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    VOC Port Award

    2022-10-27T13:19:00Z

    The V.O. Chidambaranar (VOC) Port Authority has confirmed a new concession agreement has been signed with Tuticorin International Container Terminal Private Limited (TICTPL) to convert Thoothukudi Port’s Berth No 9 into a 600,000TEU/yr container terminal.

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    APM Divests GPI

    2022-10-27T13:16:00Z

    APM Terminals (APMT) has entered into an agreement to sell its 30.75 per cent shareholding in Global Ports Investments (GPI), the Russian ports business, to its long-established partner Delo Group.

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    STS10 When?

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    STS10, the planned new Santos mega-terminal, will not now be offered for concession until after the privatisation of the Santos Port Authority with the whole process subject to the outcome of Brazil’s upcoming presidential elections for which the first round of voting is scheduled to take place in early October.

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    Graviti offers low-cost flexible handling

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    ISO containerised bulk handing is being considered for a wide range of cargoes from grains, minerals, and sands, to biofuels, coal, and scrap.

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    Autonomous tractor trials

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Terberg Tractors Malaysia (TTM) and Aidrivers are currently undertaking live autonomous terminal tractor trials within ongoing port operations.

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    Prepare for life out of the shadows

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Ports have traditionally had a link to politics but under the influence of COVID-19, lockdowns, congestion, environmental goals, strikes, exceptional geo-political events and other key influential factors the political dimension has grown significantly larger.

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    Is tailwind here to stay?

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Driven by high shipping costs and poor reliability due to congestion and equipment shortage, Lidl decided to start its own shipping line, Tailwind.

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    The silly season: shortages and inflation

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Typically, when it comes to July and August, summer vacations are the main focus for many people as they disappear from their normal routines and try to “switch off”.

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    HAL offer for Boskalis recommended

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    At the time of writing in early September 2022, Dutch investor HAL Holding, had raised its offer to acquire Dutch dredging and marine services provider Boskalis, to €33 per share.

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    RTGs for GPA

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is buying a further 12 Konecranes Rubber-Tyred Gantries (RTGs) for the Port of Savannah, GA.

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    USA Rail Funding

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    In a move welcomed by US railroad operators, The US Department of Transportation (USDOT)…

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    Kalmar Expansion…

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Kalmar has confirmed that it is upgrading and expanding its manufacturing plant in Ottawa, Kansas, in a deal worth close to US$21.5 million.

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    …and Busy Sales

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    In addition to investment, Kalmar has been reporting a number of new orders for equipment across its portfolio on a global basis.

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    Pivotal port optimisation role: berthing benefits

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Decarbonisation efforts supported by heavy duty digitalisation have been abundant; most of these efforts are tied to the routing and performance of vessels when they are out at sea. 

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    Congestion misconception

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    There are a lot of misconceptions about congestion. In this definitive article Mike Mundy digs behind the scenes, identifies the root causes and highlights the first of a series of Case Studies that shows that there are those getting it right in the face of adversity.

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    Brexit - uk trade impact

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Andrew Penfold analyses the impact of Brexit on UK trade to-date and identifies forward trend lines with particular reference to trade with the EU and secondary European markets 

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    Case Study

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    Kicking off the first in a series of PS Case Studies on combating congestion, Phillip Marsham, Executive Director, Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) and Manila Harbor Centre, ICTSI Group companies, confirms a long list of daily congestion-generated challenges, identifies key tools/actions deployed to minimise their negative impact and highlights the positive results achieved.

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    Help with benefits

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    The hi-tech’ pursuit of the next generation of equipment operators offers distinct advantages including, going forward, data generation complementary to wider goals

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    Hub to fuel service changes?

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    The new hub port of Chancay could open the door to substantial changes on how liner operators serve WCSA. Rob Ward unveils the thinking

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    MSC Going Large in Le Havre

    2022-10-27T13:10:00Z

    MSC is supporting a substantial new investment at the Port of Le Havre, France, to expand the container handling capabilities at two of the port’s terminals over the next six years.