Industry Sectors - Global Issues


Are TOS Systems Efficient Enough for SMTs?

  The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue

SMT's show strong willingness to change and improve, but they need to do so with little investment, and limited impact. Not only do they need pre-configured software, but they also need a provider who comes...

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training


How to Navigate the Dry Bulk Market

  The Mega-Ship Issue

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...

  Global Issues


Whitepaper: Container Weighing Explained

  Edition Online

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

  Container Handling, Global Issues


Amazon Takes Half of US E-Commerce

 16 Jul 2018

Amazon will clear $258.22 billion in US retail sales in 2018, amounting to just over 49% of all spending online throughout the country,

  Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain




Port of Antwerp Celebrates Record-Breaking Half Year

 16 Jul 2018

The Port of Antwerp has enjoyed a strong second quarter, during which it handled a peak container volume of over 1 million TEU.

  Global Issues, Port Focus


PTI Blog: Containerization’s Impact on Supply Chains

 16 Jul 2018

Containerization rapidly changed the landscape of the supply chain and alongside its significant benefits

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Shipping, Supply Chain


Wärtsilä Agrees $200 Million Scrubber Deal

 13 Jul 2018

Wärtsilä has secured a $200 million order from a major European container shipping company, who have kept anonymous, for scrubber systems

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Oil, Gas and Chemical Handling, Shipping