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ABP launches Port of Newport Master Plan
Associated British Ports, or ABP, has launched a consultation on the Port of Newport Master Plan, a document that sets out ABP’s future vision for growth and development at the Port of Newport from now until 2035. 05 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Cargotec’s Kalmar wins record contract
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded its largest ever crane upgrade contract worth more than €20m to upgrade seven ship-to-shore cranes at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia. 05 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Investigation on Puerto Quetzal bribes
Interpol is seeking the whereabouts of Spanish businessman Ángel Pérez-Maura for allegedly paying bribes of $24m in respect of a port concession in Guatemala. 05 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Penalties loom for Spanish stevedore monopoly
The European Commission has referred Spain to the Court of Justice for failing to comply with a previous judgement concerning freedom of establishment at Spanish ports. 05 May 2016 - Port Strategy
US East Coast ports chip away at West Coast dominance
The balance of seaborne-cargo delivery in the United States shifted further east in the last year, resulting in East Coast seaports making gains against their West Coast counterparts, according to an index of North American seaports. 05 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Phoenix Lighting introduces SturdiSignal Series
Phoenix Lighting has introduced its SturdiSignal Series as the latest addition to its LED crane and equipment lighting product range. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Bromma appoints new president
Peter McLean has been appointed the new president of spreader manufacturer Bromma, effective from June 1, 2016. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Yilport acquires 100% shares in Port of Gävle
Yildirim Group subsidiary Yilport Holding has acquired 100% shares of Gävle Container Terminal and Baltic Sea Gateway, claiming the rights to operate container, bulk, general cargo, rail and CFS services in Port of Gävle terminals as part of a 40-year concession. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Four operators pre-qualify for Corozal
Four port operators have pre-qualified for Request for Qualifications to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain Panama’s Corozal Container Terminal. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Yes to the Norvik port
The Swedish Supreme Court has ruled not to allow permission for an appeal for the planned freight port, the Stockholm Norvik Port. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Yildirim considers US investment
Turkish giant, Yildirim Holding, has the United States in its sights as the transport and industrial conglomerate aims to become a top ten global terminal operator. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Cavotec and ABB partner up for shore-to-ship power
Engineering giant, Cavotec, and energy technology company, ABB, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly offer worldwide shore-to-ship power solutions. 04 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Mixed reviews for North European ports
This year has started out to be a particularly bad one in terms of the negative affect that the downturn in GDP is having on North European Ports, according to Hackett Associates' latest Global Port Tracker. 03 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Channel optimisation software to improve scheduling
Force Technology has announced that it has joined forces with DHI to develop a new method to evaluate and quantify the approach and departure operability issues for ports. 03 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Need for port pricing overhaul
Port pricing is said to be an essential tool for solving the main challenges currently posed to the industry by mega-ships. 29 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy
CSA wins Icelandic contract
Central Systems & Automation (CSA) will implement Autostore Terminal Operating System (TOS) for Eimskip. 28 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy
Hyster adapts forklift to meet challenge
The Hyster Special Projects Engineering Department has adapted its 40 tonne lift capacity forklift to meet the challenges of a tough stevedoring application. 27 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy
Better revenue generation through big data
Big data could be harnessed to overhaul the simplistic pricing patterns in use at the majority of ports today, an audience at TOC Asia was told. 27 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy
European countries holding back digitalisation
The Association of European Vehicle Logistics has said that legal uncertainty and a lack of uniform implementation of exiting European and International legislation by Member States is holding back EU wide digitalisation. 26 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy
Container weighing rules are coming
Ports that remain unconcerned by incoming container weighing regulations will be in for a shock come July 1, 2016. 26 Apr 2016 - Port Strategy