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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

PEMA calls for “more cross-industry dialogue”
Members of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) are calling for cross-industry dialogue to address supply chain challenges such as container vessel size and shipping alliances. 23 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Delayed alliances causing headaches for ports
With only six weeks until the container industry welcomes the launch of two new mega-alliances, the delay in announcing details is causing issues for ports and shippers. 20 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports need to get smarter
International port equipment manufacturers are pointing to challenges outside changing trade horizons, Brexit and The Trump Effect, which means that ports will need to get smarter. 16 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Concrete solutions
HamidReza Hassanli, Ehsan Emamifard Naeeni and Mansoureh Hasanzadeh discuss their experiences with self-compacting concrete 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
The digital handover
Could blockchain technology turn accepted supply chain practice on its head? Felicity Landon reports 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Ticking data boxes
Start-up T-mining plans to trial its blockchain container concept in Antwerp. Felicity Landon reports 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Seaside shuffle
Are extended container dwell times beyond a terminal's control? Felicity Landon finds out 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Security sentinels
Unmanned ground vehicles promise to ease port security burdens, explains Alex Hughes 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Creature comfort
As one of the more controversial types of cargo, livestock challenges can catch ports of the hoof, John Bensalhia reports 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Do the locomotion
Intra-port rail shuttles are gaining market share in ports in Europe, explains Alex Hughes 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Strange future
The rise of unmanned vessels and low-cost smart shipping could revolutionise ports, writes Stevie Knight 03 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Iceland's Finnafjord port inches closer
Bremenports has become a development partner for the new Finnafjord port project in Iceland, edging the project a little closer to realisation. 01 Feb 2017 - Port Strategy
Shipping line terminal arms form alliance
The MoU between COSCO SHIPPING ports and CMA Terminals Holding shows that the container arms of the shipping lines are also allying themselves to each other, in addition to the shipping lines and opposing ports. 30 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Drewry: fragmentation of capacity a concern
Drewry’s new quarterly report, which analyses key trends and developments in the global ports and terminals market, says that North European ports can expect a “status quo” in 2017 in terms of port calls, but they shouldn’t rest on their laurels. 24 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Seychelles plans berth expansion
Seychelles Port Authority is planning to expand Port Victoria to serve more, and larger, vessels. 18 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
PSA 'grapples with sluggish global trade'
PSA International Pte Ltd handled 67.63m TEU of containers at its port projects around the world in 2016. 12 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Santa Marta tops BIMCO port performance report
BIMCO has published its first report on global dry bulk terminal performance which puts Santa Marta in Colombia at the top of the table when it comes to feedback from shipowners. 11 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
Konecranes acquisition of Terex MHPS complete
Konecranes has completed the acquisition of Terex Material Handling and Port Solutions (MHPS). 05 Jan 2017 - Port Strategy
More ports sign up to data project
UNCTAD's port data project now has a total for 42 participating ports from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe. 22 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Med ports unite to promote trade
Ports from around the Mediterranean coast will form a specific organisation to promote the area’s role in global maritime trade. 15 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy