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  • Infrastructure investments

    Barry Parker forecasts a sunny outlook for south Florida's Port Everglades 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A public-public partnership?

    COMMENT: Irony of ironies, in among the host of bidders whose names appear in conjunction with the privatisation of the Mombasa container terminal is Transnet, the government body responsible for the management and operation of South Africa’s ports, writes Mike Mundy. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Transhipment opportunity

    COMMENT: Not all container transhipment takes place at the mega hubs such as Singapore, Tanjung Pelepas, Busan, Algeciras, Malta Freeport and so on. It can also take place as a healthy adjunct to gateway port operations – import and export activity – unless of course bureaucracy gets in the way. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Drilling down data

    How can ports navigate the complexity of Big Data Analytics? Felicity Landon reports 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Beyond the book value

    Mehdi Rastegary explains why ports should value their 'alternative' assets 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Reducing risk

    There's no reason to wait for accidents in order to mitigate risk, explain Dave and Iain MacIntyre 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Winners and losers

    Mike Mundy advises that fortune favours the bold in Baltic Sea container ports 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cruise not so detached from cargo

    COMMENT: The cold weather here in New York of late drove me down to Florida for some warmth, where I was fortunate enough to attend a conference on the cruise busines, writes Barry Parker. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Hitting the hot spots

    Be careful where you place your bets in Southeast Asia, warns Stevie Knight 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Pushing back

    "Outright rejection" is the UK's response to Europe’s latest push for port regulation, finds Felicity Landon 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Escaping the storm

    Bulk and breakbulk were largely unaffected by the US West Coast debacle, says Martin Rushmere 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Drumming up public support

    Public Strategy Group's Al Maiorino explains the importance of getting early public support for port projects 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Keeping chillers in check

    TT Club's Laurence Jones explains how ports can play their part in reducing global starvation 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Limits of economies of scale

    COMMENT: We have long believed that economies of scale are the saviour of the maritime industry, for all sectors ranging from terminals and bulk, to tankers and containerships. But in the last few months we have begun to hear opinions suggesting that containerships have reached their maximum size. So, wherein lies the future, asks Ben Hackett. 03 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Canadians take a stake in ABP

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6bn (C$2.9bn) to acquire a 30% stake in Associated British Ports (ABP). 31 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Too many challenges for container terminals

    Drewry Shipping Consultants sees "more challenges and less opportunities" for the container terminal industry going forward. 31 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Liner companies need to throw out the rulebook

    "Significant" opportunities exist for liner shipping companies to improve costs, productivity and efficiency, but there needs to a significant change of mindset, according to shipping expert Ron Widdows. 31 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Navis launches Terminal Intelligence Portal

    Software specialist Navis has launched its Terminal Business Intelligence Portal in response to a need to increase terminal productivity. 31 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • US ports labour contract not a done deal

    The tentative labour deal reached between The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) may be in jeopardy with reports of the union having to fend off efforts by militant members to jettison the deal 30 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Congestion surcharge hits Rotterdam

    Transbox, the container transport provider in Benelux and brand of Contargo, is introducing a congestion surcharge for containers to be handled in Rotterdam – a move expected to help ease any future congestion. 30 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Getting better connected

    The UK's Peel Ports has welcomed a new joint report by the UK government and Transport for the North (TfN) detailing a blueprint to get Northern England better connected and allow greater movement of freight to and from ports. 30 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Spain not ready to make stevedoring changes

    Economic Development minister Ana Pastor, under pressure to reform Spain's existing stevedoring practices, has revealed that “there isn't a proposal” on the table. 27 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy