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  • Cargotec siblings launch integrated automation concept

    Cargotec’s Kalmar and Navis have launched their OneTerminal solution as a means of integrating the specialist’s automation offerings for the port industry. 09 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sluggish growth dents global optimism

    A new report says that continued slow growth in the global economy has had a knock on effect on the overall growth of ports causing them to suffer from continued weak productivity. 09 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Continental CST’s telematics promises ‘all in one’ solution

    Continental Commercial Specialty Tires has described port logistics as “one of the most promising growth markets in the world”, but with that comes challenges for suppliers. 09 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Increasing supply chain efficiency

    The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) is embracing new technology to help increase supply chain efficiency by testing a new mobile app which aims to expedite containerised cargo. 08 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • $4.5bn earmarked for Mexican ports

    In order to meet its objective of seeing both public and private investment of $4.5bn made in ports over the next six years, Mexico's Transport Ministry (SCT) is to give the go ahead for the expansion and upgrading of a number of key port. 08 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • New concessions for Montevideo and Puerto Bolívar

    The Uruguayan government's decision to issue a second container terminal tender for the port of Montevideo has been received with surprise by Monetcon, which currently handles containers on the port's multipurpose quays. 08 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Political uncertainty tempers Noatum's Spanish investment

    According to local trade union sources, JP Morgan Infrastructure Fund and Stichting Pensionefonds ABP, the owner of Noatum Ports, is said to be awaiting with interest what will happen in respect of the political situation in Spain before making any major new investment. 08 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Kongsberg launches entry level simulator

    Kongsberg GlobalSim has unveiled a new crane simulator offering “more economical entry” for ports looking to invest in simulators. 07 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • More unrest at Oakland

    The US Port of Oakland has been affected by another minor work stoppage which some say is a reaction to the stemming from the uncertainty surrounding the new labour agreement on the west coast. 04 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Double port capacity without doubling land

    Hamburg is set to double capacity without doubling space with its smart port proposition. 04 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Embrace data to gain competitive advantage

    Ports should embrace an increasingly data driven world, rather than view the data revolution as a threat. 03 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cuba's transhipment success rests on Mariel

    Drewry Shipping Consultants says the new Mariel container terminal, TC Mariel, could help Cuba realise its potential as a regional transhipment hub, now that US relations are thawing, if it can overcome some other obstacles. 02 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ICS targets waste reception non-compliance

    The International Chamber of Shipping has expressed ongoing “concerns” about port facilities and what it describes as the “perennial problem” of a lack of waste reception facilities. 02 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Look beyond rival ports for real competition

    Ports that are wholly focused on competition with other ports will not be around in 50 years, the chief executive of a leading think-tank has warned. 02 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mega-ships to tackle port congestion

    The World Shipping Council says that mega-ships may be partly the answer to dealing with port congestion in addition to the benefits they bring to the shipping industry. 01 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Port distance learning programme

    A new distance learning course has been launched by leading port scholars to help further knowledge about port development and management. 01 Jun 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Get ready for 24,000 teu, warns OECD

    As the trend for ever-increasing container ship sizes continues, a new International Transport Forum (ITF)/ OECD report warns 24,000 teu vessels could be sailing the world’s oceans by 2020. 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • On the brink of change

    COMMENT: 2014 was a mixed year for economic fundamentals but little of this impacted the flow of trade, writes Ben Hackett. 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Rolling stock

    ICTSI’s Adriatic hub is taking to the rails to bring its handling expertise to central Europe, finds Carly Fields 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Turning point

    Rotterdam is playing a long game with its massive Maasvlakte II development. Felicity Landon reports 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Time for an Optimal Size Index?

    COMMENT: As this issue goes to press, the Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will be meeting in London, writes Barry Parker. 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Gas stations

    Reconsider re-fuelling roles as orders for LNG-fuelled ships increase, advises Aidan Grange 29 May 2015 - Port Strategy