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  • Namibian dawn

    Infrastructure investment is beckoning a new era for Walvis Bay, as Aidan Grange explains 02 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • More Kalmar equipment for Brazil

    Kalmar is to supply four of its all-electric E-One² zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to long-term customer Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil, as part of a US$8m order. 01 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Foreign bodies

    Coal handling equipment has to cope with a more than movement of the black fuel, as Alex Hughes finds out 01 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking the penalty

    HFW's Ben Atkinson explains why insurance cover for environmental fines cannot cover every eventuality 29 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Closing the gap: port maintenance

    When it comes to maintenance of port infrastructure, most owners and operators believe more needs to be done to ensure standards are met, according to the latest Trelleborg Marine System Barometer Report. 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Terex expands Russian presence

    Equipment expert, Terex Port Solutions, is expanding its presence in Russia with its fourth portal harbour crane in Vladistok. 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Laying carbon foundations

    Finding ‘greener’ ways to operate a port is one thing – but what about the carbon footprint of the actual construction phase? Felicity Landon reports 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Foreign ownership sparks security debate

    Gulftainer’s recent agreement to run the cargo terminal at Port Canaveral in Florida has sparked the security debate up again surrounding the foreign ownership of US infrastructure potentially compromising national security. 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Tauranga profit top-up

    New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga is set for growth following an increase in profit and volume for the year to 30 June 2014. 27 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The idiosyncrasies of economics

    COMMENT: The life of an economist is truly challenging. We are always blamed for getting things wrong and accused of finding great excuses of why we should have been on the mark with our projections. When if we get things right it is rarely remembered for long, writes Ben Hackett. 27 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Crane automation at Long Beach

    International Transport Service (ITS) will be automating its cranes at its Long Beach terminal in California, US, in order to improve accuracy and customer service. 27 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Come rain or shine

    Hyster's Chris van de Werdt discusses the challenges of the harsh port operating environment 27 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Propping up the Omani economy

    Sohar’s Freezone chief executive, Jamal Aziz, says that the port will become an even more important contributor to the Omani economy as Dubai cargo costs continue to rise. 26 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • M&A business booms in low-risk US terminals

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has picked up again in the US container terminal sector, as investors look to low priced, low-risk options, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants. 26 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • More than just weighing

    TT Club's Laurence Jones explains that there's more to twistlock technology than simply weighing 26 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Cut out the stress

    Greater automation and computer control is gaining ground in VTS, but there is uncertainty over the limits, writes Martin Rushmere 25 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ensuring security with modular system

    UK-based Securiclad has developed a modular composite panel system designed to withstand high level attacks in a range of applications, including cargo terminals and ports. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Problems remain with Santos dredging ambitions

    While Santos Port Authority (CODESP) continues to harbour ambitions to deepen the existing draft of 13.2m, Brazil's Chief Minister for Ports, César Borges has warned that over-budget quotes for the deepening works could stunt progress. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New ports legislation adopted in Chile

    Chile’s Senate Committee on Labour and Social Security has adopted ‘Short Port Law’, amending the Labour Code and the Law on Occupational Accidents and Occupational Diseases for dockworkers. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Evolving landscapes

    GIS technology is constantly evolving to meet the operational requirements of ports, as John Bensalhia discovers 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ebola concerns spread to South America

    Ebola concerns continue as more ports in Africa have issued bans against affected vessels, and now South American ports are following in their footsteps. 21 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • India's political push

    A new government has the potential to do wonders for India's port and terminal industry as Iain MacIntyre explains 21 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy