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  • Concerns on 'fragmented and reactive' industry

    Fragmented and reactive, the port industry is fighting to balance long term investments against short term decision-making. 20 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Underinvestment a threat for container ports

    Forecast demand for an additional 450m teu lifts by 2024 could mean that the industry is underinvested in container port capacity going forward, according to leading consultant. 19 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • 'Dark side' of mega ships

    Carriers and ports alike are fast discovering the "dark side" of mega container ships, according to Thomas Lutje, managing director of HHLA Container Terminals. 19 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Back on track

    COMMENT: Kenya is ahead of Tanzania in seeking to install major new container handling capacity on Africa’s eastern seaboard. 19 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • XVELA launch to solve port productivity limitations

    A new Navis company and cloud-based vessel stowage collaboration platform is set to improve productivity in ports, which has been affected by the introduction of mega vessels and carrier alliances. 19 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • On the rails

    Sohar is eagerly awaiting its connection to the Gulf Railway with its link to the wider hinterland finds Alex Hughes 18 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking the load

    Heavy duty machinery manufacturers take on the challenges of the harsh port environment. John Bensalhia reports 15 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Forklift ‘first’ points to emission-free future

    A collaboration between UK-based Briggs Equipment and Honda has resulted in the production of a hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck that relies entirely on renewable energy sources – a milestone in the development of forklift truck design. 14 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • An empty challenge

    Dave and Iain MacIntyre examines the range of solutions to the issue of empties 14 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World to exit London Stock Exchange

    DP World has announced plans to delist from the London Stock Exchange, claiming that only 1% of its trades are made through the UK’s exchange. 13 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Teesport attracted by Gloria’s safety

    Cargotec’s Kalmar is to supply three Gloria reachstackers and one empty container handler to PD Ports' Teesport in December. 13 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Onwards and upwards

    No looking back for Middle East terminals that continue to climb the capacity ladder, reports Alex Hughes 13 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Indonesia's $6bn ports commitment

    Plans by Indonesia to spend up to $6bn on ports are an important sign of the value it places on infrastructure. The government needs 70tr rupiah ($5.8bn) to expand five major ports in north Sumatra, Jakarta, east Java, south Sulawesi and Papua to serve large vessels and build feeder lines for smaller ports, said coordinating minister for Maritime Affairs Indroyono Soesilo, without giving a timeline the projects. 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Mediterranean ports fight for EU funding

    Barcelona, Marseille and Genova have, through the Intermed Association, called on the European Commission to get involved in a debate in respect of funding for the TEN-T network. 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • No independent valuation yet made of TNPA

    South Africa's Ports Regulator has yet to undertake a valuation of Transnet National Ports Authority' (TNPA) assets, despite the fact that this is required to determine what tariffs port users must pay. 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Keeping Durban competitive

    The South African port of Durban needs to be more autonomous if it is to keep up with future demand, an international report from the OECD’s International Transport Forum revealed. 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Time for a touch of humanity

    COMMENT: A life at sea is not the glamorous posting that it used to be. Long stretches away from family and friends, limited social cohesion because of a lack of common language and risk of attack or even hijack in some parts of the world, writes Carly Fields. 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Big cargo, huge issues

    Can a port really do much to attract project cargo? Maybe - but at a price finds Stevie Knight 12 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • LA-LB congestion proves costly

    Terminal operators at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have gone all out to try to relieve some of the persistent congestion, but the problem shows no signs of stopping. 11 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Lean and mean

    Can methodologies such as Six Sigma and 5S be applied in the ports environment? Felicity Landon reports 11 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Save your energy

    Ports might be missing out by chasing the wrong energy savings. Stevie Knight takes a look at the issues 08 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Stop the spread

    Ebola has forced a tightening up of health regulation enforcement, says Martin Rushmere 07 Nov 2014 - Port Strategy