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  • Long Beach combats congestion

    As congestion hits the second largest port in the US, a congestion relief team has been set up at the Port of Long Beach to address the what the port says is one of the main causes – a “chassis imbalance”. 09 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Investing in innovation stimulation

    COMMENT: What drives the competitiveness of ports? Is it sufficient draft to accommodate ever larger vessels, productivity, high quality hinterland infrastructure or well-functioning port community systems, asks Peter de Langen. 09 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Former US west coast rivals buddy up

    Old US west coast rivals the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma have formed an unlikely alliance in order to share space and ensure their ability to reinvest in terminal assets and infrastructure. 09 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Mexican expansion to add value to Veracruz

    The Mexican port of Veracruz is set to more than quadruple in size following a US$1.77bn investment, which it says will keep it competitive. 08 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • HybriLift technology at Antwerp

    Finland's Mantsinen Group Ltd has delivered a Mantsinen 200 M HybriLift to Cuypers Vorkliften at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium. 07 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Port master planning bible released

    A new report on the development of existing ports has been published by the International Navigation Association (PIANC), in an attempt to standardise and make masterplans more reliable. 07 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Future forecasting

    Daniel Schaefer roots out the hot spots for planned container terminal projects around the world 07 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar to boost Felixstowe efficiency

    Kalmar is to help boost efficiency at the UK’s Port of Felixstowe with the delivery of four reachstackers for laden handling. 06 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Money matters

    Improved 'financial positivity' is good news for the port and terminal sector, as John Bensalhia finds out 06 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • After the storm

    It’s the ‘big ships’ and not the Panama Canal that are the talk of the East Coast, writes Martin Rushmere 03 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Chassis conundrum

    PANYNJ is determined to untangle the knot of chassis ownership and responsibility, finds Martin Rushmere 03 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Growth slowing in Northern Europe

    Industry experts say that there are danger signs that economic growth will slow down in the last quarter of 2014 and the first half of 2015 so North European ports should focus on clearing congestion to stay competitive. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI wins extra capacity at Manila

    Despite all the troubles at Manila in terms of congestion and fines for overstaying containers, International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI), appears to be suffering no ill effects, in fact it has just been granted government approval to expand its capacity. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Lase and Visy take on damage detection

    Germany’s Lase Industrielle Lasertechnik has teamed up with Finland’s Visy to produce a “game-changing” product series, developed to enable the automatic detection of damage to containers, without disturbing the workflow. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The Ukrainian port bubble

    COMMENT: Attending a conference in Odessa in September on the topic of the Black Sea ports and trade was like being in a bubble of peace and prosperity, writes Ben Hackett. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Joining the LNG fuel train

    COMMENT: LNG propulsion for vessels large and small is probably the biggest shipping ‘story’ of 2014 - the trade press and conference circuit are bubbling over with news of new projects, writes Barry Parker. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World faces trouble down under

    DP World Australia is facing industrial action at its east coast terminals this week from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in support of their Enterprise Agreement demands. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • South American ports expand infrastructure

    The first tender for a dedicated container terminal in the Port of Veracruz's (Mexico) expansion area is to be issued in the first quarter of 2015. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • India to revamp major ports

    In India, the central government is to convert existing trusts at major ports to wholly corporate entities, with the Cabinet to rule on this soon. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Packing a punch

    Holman Fenwick Willan's Matthew Gore welcomes the arrival of the new Cargo Transport Units code 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Manifesting support for UK ports

    United Kingdom Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has unveiled a new Manifesto – Ports4Prosperity – in a bid to ensure UK ports get the government support they need. 30 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Europe takes Spain to court over port security

    The European Commission is taking Spain to court because 20 Spanish ports have failed to adopt and implement the port security plan. 29 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy