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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

Cyber risks of increased automation
With increasing automation of systems and equipment, expect a marked uptick in the number of cyber attacks on ports, a security specialist has warned. 29 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Getting the message out on the CTU Code
Applauding the launch of the Guidelines for Packing Cargo Transport Units (CTU Code), IMO and European Commission officials have lent support to a campaign to get the message out on best practice in packing and securing cargo and compliance across all modes. 27 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
PSA overcomes 2016’s “trials and tribulations”
PSA International achieved credible results in 2016, despite the year being beset with what the operator calls “a period of unrelenting trials and tribulations.” 23 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Bronka trials containerised bulk solution
The testing of a new container for bulk cargo is being tested at the container terminal of the Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex (MSCC) Bronka. 15 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Throughput surge boosts ICTSI financials
International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) has reported a 7% increase in port revenue from last year, with the US$1.128 billion total being helped along by a surge in throughput. 14 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Ports for THE Alliance, but no ship sizes
THE Alliance may have finalised port calls for its new vessel sharing agreement, but without news on the size of ships due to call at ports questions still remain. 09 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Hutchison seals Stockholm terminal deal
Hutchison Ports has signed a formal agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the new container terminal under construction at Stockholm Norvik Port. 08 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Yilport celebrates 'year to remember'
Yilport Holding’s portfolio reached 20 marine terminals and three dry terminals across the globe with growing business results in 2016. 07 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Alibaba's port plan
Shipping line tie-ups with Alibaba give insight of online partnerships to come, finds Martin Rushmere 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
New safety angles
New health and safety code brings rules for automation, human rights and gender, finds Dave MacIntyre 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Repelling terrorist attacks
Ports need to seriously consider implementing hostile vehicle mitigation measures, finds Barry Cross 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Everyone's a critic
What are the best ways of monitoring port performance? John Bensalhia finds out. 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Finding allies
It's high time that terminals followed lines and ports and get in on the partnerships act finds Felicity Landon 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
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