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  • Port of Los Angeles

    Capacity growth threat

    2021-09-15T16:21:00+01:00

    Port and terminal capacity is on the rise, but congestion remains a key risk to sector performance.

  • World Ports Sustainability Awards

    Sustainability winners

    2021-06-24T19:16:00+01:00

    The winners of the IAPH 2021 World Ports Sustainability Awards have been announced.

  • IAPH

    Forced flexibility

    2021-06-21T15:55:00+01:00

    Ports and terminals are being forced to embrace flexible vessel planning and this is impacting productivity.

  • ecommerce

    How valuable is ecommerce to ports?

    2021-06-09T11:44:00+01:00

    Ecommerce is creating new opportunities for ports and terminals.

  • container operations

    Pandemic performance

    2021-05-27T15:57:00+01:00

    “The COVID-19 pandemic has generated diverse temporal and spatial impacts on world ports,” concludes new analysis.

  • Port Pivdenny

    NEW PATTERNS AND PRIORITIES

    2021-04-29T21:16:00+01:00

    Grain trade volumes are increasing, prices are climbing and larger vessels are wanted. Andrew Penfold considers the implications for port investment.

  • yard congestion cycle

    Proactive supply chain can tackle congestion

    2021-03-15T22:31:00+00:00

    Proactive responses across the supply chain will be vital to tackle port congestion as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Port of Rotterdam

    WINNERS AND LOSERS

    2021-03-15T18:28:00+00:00

    COVID-19 meant that 2020 was a very challenging year for north European ports, entailing a switchback ride for trade and an array of differing results. The outlook remains unclear, so what does this tell us, asks leading analyst, Andrew Penfold?

  • Maritime Review

    SHOCKWAVES, VULNERABILITIES AND PREDICTIONS FOR 2021

    2021-03-08T10:00:00+00:00

    What lies ahead for the maritime sector in 2021? Against a background of the impact of COVID-19, Felicity Landon highlights select expert views.

  • Port of Antwerp

    Mergers and acquisitions up in port sector

    2021-03-01T14:05:00+00:00

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the port sector has been growing, with recent M&As indicating the sector is consolidating, reports a maritime research consultancy.

  • vessel calls

    Vessel calls up but rail sees delays

    2021-02-19T16:10:00+00:00

    The share of ports facing a significant drop in container vessels calls has dropped but there has been an increase in barge and rail delays.

  • containers

    UK ports ‘somewhat confident” about business

    2021-01-29T16:51:00+00:00

    Two-thirds of UK ports feel ‘somewhat confident’ about the business outlook for 2021, a new survey shows.

  • containers

    Quarter of ports see higher no of containers

    2020-12-22T22:11:00+00:00

    One out of four ports are dealing with a higher than normal number of empty containers.

  • Global container port throughput

    Terminal operators face cost pressures

    2020-12-14T16:02:00+00:00

    Terminal operators will continue to face cost pressures as the industry handles the latest impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, finds Drewry.

  • container imports

    CONGESTION COLLABORATION

    2020-12-02T19:12:00+00:00

    After months of falling throughput volumes, a number of ports across the world are now seeing congestion. AJ Keyes asks if this is due to the rebound from COVID-19 or if other factors are in play?