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  • Getting better connected

    The UK's Peel Ports has welcomed a new joint report by the UK government and Transport for the North (TfN) detailing a blueprint to get Northern England better connected and allow greater movement of freight to and from ports. 30 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Spain not ready to make stevedoring changes

    Economic Development minister Ana Pastor, under pressure to reform Spain's existing stevedoring practices, has revealed that “there isn't a proposal” on the table. 27 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Call for Buenos Aires tender to be postponed

    Three professional bodies in Argentina have asked for the tender covering the concession to operate Terminal 5 at the Port of Buenos Aires to be postponed. 27 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • EU port regulation will undermine UK ports

    The latest incarnation of the proposed EU Port Services Regulation could challenge UK port potential, according to the country’s largest port operator. 27 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • CMA CGM wins Jamaican concession

    Jamaican authorities have granted the CMA CGM subsidiary Terminal Link the long-term concession to operate and develop the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). 26 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • MoUs all the rage

    It seems that Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) are becoming increasingly popular as ports come under increased pressure to carve out possibilities for future business potential and keep up with the competition. 26 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Fight for survival

    So the US West Coast labour hullabaloo is finally over. It took Obama’s loan of US secretary of labour Thomas Perez to help broker a deal after a federal mediator failed to find common ground between the two sides. Perez’s imposition of a deal deadline saw both sides jump to attention; the alternative was a trip to Washington to sort out the mess. 25 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cosco ordered to pay back Piraeus EU aid

    COMMENT: Just as Piraeus concessionaire Cosco re-found its favour with the new Greek authorities, the fraught relationship is under pressure yet again, this time by European Commission interjections, writes Carly Fields. 25 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • SPIG nets Haifa concession

    Shanghai International Port Group has won the tender to operate and maintain the new deepwater Haifa Bayport in Israel, media reports suggest. 25 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Unique articulated STS design passes tests

    Liebherr Container Cranes has completed testing of Patrick Stevedores’ specially designed ship-to-shore cranes. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes marks Polish first

    Konecranes has won an order for 15 all-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from DCT Gdansk, marking the manufacturer’s first RTG delivery to Poland. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • TT Club warning to Baltic ports

    TT Club is warning Baltic port and terminal operators against reputational damage that it says can be a consequence of uninsured incidents from “avoidable risks”. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Productivity needs revolution, not evolution

    Drewry says that it will take revolution not evolution when it comes to new container handling technology meeting the demands of carriers for bigger ships. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore unveils interconnectivity initiatives

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has unveiled a number of new initiatives designed to boost interconnectivity of the Port of Singapore. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Boost in NZ interim results

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has delivered a comparable 1.3% increase in earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization to NZ$15.9m for the six months to December 31, 2014 (an after-tax figure has not been disclosed). 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA Sines kicks off further expansion project

    Hot off the heels of the completion of Phase 2 development at Sines, PSA International has announced that it is to invest a further E40m in the Portugal terminal to boost capacity to 2.5m teu. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • NZ port safety review urgently needed

    A renewed Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety was greeted by two serious port accidents. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • DP World guns for 100m teu by 2020

    Dubai-based international terminal operator DP World increased box throughput by 8.7% in 2014, moving 28.3m teu. Revenue rose to $3.4bn, while like-for-like profit jumped 25.3% to $757m. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • All change in the eurozone

    COMMENT: A change of fiscal strategy for the Eurozone began with the Swiss de-coupling from the Euro, followed by the injection of €60bn a month for up to 18 months into the Eurozone economies and the change of government in Greece, writes Ben Hackett. 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deeper equals cheaper

    Brazil's Pecem is expanding with traffic growth in mind as Alex Hughes finds out 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ready for action

    Brazilian north-east ports add capacity in advance of projected growth. Alex Hughes reports 19 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deepwater plans for Damietta

    Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has signed a contract for a new 630m-long, 17m deep berth at the Egyptian port and an adjacent handling yard totalling 75,000m². 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy