Container Handling

  • cargo vessels

    Congestion highs

    2021-10-25T13:41:00+01:00By

    Port congestion has reached new highs, finds new research.

  • Abu Qir container terminal

    PRIORITY PORT PROJECTS

    2021-09-08T16:26:00+01:00By Felicity Landon

    Felicity Landon reports on a cross-section of key container port investments and developments underway in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

  • Arctic shipping

    Sustainable Arctic route

    2021-07-26T13:30:00+01:00

    The Northern Transit Corridor in the Arctic will be developed as a viable and sustainable route between Asia and Europe.

  • MSC

    ARCTIC POTENTIAL CAPPED

    2021-07-23T13:40:00+01:00

    Market analyst Andrew Penfold explores the viability of the Northern Sea Route and the implications for the port sector.

  • Port Authorities Roundtable

    Ports take action

    2021-06-24T21:15:00+01:00

    Ports across the globe will take actions on disruption, digitalisation and decarbonisation.

  • IAPH session on free zones

    Getting free zones right

    2021-06-24T13:57:00+01:00

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) is key to free trade zone development, but cooperation between all stakeholders is needed for success.

  • Falmouth Harbour

    Large vessel challenge

    2021-06-18T16:23:00+01:00

    The challenge of anchoring very large vessels or platforms without the requirement of very large capacity lifting vessels is being met in a new project.

  • Houston Ship Channel

    THINKING BIG

    2021-05-24T09:00:00+01:00

    In the first of a two-part global assessment, Felicity Landon reports on some of the largest port investment projects in North America and Europe.

  • Port of Long Beach

    SUPPLY: THE CRITICAL ISSUE

    2021-03-18T13:09:00+00:00

    The supply side of supply chains is under pressure. But according to analyst Johan-Paul Verschuure of consultancy firm the Rebel Group, it may eventually prompt more flexible and innovative solutions.

  • DP World security boat

    COMBINING PAST AND FUTURE

    2021-03-15T08:00:00+00:00

    Richard Crowther, Associate Maritime Engineer of consultancy firm WSP, asks if historic waterways combined with vessel automation, and in some cases integrated vessel/berth design, hold the key to unlocking effective supply chain solutions?

  • Helsingborg container terminal

    Swedish terminal move enables growth

    2021-02-25T15:11:00+00:00

    A Swedish port has announced plans to move its container terminal with construction possible from 2026 and operations from 2028.

  • gridlock

    MAKING A CONNECTION

    2021-02-18T20:44:00+00:00

    For freight to achieve predictability of movement, port and terminal development has to rise to the challenge of achieving efficient, congestion free, connectivity with hinterland markets. Mike Mundy assesses the road ahead.

  • Hugh Leatherman terminal.

    Investment appetite at TOC Americas 2020

    2020-11-09T12:21:00+00:00

    Ports and terminal operators demonstrated an appetite for investment at TOC Americas 2020, despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the maritime sector.

  • Panama Canal

    VOLUMES, COSTS, ALTERNATIVES

    2020-10-30T21:13:00+00:00

    The world’s most famous waterways, the Suez and Panama canals, have been rivals for over a century. But the flows are now changing, says Stevie Knight.

  • IAPH

    IAPH focuses on energy, data and resilience

    2020-10-30T11:47:00+00:00

    The IAPH has declared a new strategic course of action with technical committees to focus on climate and energy, data collaboration and risk and resilience.

  • 'Alexander Humbolt'

    “EVERY MAN IS AN ISLAND”

    2020-05-11T23:30:00+01:00

    What a turnaround! Coronavirus has driven us away from the idea of ‘no-man is an island’ in completely the opposite direction. Physical contact is quite rightly frowned upon, the ethos now is isolation and lock down (as depicted in comic terms on our front cover)! The knock-on consequences of COVID-19 ...

  • COVID-19

    THE POST COVID-19 NEW WORLD

    2020-05-10T20:37:00+01:00

    Andrew Penfold of Mundy Penfold Ltd looks at the current COVID-19 pandemic and asks whether it will ever be business as usual for the container industry.

  • Port of Singapore

    20 port authorities vow to remain operational

    2020-04-27T01:04:00+01:00

    20 port authorities have signed a declaration to keep ports open to seaborne trade during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • COVID-19 advice

    COVID-19: IMPACT AND ADVICE

    2020-04-25T21:42:00+01:00

    Today’s ‘normal’ is a new normal – one dominated by COVID-19 which is progressively reaching into the lives of business worldwide with the international ports sector and supply chain as a whole at the forefront of this.

  • DP World locations

    Digital logistics management progresses

    2020-04-21T12:26:00+01:00

    A mega port operator has taken a major step forward in digitising the management of logistics.

  • 'Grace 1'

    LOOKING INTO THE ‘DARK’

    2020-04-18T21:14:00+01:00

    Ron Crean of London-based Windward, outlines what ports and terminals need to be wary of to be safe from sanctions.

  • Best practice measures

    COVID-19: Best practice measures for ports

    2020-04-06T21:44:00+01:00

    Ports need to remain open to keep supply chains open and to allow maritime trade to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic but best practice measures will help protect staff and ensure operational continuity.

  • Tessa Major

    COVID-19 task force launches

    2020-04-06T18:16:00+01:00

    A new COVID-19 (coronavirus) task force and information portal has been set up to help ports through the challenges they are facing.

  • IMO

    Trade facilitation recommendations issued

    2020-04-01T23:57:00+01:00

    The IMO has been presented with a list of recommendations for governments and relevant national authorities on the facilitation of maritime trade during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  • CMA CGM

    EU approves transfer of terminal stakes

    2020-03-20T11:24:00+00:00

    The EU has approved the transfer of stakes in ten port terminals as the move would have a “very limited impact’ on the market.

  • The RSD 2513 Multratug monitor

    Tug Design Goes Hi-Tech in Search of Optimisation

    2020-03-06T16:45:00+00:00

    Digitalisation is a driving force as tug manufacturers capture data from the tug’s operating performance to enhance design improvements and modifications, as Dave MacIntyre discovers.

  • money

    Port giant to return to private ownership

    2020-02-17T11:33:00+00:00

    A port giant is set to return to private ownership to help it focus of becoming an infrastructure-led end-to-end logistics provider.

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