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  • Paracas consortium awarded Pisco concession

    Peru's private investment promotion agency, Proinversión, has revealed that the Paracas consortium presented the winning bid for the $102.4m concession to operate the Port of San Martín, in Pisco. 05 May 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Take your umbrella

    Love it or loathe it, port traffic forecasting is an essential part of forward planning explains Felicity Landon 05 May 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Building a better Victoria

    The winning bidder for the rights to build and operate a new container terminal at the Port of Melbourne’s Webb Dock has been chosen following a competitive 18-month bidding war. 02 May 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Are we there yet?

    Irrelevant of what we are talking about in the maritime industry the answer is no. Excess capacity will continue to be the cross to bear for a number of years to come. 01 May 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New Brazilian deep sea development

    Brazil’s state of Espirito Santo is set for a new deep sea port – a result of a new joint venture signed by the Rotterdam Port Authority and Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) Logistica. 30 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Grab automation could be extended to other commodities

    Hansaport specialises in the handling of coal and iron ore; however, Bernd Mann, chief development, design and technology officer at automation partner iSam points out that an automated system could be used for any commodity unloaded using grabs, which could, for example, also include potash and sugar. 30 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Automation dry run

    Automation for dry bulk terminals has arrived in Germany, as Alex Hughes finds out 29 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • EU ports enter LNG joint venture

    The port authorities of Antwerp, Rotterdam, Mannheim, Strasbourg and Switzerland are joining forces to introduce LNG in the Rhine-Main-Danube corridor. 29 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Konecranes, Kalmar and Navis in demand

    The Port of Oslo is working to strict noise and CO2 emissions limits and has ordered two of Konecranes’ quietest Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes to help. 28 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Getting on with ANNA

    The ANNA project was born out of the frustration of EU member states that claimed they didn’t have the clarity they needed in connection with Directive 2010/65, enforcing the 'Single Window' concept. It started out as a working group and was later established as a project co-financed by the EU to support implementation of the directive. 28 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Window cleaners

    Confusion reigns over the implementation of the EU's ‘Single Window’, as Felicity Landon finds out 25 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • New Haifa port development questioned

    The development of a new port in the Haifa Bay area of Israel has been questioned by the head of a new Knesset subcommittee tasked with looking at the environmental and planning issues of the proposal. 24 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Come out fighting

    The commodities websites and energy blogs have been buzzing with the rumblings that Albany, about a hundred miles north of New York harbour on the Hudson River, is under consideration by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as a delivery point for futures contracts in 'light' crude oil. 24 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Becks kicks up a storm

    David Beckham is jeopardising maritime sector growth in Miami by seeking to build a soccer stadium at the port of Miami. Or so an alliance of shipping interests and a billionaire car dealer believe. 24 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • Clampdown on corruption

    Is the first corporate prosecution under the UK Bribery Act just around the corner, asks HFW's Daniel Martin 24 Apr 2014 - Port Strategy

  • 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