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  • Cosco ordered to pay back Piraeus EU aid

    COMMENT: Just as Piraeus concessionaire Cosco re-found its favour with the new Greek authorities, the fraught relationship is under pressure yet again, this time by European Commission interjections, writes Carly Fields. 25 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • SPIG nets Haifa concession

    Shanghai International Port Group has won the tender to operate and maintain the new deepwater Haifa Bayport in Israel, media reports suggest. 25 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Unique articulated STS design passes tests

    Liebherr Container Cranes has completed testing of Patrick Stevedores’ specially designed ship-to-shore cranes. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes marks Polish first

    Konecranes has won an order for 15 all-electric rubber-tyred gantry cranes from DCT Gdansk, marking the manufacturer’s first RTG delivery to Poland. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • TT Club warning to Baltic ports

    TT Club is warning Baltic port and terminal operators against reputational damage that it says can be a consequence of uninsured incidents from “avoidable risks”. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Productivity needs revolution, not evolution

    Drewry says that it will take revolution not evolution when it comes to new container handling technology meeting the demands of carriers for bigger ships. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore unveils interconnectivity initiatives

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore has unveiled a number of new initiatives designed to boost interconnectivity of the Port of Singapore. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Boost in NZ interim results

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has delivered a comparable 1.3% increase in earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortization to NZ$15.9m for the six months to December 31, 2014 (an after-tax figure has not been disclosed). 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA Sines kicks off further expansion project

    Hot off the heels of the completion of Phase 2 development at Sines, PSA International has announced that it is to invest a further E40m in the Portugal terminal to boost capacity to 2.5m teu. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • NZ port safety review urgently needed

    A renewed Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety was greeted by two serious port accidents. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • DP World guns for 100m teu by 2020

    Dubai-based international terminal operator DP World increased box throughput by 8.7% in 2014, moving 28.3m teu. Revenue rose to $3.4bn, while like-for-like profit jumped 25.3% to $757m. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • All change in the eurozone

    COMMENT: A change of fiscal strategy for the Eurozone began with the Swiss de-coupling from the Euro, followed by the injection of €60bn a month for up to 18 months into the Eurozone economies and the change of government in Greece, writes Ben Hackett. 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deeper equals cheaper

    Brazil's Pecem is expanding with traffic growth in mind as Alex Hughes finds out 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ready for action

    Brazilian north-east ports add capacity in advance of projected growth. Alex Hughes reports 19 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deepwater plans for Damietta

    Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has signed a contract for a new 630m-long, 17m deep berth at the Egyptian port and an adjacent handling yard totalling 75,000m². 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Manta out to tender yet again

    Ecuador's Ministry of Transport and Public Works is to call a new tender for the expansion of the deep water port at Manta after Odebrecht pulled out, having failed to secure sufficient funding. The new construction company is also expected to be Brazilian. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Investment slowdown at Santos

    A lack of resources currently available to the Federal Government could mean that some important work at the Port of Santos has to be shelved. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Australia’s box ports face public investigation

    Scrutiny is falling on Australia’s top five box ports as the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) launches an inquiry into the wharf and port sector of the road transport industry. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Abbot Point terminal expansion revitalised

    The expansion of Abbot Point Coal Terminal in Queensland is back on the agenda after an agreement between the state’s government and major proponents Adani and GVK Hancock. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Port Klang access to be improved

    Malaysia is to improve access to Port Klang as part of a government initiative to boost exports via improved logistics. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Staying on the radar

    VectorUSA’s Chris Kyaw explains why terminals are soft targets for terrorists 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A proposition with handcuffs

    COMMENT: The Dock Workers Union, the union which represents the majority of workers at the port of Mombasa, Kenya, has stated that it now supports the idea of offering a concession to the private sector for the new 450,000 teu container terminal under development, but only if this first phase development focuses on transhipment traffic. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy