Industry Sectors - Container Handling

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...

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

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

New Silk Road Journey Completed

 18 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The first container train travelling between China and the UK is arriving at DB Cargo UK’s London Eurohub terminal in Barking today – proving that it’s twice as fast as cargo transportation by sea after completing the 12,000 kilometre journey in 18 days

Can Hong Kong Keep its Business?

 18 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Annual container volumes at the Port of Hong Kong have fallen below 20 million TEU for the first time in 13 years despite a 14.3% rise in throughput to 1.8m TEU to produce the best monthly growth of the year in December.

IMO Charts Pollution Successes

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

A new exhibition at the headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is charting the collaborative work that has been undertaken in its role as the United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of international shipping and the prevention of pollution from ships

TT Club Guidelines Released

 17 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Shipping

TT Club has issued specific guidelines on packing and securing coiled materials in containers as part of its on-going campaign to improve standards of the safe packing of unit loads, including shipping containers, specialist freight transport insurer

Decision Close in Hanjin Stake Case

 16 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The sale of bankrupt Hanjin Shipping’s stake in the U.S. terminal operator Total Terminals International (TTI) will be determined on Wednesday (January 18, 2017) after the judge for the court case completes discussions with court officials in South Korea.