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Cargo Handling

Automation failings
Automation has yet to deliver its promised productivity. Stevie Knight asks what's the problem 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
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
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
Kalmar's futuristic container vision
Kalmar is considering futuristic scenarios where a container is more than just a container, it’s an experience that can generate plenty of revenue for logistics players. 08 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
RMG market valued at $399.7m by 2025
The value of the global rail mounted gantry (RMG) crane market is expected to reach $399.7m by 2025, as global trade, vessel sizes, and port investments drive growth. 07 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Reinventing the box
Innovations for the humble container never seem to stick. Stevie Knight investigates 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
With the grain
Bulk terminal investments and equipment upgrades are surging, finds Michael King 03 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Steady growth for Black Sea terminals
The Black Sea container terminals of Ukraine, Romania, Russia, and Bulgaria handled 642,308 teu in Q1 2017, a Container Market Review for Q1 2017 has shown. 23 May 2017 - Port Strategy
The digital age
It’s high time that the port and logistics industry embraces the age of digitalisation, finds Carly Fields 05 May 2017 - Port Strategy
At your service
Providing value-added services can be worth the time and effort, as John Bensalhia explains 05 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Next generation automation
What’s in the design bank for the next wave of automated stacking cranes? Alex Hughes investigates 05 May 2017 - Port Strategy
Rising wind
Exactly what will a supersized wind industry ask of its ports? Stevie Knight investigates 05 May 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
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
New safety angles
New health and safety code brings rules for automation, human rights and gender, finds Dave MacIntyre 06 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy