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  • Lase and Visy take on damage detection

    Germany’s Lase Industrielle Lasertechnik has teamed up with Finland’s Visy to produce a “game-changing” product series, developed to enable the automatic detection of damage to containers, without disturbing the workflow. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The Ukrainian port bubble

    COMMENT: Attending a conference in Odessa in September on the topic of the Black Sea ports and trade was like being in a bubble of peace and prosperity, writes Ben Hackett. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Joining the LNG fuel train

    COMMENT: LNG propulsion for vessels large and small is probably the biggest shipping ‘story’ of 2014 - the trade press and conference circuit are bubbling over with news of new projects, writes Barry Parker. 02 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • DP World faces trouble down under

    DP World Australia is facing industrial action at its east coast terminals this week from the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) in support of their Enterprise Agreement demands. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • South American ports expand infrastructure

    The first tender for a dedicated container terminal in the Port of Veracruz's (Mexico) expansion area is to be issued in the first quarter of 2015. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • India to revamp major ports

    In India, the central government is to convert existing trusts at major ports to wholly corporate entities, with the Cabinet to rule on this soon. 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Packing a punch

    Holman Fenwick Willan's Matthew Gore welcomes the arrival of the new Cargo Transport Units code 01 Oct 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Manifesting support for UK ports

    United Kingdom Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has unveiled a new Manifesto – Ports4Prosperity – in a bid to ensure UK ports get the government support they need. 30 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Europe takes Spain to court over port security

    The European Commission is taking Spain to court because 20 Spanish ports have failed to adopt and implement the port security plan. 29 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Organisation in bulk

    Is it time for terminal operating system take-up in bulk and multipurpose hubs, asks Stevie Knight 29 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • A weighty discussion

    West coast ports hope that talk is not cheap when it comes to long term labour negotiations finds Martin Rushmere 29 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • US ports prepare for worst

    US-based planning and operations company, Dynamis Inc, is helping ‘future proof’ US ports for natural disasters, like earthquakes and hurricanes, with real-time simulation. 26 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Undoing the ‘blue belt’

    Felicity Landon considers the consequences of the European Union’s impending SECA amendments 26 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Follow up crane order

    Terex Port Solutions has won a follow up order for a second Model 5 mobile harbour diesel-electric G HMK 5506 variant crane for the Lübeck Cargo Terminal. 25 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Big sets the agenda

    COMMENT: The ongoing influx of ultra large container carriers has led to a new phase of port congestion in Europe and Asia, writes Mike Mundy. 25 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • West coast labour struggles

    US west coast dockworkers and shippers are struggling to reach an agreement with terminals as they continue to replace the labour force with robots to achieve automation. 25 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Alliance causes Turkish strategy shift

    The shifting sands of shipping line alliances is keeping at least one Turkish port operator on its toes, according to Erhan Çiloğlu, chief marketing officer of Yilport Holding. 24 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Floating a good idea

    Chasing deep draft development could be a thing of the past for future bulk ports, as Stevie Knight reports 24 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Manila shows how not to do it

    COMMENT: It’s a mess in Manila: empty boxes have been left to languish on the docks, trucks have been blocking up the highways and extreme, disconnected measures have caused a catalogue of knock on effects, writes Carly Fields. 24 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Esbjerg combi tender launched

    Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg wants a private operator to develop its new combi terminal and is calling on interested parties to submit an expression of interest. 23 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New Hempel primers to “redefine” anti-corrosion

    Worldwide coatings supplier, Hempel, has today launched a new range of anti-corrosive zinc primers which it says will “redefine” and improve protection for port equipment and machinery. 23 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Sweat the tech

    Doing more with less applies to technology as well as equipment assets as Dave and Iain MacIntyre find out 22 Sep 2014 - Port Strategy