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  • Congestion concerns at European ports

    Congestion issues were a thing of the past, but now the North European ports of Rotterdam and Hamburg are experiencing significant traffic, and Drewry says it shows no sign of stopping in the coming months. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Finding a lease structure that fits

    There are two basic forms of leases most commonly in use in port environments today: flat rate and shared revenue leases - both can be used for multi-user as well as single-user (dedicated) terminals or berths. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Stalled Queensland coal terminals plans

    Plans to build coal terminals at Dudgeon Point near Mackay in central Queensland have been put on hold due to a lack of demand. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Panama port concessions not being built

    Work has yet to start on any of the four terminal concessions approved by the government of outgoing Panamanian president, Ricardo Martinelli, between 2012-2014, according to Willys Delvalle, chairman of the Panama Maritime Chamber. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • “Step change” for Kiwi trade

    Alliances forged between New Zealand’s leading freight and logistics management firm, Kotahi, and its largest port, the Port of Tauranga, as well as between Kotahi and Maersk Line will herald the arrival of the country’s first 6,500 teu containerships. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Capacity boost for Lyttelton

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is constructing a new 230-metre Cashin Quay wharf which will provide a combined container quay length of 570 metres upon completion in the middle of next year. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Spain port authorities protest ‘accessibility fund’ plan

    There has been a mixed reaction to a proposal put forward by Spain's National Ports Authority towards the creation of a new “Accessibility Fund”, which would entail port authorities having to surrender 50% of their annual profits each year. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New NSW port owners move in

    Australian superannuation fund members have taken over ownership of two of Australia’s major ports in a lease agreement with the New South Wales Government. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World Australia pioneers box weighing fee

    DP World Australia has brought in a fee as part of its compliance with the country’s Chain of Responsibility legislation, inclusive of a weigh-in charge for all full import containers and a penalty charge when an overweight box is found. 03 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Measuring lighting impact

    Yazi Fletcher, chief technical officer, Phoenix Products Company, outlined the benefits of LED lighting at this year’s TOC Europe exhibition. 02 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • SICK helps launch “trouble-free” operations

    Germany-based SICK is making container terminal operations “trouble-free” with a new range of sensor solutions, launched at TOC Europe. 02 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Concession choices

    HFW's Joseph Botham detangles the complicated knot of port ownership models in common use today 02 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Open the floodgates for greater recognition

    COMMENT: How many people knew, on a dark, dramatic night last December, that the UK’s biggest port was under water, completely paralysed as the sea poured over the lock gates, quays and warehouses were swamped, and engineers were forced to flick the switch on the network of electricity substations, plunging the whole complex into darkness, asks Felicity Landon. 01 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ports at risk from cyber-crime

    As the use of cyber technology spreads worldwide, ports and terminals are at greater risk to economic and commercial damage, according to specialist port insurer TT Club. 30 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Land acquisition eases inland start-ups

    In bolster its inland ambitions, Rotterdam Port Authority has bought up land for inland terminal development to lease to private companies involved in the logistics sector, all the while retaining its landlord role. 30 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Moving on out

    Smart ports have extended their natural boundary to get a foothold in the wider logistics chain. Alex Hughes reports 29 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • No room for nasty salvage surprises

    Rapid intervention in an emerging casualty situation is acknowledged to be the key to a successful salvage operation. 28 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Equipment in brief - More Jade Software for North America

    Jade Software is to supply its terminal operating system (TOS), Jade Master Terminal, to Alabama Steel Terminals LLC (AST) – the 10th order from North America in 18 months. 27 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Access all areas

    Salvors and ports need to work together when disaster strikes, as Dave MacIntyre explains 27 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Vision for the future

    International automotive expert, Vision Systems Automotive, equipped Merford's port crane cabin with a smart solar protection solution at this week’s TOC Europe exhibition. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Russian ports' performance

    Deep sea vs transcontinental transit through Russia and the potential for further development was a hot topic for the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference (CSC) at this year’s TOC Europe exhibition. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Nurturing new talent in the ports sector

    Trucker troubles: something the North American ports have become only too accustomed to over the last year where there have been strikes on the back of congestion and waiting times. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy