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  • 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

  • WikiLeaks: Saudi Arabia eyes Arabian Sea port

    According to a document recently published on WikiLeaks, authorities in Saudi Arabia are looking for a new access point on the Arabian Sea. This implies either a port in the Sultanate of Oman or in Yemen. 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Hutch scales back Australian services

    Hutchison Ports Australia is to reduce its active bidding for services and reduce the size of offerings to customers, as it repositions after a difficult start-up period in Australia. A memo to business unit managers also announced that there will be employee lay-offs. 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • São Sebastião to offer new container concession

    The Brazilian port of São Sebastião is to put out to tender a new terminal requiring investment of $317m as part of a second tranche of concessions being put together by the central government. 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • EIB loans Spain €50m for port efficiency

    Spain's Minister for Economic Development, Ana Pastor, has accepted a loan amounting to €50m from the European Investment Bank (EIB). 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Japan firms up Dawei support

    Thailand, Japan, and Myanmar have agreed to develop the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar. 08 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Greek port operations

    The Greeks rejection of the latest rescue package from creditors throws the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt and probably makes the relationship with its lenders a little more difficult. 06 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy