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  • Chemical reactions

    Handling chemicals may be lucrative, but operations need careful management. John Bensalhia reports 28 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Vancouver truckers call an end to crippling strike

    After successful mediation talks, truck strikes at Port Metro Vancouver are finally over, with truckers set to resume normal duties this week. 27 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US west coast ports to get 'tsunami ready'

    Five Californian ports are working together to prepare for future tsunamis in a new state wide project which identifies potential hotspots to formulate better emergency plans. 27 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Valencia set for future growth

    US-based investment company, J P Morgan Asset Management, is committing €100m to the expansion and development of Noatum’s facilities at the Port of Valencia, to accommodate future growth. 27 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The need for robust safety inductions

    At last, the ‘safety first’ message seems to be getting through, says TT Club's Laurence Jones. In the past, it might have been a prominent sign placed at the main gate of a facility. Once past the gate though, safety was forgotten; operations always came first. 27 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Houston traffic stunted by waterway closure

    A collision in the Houston Ship Channel shut down the waterway for three days in March as the US Coast Guard worked to clean up the 168,000 gallons of bunker fuel oil spilt. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • BNCT powers on with expansion project

    Korea’s BNCT is pushing ahead with development works despite having 400,000 teu of spare capacity available. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US FMC gives nod to P3

    US Federal Maritime Commission commissioner William P Doyle has voted in favour of the P3 Network Vessel Sharing Agreement. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Height and illumination first for LEDs

    Lighting specialist AAA-LUX has fitted LED floodlights at a 45 metre height at the Rietlanden terminal in the port of Amsterdam, delivering a height and illumination quality that “has never been shown before” in the port industry, according to the company. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • North European ports pick up the pace

    North European Hamburg-Le Havre range ports are expected to break through the “seemingly invincible” 40m teu ceiling in 2014, having failed to make the mark in 2013. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Seattle and Tacoma information sharing permitted

    The Federal Maritime Commission has unanimously voted to allow the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma to continue with a co-operation agreement that will see them exchange information on matters of “mutual interest”. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Stockholm to benefit from E14m TEN-T funding

    The Port of Stockholm’s infrastructure project has received a funding boost from the European Union’s TEN-T Programme. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Global port expansion expected in 2014

    This year could mark the “first year for the expansion of global ports” since the worldwide economic crisis, according to the Shanghai International Shipping Institute. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Dealing with the fallout

    However you add it up the container shipping industry is experiencing turbulent times. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Time to get to grip with reforms

    India’s 2013-14 GDP data will be released at the end of March and expectations are that it will be an even lower figure than the decade-low of 5% achieved at the end of March 2013. 26 Mar 2014 - Port Strategy