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Plans afoot for Cap Haitien Port
The Government of Haiti has requested the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help improve the facilities and efficiency of Cap Haitien Port. 24 May 2016 - Port Strategy
State-ownership not the solution for Portland
The Port of Portland’s executive director has rejected a recent proposal from president of Common Sense for Oregon for the port’s Terminal 6. 24 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Cai Mep celebrates new calls
Container volume at Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) has surged by 130% to 277,303 teu for the first three months of 2016. 19 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Liverpool2 gears up for autumn opening
With marine trials planned for June and a formal opening scheduled for October, the UK’s latest deepwater container terminal, Liverpool2, is optimistic that it can lure business away from other UK ports. 19 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Yilport promotes Blauert to CEO
Turkey’s Yilport Holding, part of the Yildirim Group, has appointed a new CEO in order to help realise its target of becoming one of the top ten international terminal operators. 18 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Esbjerg secures rig deal with Maersk Drilling
Maersk Drilling has entered a framework agreement with the Port of Esbjerg for new opportunities to position more rigs at the port. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Melbourne’s VICT in autolash first
Crane spreader expert Bromma and the Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) say they have achieved a world first by integrating the first ever automated lashing platform for twistlock removal at a terminal. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Konecranes ditches merger to buy Terex
Konecranes has signed an agreement to purchase Terex’s Material Handling & Port Solutions (MHPS) for a combined offer of cash and shares. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Arica fears loss of traffic to Ilo
Port workers at the northern Chilean port of Arica say they are concerned by developments in the concession at the southern Peruvian port of Ilo, where a Bolivian company could potentially become the new concessionaire. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Earthquake puts back Manta concession
The bidding deadline for the Port of Manta concession in Ecuador has been extended by a further 30 days as a result of the 7.8 degree earthquake that struck the country on April 16. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Puerto Quetzal concession revoked
Guatemala's Presidential Commissioner, Enrique Godoy, revealed at a recent press conference that the government has sent around 30 contracts to the country's Attorney General in respect of allegations of possible corruption surrounding concessions awarded for the expansion of facilities at Puerto Quetzal. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Kiwi ports ready for SOLAS regulations
A nationally-uniform process for collecting and managing the required information required by pending verified gross mass (VGM) regulations is in the throes of being developed by ports in New Zealand. 17 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Catering for ultra large boxships
APM Terminals is to enlarge ten STS cranes at Pier 400 in Los Angeles which will them the tallest in service at any US port. 16 May 2016 - Port Strategy
EMR invests in Tilbury facility
EMR has signed a new 25-year lease with the Port of Tilbury to make a significant commitment to remaining in its existing Tilbury Dock facility. 16 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Expressions of interest called for Takoradi
Ghana Port and Harbours Authority (GPHA) is inviting parties to submit an expression of interest for the concession of the dry bulk terminal at the Port of Takoradi. 16 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Southampton pioneers drone coverage of Leixões
Underwater, unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) will scan the ocean and gather environmental information for management of one of Europe’s busiest ports. 12 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Shipping authority seeks to ‘adopt’ Portland
An impasse at the Port of Portland in Oregon may have a solution in the form of a state-owned authority tasked with reforming the container shipping terminal at the port. 12 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Ngqura invests in operational centre
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has officially launched two landmark developments at the Port of Ngqura as part of an ongoing programme to position the port as a container transhipment hub for Sub-Saharan Africa. 12 May 2016 - Port Strategy
APMT offers box weighing services at select terminals
APM Terminals is in talks with local regulatory authorities to aim to provide Verified Gross Mass (VGM) Data Management capabilities in most terminals. 12 May 2016 - Port Strategy
Exis courses target container requirements
Compliance systems specialist, Exis Technologies, has announced the introduction of two new e-learning courses for safe handling and packing. 11 May 2016 - Port Strategy