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  • US ports lose out on Obama budget

    President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget proposal is calling for an improvement in overland freight movement by rail and truck, but cuts to waterside funding could break the supply chain altogether, says the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). 06 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Fight or flight?

    COMMENT: Just as the goalposts came into view, the Chinese have seen their port privatisation dreams in Greece not just moved but completely dismantled and removed from the field, writes Carly Fields. 06 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New additions and new orders for Kalmar

    Kalmar is upping the bar when it comes to loading and unloading with two new products being introduced to the market to help boost container handling performance. 05 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • DP World reports record growth

    DP World Limited recorded an 8.9% increase in gross container volumes across its global portfolio container terminals in 2014, thanks in large part to its new developments at London Gateway and Embraport. 04 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Indian states advised to rein back on new ports

    The government of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has revealed plan to build a further 14 ports along its 900km coastline. 04 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Indian dockers to strike over corporatisation plans

    In India, port and dock workers have announced an indefinite strike as of March 9 as a protest against government attempts to corporatise the country's major ports. 04 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New concessions remain stalled in Brazil

    Brazil's Audit Court (TCU) has once again postponed any decision regarding new concessions at the Port of Santos and at ports in the state of Pará, despite having started its initial deliberations at the end of 2013. Without a decision, no new development areas can be auctioned off. 04 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Delays worsen in Southern California

    The US west coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have seen a turbulent few months as delays in moving cargo continue to slow, and aren’t showing any sign of easing. 04 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Container terminal benchmarking

    Drewry’s new report on container terminal benchmarks takes a look at the performance of terminals over the last three years and analyses the data with a view to helping ports and investors attain greater intensity of asset use. 03 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Phoenix lights the way for terminals

    Lighting manufacturer, Phoenix Products Company Inc., is launching a new company specifically to serve container, intermodal and bulk terminals in response to increasing customer demand. 02 Feb 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI Oregon productivity hits historical low

    Work stoppages at ICTSI Oregon, Inc’s Terminal 6 that begun in 2014 have continued into the New Year, threatening the terminal’s future viability. 30 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Greek privatisation put on hold

    The privatisation of Greece’s Port of Piraeus has been put on the back-burner, it was announced this week by the country’s new left-wing government. 29 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Delivering the goods

    Some UK ports are seeing their best levels of throughput since the recession with one north east port achieving record tonnage levels following a programme of investment to boost its handling capabilities. 29 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Amsterdam's fresh pair of eyes

    The Port of Amsterdam has been invited on a west African adventure to help deliver a master plan to renovate and restructure the Port of Contonou in Benin. 29 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Hyster promotes fuel savings

    Ports and terminals can reduce container handling and reachstacker fuel consumption by up to 25% just by choosing the right equipment, says Hyster. 28 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brazil misses out on port investment

    Brazil's Ports Secretariat (SEP) has invested just $824m in its national port network since SEP’s establishment in 2007. 26 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Valencia dockers announce five days of strikes

    Dock workers at the Spanish Mediterranean Port of Valencia are to strike for 24 hours on Friday, following it up on February 5, 6, 12 and 13 with additional industrial action. 26 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore goes green

    Singapore’s Jurong Port is recycling concrete and using other green construction methods to build what is said to be the world’s first green berths. 26 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Vancouver hits back at “ignorance” claims

    The US Port of Vancouver is fighting back at claims it is “out of touch with our community and the public interest”, following its 2013 decision to approve the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal. 23 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI’s Iraq terminal goes online

    International Container Terminal Services Inc’s (ICTSI) new Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) has a plan to become Iraq’s premier container and multi-purpose cargo handling facility. 22 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • The tail wagging the dog

    COMMENT: The vessel design and ports businesses should run on parallel paths, but they do not; instead, they are on divergent tracks, writes Barry Parker. 22 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Vetting system for terminals

    International shipping association, BIMCO, has formulated a new vetting system designed to gather information on the quality of facilities and service at dry bulk terminals as a tool to drive improvement. 22 Jan 2015 - Port Strategy