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Navis Opens Inspire Awards Voting

 17 Jan 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Navis has opened up online voting for the Inspire Awards, sponsored by Port Technology International (PTI), to celebrate ocean supply chain achievements and Navis customers driving change in the industry

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

  Edition 69 - 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

Port Klang Climbing Container League?

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Port Klang is forecasting itself to be ranked 11th in the World Container League for 2016 based on its performance in 2015 when it went up one spot from 12th

Fraudulent Schemes Shake Kenyan Ports

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has issued an alert warning Kenyans that impostors are swindling many unemployed youths with false promises of employment at Mombasa port

Port of Liverpool Hit By Protests

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Lorry drivers and dock workers have protested at the Port of Liverpool over the lack of adequate facilities provided by the Peel Ports owned site

Compulsory to Cover Abandonment

 19 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Health and Safety, Shipping

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the new obligations under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) which require ship owners to have compulsory insurance to cover abandonment of seafarers, as well as claims for death or long-term disability of seafarers

U.S. Freight Service New Rising Star

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping

Seaboard Marine is adding more destinations to its ocean freight service to Miami, Florida and Eastern Caribbean after being certified by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Hanjin Sale Wrapped Up

 19 Jan 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping

The protracted sale of Hanjin Shipping’s stake in the largest U.S. terminal has finally been approved