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  • Fremantle up for sale

    The Western Australian government is looking to sell Fremantle Port to help fund major new projects without adding to debt. 18 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Dawei SEZ moves forward, but port stalls

    Japan is enter a trilateral cooperation with Thailand and Myanmar to develop Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to official Thai sources. 14 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Auckland port protestors unbowed

    Opponents to Ports of Auckland’s plans to expand its footprint into Waitemata Harbour remain unbowed by a compromise proposal, with the Stop Stealing Our Harbour group organising another public protest and MP Winston Peters initiating a Bill to halt the project. 14 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • CMA CGM commits to Cuba

    CMA CGM LOG, a subsidiary of CMA CGM Group, is developing its presence in Cuba after signing an agreement with the Cuban government to build a logistics hub at PSA-operated Port of Mariel. 13 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Strike action hits APM Terminals’ Callao

    APM Terminals’ Callao hub is once again the victim of strike action as Peruvian dockers protest over wages and ‘fair and safe’ working conditions. 12 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Terex nabs Napier order

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has received a repeat order from Napier Port for two Terex® Gottwald Model 6 mobile harbour cranes in the G HMK 6408 variant. 12 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Strong start to 2015 for Bromma

    Business for crane spreader provider, Bromma, is off to a good start this year with sales already up and order intake on the same level compared to the same period in 2014. 11 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Terex reaches new heights

    Terex Port Solutions has introduced its new range of reach stackers, Liftace 5-31, said to offer low fuel consumption, simple maintenance and an ergonomic cab design. 07 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Future of Spanish stevedoring unclear

    A recent meeting between union representatives, the government and the national ports authority to discuss the adaptation of Spain's existing stevedoring practices to the requirements of the European Commission has led to confused messages. 06 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Peru to put three ports out to tender in 2016

    Peru's Minister of Transport & Communications, José Gallardo, has announced that the ports of Chimbote (in the Ancash region), Salaverry (in Chiclayo) and Ilo (in Moquegua) will be put out to concession next year. 06 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • ANL drops Patrick at Botany

    Problems with the introduction of automation at Patrick’s Port Botany operation have prompted shipping line ANL to drop the company as its stevedore for its Tranztas (Australia-New Zealand) service. 06 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Fremantle at least eight years off capacity ceiling

    The port of Fremantle has at least eight years to go before it reaches its maximum container capacity, even if the annual box growth rate is high, Western Australia's transport minister Dean Nalder has told the state parliament. 06 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • International interest in Corozal port

    Panama has received significant interest from global terminal operating companies in respect of the new Pacific port of Corozal. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Mexico invests $3.2bn in Gulf ports

    The Mexican Transport & Communications Ministry (SCT) reports that $3.2bn is being invested in nine ports located on the country's Gulf coast. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Brazilian ports concession programme flatters to deceive

    In May, the Brazilian government aims to launch a concession programme to boost investments in infrastructure, revealed the Finance Minister, Joaquim Levy, noting that the potential for capital contributions in the area is ‘immense’. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Sudden death brings Napier port changes

    A review of the Port of Napier’s management structure has been initiated following the sudden passing of its chief financial officer John Matheson and related resignation of chief operating officer Chris Bain. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Auckland port expansion riles locals

    Ports of Auckland’s plans to build two 100-metre piled expansions at the end of Bledisloe Terminal has met with vocal local opposition and caused controversy within the port’s owner, the Auckland City Council. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Lyttelton charged over worker death

    WorkSafe NZ has brought a prosecution against Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) following the death of its employee, Brad Fletcher, in a scissor-lift incident last August. 05 May 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Busan port unveils port expansion plans

    The Korean government has announced plans to add a further 15 berths to its flagship Busan New Port in the south of the country to increase container capacity by 15.8m teu. 30 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Peel launches UK cargo diversion drive

    Peel Ports in the UK has unveiled its ambitious carbon emissions initiative and is calling on the industry to rethink supply chain and service routes to help reduce freight mileage by 200 million miles over the next five years. 30 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • MacGregor targets staff cuts to save E20m

    Equipment manufacturer Cargotec is to lay off staff and “review resourcing” at MacGregor to counter weakening offshore and shipping markets. 29 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Cargo diversions to Canada ‘only temporary’

    The recent labour disputes on the US West Coast will not lead to permanent diversions of cargo to up coast Canadian ports, according to Port Metro Vancouver president and chief executive Robin Silvester. 29 Apr 2015 - Port Strategy