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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
Global ports record stable growth
The global GDP in Q3 of 2016 has increased by 2.8% quarter on quarter, according to a newly published report from the Shanghai International Shipping Institute. 13 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
FEPORT wants support for private operators
In its most recent white paper, FEPORT calls for the establishment of what it calls a “real enabling framework” for private investment in EU ports. 08 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Risky times
If the customer is always right, what happens when the customer goes bankrupt? Felicity Landon reports 05 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Drewry: Lines 'playing poker' with terminals
Future port investment is being put at risk by container lines demands for a reduction in terminal handling costs, according to a recently launched Drewry study. 01 Dec 2016 - Port Strategy
Threat to Hong Kong transhipment prowess
Hong Kong’s transhipment could be cut by as much as 2.4m teu if Cabotage rules are relaxed, according to a recent report from the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management. 14 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
UNCTAD urges publication of port data
Improvements in port efficiency could be facilitated by an increase in available data from port authorities, according to The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). 07 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Ports ‘should be at the forefront’ of UK strategy
The UK government should put its ports at the heart of its Industrial Strategy, according to ABP chief executive James Cooper. 03 Nov 2016 - Port Strategy
Better together
Port alliances bring synergies if regulatory hurdles can be overcome. Dave MacIntyre reports 30 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Crafting our own data-rich future
Navis’ Oscar Pernia explains why we need forward thinking to realise the benefits of big data 30 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Neptune Orient terminal sale
CMA CGM is said to be seeking a buyer for Neptune Orient’s container terminals in the US, Japan and Taiwan, as well as its joint ventures in Vietnam, Thailand, China and the Netherlands. 27 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Drewry: box terminal complexity intensifying
Drewry has released its annual Global Container Terminal Operators report for 2016 which has highlighted the increasing complexity of the industry and the changes caused by mergers and acquisitions (M&A). 18 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Vertical thinking
There’s a growing bag of goodies for ports willing to invest in ERP, finds Stevie Knight 03 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Challenging times
More than 100 geeks and 24 hours of brainstorming. Felicity Landon reports on the World Port Hackathon 03 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Clear vision
A Single Window can be an important 'building block' for trade facilitation, explains Felicity Landon 03 Oct 2016 - Port Strategy
Container Terminal Project Pipeline report
German DS Research has published a new market report which lists all upcoming projects for maritime container terminals. 29 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Shift of focus for box terminal owners
The latest Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review from Drewry has reported that container terminal operators are changing their strategies due to changing market environments. 12 Sep 2016 - Port Strategy
Terminal operators look to consolidate ownership
Global shipping consultancy, Drewry, says as the sector is being faced with the dual challenges of weaker demand growth and rising costs due to larger vessels and alliances, terminal operators are looking to consolidate terminal ownership. 11 Aug 2016 - Port Strategy
Embrace shipping alliances, hubs told
Transhipment hubs should embrace shipping alliances or be faced with lack of demand, says Drewry Maritime Research’s latest container insight report. 08 Aug 2016 - Port Strategy