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China in Free Port Trade Zone Plan. Source: Fruit Net China in Free Port Trade Zone Plan
2 days ago

China is to establish three new free port trading zones in the northern, eastern and southern parts of the country

Source: Jukin Video (YouTube) Graphic Video Shows Ports are no Playgrounds
2 days ago

A recent video exhibits the dangers of not taking the port arena seriously, after a young parkour enthusiast took a very harsh tumble

DP World and Australia in Automation Union Tussle. Source: Bloomberg DP World and Australia in Automation Union Tussle
7 days ago

Australia's Maritime Union is to take protected action against DP World after the terminal operator refused to negotiate on labour agreements

Terex Gleams in the Philippines. (Source: Terex) Terex Gleams in the Philippines
10 Dec 2014

Terex Port Solutions (TPS) is to supply six additional rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes to Manila North Harbor Port Inc. (MNHPI)

Dahua Climb to Sixth in Security Top 50
09 Dec 2014

Dahua Technology has moved three spots up to sixth in the latest a&s Top 50 Security Rankings after a sustained double digit growth

DP World’s London Gateway in a Day (Video). Source: DP World DP World’s London Gateway in a Day (Video)
04 Dec 2014

A video has been released recently by DP World London Gateway which shows a time-lapse of its container port operations

In Pictures: Illegally Shipped Substances. (Source: Telegraph) In Pictures: Illegally Shipped Oddities
03 Dec 2014

Illegal shipping has been an ongoing issue around the world for a number of years, with many valuable and often unlawful items discovered inside of shipping containers

The discovery occurred at Portsmouth. Source: Geograph Another Drug Bust in Security Week
03 Dec 2014

About 300kg of cocaine has been discovered following the search of cargo vessel Star Stratos at Portsmouth International Port

In Pictures: The Dangers of Dock Working. Source: Walk Up Law Office In Pictures: The Dangers of Dock Working
02 Dec 2014

Working at ports and docks can be dangerous for anyone, whether an employee, or visitor working on site

Source: DW Massive Drug Bust Coincides with Transec Opening
02 Dec 2014

As the Transport Security Expo opens in London, a timely reminder of the importance of port security has occurred with a drug bust in Australia

Shippers Switch to Air Cargo to Combat Congestion. Source: Kadeena Shippers Switch to Combat Congestion
01 Dec 2014

Shippers have resorted to air cargo in a bid to ensure that goods are delivered to stores in time for Christmas

Dahua Shines at Economic Leaders Meeting
01 Dec 2014

Dahua has successfully provided surveillance for the China World Summit Wing at the China National Convention Centre in Beijing

IMO Container Weighing Coming in 2016. Source: ICS Trailers IMO Container Weighing Coming in 2016
27 Nov 2014

An amended rule has been agreed by the International Maritime Organisation that requires all containers to be weighed before boxes are loaded onto ships

Source: US Department of Defense US Military in $823 Million Container Fee Charge
26 Nov 2014

The US military practices cost taxpayers US$823 million in fees over a decade for the late return of shipping containers

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