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Spanish ports chaos with on/off strike threats
Strikes in Spain have been halted after a controversial government decree to ‘liberalise’ port labour was opposed by the opposition. 22 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Thessaloniki attracts four international suitors
The deadline for bids for the 67% stake in Thessaloniki Port Authority is up this week and apparently there are four international offers on the table. 22 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Mixed fortunes for Global Ports
Russia’s Global Ports Investments saw container throughput slump 19% to 1.1m teu in 2016 due to increases competition and low capacity utilisation. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
DP World enjoys 29.9% profit growth
DP World announced throughput growth of 3.2% and profit growth of 29.9% in 2016, maintaining a “flexibility to capitalise” on growth opportunities in the sector. 20 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Chinese linked to Bahia investment
Chinese investors have partnered with Bahia Mineração (Bamin) to build the new Porto Sul in the Brazilian state of Bahia. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Stevedoring issues put back Algeciras bidding
Algecrias Port Authority has put back the bidding deadline for those interested in the third container terminal until May 31. This follows unrest in the Spanish ports industry brought about by uncertainties linked to the need to introduce radical changes to the stevedoring model. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Mazatlán to be expanded
Mexico’s Secretary for Transport and Communications has announced that a tender is to be issued shortly for a $16m expansion of the Port of Mazatlán. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Is there a future for Corozal?
Although APM Terminals, Terminal Link, PSA and Terminal Investment Limited all prequalified to the right to bid for the Panamanian port of Corozal, none finally entered a bid for the concession, which was therefore declared void. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Auckland reviews subsidiaries’ roles
Ports of Auckland (PoAL) has initiated a review of the both the Nexus Logistics supply chain joint venture established with Netlogix in late 2014 as well as its Conlinxx subsidiary which manages cargo flow between the seaport and its Wiri (South Auckland) inland port. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
CentrePort strategy reviewed
Majority owner of CentrePort Wellington, the Greater Wellington Regional Council, has requested port management both document its further post-earthquake recovery plans as well as accommodate a longer-term view of potential redevelopment options. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
LED floodlighting for Auckland
An estimated annual saving of at least 1.17 Gigawatt hours of electricity - nearly 7% of the port’s total electricity usage - is expected from the first installation of LED floodlighting by Ports of Auckland (PoAL). 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Trump budget to affect US port funding
President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget could see significant declines for most federally funded port-related programmes. 17 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Australia focus on future infrastructure
An advisory panel has been set up to guide the Australian Government on infrastructure investment plans through to 2100. 15 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
DPW Australia price hikes ‘could have been higher’
Controversial stevedoring infrastructure charges introduced by DPW Australia could have been higher if the Port of Melbourne Corporation had carried through with proposed rent rises two years ago, Australia’s competition watchdog has said. 15 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
VICT teething problems overcome
The new Victoria International Container Terminal in Melbourne has admitted it experienced teething problems in its test start-up of operations but management has expressed confidence for when it begins full operations soon. 15 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
US port-related infrastructure "long way from adequate"
The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) graded America’s marine port infrastructure a C+ in the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card. 13 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
London Gateway benefits from THE Alliance rotation
The recently finalised port calls for THE Alliance’s new vessel sharing agreement has seen the London Gateway add two additional calls to its rotation. 10 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Europe-wide strike action delayed
The International Dockworkers Council has delayed its Europe-wide day of strike action in solidarity with Spain until March 23. 09 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Guangzhou Port looks to share offer
One of the largest hub ports in South China is planning a share offer in the first half of 2017, seeking financing to expand business, according to a senior company executive. 09 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy
Melbourne second box port developments
An independent authority is gathering together the evidence it will consider in developing its future advice to government on a second container port for Australia’s state of Victoria. 07 Mar 2017 - Port Strategy