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  • SICK helps launch “trouble-free” operations

    Germany-based SICK is making container terminal operations “trouble-free” with a new range of sensor solutions, launched at TOC Europe. 02 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Concession choices

    HFW's Joseph Botham detangles the complicated knot of port ownership models in common use today 02 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Open the floodgates for greater recognition

    COMMENT: How many people knew, on a dark, dramatic night last December, that the UK’s biggest port was under water, completely paralysed as the sea poured over the lock gates, quays and warehouses were swamped, and engineers were forced to flick the switch on the network of electricity substations, plunging the whole complex into darkness, asks Felicity Landon. 01 Jul 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ports at risk from cyber-crime

    As the use of cyber technology spreads worldwide, ports and terminals are at greater risk to economic and commercial damage, according to specialist port insurer TT Club. 30 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Land acquisition eases inland start-ups

    In bolster its inland ambitions, Rotterdam Port Authority has bought up land for inland terminal development to lease to private companies involved in the logistics sector, all the while retaining its landlord role. 30 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Moving on out

    Smart ports have extended their natural boundary to get a foothold in the wider logistics chain. Alex Hughes reports 29 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • No room for nasty salvage surprises

    Rapid intervention in an emerging casualty situation is acknowledged to be the key to a successful salvage operation. 28 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Access all areas

    Salvors and ports need to work together when disaster strikes, as Dave MacIntyre explains 27 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Vision for the future

    International automotive expert, Vision Systems Automotive, equipped Merford's port crane cabin with a smart solar protection solution at this week’s TOC Europe exhibition. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Russian ports' performance

    Deep sea vs transcontinental transit through Russia and the potential for further development was a hot topic for the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference (CSC) at this year’s TOC Europe exhibition. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Nurturing new talent in the ports sector

    Trucker troubles: something the North American ports have become only too accustomed to over the last year where there have been strikes on the back of congestion and waiting times. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Kalmar sets emissions benchmark

    Kalmar’s hybrid straddle carriers, delivered to MSC Home Terminal in Antwerp earlier this year, have set the industry benchmark for fuel consumption and emissions. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Chinese ports race ahead

    Chinese container ports are racing ahead of other worldwide, coming in as the world’s most productive, according to 2013 JOC Port Productivity Data rankings. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ten years of PEMA

    The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014, which it helped mark by a special programme of educational activities and events at TOC Europe this week. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Italian operator eyes bigger picture

    Italian port operator and logistics expert, Contship Italia, is eyeing the bigger picture from a strategic point of view and wants to do more transhipment business across Europe. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Moving forward with automation

    ABB Group's cranes and harbour business is entering the delivery phase for the remote control crane order boom it received back in 2012. 26 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Supply chain services can add value

    Ports looking to add value by offering supply chain services should be honest, use arm’s length solutions and be clear on customer needs, according to Euroports’ Paul Jacob Bins. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New Terex option for operators

    Terex Port Solutions is giving terminal operators another option for handling vessels up to post-Panamax class with a high tower variant of its diesel-electric Gottwald Model 5 harbour crane. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Shipping lines more receptive to terminal dialogue

    Shipping lines seem to be softening in their hard-line approach to port productivity, accepting that it takes “two to tango”, according to Gulftainer’s Simon Sundboell. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Peel Ports’ people power

    Operators need to ditch the idea of a port construction project as a civil engineering job, and embrace it as a business project with an emphasis on people, according to Peel Ports Group port director David Huck. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Port ‘musical chairs’ hurts shippers

    Playing “musical chairs” with port rotations and failing to notify cargo owners in a timely manner is leading to increasingly disgruntled shippers. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Navis wishes for better integration knowledge

    The industry needs to address the knowledge gap on the integration, capability and implementation of software systems today, according to Navis. 25 Jun 2014 - Port Strategy