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  • Spanish unions criticise “unsustainable” reforms policy

    The general assembly of the Spanish port union Coordinadora has labelled the government's policy towards port reform – which has been forced upon it by the EU's Court of Justice – as both “unstable” and “unsustainable” for ports. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Colombia speeds up port concession procedure

    In Colombia, the government has reduced the procedure for awarding port concessions from one year to five months. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APM Terminals makes Mobile moves

    APM Terminals is investing in two ship-to-shore cranes at its Mobile facility as it looks to double handling capacity at the US Gulf’s deepest port. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA’s Italy hub places ZPMC orders

    Itay’s PSA Voltri Prà terminal has ordered four gooseneck cranes from ZPMC to be delivered by the end of 2016. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Damietta returns to Konecranes RTGs

    Egypt’s Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt has ordered four rubber-tyred gantry cranes from Konecranes. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Nigerian port moves closer to PPP

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council has approved the ongoing development of Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State, paving the way for a public-private partnership concession. 18 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APMT commits to Ghana

    APM Terminals (APMT) is investing US$1.5bn in an upgrade of the Port of Tema including a new Greenfield port, marking its commitment to Africa. 17 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • LA, Auckland and Ghangzhou buddy up

    The ports of Los Angeles, Auckland and Guangzhou have buddied up to work towards driving increased cooperation for economic fuel development and job growth. 16 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ports trail ship development

    A faster ship ordering cycle and aggressive deployment of mega ships has left terminal development trailing, according to consultants. 15 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Spiralling costs need countering, says Drewry

    The see-saw balancing shipping line cost efficiencies against supply chain costs has reached a tipping point, according to Drewry. 15 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • RBS hungry to finance more port developments

    Delivering a shot in the arm for future port financing, specialist bank RBS has stated that it is “extremely positive” on the outlook for the sector. 15 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Time for true terminal alliances

    As increasingly stronger shipping line alliances pile pressure on ports to bend to their demands, ports should look to play the carriers at their own partnership game, industry experts advise. 14 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ‘Gamers’ aren’t the answer to automation, says APMT

    APM Terminals has quashed the hype that ‘gamers’ will run automated terminals of the future. 14 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA partnership leads to Kalmar order

    PSA Sines and Cargotec’s Kalmar have partnered on a trial of semi-automation technology for rubber-tyred gantry cranes at the operator’s container terminal in Portugal. 13 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Liebherr pulses with new reachstacker

    Liebherr Maritime Cranes’ Pulser reachstacker series promises to provide a “new efficient link between quay and yard”. 13 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar’s ‘future-proof’ ASC update

    Cargotec’s Kalmar has unveiled its latest automatic stacking crane design, built on “future-proof technology”. 13 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA invests in Qinzhou container terminal

    PSA International is joining forces with Beibu Gulf Port Group (BPG) and Pacific International Lines (PIL) to operate a new container terminal in Qinzhou City, marking its first venture in the South-Western China region. 12 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tier 4 Terex straddles bound for US

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has secured the first US Tier 4 final compliant straddle carrier order from the Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT), Newark, New Jersey. 10 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar unveils reachstacker solution

    Kalmar has launched a new drive train system embedded into its Gloria reachstacker said to offer ‘greener’ operations, with 40% less fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emissions. 10 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Boxreload cuts carbon and costs

    Hutchison Ports Holdings has launched what it calls a ground-breaking web-based tool to allow road hauliers to reduce costs and cut emissions. 10 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Productivity needs to step up to the mark, says Maersk

    Stagnating productivity increases that have not kept pace with a growth in ship sizes is a “concern” for Maersk Line. 10 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cargotec siblings launch integrated automation concept

    Cargotec’s Kalmar and Navis have launched their OneTerminal solution as a means of integrating the specialist’s automation offerings for the port industry. 09 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy