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  • South American financing options abound

    A global law firm has negotiated an energy infrastructure deal in South America which will see construction of a major new port facility to handle crude oil assets from Colombia’s Rubiales, Piriri and Quifa oil fields. 22 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar pioneers LNG reachstacker technology

    Kalmar is to engineer and produce a diesel-LNG powered reachstacker prototype as part of the GREENCRANES project. 22 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Hard standing 'Mexican standoff' concerns

    The “Mexican standoff” between the contractor, equipment supplier and client on yard surfacing must be addressed to stop the perennial problem of premature cracked hard standing, a freight transport consultant has warned. 18 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Navigating the Arctic

    In a bid to improve shipping safety across emerging Arctic shipping routes, the UK and Russia are to collaborate to develop compatibility in advanced navigation technologies at ports. 14 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Weighing up the possibilities

    With container weighing becoming a global issue within the ports sector, the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association’s (PEMA) recently published information paper on container weighing technologies is a timely resource. 10 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar unveils hybrid 'first'

    Kalmar has launched new hybrid straddle and shuttle carriers for container handling, which use up to 40% less fuel than existing machinery. 09 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI streamlines Manila manpower

    International Container Terminal Services’ (ICTSI) flagship operation, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), has implemented a new workforce management system to improve manpower deployment. 03 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Jebel Ali makes the switch

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has successfully electrified eight diesel-powered Rubber-Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes. 01 Oct 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Bright lights for ports

    Energy consumption at ports and terminals can be reduced by up to 80% if light emitting plasma (LEP) is used for high mast applications – says the winner of PortTech LA’s Best Business Model Award. 30 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Liebherr wins European orders

    Liebherr Container Cranes has won two notable orders in Europe with seven straddle carriers heading to Rotterdam’s ECT Delta Terminal and two ship-to-shore and two rail mounted gantry cranes earmarked for APM Terminals Gothenburg. 24 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Asset management approaches tipping point

    The creation of a ‘language’ for physical asset management could be the tipping point needed for the terminal optimisation to take hold, believes specialist AssetRight. 19 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Bromma ramps up automated lashing tests

    Bromma has ramped up the testing phase of its Automatic Lashing Platform in a bid to iron out exception handling wrinkles. 19 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar RTGs for Indonesia

    Kalmar is helping Indonesia’s PT Terminal Petikemas Surabaya (TPS) clean up its act with six new E-One2 RTGs to be delivered in mid 2014. 19 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Generating added value

    A new global report outlines the role of ports in urban and national economies in order to assess and improve the positive impact they make to their communities. 12 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Infrastructure grants for US ports

    The US Department of Transport (DOT) is awarding a total of US$104m in infrastructure grants to US ports to help improve the movement of goods through America’s seaports. 06 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes repeat RTG order

    Konecranes is to supply Rubber-Tyred Gantry cranes (RTGs) and reach stackers for US based CSX Intermodal Terminals as part of a repeat order. 05 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • New Hyster telemetry offering

    Materials handling operations are to be made easier with Hyster’s new wireless access monitoring system, Hyster Tracker. 02 Sep 2013 - Port Strategy

  • New players for terminal sector

    A number of new players are setting their sights on the global container terminal sector, but need “mega mergers and acquisitions (M&A)” to catch up with the top four players, Neil Davidson, senior analyst, Drewry, told Port Strategy. 28 Aug 2013 - Port Strategy

  • SmartPort solutions for Argentina

    Kalmar is to supply a range of its SmartPort solutions to TecPlata SA, a fully-owned subsidiary of ICTSI, for its ‘greenfield’ terminal at Port La Plata, Argentina. 27 Aug 2013 - Port Strategy

  • A changing game

    A number of changes are set to take place within the global container terminal sector as operators “face the challenge of growth in container demand and growth in ship sizes”, says Drewry Maritime Research. 23 Aug 2013 - Port Strategy

  • The best of all worlds

    Portek's Tok Soon Chong explains how port equipment leasing can translate to significant financial and non-financial gains for a port operator. 21 Aug 2013 - Port Strategy

  • Commanding control

    Kalmar is rolling out a new graphic user interface for its AutoStrad equipment control system currently being installed at the Asciano’s container terminal in Sydney, Australia. 20 Aug 2013 - Port Strategy