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  • PSA Sines kicks off further expansion project

    Hot off the heels of the completion of Phase 2 development at Sines, PSA International has announced that it is to invest a further E40m in the Portugal terminal to boost capacity to 2.5m teu. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • NZ port safety review urgently needed

    A renewed Maritime Union of New Zealand (MUNZ) call for a national inquiry into port and maritime safety was greeted by two serious port accidents. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • DP World guns for 100m teu by 2020

    Dubai-based international terminal operator DP World increased box throughput by 8.7% in 2014, moving 28.3m teu. Revenue rose to $3.4bn, while like-for-like profit jumped 25.3% to $757m. 23 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • All change in the eurozone

    COMMENT: A change of fiscal strategy for the Eurozone began with the Swiss de-coupling from the Euro, followed by the injection of €60bn a month for up to 18 months into the Eurozone economies and the change of government in Greece, writes Ben Hackett. 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deeper equals cheaper

    Brazil's Pecem is expanding with traffic growth in mind as Alex Hughes finds out 20 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Ready for action

    Brazilian north-east ports add capacity in advance of projected growth. Alex Hughes reports 19 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Deepwater plans for Damietta

    Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has signed a contract for a new 630m-long, 17m deep berth at the Egyptian port and an adjacent handling yard totalling 75,000m². 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Investment slowdown at Santos

    A lack of resources currently available to the Federal Government could mean that some important work at the Port of Santos has to be shelved. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Manta out to tender yet again

    Ecuador's Ministry of Transport and Public Works is to call a new tender for the expansion of the deep water port at Manta after Odebrecht pulled out, having failed to secure sufficient funding. The new construction company is also expected to be Brazilian. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Australia’s box ports face public investigation

    Scrutiny is falling on Australia’s top five box ports as the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (RSRT) launches an inquiry into the wharf and port sector of the road transport industry. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Abbot Point terminal expansion revitalised

    The expansion of Abbot Point Coal Terminal in Queensland is back on the agenda after an agreement between the state’s government and major proponents Adani and GVK Hancock. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Port Klang access to be improved

    Malaysia is to improve access to Port Klang as part of a government initiative to boost exports via improved logistics. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Staying on the radar

    VectorUSA’s Chris Kyaw explains why terminals are soft targets for terrorists 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • A proposition with handcuffs

    COMMENT: The Dock Workers Union, the union which represents the majority of workers at the port of Mombasa, Kenya, has stated that it now supports the idea of offering a concession to the private sector for the new 450,000 teu container terminal under development, but only if this first phase development focuses on transhipment traffic. 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Larger than life

    Alex Hughes explains that stowage is key to effective handling of ultra large containerships 18 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • IPC Jakarta expansion makes progress

    State-owned port operator, Indonesia Port Corporation (IPC), is making progress with its NewPriok Container Terminal I in the country’s capital, Jakarta, as shown in a newly released video. 17 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Crane of thought

    John Bensalhia puts the cases forward for ship-to-shore crane replacement versus upgrade 17 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Study for San Diego three-terminal plan

    A Notice of Preparation for a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) has been issued by the Port of San Diego to analyse the potential effects of its expansion plans for the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal (TAMT). 16 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Taking a new security approach

    Rapiscan Systems’ Andrew Goldsmith discusses how ports can make best use of security screening 16 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • The future is the past

    COMMENT: do you think it is a wise strategy to curtail talks with a group of influential investors by announcing it to the media, asks Mike Mundy. 16 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • Aggregates payload

    Handling cargoes for the construction industry can be a good earner, finds Dave MacIntyre 16 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy

  • PSA beats “business unusual” in 2014

    PSA International handled a record 65.4 million teu in 2014 and saw volume growth in most markets, but it wasn’t business as usual, says CEO, Tan Chong Meng. 13 Mar 2015 - Port Strategy