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  • Two new terminal concessions in Latin America

    Following three years of uncertainty, Argentina's General Ports Administration (AGP) is to issue a new tender covering the operation of Terminal 5 at the Port of Buenos Aires. The existing Bactssa concession officially expired in 2012, but has temporarily been extended. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Records hatrick for Auckland port

    Ports of Auckland has set New Zealand records in all three of the productivity measures monitored by the Ministry of Transport’s Freight Information Gathering System. 20 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Livorno unveils terminal expansion plans

    The Italian port of Livorno is expanding its capacity with a new €800m deepwater container ‘platform’ that will enable it to accommodate larger ships and growing container traffic. 18 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes and Terex join forces

    Konecranes and Terex Corporation are merging to create a global lifting and material handling solutions company, offering a wider product portfolio to the industry. 17 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tianjin port blast kills 44

    An explosion at a warehouse in China’s port city of Tianjin has left 44 dead and more than 500 injured, according to state-run news agency, Xinhua. 13 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sydney and Brisbane fracas

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) says it will fight Hutchison Ports Australia in court after it sacked 97 workers at midnight by email and text last week. 13 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Transnet warns against employment scam

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has issued a warning against social media scams promising employment with the company. 12 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • APMT invests in Italian reefer terminal

    APM Terminals is expanding its presence in Italy with the purchase of the Vado Ligure Reefer Terminal, the largest refrigerated terminal in the Mediterranean. 11 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes sees Lift Trucks boom in UK

    Konecranes is seeing a rise in demand for its Lift Trucks in the UK and is positive about the future following the appointment of Impact Handling a distributor back in 2014. 06 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Pontal project to boost Brazilian port prospects

    Brazil could see another major container terminal in the south of the country buoying up the competition between the eight other terminals which already exist in the region. 06 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Melbourne dispute canned by rent agreement

    A new lease has been granted to DP World Australia by the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) for the port’s West Swanson Terminal, putting an end to months of disagreements between the two parties. 05 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Permanent home for Pentalver

    Container services operator, Pentalver, has moved into a five acre permanent site at DP World’s London Gateway. 04 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Tampa tackles cyber threats with federal funding

    Port Tampa Bay is upgrading its cyber security measures after receiving US$1.6m in the Port Security Grant Programme (PSGP) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 04 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Dover dodges Channel Tunnel disruptions

    Operations continue as normal at the UK’s Port of Dover, despite the ongoing disruption in Calais and the Channel Tunnel. 03 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Checker device for container inspections

    Hyster has developed a checker device for efficient container inspection that means that containers no longer need to be set down for inspection, helping to reduce costs. 03 Aug 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Singapore calls for LNG bunkering tenders

    The Port of Singapore is calling on interested parties to apply for the LNG bunker supplier licence, which would allow the licensee to supply the fuel to vessels in the port, following the launch of its first Request for Proposal (RFP). 31 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New US inland port to serve the South

    A new inland port is being built by Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) that will serve as a direct link from the Port of Savannah to North Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and parts of Kentucky. 30 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mexico's electric terminal

    Conductix-Wampfler and SSA México (SSAM) have successfully completed a full-scale electrification project at the Manzanillo Mexico Terminal, apparently the first container terminal in the Americas to operate on 100% electric power. 30 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Korea beefs up transhipment ambitions

    The Korean government and Busan Port Authority (BPA) have unveiled plans to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub to meet the increase in demand and take advantage of future opportunities. 29 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • The need to pull together

    Californian ports need to pull together more in order to head off the competition, that was the message from the Port of Oakland at a recent freight transport industry executive meeting. 29 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Drop the competition over automation, says Navis

    The competitive mindset between vendors needs to come to a halt after projects are awarded, and immediately switch to a collaborative one to embrace a common goal, says Navis. 28 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New investment in Spanish ports could top €1.6bn

    In Spain, several ports have received a large number of requests for concession extensions in exchange for the promise of additional investment in existing installations. 27 Jul 2015 - Port Strategy