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  • Terminals prepare for equipment influx

    Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) is to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for Peel Ports Group as part of its £300m investment programme in its new Liverpool2 development. 23 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Flaws in the jewel

    Russia needs to polish its Black Sea port gem before it loses its lustre. Stevie Knight reports 23 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • ICTSI risks could pay off, says Drewry

    International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI), known for its risks, is showing signs of better risk management which will help with its long-term sustainability, says Drewry Maritime Equity Researchers. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Ecuador abolishes existing port authorities

    A decree passed by Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, has abolished the port authorities of Esmeraldas, Guayaquil, Manta and Puerto Bolívar. These will be administered directly by the Ministry of Transport & Public Works instead. The move was justified as a need to end inter-port rivalries. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Four seek pre-qualification for new Israeli ports

    Four international terminal operating companies have sought pre-qualification in respect of tenders to develop two new ports in Israel at Haifa Bay and South Ashdod. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Japanese blow cold on Indian port investment

    The Japanese trading houses of Mitsui & Co and Sumitomo Corp have decided to put plans to invest in the Indian port sector on hold, despite having indicated an interest for more than a year. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Trouble could rub out potential

    If tensions in the Black Sea region continue or worse still, broaden, then it’s going to be a calamity for those caught up in it and a huge disappointment for many more. 22 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • On the doorstep

    Whichever way the ‘stans look, it’s always Russia on their doorstep. Stevie Knight reports 21 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Making light work of labour pains

    When Yilport purchased Gemport and Rotaport in 2012 it inherited a soon-to-expire three year labour agreement, making workforce negotiations one of the first jobs on the ‘to do’ list once the sale had been finalised. 18 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Longview explores propane proposal

    The Port of Longview is exploring a propane and butane export proposal as part of a one-year option agreement with Haven Energy. 17 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Going global

    This year promises to be one to remember for Turkey's Yilport, finds Carly Fields 17 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Virginia works to stay on top of “chronic losses”

    Virginia Port Authority is looking to put an end to “continuing losses” at the port, starting with the re-negotiation of APM Terminals’ 20-year lease of the Portsmouth facility. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Tales of two ports

    Two tales from UK ports make interesting reading this month. In the West, Bristol Port Company (BPC) offered £10m to the local council to buy the freehold to the docks at Avonmouth and Portbury. The company bought the leasehold in 1991 under a 150-year lease. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • The No 1 proponent of protectionism

    Comparatively recently, details of an opportunity were circulated relating to the development of a container gateway in the Crimean port of Sevastopol. 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Taking the sting out of shore side emissions

    Shore connection technology will lead the way to greener, healthier ports, believes Schneider Electric's Lorène Grandidier 16 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Miami alliance opposes Beckham’s waterfront stadium

    An alliance of shippers are appealing against David Beckham’s plans for a major stadium at PortMiami over worries it could push business and jobs to competing ports along the US east coast. 15 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Building the terminal of the future

    A Moffatt & Nichol terminal design concept was one of seven shortlisted in the recent Next Generation Container Port Challenge hosted by The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Singapore Maritime Institute. 15 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Terex pioneers crane for smaller ports

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is making it easier for small maritime and river ports to “professionalise” their cargo handling with the launch of its mobile harbour crane, the Terex Quaymate M50. 14 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Back to the drawing board

    A reversal in terminal planning priorities has complicated designs, as Iain MacIntyre discovers 14 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Barcelona expected to be P3 ‘loser’

    The P3 alliance may have a profound impact on how Spanish container ports develop in the near future. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Savonna and Genova merger mooted

    Reports from Italy suggest that the port authorities of Genova and Savonna are discussing a possible merger. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Rocha port to handle Paraguayan cargo

    Uruguay and Paraguay are cooperating on the development of a deepwater port on the Uruguayan coast at Rocha, which will provide an outlet to the sea for businesses in Paraguay. 11 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy