Finance, Legal & Insurance – Page 11

  • Infancy: automated and semi-automated facilities still have to build up a risk profile. Credit: ADPC
    News

    Robotic risks

    2016-10-03T09:43:00Z

    Don''t hope for insurance savings through automation... at least not straight away explains Alex Hughes

  • All change: Kim Fejfer is moving on
    News

    APMT’s Fejfer to step down

    2016-09-22T09:49:00Z

    APM Terminals’ chief executive Kim Fejfer is to step down from his position on November 1 to make room for Morten Engelstoft, currently chief executive of APM Shipping Services and of Maersk Tankers, in the APMT hot seat.

  • Error: mismatch between health and safety incidents at box terminals reported by operators versus staff
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    Study points way forward for container safety

    2016-09-12T15:58:00Z

    A new independent study reveals that there’s a worrying mismatch when it comes to health and safety at ports with workers reporting higher levels of work-related harm than recorded in company data.

  • Slow start: ports are behind the curve when it comes to embracing wearables. Credit: emulibra
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    Workplace wearables

    2016-09-05T09:43:00Z

    Wearables can target safety and communications, finds Martin Rushmere

  • Financial review: It’s been a shaky year financially so far for the Maersk Group Photo: AP Moller-Maersk Group
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    Will Maersk review its port assets?

    2016-08-23T14:01:00Z

    The third quarter of 2016 has proved tricky for AP Møeller-Maersk with an 89% slide in quarterly profit and a 16% decline in revenue, and there is speculation that it will need to divest some assets.

  • News

    No love lost

    2016-08-03T09:55:00Z

    Infrastructure funds can be a lifeline for port finance, but the feeling is not reciprocated. Barry Parker reports

  • Safety first: port operators have a number of basic legal duties to ensure health and safety at ports. Credit: APMT
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    Balancing risks

    2016-08-03T09:55:00Z

    Privatised or not, port operators are exposed to a complex and changing range of risks, finds Lara Shingles

  • Unionised: ports on the US West Coast face more challenging labour conditions. Credit: Bari Bookout.jpg
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    On the job

    2016-08-03T09:55:00Z

    Ports need to weigh up the pros and cons of different shift lengths, finds Martin Rushmere

  • Huge losses: The Port of Busan suffered as a result of Typhoon Maemi
    News

    Planning for the unexpected

    2016-07-18T10:09:00Z

    Global insurance and risk management expert, Marsh has warned port and terminal operators to get prepared for low probability, high impact ‘black swan’ events.

  • Many voices: Oakland hosts an all-stakeholder round table discussion every two to three months. Credit: Ingrid Taylar
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    A seat at the table

    2016-05-27T10:36:00Z

    Port authorities can play a bigger role in labour mediation, finds Martin Rushmere

  • New Chief: Christian Blauert
    News

    Yilport promotes Blauert to CEO

    2016-05-18T13:32:00Z

    Turkey’s Yilport Holding, part of the Yildirim Group, has appointed a new CEO in order to help realise its target of becoming one of the top ten international terminal operators.

  • Container terminals will face financial challenges. Credit: Guillaume Baviere, Flickr
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    Container returns

    2016-04-26T15:47:00Z

    The industry is entering a period where the money to be made from container terminals investments is markedly less than it used to be, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants.

  • Damaging: ICTSI believes that the ILWU’s strategy is "to the detriment of the entire region". Credit: ICTSI
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    Setting precedents

    2016-04-15T10:35:00Z

    ICTSI''s Portland woes are a test for the US West and East Coasts, says Martin Rushmere

  • Kumport
    News

    Do your homework

    2016-03-26T17:15:00Z

    Dave MacIntyre finds out how investors can take the rough with the smooth in port commitments.

  • Growth: Nectar's team have set records at its Beira terminal
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    Patience is a virtue

    2015-11-03T10:09:00Z

    Employing local people in port concessions isn’t always easy, as Felicity Landon reports

  • SB 63 will provide a new tax increment financing mechanism for US seaport infrastructure
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    Wider funding options for California ports

    2015-10-15T16:51:00Z

    The state of California’s largest container ports are now in line for wider funding after Governor Jerry Brown signed a new Bill.

  • Toppled port equipment
    News

    Take cover

    2015-10-10T20:46:00Z

    The Tianjin disaster is a timely reminder for ports to check their insurance liabilities.

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    Tianjin ‘wake up’ call for insurers

    2015-09-16T17:21:00Z

    Following the blast at Tianjin early last month, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) is warning that large cargo losses are having a significant impact on the marine insurance sector and this recent incident should serve as a “wake-up call to all cargo insurers”.

  • Money man: bank is in the market for increased lending. Credit: Elliott Brown
    News

    RBS hungry to finance more port developments

    2015-06-15T10:34:00Z

    Delivering a shot in the arm for future port financing, specialist bank RBS has stated that it is “extremely positive” on the outlook for the sector.

  • Drill time: Milford Haven takes its oil responsibilities seriously
    News

    Letter of the law

    2015-05-29T16:44:00Z

    Without constant monitoring, ever-evolving laws can catch ports on the hop, finds John Bensalhia