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Metro Ports wins Burns Harbor bulk concession
Metro Ports has been chosen as the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, the Ports of Indiana has announced. 21 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
LA/LB work around truck protests
Truck drivers and warehouse workers from companies serving America’s Long Beach and Los Angeles ports have gone on strike to protest against work contracts which they say deny them the same rights as employed workers. 21 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Philippines Coast Guard to take over port security
The Philippines government has ordered the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) to take over security of all the country’s ports and waterways. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Latin American box traffic in decline
The latest port ranking table published by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) shows that container traffic in 2016 dropped by 0.9%, reinforcing the overall negative trend in recent years. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Further Panama Canal extension mooted
If demand warrants it, the Panama Canal could be further extended before 2025, according to Canal administrator, Jorge Quijano. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Owners and unions at loggerheads in Spain
The general assembly of the Spanish owners’ association Anesco has voted against accepting a pre-agreement reached with stevedoring unions, claiming it is anti-competitive and in breach of proposed new government legislation, which the unions oppose. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Brazil announces new infrastructure investment plan
The Brazilian government is putting together a new infrastructure investment plan – Advance – to replace the Accelerated Growth Programme, first introduced in 2007. This latest initiative has been motivated by the 1% growth in GDP recorded in the first quarter of this year. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
New Veracruz terminal tender
In Mexico, Veracruz port authority (API) has issued a tender for the construction and operation of a new terminal in the port’s expansion area in Vergara Bay. This replaces an earlier tender that had to be withdrawn upon the insistence of the competition authority (Cofece). 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Outeiro construction mothballed
All work has ceased on the construction of Terminal Portuário de Outeiro, in the city of Belém, in the Brazilian state of Pará. 20 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
MEA key to Hutchison Ports’ growth strategy
Hutchison Ports’ managing director for the Middle East and Africa region has spoken out about the importance of the Chinese governmental initiative One Belt, One Road to the company’s growth strategy. 19 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Europe's dockers set July strike dates
The International Dockworkers Council (IDC) has announced plans to hold a Europe-wide strike in solidarity with Spanish dockers’ protests against liberalising reforms to Spain’s dock labour system. 19 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Kalmar to provide 16 hybrid shuttle carriers to US port
Kalmar, part of Finland-headquartered Cargotec, has finalised a deal with The Port of Virginia for sixteen hybrid shuttle carriers designed to reduce fuel consumption, emissions and engine noise. 19 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Moody's rewards Oakland's "significant improvements"
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Port of Oakland bond ratings and assigned ratings on an upcoming series of refunding revenue bonds after the port has made “significant improvements”. 15 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Cosco confirms Noatum buy-in
Cosco Shipping Ports Ltd has confirmed its buy-in of 51% of Noatum Ports terminals including Valencia and Bilbao, as well as the dry ports of Madrid and Zaragoza. 14 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Speculation over Adani bid for Pipavav
Gautam Adani’s Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) is looking to acquire a 43.01% stake in Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd (GPPL) from APM Terminals, India-based news website Livemint has reported. 12 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
"No confidence" in APM Terminals Gothenburg, says SDU
An 18-month contract dispute between APM Terminals Gothenburg and the Swedish Dockworkers Union (SDU) is unlikely to be resolved soon, the SDU has said. 09 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Argentina earmarks $118m for BA port improvements
Argentina’s central government and the regional administration in Buenos Aires are to invest $118m in ports in the Buenos Aires metropolitan region to boost their competitiveness. 09 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Qatar ports feel strain of political boycott
Container trade in Qatar faces a substantial fallout from continued economic blockades imposed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Gulf Arab states, port experts have said. 08 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
UK ports address terror threat
In the wake of the recent terror attacks which have taken place in the UK, British ports need to remain vigilant. 08 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy
Antwerp cements China ties
Port of Antwerp has signed a collaboration agreement with the port of Caofeidian which forms part of the Chinese “One Belt One Road” project. 07 Jun 2017 - Port Strategy