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Shanghai Release Global Port Data Shanghai Release Global Port Data
7 days ago

The Global Port Development Report (2014) has recently been issued by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute (SISI)

KPMG Predict $60bn Transport Merger Boom. Source: KPMG Africa KPMG Predict $60bn Transport Merger Boom
08 Apr 2015

Professional services firm KPMG has predicted that mergers and acquisitions (M&As) in the transport and logistics sector will supersede $59bn in 2015

ECSA Call on EU to Resolve Mediterranean Crisis ECSA Call to Resolve Mediterranean Crisis
08 Apr 2015

In a letter written by the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), the association has called for urgent action on the Mediterranean crisis

Rotterdam in Maasvlakte Plaza Plan. Source: Rotterdam Port Authority Rotterdam in Maasvlakte Plaza Plan
08 Apr 2015

In a bid to improve the security of parked trucks, the Port of Rotterdam Authority is currently developing an international transport park, the ‘Maasvlakte Plaza’

Konecranes in Smarton Crane Upgrade. Source: INS News Konecranes in Smarton Crane Upgrade
01 Apr 2015

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
01 Apr 2015

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
31 Mar 2015

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
30 Mar 2015

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
30 Mar 2015

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
26 Mar 2015

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

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