US to Monitor Hazardous Tianjin Cargo. Source: SCMP   4 days ago
The US Coast Guard has issued a warning that US-bound cargo from the Tianjin Blast site should be monitored for any hazardous chemicals

Kalmar in Massive Chilean Order. Source: Kalmar   4 days ago
Kalmar has received an order from Puerto Central S.A (PCE) in San Antonio, Chile for 24 Kalmar Ottawa T2 terminal tractors and three Kalmar DCG160-12 forklift trucks

Teesport Takes Largest Ever Ro-Ro Ship. Source: PD Ports   4 days ago
PD Ports has announced the arrival of a new Ro-Ro service direct from Japan to Teesport by global shipping line, K-Line – the largest vessel of its kind to arrive at the port

Infographic: 30 Years of Port Performance. Source: iStock   5 days ago
An infographic released by Dr Theo Notteboom of Port Economics shows the decrease in volumes for some of the main container ports in Northern Europe over a 30-year period

$31bn China Mega-Plan Underlies Port Reform   5 days ago
In a bid to unify its ports and make better use of its assets, the Chinese government of Zhejiang is to set a new company to run five major ports in its Eastern Province

  6 days ago
424lbs of cocaine with a street value of around US$8 million has been detected within a shipment of tyres by the US Customs and Border Protection at the Port of Long Beach

$1bn Terminal to Drive Sydney Top Spot.   21 Aug 2015
Sydney is set to become the largest container port in Australia and will supersede Melbourne as a result of the lack of rail connections, with Sydney looking to focus more on rail

What Makes a Productive Port (or Terminal)? Source: iStock   20 Aug 2015
Industry experts give their views on what makes a productive port in today's industry

Hamburg Opts for Hyster Expertise. Source: Hyster   19 Aug 2015
Hyster has recently launched its RS46-36CH Reach Stacker, which are considered to form the backbone of the operation at Packing Center Hamburg (PCH)

Kalmar’s DP World Equipment Deal. Source: Kalmar Global   18 Aug 2015
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has secured two important contracts to supply mobile equipment to Kazakhstan's premier in-land dry port, where DP World acts as an operator

Konecranes in Terex Guidance Change. Source: Konecranes   18 Aug 2015
Konecranes has redefined its financial guidance for 2015 to include new partner Terex

Infographic: The Port of the Future.   18 Aug 2015
An infographic released by maritime design company Arup shows what a typical port of the future may look like, with its advanced technologies for optimising cargo flows

Source: Time   18 Aug 2015
Questions are being raised within the port community – and further afield – on how safe ports are as working arenas and what can be done to avoid future incidents

Top 10 Transhipment Hubs in the US. Source: iStock   17 Aug 2015
Data released by import-export gurus Zepol Corporation shows the top 10 ports in the US for transhipment cargo

MSC Operations Unaffected by Tianjin Blasts. Source: MSC   14 Aug 2015
Following the gargantuan blasts near Tianjin port on Wednesday August 12, MSC has confirmed that its terminal is located 6 kilometres from the blast site at the East Port Area

Explosion Update: Tianjin Terminals Closed Indefinitely. Source: BBC   13 Aug 2015
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that all chemical, oil, and LPG terminals in Tianjin port have closed following the Tianjin warehouse explosion in China

Transnet Launch ‘Carbon Calculator’ App. Source: Transnet   13 Aug 2015
Transnet has launched a new app – the Carbon Calculator app – to enable customers and other users to calculate their carbon emission savings

44 Dead in Chinese Port Explosion.   13 Aug 2015
Around 44 people have been killed and more than 500 injured in two explosions which took place in the port city of Tianjin, China on Wednesday August 12

Top 10 Chinese Exporters to the US. Source: Port of Long Beach / Facebook   12 Aug 2015
Data released by import-export specialists Zepol shows the top 10 Chinese importers to the US in the year to date, compared to the same period in 2014

Coast Guard Nails Largest US Drug Bust. Source: Los Angeles Times   11 Aug 2015
One of the most successful drug busts has been made by the US Coast Guard after $1 billion (66,000lbs) worth of cocaine was seized off the Central and Southern American Coasts