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Callao: no to regional hub status
Peru has all but ruled out the possibility that Port of Callao will become a regional hub.
ICTSI kits out Umm Qasr
Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received an order from a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) in Iraq for two Terex ship-to-shore cranes and three rubber-tyre gantry cranes. 25 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Kalmar supports Marsa Maroc expansion
Kalmar has inked a new agreement for the supply of seven Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to the new Terminal a Conteneurs 3 (TC3 PC) in Casablanca, Morocco. 25 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
China eyes Slovenian port potential
Media reports say that China is interested in getting involved with the Port of Koper renovation project in Slovenia. 24 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
PANYNJ ready for winter
The Port of New York and New Jersey has published its winter weather plan for 2015-2016. 24 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
DP World looks to the future
A new report says that although the outlook looks bleak for large scale port automation investments, operators can still take advantage of opportunities offered by innovative Information Communications Technology (ICT). 23 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Black Sea 2015 box trade forecast at 2.5m teu
It is forecasted that the total container turnover of the Black Sea region for 2015 will reach 2.5m teu. 20 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
India moves to convert state-owned ports
The Indian shipping ministry has drafted a plan to convert 11 of the 12 state-owned ports into corporate entities in a move which is hoped will bring greater financial freedom, according to a report by news agency Mint. 20 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Port of Melbourne lease concerns
A bid to push through legislation to lease Australia’s Port of Melbourne has apparently hit a stumbling block, that is according to Australian media reports. 19 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Controversial lease of Darwin to China
Chinese group, Landbridge, has acquired the controversial lease of Darwin Port in Australia. 19 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Cavotec nets €9m in orders
Cavotec has won five separate orders with a combined value of more than €9m for its innovative technologies. 18 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Shining the light on energy savings
The Associated British Ports’ (ABP) owned Newport Docks in South Wales is benefitting from around 81% in energy savings owing to its new upgraded lighting system. 17 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
LA approves security and operations grants
The Los Angeles Boat of Harbour Commission has approved three grants from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totalling US$1.8m. 17 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
New green cranes for Luka Koper
Luka Koper will acquire 11 new higher capacity cranes for container handling, including seven new electric rubber tyred gantry cranes (E-RTG). 16 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Livorno goes electric
Livorno is to become the first port in Italy, and the second in Europe, to supply vessels with electricity from the shore with anti-pollution technology. 16 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
DP World in Tasmanian deal
DP World and Tasports have announced plans for a new container terminal for Burnie in northern Tasmania, dependent on the federal government easing coastal shipping restrictions which have prevented international vessels calling in Tasmania.
Common NSW rate hike questioned
Plans by the Port Authority of NSW to increase port charges from January 1 have aroused concerns from customers. The authority will increase prices for all vessels in the ports of Sydney Harbour, Port Botany, Port Kembla, Eden and Yamba, in general by 4.7%.
US ports suffer from ‘identity problem’
US ports have an “identity problem”, according to Capt Chip Jaenichen, the administrator of the US Maritime Administration (MARAD). 16 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy
Manta modernisation set for 2016
The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, has revealed that modernisation of the Port of Manta will become a reality in 2016. This will form part of the ninety-third anniversary celebrations of the founding of the city.
Concerns on Darwin’s Chinese concession
While the decision to award Darwin Port’s operational rights to a Chinese company after a bidding process has been largely welcomed, there has been concern at seeing the finer details of the agreement. 16 Nov 2015 - Port Strategy