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Port Performance

Start-up promises to improve port efficiency
A new start-up promises to help operators improve efficiency using Big Data analytics to support business decisions and to transform port calls covering all key regions. 20 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Walking the walk on automation
A new report by Trelleborg says that broadly speaking, ports and terminals are talking the talk on automation and Big Data, but not embracing either. 11 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
PD Ports optimises resource planning with BI
PD Ports has embraced business intelligence in its operations to optimise processes and plan better for future resource allocation. 07 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Don’t overcomplicate software solutions, ports told
While big data and optimisation are the buzzwords of the moment, Navis’ operational innovation expert Oscar Pernia has stressed that ports do not need to reinvent the wheel to benefit from improved processes. 07 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Making connections
Overseas offices are more than just a public relations outlet for a port. Felicity Landon reports 03 Apr 2017 - Port Strategy
Go with the flow
Gates queues should be 'consigned to history' say OEMs. John Bensalhia investigates 03 Apr 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
Everyone's a critic
What are the best ways of monitoring port performance? John Bensalhia finds out. 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
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