve cargo flow. 30 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • China brings major ports together

    China is planning to integrate five major ports, Ningbo Port, Zhoushan Port, Jiaxing Port, Taizhou Port and Wenzhou Port, under one umbrella group to optimise port assets in the region, according to local media. 30 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore taps Big Data benefits

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is working with IBM to develop and test new analytics-based technologies to help improve safety, security and vessel traffic at the global port hub. 27 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Extra 168m teu port capacity needed by 2019

    As vessels continue to grow and global container port demand rises, terminal operators worldwide will need to invest to produce an additional 168 million teu by 2019, says shipping consultancy Drewry. 26 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • LASE launches crane lift protection

    Germany’s LASE Industrielle Lasertechnik GmbH has launched a system for the “intelligent prevention” of truck lifting while hoisting as a result of locked or defective twistlocks. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar wins Colombian order

    Cargotec's Kalmar has won a “major port equipment order” from Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria Regional de Buenaventura SA (SPRBun). 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APM Terminals makes moves into Colombia

    APM Terminals has invested in Colombia to gain a foothold in what it views as one of the “most promising investment opportunities in the region”. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Auckland in Tauranga's backyard

    Bay of Plenty export cargo is the primary target of an audacious move from Ports of Auckland to establish an intermodal freight hub within three kilometres of the Port of Tauranga. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Liverpool installs ABB simulator

    A state-of-the-art ‘virtual’ training simulator has been installed at the UK Port of Liverpool to prepare operators for the arrival of the five of the world’s largest cranes later this year. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sunderland invests in quay strengthening

    The UK North East Port of Sunderland has made a £1m investment in structural works to strengthen a quay for bulk and project cargoes. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Auckland mulls semi-automation

    Auckland is mulling over the prospect of partial automation and has kick-started a consultation process with staff to gauge sentiment. 25 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deadline for Greek ports sell-off

    The Greek government has agreed deadlines for the privatisation of its two major ports, Piraeus and Thessaloniki, following its latest cash for reforms pay out. 24 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Gujurat port project dropped by L&T

    Plans to develop a new port in Kacchigadh, near Gujarat, India, have been scrapped over environmental reasons, according to local media ‘Live Mint’. 21 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cyprus talks to avert port action

    New talks are set to take place today between Cyprus Transport Minister Marios Demetriades and port worker unions in a bid to avoid further industrial action later this month, local media reports. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Landside access improvements for Spanish ports

    Spain's National Ports Authority has approved a total of 29 projects to benefit from the Port Terrestrial Accessibility Finance Fund. These will be eligible for a total of €466.8m, which will be available until 2019, of which €113.7m will be made available in 2016. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Two new terminal concessions in Latin America

    Following three years of uncertainty, Argentina's General Ports Administration (AGP) is to issue a new tender covering the operation of Terminal 5 at the Port of Buenos Aires. The existing Bactssa concession officially expired in 2012, but has temporarily been extended. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Records hatrick for Auckland port

    Ports of Auckland has set New Zealand records in all three of the productivity measures monitored by the Ministry of Transport’s Freight Information Gathering System. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Livorno unveils terminal expansion plans

    The Italian port of Livorno is expanding its capacity with a new €800m deepwater container ‘platform’ that will enable it to accommodate larger ships and growing container traffic. 18 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes and Terex join forces

    Konecranes and Terex Corporation are merging to create a global lifting and material handling solutions company, offering a wider product portfolio to the industry. 17 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tianjin port blast kills 44

    An explosion at a warehouse in China’s port city of Tianjin has left 44 dead and more than 500 injured, according to state-run news agency, Xinhua. 13 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sydney and Brisbane fracas

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says it will fight Hutchison Ports Australia in court after it sacked 97 workers at midnight by email and text last week. 13 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Transnet warns against employment scam

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has issued a warning against social media scams promising employment with the company. 12 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy