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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • European recovery hopes misguided

    The upbeat opinions about a strong recovery in the Eurozone, despite the Greek crisis, are out of place, says research consultancy firm, Hackett Associates LLC. 02 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APM Terminals fined for Callao operations

    APM Terminals has been fined a total of $501,399 since 2011 after having failed to fulfil certain conditions contained within its concession contract for its terminal at the North Quay at the Peruvian port of Callao. 01 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New terminal for Rotterdam

    Sif Group, Verbrugge International and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement in principle for the construction of a new production and storage handling terminal at Maasvlakte 2. 01 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brazilian government changes rules on concessions

    In Brazil, the government has announced a change of rules in respect of its second tranche of port concessions. Instead of the concessionaire being chosen on the basis of the lowest tariff offered to users, winners will be those offering the most money to the government, the so-called “cannon”. 01 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mexico adds new terminals to development programme

    Two new projects are under study in Mexico and could be added to the 25 already being implemented at a cost of $4.27bn. According to the Transport & Communications Ministry (SCT), a further two bulk terminals are now under consideration in Topolobampo and Veracruz. 01 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Yusen terminal improvements at Los Angeles

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) will begin construction on a two-year project to improve the marine container terminal operated by Yusen Terminals LLC, allowing it to handle vessels and move cargo more greenly and efficiently. 30 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brooklyn terminal to be brought back to life

    The South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in Sunset Park, New York, is being brought back as a working maritime port facility to help establish Southwest Brooklyn as a maritime hub. 30 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • It's not all about digitalisation, says Kalmar

    While container handling equipment is now mostly automated, digitalisation does not automatically lead to better services, says Kalmar. 29 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy