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Konecranes in Smarton Crane Upgrade. Source: INS News Konecranes in Smarton Crane Upgrade
5 minutes ago

Konecranes has further developed its Smarton crane with a focus on improving the user interface for crane operators and customer management

Consortium Raise $1.5bn Lekki Port Funds. Source: Lekki Port Consortium Raise $1.5bn Lekki Port Funds
8 hours ago

A consortium of six banks have agreed to invest US$1.5bn in Lekki Port, Nigeria in order to develop container trade and connect Western Africa

Hamburg in Mega-Ship Strategy Win. Source: World Port Source Hamburg in Mega-Ship Strategy Win
1 day ago

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) improved its operating result by 10% year-on-year to around US$181.5m in the 2014 financial year

Orbita Goes Live at Navis World Orbita Goes Live at Navis World
2 days ago

Orbita Ingenieria has successfully completed the validation of its gate operating system (GateOS) with Navis N4 2.6 after a three-month collaborative effort

(Video) End-to-End Cargo Tracking (Video) End-to-End Cargo Tracking
2 days ago

Tracking solutions provider Globe Tracker has recently released a video that explains how its remote tracking solution works across the global supply chain

Yemen Oil Ports in Warzone Lockdown. Source: SBS Yemen Oil Ports in Warzone Lockdown
6 days ago

Yemen shut down its major seaports recently after military operations were launched by Saudi Arabia against Iran-allied Houthi forces

Damen Shipyards Joins World Elite
25 Mar 2015

Damen Shipyards Group, a global shipbuilder headquartered in the Netherlands, has become the latest member of the World Ocean Council

Peel Ports in First Tri-Modal Port Project. Source: Splash 247 Peel Ports in First Tri-Modal Port Project
24 Mar 2015

Peel Ports has announced Culina Group as the first major tenant at its National Import Centre, which is being developed on the multi-million pound Port Salford site

Source: Port of Gdansk TT Club Warning for Baltic Ports
19 Mar 2015

TT Club Development Director warns port and terminal operators to be aware of 'reputational damage'

Smiths Detection Optimise Paraguay Port Security Smiths Detection Optimise Paraguay Port Security
18 Mar 2015

Smiths Detection has won a contract to supply the Paraguayan Customs Service with an additional high energy inspection system to modernise security checks at ports

Thales to Secure Qatar’s $7bn Port. Source: Aecom Thales to Secure Qatar’s $7bn Port
16 Mar 2015

Thales, a French defence services firm has won an order to secure Qatar’s $7bn New Doha Port which includes the implementation of an intrusion detection system

ITIC Alerts of Fraudulent Fund Diversions. Source: The Globe and Mail ITIC Alerts of Fraudulent Fund Diversions
13 Mar 2015

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says fraudulent diversion of funds is on the increase in the maritime sector

Source: Chris Roberts, UK MoD US Coast Guard in Port-Cyber Fight
12 Mar 2015

The US Coast Guard is to unveil a cyber security strategy that aims to secure around 3,600 seaports in the country

Fraudulent Shipping Exec Jailed. Source: Newbury Today Fraudulent Shipping Exec Jailed
12 Mar 2015

A senior official working for a major Japanese shipping firm has been given a 15-year prison sentence and a US$20,000 fine for his involvement in fixing prices

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