Industry Sectors


Watch: The Future of Ports in 2060

 11 May 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Shipping, Supply Chain

Kalmar has released its renewed 2060 vision of how cargo handling will take place at terminals

World Economic Forum: Blockchain Technology for Ports

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries

Whitepaper: Automation Fails, but can Win Big

  Edition Online     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling

Daniel Reiss, President of Automated Terminal Systems, and Dr Joseph H. Discenza have composed a joint whitepaper exploring how automation “does not deliver on its promises” yet, if it follows the correct...

How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue     Global Issues

The barometer on the state of health of the dry bulk market is usually reflected in the performance of the Baltic Dry Index (BDI), which is based on a composite of the Capesize, Panamax, Handy-size and...

Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online     Container Handling, Global Issues

Load measurement specialist Strainstall articulate in detail all the major issues ports and terminals have to be aware of with the impending container weighing regulations in 2016


Evergreen Expands Taiwan Operations

 23 May 2017     Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Evergreen International Storage & Transport Corporation is targeting the international logistics market with its inland container terminal after serving customers exclusively in Taiwan

IBM: Blockchain to Save Shipping ‘Billions’ of Dollars

 23 May 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain

The Director of Research at IBM has claimed that blockchain technology could recover billions of dollars lost to coordination costs in the shipping industry

COSCO Ship Crashes into Crane at Port

 23 May 2017     Health and Safety, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

COSCO’s general cargo ship Da Zhi has collided with a ship-to-shore crane while berthing at Abidjan Port on the West African Ivory Coast, according to reports

Hutchison Names Secretary

 22 May 2017    

A management company behind Hutchison Port Holdings Trust (HPH Trust) has appointed a new company secretary

COSCO and Qingdao Sign Silk Road Deal

 22 May 2017     Carriers, Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

Chinese shipping and ports operator COSCO and the fully automated Chinese container port of Qingdao have agreed to cooperate to develop port businesses in China and abroad.