Industry Sectors - Global Issues

Container Port and Shipping Market Trials

 16 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

PTI is greatly anticipating the return of Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst of Ports and Terminals with Drewry Maritime Research and a regular contributor to the journal, as a speaker for PTI’s upcoming Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference taking place April, 19-20, 2017, London

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

How Can African Ports Become Competitive?

 20 Feb 2017     Global Issues

​How African ports can become more competitive was a key issue discussed at the 38th PMAWCA in Dakar, Senegal recently, as c-level executives from across Africa’s major ports met to brainstorm new solutions

Amazon Slashes Free Shipping Minimum

 20 Feb 2017     Global Issues

Amazon has lowered its free shipping minimum to US$35 in a bid to counter major competitor Walmart

Malaysia Plans Huge Island Mega Port

 20 Feb 2017     Global Issues

Malaysia has confirmed that it is to construct a giant port costing around US$45 billion in Pulau Carey on Carey Island

Ukraine Offers Massive Port Tenders

 20 Feb 2017     Global Issues

Ukrainian Seaports Authority has held a meeting in order to ascertain which potential contractors can carry out repairs to up to 80% of Ukraine port berths

Final Nail in Hanjin’s Coffin

 17 Feb 2017     Global Issues, Shipping

Hanjin Shipping has finally come to an end after 40 years of operations, which saw South Korea’s biggest shipping become a global top 10 shipping company

Kalmar VP Leaves for Bromma Presidency

 17 Feb 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Shipping

Peter Cederholm is returning to crane spreader specialist Bromma as its President after spending three years in senior positions with Cargotec.

Pirates Hold Sailors Hostage

 16 Feb 2017     Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after nearly nine months of being held in captivity, according to Tehran Times.