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  • Blue sky thinking

    Balloons and robotised box parks could soon be helping ports compete, writes Stevie Knight 24 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Spanish ports await €150m hit

    Spanish national port authority president José Llorca has warned of a €150m hit if Spain is ordered by the EU court in Luxembourg to dismantle its existing stevedoring arrangements. 23 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Vietnamese port IPOs a failure

    Ports in Vietnam have been struggling to find buyers for shares released as part of several recent IPOs. 23 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Bumping up the agenda

    TT Club's Laurence Jones examines the effectiveness of crane anti-boom collision technology 23 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The pitfalls of automation planning

    The cost overruns at TraPac's Terminal at Los Angeles have entered forklore, and there is certainly a keenness to get to the bottom of the automation miscalculations - no more so that at the port itself. 22 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Follow the leader?

    Beware of following the herd when it comes to investing in automation, writes Martin Rushmere 21 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • APMT reaches new heights

    APM Terminals’ (APMT) request to raise the height of 14 existing cranes at its Port of Los Angeles (POLA) terminal, has been approved by the Los Angeles Board of Harbour Commissioners. 20 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Making customers count

    Peel Ports' chief executive Mark Whitworth gets ready for a new era for the Port of Liverpool 20 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Back to basics

    Weather or natural events are much less likely to lead to insurance claims than poor maintenance and operational failures, according to research from TT Club. 19 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Investments and arrivals

    Despite the naysayers, London Gateway remains one of DP World's flagship operations. Felicity Landon reports 19 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Italian terminal merger

    A merger has been agreed between Speter SpA in La Spezia, Italy and La Spezia Container Terminal SpA (LSCT), part of the Contship Italia Group. 18 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Uncertain growth calls for flexible planning

    COMMENT: Port planning and development is required to ensure future throughput volumes can be accommodated, on that much we can all agree, writes Peter de Langen. 18 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • 'Rail motorway' to bolster Calais

    Ambitious plans for a ‘rail motorway’, logistics park and port extension are set to add a whole new dimension to the Port of Calais. 18 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Eastern promise

    A strong yen and rising growth have boosted cargo movements at Osaka, finds Tim Maughan 18 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • GCT expands New Jersey offering

    Global Container Terminals (GCT) is expanding its New Jersey terminal in response to customers’ greater productivity needs and to ensure it’s ‘big ship ready’. 17 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • P3 alliance scrapped

    Maersk Line says that the P3 shipping alliance has been scrapped following non-approval by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in China under the country’s merger control rules. 17 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Hamburg counts its cold stars

    The Port of Hamburg last year set a new record for handling reefer containers. A total of 618,000 teu of refrigerated containers were loaded and discharged, equivalent to a 9.3% increase compared with 2012. 17 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Long Beach ups its game

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) is introducing two new incentives in a bid to attract additional cargo and compete with other West Coast ports. 16 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Legal challenge to PSA's second bid for JNPT4

    A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed against the award of the $1.3bn fourth container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, in India, to PSA. 16 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Cargo speaks volumes

    North European container volumes tell one story, other cargo streams tell many others. Felicity Landon reports 16 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Systems rule, not profits

    Mergers should be seen as a means to an end and not an end in themselves, writes Martin rushmere 15 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Jealousy will out

    Uncertainty surrounds the likely success of most proposed port mergers throughout the world, most of which have to overcome political or infrastructure problems. The ports themselves make terse comments and harp on about how confident they are of a union becoming a reality. 15 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy