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  • Politics and pragmatism

    The dark shadow of political strife has fallen on the Black Sea. Stevie Knight reports 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ready for gas growth

    Rising LNG ambitions mean gas terminals have to up their game. Dave and Iain MacIntyre report 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Belief in Canadian container prospects

    COMMENT: Last month, DP World bought the Maher terminal in Prince Rupert, with a 2014 throughput of a little over 600,000 teu for more than a half billion US dollar - just under $1,000 per teu handled, writes Peter de Langen. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Allaying ‘Big Brother’ fears

    COMMENT: From last October, the UK Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency no longer requires UK vehicle owners to exhibit on their respective vehicles a ‘tax disc’ – a unique piece of paper which basically tells all and sundry - not least marauding traffic wardens - that you have paid for your vehicle to be on the road for a specified period, writes Mike Mundy. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Carriers disconnect needs serious thought

    COMMENT: What will the world of containerships look like in 2020? Or 2025? If you take the pronouncements of Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as gospel most of the big liners will have consolidated, and there will be one super-duper high-tech salt mine to handle all the vagaries of back office functions, writes Barry Parker. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Just who's laughing now?

    COMMENT: Reading the press since the end of the labour dispute on the US West Coast brings a smile to one's lips. The build-up of the West Coast congestion was relatively slow, as the ILWU and the PMA were locked in negotiations and shippers and carriers worked on how to deal with cargo, writes Ben Hackett. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Getting rid of illusions

    There's more to US problems than just the trade union-employer logjam, explains Martin Rushmere 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Breaking the mould

    Innovation abounds in breakbulk handling and operations management. Alex Hughes investigates 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A fruity mix

    Hueneme’s dominance in perishable goods handling kept the US labour dispute at bay. Martin Rushmere reports 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Safety at the sharp end

    Safety systems success depends on everyone buying into the idea of 'safety first'. Felicity Landon reports 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • In the round

    John Bensalhia examines the rising popularity of domes as a port storage solution 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Pushing boundaries

    Dredging has come a long way in the past 50 years, as the IADC can attest to. Felicity Landon finds out more 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A fine project

    Favourable location and direct infrastructure links can lead to a boom in project cargoes, finds Alex Hughes 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Out of sight

    COMMENT: Statisticians claim that a ship arrives or departs Singapore every two to three minutes. Normally, you need to take statistics of that ilk with a pinch of salt and ask what a port authority might stand to gain from artificially inflating that figure. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tackling truckers head on

    Port Metro Vancouver knew it had to find a fix for its dysfunctional trucking sector. Carly Fields reports 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Benefits of environmental ratings

    RightShip’s Warwick Norman explains why ports are getting on the emissions-cutting bandwagon 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Piraeus farce

    The on-off nature of the concession plans for the port of Piraeus has become something of a joke since the Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras and his coalition party took office In January. 27 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tampa's 'positive' rating spurred by economic success

    Fitch Ratings has reaffirmed Florida’s Port Tampa Bay’s credit rating of ‘A’ and has provided the authority with a “positive outlook”, backed by the nation’s economic success. 24 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar nets Philippines and Algerian orders

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has received two separate large equipment orders from International Container Services Inc (ICTSI) in the Philippines and Algeria’s Groupement D'Interêt Commun Des Entreprises Portuaires (GICEP). 23 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Navis N4 to optimise Latvian operations

    Navis, part of Cargotec, has signed an N4 terminal operation system (TOS) license agreement with Latvia’s Baltic Container Terminal (BCT). 22 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PwC 'mega trends' to mould transport sector

    Technological advances has been identified as a key 'mega trend' in the market by consultant PricewaterhouseCooper. 21 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • 'Learn to live' with lower container growth, says PSA

    The industry needs to"learn to live" with 4%-5% container handling growth, according to PSA International's Tan Chong Meng. 21 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy