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  • US interest rates to drive port refinancing over next 12 months

    The prospect of higher US interest rates is set to drive increased port assets acquisition and refinancing over the next 12 months, according to Drewry Maritime Advisors, the port consultancy division of Drewry. 10 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Orders flow in for Terex

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has installed a second Terex Gottwald portal harbour crane in the terminal of Fospar SA Fertilizantes Fostfatados do Paraná in Paranagua, Brazil. 10 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Nigeria's new regulator

    COMMENT: In the wake of numerous complaints by port users to government, Nigeria has taken the interesting step of appointing the Nigeria Shippers’ Council as an arm’s length Economic Port Regulator, writes Mike Mundy. 10 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ghana ups the ante

    COMMENT: Ghana has added its name to the growing list of ports along the West African coast which have firm plans to add new deepwater capacity. 10 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Mexican ports too expensive to retain transhipment

    The Mexican Association of Shipping Agents (AMANAC) has called on national ports to improve their competitiveness through reduced tariffs, which are among the highest in the world. 09 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Portuguese ports to combine purchasing power

    Portuguese ports are to make joint purchases of goods and services, with the aim of achieving a savings of 15% by 2020. 09 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Urgent need for Turkey planning review

    Turkey needs to re-evaluate port planning and design across the board to ensure that it is able to capitalise on its "promising" future, according to Celalettin Ilhan, deputy general manager of STFA Construction Group/ ECAP. 09 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Slower growth for Chinese ports

    Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI) says that during the second quarter of 2014, global ports suffered weak performance because of lower trade demand by Asia. 08 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Cutting edge technologies on dock

    Navis is looking to the future to ensure container terminals are 'big ship' ready in advance of the arrival of 25,000 teu vessels. 06 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar helps automate new Melbourne terminal

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply container handling equipment and related automation technology worth more than €40m to Port of Melbourne’s new container terminal. 04 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ebola outbreak re-routing port calls

    Since the Ebola outbreak, concerns have been escalating over the knock on effects to operations at ports in South Africa, South America and the Ivory Coast. 03 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Rotterdam congestion eases but reliability knocked

    Delays are starting to ease at the Port of Rotterdam because of the short term measures put in place last month, but new research shows that schedule reliability to the port plummeted this summer because of the congestion. 03 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Continental CST releases the pressure

    Continental Commercial Speciality Tires (CST) has launched a new tyre pressure monitoring system designed to enhance safety and efficiency of vehicle fleets in ports. 03 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Overcapacity continues to threaten Turkish port future

    The threat of overcapacity in Turkey continues to hang over the sector, as operators rush to meet the changing demands of shipping lines. 03 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Value of schedule reliability

    COMMENT: The value of schedule reliability for shippers is clear and widely understood; recent congestion concerns in North European ports, especially Hamburg and Rotterdam, have now highlighted the value of schedule reliability for terminal operators as well, writes Peter de Langen. 03 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Namibian dawn

    Infrastructure investment is beckoning a new era for Walvis Bay, as Aidan Grange explains 02 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • More Kalmar equipment for Brazil

    Kalmar is to supply four of its all-electric E-One² zero emission rubber-tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to long-term customer Super Terminais in Manaus, Brazil, as part of a US$8m order. 01 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Foreign bodies

    Coal handling equipment has to cope with a more than movement of the black fuel, as Alex Hughes finds out 01 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking the penalty

    HFW's Ben Atkinson explains why insurance cover for environmental fines cannot cover every eventuality 29 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Closing the gap: port maintenance

    When it comes to maintenance of port infrastructure, most owners and operators believe more needs to be done to ensure standards are met, according to the latest Trelleborg Marine System Barometer Report. 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Terex expands Russian presence

    Equipment expert, Terex Port Solutions, is expanding its presence in Russia with its fourth portal harbour crane in Vladistok. 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Laying carbon foundations

    Finding ‘greener’ ways to operate a port is one thing – but what about the carbon footprint of the actual construction phase? Felicity Landon reports 28 Aug 2014 - Port Strategy