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  • Storing up problems

    Industry has the means but not the will to sort out demurrage, explains Martin Rushmere 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Affordability of economies of scale

    COMMENT: Like all things in our world we try to keep up with new trends in order not to be at a disadvantage. In economic terms this is known as comparative advantage, defined as the ability of a firm to produce goods and/or services at a lower opportunity cost than other firms or individuals, writes Ben Hackett. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Fatal attraction

    East Asia might dominates the top ten box port lists, but it's not all plain sailing, says Stevie Knight 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Look beyond productivity

    Portek is keen to develop supply chain partnerships to drive growth, finds Carly Fields 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Spanner in the works

    One port deal has thrown the delicate balance of New Zealand's cargo movements, explains Dave MacIntyre 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Take charge of tech

    Rebeca Gómez explains why ports need to get to grips with IoT 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • LA lauds PierPass success

    This year marks the tenth anniversary of PierPass Inc’s OffPeak Programme, which has significantly reduced cargo-related congestion in and around the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach since 2005. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Jebel Ali comes top for productivity

    DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has kept its top spot when it comes to world productivity, recording 131 moves per ship per hour in 2014, up 10% from 119 in 2013. 24 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Northwest alliance keeps ports competitive

    A Northwest Seaport Alliance has been approved by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) that will see the ports of Seattle and Tacoma collaborate on future planning to improve infrastructure and productivity. 23 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Grup TCB acquires Castellón terminal

    Grup TCB has bought up the Terminal Polivalente de Castellón (TPC) at the Port of Castellón, part of the operator’s strategic development and growth plan to consolidate its leading position in the Mediterranean. 23 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Californian truck strike

    Truckers serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have gone on strike again over allegations of unfair working practices. 21 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Greening the role of ports in the logistics chain

    The programme for this year’s GreenPort Congress hosted by Copenhagen Malmo Port from 7 to 9 October, will centre on greening the role of ports in the logistics chain. 20 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • LA’s zero emissions plan

    The Port of LA has released a draft five-year action plan in which it details a steady move towards becoming a zero emissions port and how it will tackle technical and economic challenges to getting greener along the way. 16 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Yilport aims for 500,000 teu at Gavle

    Turkey's Yilport Holding has finalised growth plans for its Swedish Gavle Container Terminal (GCT), which it hopes to expand to an annual capacity of 500,000 teu. 16 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar bags Austrian equipment order

    Kalmar is to supply cargo handling equipment for general cargo and intermodal operation at the Österreichische Bundesbahnen-Infrastruktur AG terminals at Wolfurt, Wels and Wien Süd in Austria. 15 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • No quick fix for US port congestion

    Port congestion continues to be a serious problem for economic growth in the US and worryingly a new report suggests there will be no obvious solutions or quick fix to the problem. 15 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes ARTGs for Pelindo III

    Konecranes has received a repeat order for an automated RTG (ARTG) system from PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Pelindo III) in Indonesia. 14 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Conductix wins box weighing order

    Conductix-Wampfler is to supply ICTSI’s Contecon Guayaquil SA with 12 of its LASSTEC container weighing systems for use on new RTGs. 14 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APM Terminals eyes Greek port concessions

    APM Terminals has confirmed that it is interested in buying up the Greek ports of Piraeus and Thessaloniki if they are selected for privatisation following the country’s latest EU bailout. 13 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sri Lanka formally invites foreign investors

    The Sri Lankan government is calling for expressions of interest for foreign investors to operate two new port terminals in a bid to promote the country’s growing maritime industry. 13 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar nets Egyptian refurb job

    Kalmar is to retrofit both two ship-to-shore (STS) cranes for Alexandria Container and Cargo Handling Co (ACCHCO) at the Egyptian port of Alexandria – an order worth approximately €3.5m. 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brookfield pounces on Asciano

    Brookfield Infrastructure Group has moved to acquire ports operator Asciano in Australia. Asciano formally confirmed at the end of June it had received a non-binding bid to acquire 100% of its shares at a value of A$9.05 in cash and scrip (representing a fraction of a share). 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy