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Port Strategy - Congestion concerns at European ports

Port Strategy - Congestion concerns at European ports | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

DP World Australia has brought in a fee as part of its compliance with the country’s Chain of Responsibility legislation, inclusive of a weigh-in charge for all full import containers and a penalty charge when an overweight box is found.

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ABB exudes confidence at TOC 2014

ABB exudes confidence at TOC 2014 | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
With an interactive crane simulation display at TOC Europe, ABB’s display both captures the imagination and impresses.
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Port Strategy - Uncertain growth calls for flexible planning

Port Strategy - Uncertain growth calls for flexible planning | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

Port planning and development is required to ensure future throughput volumes can be accommodated, on that much we can all agree, writes Peter de Langen. 

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Obama boosts US port development

Obama boosts US port development | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
A new plan signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday will see billions pumped into US port projects, including the deepening of ports.
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IAPH applauds IMO for adoption of container weight ruling

IAPH applauds IMO for adoption of container weight ruling | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
The IAPH has welcomed the decision by the IMO to amend the SOLAS Regulation VI-2 regarding the mandatory weighing of containers.
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ICTSI consolidates China operations

ICTSI consolidates China operations | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is set to consolidate its Chinese port operations.
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Port Strategy - Spain opens door to private sector investment

Port Strategy - Spain opens door to private sector investment | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

The recently introduced National Spanish Reform Programme now allows the private sector to invest, through PPPs, in the management of state-owned ports currently administered by the National Ports Authority. 

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Port Strategy - Take your umbrella

Port Strategy - Take your umbrella | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

Love it or loathe it, port traffic forecasting is an essential part of forward planning 

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Port Strategy - Back to the drawing board

Port Strategy - Back to the drawing board | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

A reversal in terminal planning priorities has complicated designs

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Port Strategy - Making good use of data

Port Strategy - Making good use of data | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

A lack of data transparency can hold back port efficiency, according to consultant Peter de Langen of Ports and Logistics Advisory

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Port Strategy - DP World unveils new British berth

Port Strategy - DP World unveils new British berth | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

DP World has opened its new £100m container handling facility at ABP’s Port of Southampton, designed to handle the largest and deepest container vessels, in a bid to stay competitive.

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Port Strategy - Dealing with the fallout

Port Strategy - Dealing with the fallout | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

However you add it up the container shipping industry is experiencing turbulent times.

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Australia's Victoria State Might Sell Two Biggest Ports

Australia's Victoria State Might Sell Two Biggest Ports | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

Australia's Victoria state government said it may sell Port of Melbourne, the country's largest container and general cargo port, continuing a rush by states to sell major assets to fund new infrastructure projects.

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Port Strategy - DP World Australia pioneers box weighing fee

DP World Australia has brought in a fee as part of its compliance with the country’s Chain of Responsibility legislation, inclusive of a weigh-in charge for all full import containers and a penalty charge when an overweight box is found.

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Port Strategy - Moving forward with automation

ABB Group's cranes and harbour business is entering the delivery phase for the remote control crane order boom it received back in 2012. 

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Labour fears boost US box imports - IHS Maritime 360

Labour fears boost US box imports - IHS Maritime 360 | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

US container import volumes are rapidly escalating as retailers hedge against the chance of labour unrest at Pacific ports starting next month.

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New IMO amendment seeks container weight verification

New IMO amendment seeks container weight verification | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
An IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) decision that container weight should be verified before loading has been welcomed by ESPO
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APM Terminals report strong first quarter

APM Terminals report strong first quarter | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
APM Terminals has reported a strong first quarter performance with container growth exceeding the market average.
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PEMA releases global market surveys on port equipment deliveries

PEMA releases global market surveys on port equipment deliveries | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) has publically released its latest market surveys on global port equipment deliveries.
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Port Strategy - US retail imports on the up

Port Strategy - US retail imports on the up | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

As new contracts are negotiated for US West Coast dockworkers, import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 3.5% in May, according to the latest Global Port Tracker report. 

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Shipping advisor emphasises high cost to shipping of environmental regulatory compliance

Shipping advisor emphasises high cost to shipping of environmental regulatory compliance | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
Moore Stephens believes that shippers will struggle to find funding to comply with environmental regulations.
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ABB wins prestigious “red dot award”

ABB wins prestigious “red dot award” | Port Technology News | Scoop.it
Leading power and automation technology group, ABB has won the prestigious red dot award 2014, for their latest crane operation system.
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Port Strategy - Stealth tactics

Port Strategy - Stealth tactics | Port Technology News | Scoop.it

As scanners become more prevalent in origin ports, shipping lines will gain comfort that the manifested cargo is that being shipped...

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Port Strategy - Global port expansion expected in 2014

This year could mark the “first year for the expansion of global ports” since the worldwide economic crisis, according to the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.

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Retail Imports to Rise in March

Import volume at the nation’s major retail container ports is expected to increase 12.4 percent in March as retailers begin to stock up for the spring and the summer season, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

“Retailers are bouncing back from the ...
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