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The new ro-ro berth at Kirkwall on the Orkney Isles makes extensive use of concrete

The new ro-ro berth at Kirkwall on the Orkney Isles makes extensive use of concrete

Automation failings
Automation has yet to deliver its promised productivity. Stevie Knight asks what's the problem 22 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Code red
Cyber attacks are real and coming to a port near you, warns Dave MacIntyre 22 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
It's electrifying
Electrification of equipment is in vogue, but does it pay off, asks Alex Hughes 22 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Crunch time
Ships that go bump in the night are an all-too-common occurrence. Alex Hughes reports 22 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Locks without keys
Security systems need to take a blended approach, finds Martin Rushmere 22 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
APM virus shutdown contributed to Maersk Q2 2017 loss of USD$264m
AP Moller Maersk has cited “commercially challenged terminals” as one of the reasons APM Terminals reported a loss of USD$264m in Q2 2017. 17 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Rotterdam hackathon to ‘sketch the future’
“Visionaries will sketch the future,” Garmt Nieuwsma of the World Port Hackathon organisation recently stated. And now we have a date for that event – September 1, 2017. 07 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
IoT can beat “dumb, dark and disconnected” industry
The Internet of Things (IoT) could give greater momentum to the industry’s slow uptake of technological solutions, according to Michael Dempsey, vice-president for Container and Port Solutions at ORBCOMM. 04 Aug 2017 - Port Strategy
Port of Chittagong tops container growth
In 2016, 126 ports handled more than 1m teu of containers, according to DynaLiners’ ‘The Millionaires’ roundup, which found 82 ports had grown. 26 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Peel’s fully-automated terminal bears fruit
Investing in a fully-automated steel terminal at the Port of Liverpool’s Canada Dock has brought numerous benefits, Peel Ports’ Andy Grindley told Port Strategy. 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Driving down noise
Noise abatement from piling activities is now easier to achieve, finds Dave MacIntyre 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
State-aid simplification
European regulations have exempted dredging from state aid restrictions, but not everyone’s happy. Felicity Landon reports 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Operational insight
Alex Hughes finds out if improved remote monitoring tools are making redundancy redundant 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Bulk in motion
John Bensalhia investigates new ways to innovate the humble conveyor belt 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Realistic about resilience
Ports need to create robust recovery plans to cover all eventualities, finds Alex Hughes 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Community champions
There's many benefits to be gained from supporting the community, as Felicity Landon explains 20 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Customer feedback counts, says Peel
Investing in new technology is important for a port, but listening to customers is also pivotal, Peel Ports Group’s deputy chief operation officer David Huck told delegates at TOC Europe. 16 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
Integration in data-sharing necessary, say executives
Ports need to get better at data-sharing, or risk creating "digital islands" that don't communicate, a digital specialist has warned. 16 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
APMT terminals re-open after cyber crash
All APM Terminals facilities affected by a cross-border cyber attack last month are now open, according to parent company AP Moller Maersk. 05 Jul 2017 - Port Strategy
APMT crippled by Petya cyber attack
International operator APM Terminals has been hit by a cross-border cyber attack which has sent IT systems down across multiple terminals and business units. 27 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy