Port Strategy News – Page 16

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    WEAKENED CONFIDENCE

    2022-05-31T10:23:00Z

    The influence of the Ukraine war on global economic conditions is seen as a signifi cant factor influencing the outlook for the multi-purpose vessel fleet. Felicity Landon reports

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    UNDER PRESSURE

    2022-05-31T10:13:00Z

    Central and South Vietnam has been a hotbed of container port activity, with the dominant share of national volumes and terminal investments. AJ Keyes assesses if this will continue

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    JUNIOR PARTNER

    2022-05-31T10:05:00Z

    Container volumes at Haiphong port have grown in recent years, but overall traffi c is steadily slipping away from the north of Vietnam. AJ Keyes considers if this position is expected to change in the future

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    BIG SPENDING PLANS

    2022-05-31T09:37:00Z

    Vietnam is already a major manufacturing hub, with further potential to off er an alternative option to China. AJ Keyes examines future port development plans

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    GRAIN: A PRICE TO PAY FOR WAR

    2022-05-31T09:15:00Z

    Andrew Penfold discusses the far-reaching changes triggered in world grain trade by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Higher prices with potentially very damaging consequences are a central theme

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    MOMBASA MACHINATIONS

    2022-05-31T09:09:00Z

    Another attempt is underway to introduce the private sector into container handling operations in Mombasa but like its predecessors this process is attracting criticism. Mike Mundy reports

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    SANTOS: TO HUB OR NOT TO HUB?

    2022-05-31T08:58:00Z

    Does the port of Santos, Brazil have what it takes to achieve major hub status? An interesting question in itself but all the more interesting as it is an issue that has a major bearing on the forthcoming off er of a new concession, STS10, for container handling as well as on the planned privatisation of the port management body.

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    GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS: TAKE YOUR PICK

    2022-05-31T08:54:00Z

    Recession is in the news but there is no consensus as to when this might occur. The good times may be over before they really took hold.

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    PORT CLUSTERS: THE SOHAR ‘BREAKAWAY PROJECT’ GREEN INITIATIVE

    2022-05-31T08:49:00Z

    Scholars looking into clusters in general, and port clusters specifically, have come to understand that the development of such clusters is a path dependent process, in the sense that past developments in ports aff ect the future development path of these ports. Sohar’s industrial port complex has been mainly built around the availability of relatively cheap gas.

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    THE BIG D’S AND THE WIND OF CHANGE

    2022-05-31T08:44:00Z

    In the realm of deepsea shipping, where I spend a lot of time, the big items are “digitalisation” and “decarbonisation”.

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    Auto Gävle

    2022-05-31T08:41:00Z

    With a view to the eventual introduction of automated handling and transport solutions, Semcon is to undertake a feasibility study involving the mapping of container movement by truck from container warehouses to the dockside at Yilport’s Gavle, Sweden terminal.

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    Gloria for Uwe Kleinwort

    2022-05-31T08:40:00Z

    Kalmar, of Finland, is supplying German vehicle provider, UWE Kleinwort Gmbh, with fi e new, 45-ton lifting capacity Gloria reachstackers.

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    Ferrari: Hybrid and Electric

    2022-05-31T08:38:00Z

    CVS Ferrari and Aidrivers have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on developing autonomous container handling equipment.

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    ….AND YARA MARINE TECHNOLOGIES FOLLOWS THE SAME PATH

    2022-05-31T08:36:00Z

    Finnish ferry operator, Finnlines, has signed a new contract with Yara Marine Technologies of Norway for the installation of specialist shore power systems to three of its vessels.

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    CAVOTEC SHORE POWER LINER ORDER…

    2022-05-31T08:33:00Z

    Cavotec, the Swiss-based cleantech company reports a major new shore power equipment order from the liner shipping sector. The value of the deal is more than €2 million (US$2.2 million) and it has been placed by a company based in the Nordic region.

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    Cloud data investment

    2022-05-30T10:04:00Z

    One operator is concentrating its efforts artificial intelligence, big data and cloud computing

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    Hydrogen project partnership

    2022-05-30T09:21:00Z

    Estonia and Poland have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in green hydrogen projects

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    Green strategy plan

    2022-05-27T11:43:00Z

    DP World has made a number of commitments focusing on sustainability and the environment

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    Training key to competitiveness

    2022-05-27T11:40:00Z

    A diverse, multidisciplinary and well-trained workforce is key to ensuring ports remain competitive

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    NAPA discusses future plans

    2022-05-26T13:29:00Z

    North Adriatic ports are focusing on connectivity and sustainability to become more globally competitive