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UK port first sees centralised air traffic systems applied to marine ops
Air traffic control technology is to be applied to a commercial port group in the UK for the first time in order to help streamline marine operations and aid growth. 17 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Infrastructure work pivotal at Oregon
Maintaining and improving aging infrastructure remains a priority at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (Port of Coos Bay or OIPCB), the president of the port’s Board of Commissioners Dave Kronsteiner has said. 16 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Tallinn Port seeks €400,000 compensation
The Port of Tallinn in Estonia is seeking €400,000 in compensation from its former executives who are being tried on corruption charges, the Eesti Ekspress has reported. 16 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Tariffs held at Gothenburg Port
Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg will not increase tariffs in 2018, keeping the figures at the same level as in 2015. 16 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Antwerp commits to reducing plastic pollution
The Port of Antwerp has become the first port in Europe to join Operation Clean Sweep, an international programme aiming to prevent plastic litter materials from getting into the marine environment. 16 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
GPA receives ecommerce investment boost
Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has announced two major ecommerce developments amidst new infrastructure projects and record cargo volumes. 13 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
A case of fake reforms?
COMMENT: To the outside world it looks like Spain has complied with its obligation to reform its port system. But has it, or more to the point will it when the formal deliberations of employers and unions are complete, asks Mike Mundy. 12 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
LED lighting reduces energy consumption
10 ship-to-shore cranes have been supplied with LED illumination which increases lifespan, decreases maintenance costs and significantly reduce energy consumption. 12 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Navis’ ATOM approaches 'Pit Stop' milestone
ATOM Labs, Navis’ innovation lab, is approaching a milestone in its Pit Stop Port Operations prototype project, which it launched in January to prototype the value of collaborative decision making (CDM) in the Port of Algeciras. 12 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Camco awarded DP World Callao gate automation project
Camco Technologies has been awarded the design, installation and commissioning of a gate automation system at DP World Callao. 11 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
40t capacity RTG order for BMCT
Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals (BMCT) has ordered 18 more Konecranes Noell RTG cranes to aid its expansion. 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Turning a corner
Recovery seems to be on the horizon for some regions, finds Iain MacIntyre 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Lengthy path to success
COMMENT: This year saw positive news for the two large new port development projects in North West Europe: JadeWeserPort and London Gateway, writes Peter de Langen. 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Eye on the storm
Envirosuite’s Chaim Kolominskas explains how ports can benefit from a new approach to environmental management 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
An ear to the ground
COMMENT: A major news item during an uncharacteristically busy August was the announcement by A.P. Moller-Maersk that it would be de-accessioning its oil production business, in a deal worth $7.5bn including shares and debt, writes Barry Parker. 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Filling capacity gaps
Ecuador is putting its ports front and centre. Alex Hughes reports 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Steel unknowns
US ports will suffer from cutbacks in steel imports, finds Martin Rushmere 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Flowering in the cold
Helsinki has carved a niche nurturing tech innovation, finds Stevie Knight 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Automation: ‘copy with pride’
Kalmar’s Antti Kaunonen explains to Carly Fields why we need automation standards 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy
Hacking at the hurdles
From gimmick to reality, hackathons have come of age. Stevie Knight reports 09 Oct 2017 - Port Strategy