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  • More than just weighing

    TT Club's Laurence Jones explains that there's more to twistlock technology than simply weighing 26 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Cut out the stress

    Greater automation and computer control is gaining ground in VTS, but there is uncertainty over the limits, writes Martin Rushmere 25 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ensuring security with modular system

    UK-based Securiclad has developed a modular composite panel system designed to withstand high level attacks in a range of applications, including cargo terminals and ports. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New ports legislation adopted in Chile

    Chile’s Senate Committee on Labour and Social Security has adopted ‘Short Port Law’, amending the Labour Code and the Law on Occupational Accidents and Occupational Diseases for dockworkers. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Problems remain with Santos dredging ambitions

    While Santos Port Authority (CODESP) continues to harbour ambitions to deepen the existing draft of 13.2m, Brazil's Chief Minister for Ports, César Borges has warned that over-budget quotes for the deepening works could stunt progress. 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Evolving landscapes

    GIS technology is constantly evolving to meet the operational requirements of ports, as John Bensalhia discovers 22 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ebola concerns spread to South America

    Ebola concerns continue as more ports in Africa have issued bans against affected vessels, and now South American ports are following in their footsteps. 21 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • India's political push

    A new government has the potential to do wonders for India's port and terminal industry as Iain MacIntyre explains 21 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Labour disputes diverting cargo

    Global ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, says that the effects of the labour disputes at US west coast ports are beginning to show, with cargo being diverted setting the stage for broader economic impacts. 20 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US port congestion forum

    The US Federal Maritime Commission is holding a public forum on tackling port congestion and all industry stakeholders, regulators and the general public are being urged to attend. 20 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Lifting local spirits

    COMMENT: The traffic reports on New York area drive-time radio have revealed that the Bayonne Bridge will be seeing closures on weekends and during overnight hours, as work continues on the 'Raise the Roadway' project, writes Barry Parker. 20 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The hidden message

    H&S campaigns falling short? There may be more to the message than the signpost finds Stevie Knight 20 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Security on the cheap

    New cost effective unmanned vehicles could be perfect for port operations, finds Stevie Knight 19 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Buying into BI

    The ports sector has much to gain from exploiting Business Intelligence. Felicity Landon reports 18 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Maglio named as IADC’s ‘Young Author’

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has celebrated excellence in dredging and maritime research with its Young Authors Award. 18 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar helps boost Durban productivity

    Kalmar is to supply 10 straddle carriers to Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) Durban Pier 2, a dedicated straddle carrier operation in South Africa currently handling a throughput of 2.4 million teu. 17 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ebola epidemic halts Ivory Coast calls

    The African ports of Abidjan and San Pedro in Ivory Coast are thought to be the first to deny entry to vessels arriving from a country which is experiencing an outbreak of Ebola. 15 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ports must be prepared for every eventuality

    COMMENT: It seems like it was only yesterday that we were discussing the heavy burden of overcapacity in Northern European ports, but today those same hubs now face the other extreme of too much traffic and what to do with it all, writes Carly Fields. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US ports nudge all-time box handling high

    North American container ports looked set to handle an all-time high in August, according to figures from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates’ Global Port Tracker. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Pelindo II refuses to cancel HPH contract

    State-owned Pelindo II has refused to bow to government demands to cancel a contract with Hutchison Port Holdings for Jakarta International Container Terminal. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Paceco España goes West

    Spain-based Paceco España is to supply one of its Portainer STS cranes for a new multi-cargo sea terminal in Aruba, marking its first contract overseas after concentrating on the European market in recent years. 14 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Port alliance strengthens NZ supply chain

    Ports of Auckland, Napier Port and Icepak are working together to develop a new inland port and intermodal freight hub, which they say will strengthen the supply chain and encourage growth. 13 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy