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Hyperloop One Joins PTI Conference  14 Mar 2017
The SVP of Worldwide Field Operations at Hyperloop One is joining this PTI’s second annual Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference,...

Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization  08 Mar 2017
Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April...

Watch: Hamburg Launches 2 New Icebreaker Tugs  2 hours ago
HPA has launched tugboats Hugo Lentz and the Johannes Dalmann to mark the end of its icebreaker fleet renewal programme and keep the port and the main stream...

Shippers Raise Concern Over Alliance Changes  2 hours ago
European Shippers’ Council members have reported that many shippers who regularly export goods to Asia have been facing a large drop of available slots...

Watch: ABB Flexes Robotic Charging Arm  2 hours ago
ABB has employed its robotics and maritime technology know-how to produce an automated shore charging arm for electric vessels

Trelleborg: ‘Worrying Gap’ in Automation Attitudes  2 hours ago
Trelleborg Marine Systems President Richard Hepworth has highlighted a 'worrying gap' in attitudes towards automation in his latest Marine Insight

White Paper: Gamification “Reshaping Global Economy”  3 hours ago
A new white paper rearticulates gamification in the collective imagination from a futuristic conception to a key facet of the technological revolution ...

Maersk Expands Australian Logistical Aims  3 hours ago
Maersk Line has plans to expand into the Australian logistics market and add other services to its port calls, according to Gerard Morrison, managing director of...

Qatar’s New Port Project Chooses Kalmar  4 hours ago
The New Port Project (NPP) in Qatar, one of the world's largest greenfield port developments, has made an order with Kalmar, part of Cargotec, for twenty-one forklifts,...

Brexit to Cause UK Wine Drought?  19 hours ago
Countless lorries full of wine could be parked in UK ports if ‘clear and workable mechanisms to allow cross-border trade’ are not in place before Brexit

GE Finds Partner for Offshore Drive  19 hours ago
GE and drilling rig operator Noble Corporation have teamed up to run Noble’s Digital Rig (SM) solution for drilling rigs expected to slash opex

International Ballast Water Treaty Finalised  20 hours ago
A decade-long project to promote implementation of an international treaty stemming the transfer of potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water has reached...

Cyclone Shuts Deepwater Terminal  1 day ago
Ports between Townsville and Abbot Point in Queensland, Australia, have been closed after fears of flooding and strong tides.

Alliances Launching into Weak Demand  1 day ago
The new alliance set-up coincides with a weak start to the year for headhaul volumes from Asia to West Coast North America (WCNA) – 'boding ill for BCO contracts',...