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  • Gulftainer celebrates 8% growth in volumes

    Sharjah-based Gulftainer handled 6.4m teu in 2014, marking 8% growth over 2013. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • SSA Marine in Haiti first

    GB Group has appointed SSA Marine to run its Port Lafito in Haiti, the country’s first panamax port. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cavotec nets E10m in orders

    Engineering group Cavotec has booked orders worth E10m from ZMPC, Konecranes and Kalmar. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar invests E3m in port automation testing

    Port equipment manufacturer Kalmar is investing E3m in a port automation testing and development platform, expected to be fully operational early 2016. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • DP World adds to Canada portfolio

    Maher Terminals has sold its Fairview Container Terminal to DP World, adding to the Dubai-based operator’s portfolio in Canada. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mantsinen launches ‘record reaching’ mobile crane

    Mantsinen has launched a new mobile crane that claims to have the “longest reach of any piece of wheel-mounted hydraulic materials handling equipment”. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Peel Ports hunts for Liverpool2 staff

    Peel Ports has kicked off its recruitment drive to staff its Liverpool2 expansion in the UK. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Peel: Don’t dismiss regional ports

    Peel Ports’ commercial director is calling for a re-think in the trend towards ‘mega ports’, which he contends is causing congestion, adding cost and impacting on air quality in local environments. 05 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Penang sees ‘huge’ growth potential

    Malaysia’s Penang Port believes it has “huge potential” to further increase its facilities and services. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes crane study aids planning

    Konecranes South East Asia Pacific has launched a Crane Reliability Study (CRS) to help ports with any brand of cranes to plan their future equipment needs. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Don't downplay trust issues

    COMMENT: The OECD recently published a report with a global outlook on freight transport - the Freight Outlook 2015 - including a forecast for the volumes handled by ports in various regions of the world, but can it be trusted, asks Peter de Langen. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ro-ro row ramifications

    OSC's Dean Davison asks how ro-ro sector upheavals will impact Eastern European trade 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Training for tomorrow

    John Bensalhia puts on his thinking cap to investigate the training initiatives available to ports 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Russian rules

    Russia's about-turn on port development could stunt its future handling capacity, finds Alex Hughes 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Infrastructure investments

    Barry Parker forecasts a sunny outlook for south Florida's Port Everglades 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A public-public partnership?

    COMMENT: Irony of ironies, in among the host of bidders whose names appear in conjunction with the privatisation of the Mombasa container terminal is Transnet, the government body responsible for the management and operation of South Africa’s ports, writes Mike Mundy. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Transhipment opportunity

    COMMENT: Not all container transhipment takes place at the mega hubs such as Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Busan, Algeciras, Malta Freeport and so on. It can also take place as a healthy adjunct to gateway port operations – import and export activity – unless of course bureaucracy gets in the way. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Drilling down data

    How can ports navigate the complexity of Big Data Analytics? Felicity Landon reports 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Beyond the book value

    Mehdi Rastegary explains why ports should value their 'alternative' assets 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Reducing risk

    There's no reason to wait for accidents in order to mitigate risk, explain Dave and Iain MacIntyre 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Winners and losers

    Mike Mundy advises that fortune favours the bold in Baltic Sea container ports 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cruise not so detached from cargo

    COMMENT: The cold weather here in New York of late drove me down to Florida for some warmth, where I was fortunate enough to attend a conference on the cruise busines, writes Barry Parker. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy