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  • Flaws in the jewel

    Russia needs to polish its Black Sea port gem before it loses its lustre. Stevie Knight reports 23 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI risks could pay off, says Drewry

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), known for its risks, is showing signs of better risk management which will help with its long-term sustainability, says Drewry Maritime Equity Researchers. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ecuador abolishes existing port authorities

    A decree passed by Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, has abolished the port authorities of Esmeraldas, Guayaquil, Manta and Puerto Bolívar. These will be administered directly by the Ministry of Transport & Public Works instead. The move was justified as a need to end inter-port rivalries. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Four seek pre-qualification for new Israeli ports

    Four international terminal operating companies have sought pre-qualification in respect of tenders to develop two new ports in Israel at Haifa Bay and South Ashdod. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Japanese blow cold on Indian port investment

    The Japanese trading houses of Mitsui & Co and Sumitomo Corp have decided to put plans to invest in the Indian port sector on hold, despite having indicated an interest for more than a year. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Trouble could rub out potential

    If tensions in the Black Sea region continue or worse still, broaden, then it’s going to be a calamity for those caught up in it and a huge disappointment for many more. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • On the doorstep

    Whichever way the ‘stans look, it’s always Russia on their doorstep. Stevie Knight reports 21 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • 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


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