Port Strategy News – Page 15

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    Texas Upgrades

    2022-05-31T13:26:00Z

    Ports in Texas on the US Gulf Coast ports are to benefit from Biden Administration spending plans.

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    BANGLADESH LAND MANOEUVRES

    2022-05-31T13:22:00Z

    The JICA funded new port project in Matarbari, Bangladesh is all systems go again after resolving problems related to necessary land acquisition. In contrast, the PSA-backed Bay Terminal project is reported to have hit a stumbling block due to the high costs associated with acquiring 803 acres of land.

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    GRAIN: SYSTEM INNOVATION

    2022-05-31T13:10:00Z

    Grain handling and storage system innovation continues apace. John Bensalhia highlights recent developments in the supply sector

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    Food Challenges – IAPH Initiative – Opportunities – Building to a Higher Level

    2022-05-31T13:03:00Z

    The recent UNCTAD so-called rapid assessment report on the war in Ukraine highlights concerns over the two fundamental “Fs” of commodity markets – food and fuels.

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    EURO’ BOX TRADES ASSESSED*

    2022-05-31T12:56:00Z

    During the last two decades, there has been a steady shift regarding European container trade partners from the West (North America) to the East (Asia). The results of a new study from Royal HaskoningDHV,The Future of European Container Trade,show that this trend is likely to continue over the next two decades. Overall, European container trade is expected to grow by 2.8% per year (CAGR) between 2020 and 2040. However, the various European trade lanes are expected to show significantly different growth trends.

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    UKRAINE WAR POSES CHALLENGES FOR THE FERTILISER SECTOR

    2022-05-31T12:48:00Z

    Brazil’s Agro-Industry aims to “Feed the World” but the Russian invasion of Ukraine, on the other side of the world, has created major headaches for importing fertilisers which are vital to the agricultural businesses that drive the Brazilian economy: including soya and grain producers as well as beef and chicken exporters.

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    REPORTO TAX EXEMPTION MEASURE REINSTATED

    2022-05-31T11:44:00Z

    The reinstatement of the Reporto tax exemption scheme for imported rail and port equipment, announced shortly after the closure of Intermodal South America 2022 (ISA), provided a welcome boost to the equipment supply sector.

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    Bulk Alternative

    2022-05-31T11:42:00Z

    Worldwide container shortages, accentuated in Brazil, have led the Ponta do Felix private port in Antonina (part of the Paranagua port complex) to switch to exporting wood pellets in bulk rather than in boxes.

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    Diversification

    2022-05-31T11:41:00Z

     

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    Pecem JV

    2022-05-31T11:40:00Z

    The Pecem Industrial and Port Complex and Stolthaven Terminals (part of the Stolt-Nielsen group) are setting up a joint venture with the Port of Rotterdam

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    IMETAME launch

    2022-05-31T11:34:00Z

    Yet another new port project, specialising in containers but including general cargo, dry and liquid bulk facilities, was launched at Intermodal South America.

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    Portonave Plots A Growth Path

    2022-05-31T11:33:00Z

    On the other side of the River Itajai-Acu, the Portonave terminal, which now sits in the MSC/TIL portfolio, highlights its recent progress. It achieved a 1.1 million TEU throughput in 2021, a notable 29 per cent increase.

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    APMT Itajai Develops the Ro-Ro Option…

    2022-05-31T11:31:00Z

    APM Terminals Itajai, which has been losing container volume and market share to Portonave, its rival across the River Itajai Acu, and also to Porto Itapoa, some 90 km away, is turning to ro-ro as a way of bolstering its bottom line.

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    INTERMODAL SOUTH AMERICA: BACK IN BUSINESS

    2022-05-31T11:26:00Z

    The Intermodal South America (ISA) trade show returned to the stage this year, after a three-year absence and exceeded all expectations, according to the organisers as well as dozens of attendees interviewed by Port Strategy.

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    Upping cyber security

    2022-05-31T11:25:00Z

    A new cyber solution has been designed to address the specific cyber threats faced by port and terminal owners and operators

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    THE MANAUS YO-YO SPINS…

    2022-05-31T11:13:00Z

    Superterminais has stepped up the battle for market share in Manaus, the Amazon port city, with the implementation of a new investment plan. Rob Ward reports

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    UK hydrogen hub plan

    2022-05-31T10:52:00Z

    There are plans to develop a hydrogen-ready gas storage and future green hydrogen generation capability in the UK

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    VITORIA MODEL LAUNCHED

    2022-05-31T10:52:00Z

    The port management body for port Vitoria has been privatised. As Rob Ward explains it represents a test case for similar privatisations to come including for Santos

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    STS10 RIVALRY HOTS UP

    2022-05-31T10:40:00Z

    There are two schools of thought about the role of the forthcoming STS10 terminal concession in Santos, Brazil – an ECSA hub or another terminal to promote greater competition. Rob Ward examines the arguments

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    The Key Discussion Points: Ukraine Centre Stage

    2022-05-31T10:34:00Z

    In the Q&A session at the end of Oatway’s presentation, the Ukraine confl ict was the key discussion point. Asked about the impact of the confl ict and sanctions on the MPV market and trading patterns, Oatway said: “MPVs are not massively aff ected in the Black Sea shortsea trades – but the impact of suppliers finding other sources will inevitably mean changing trade patterns.