Industry Sectors - Global Issues

Hyperloop One Joins PTI Conference

 14 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

The SVP of Worldwide Field Operations at Hyperloop One is joining this PTI’s second annual Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference, taking place in London on April 19-20, 2017.

Beyond Moves Per Hour & The Future of Containerization

 08 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Port Technology is preparing for the Terminal Automation & Training Conference 2017, and has produced a video articulating the vision for the event on April 19-20, 2017

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

Friday Focus: Blockchain Will ‘Change Physical World’

 24 Mar 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

This Friday PTI is focusing on this blockchain interview between Arvind Krishna, IBM SVP of Hybrid Cloud, and Bloomberg at IBM InterConnect 2017

Infographic: Nigerian Pirate Activity

 23 Mar 2017     Global Issues, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

The Gulf of Guinea continues to be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world for merchant shipping

Green Patrol Rotterdam to Take First Hybrid Patrol Boat Into Service This Year

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Automation and Optimisation, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues

The Hull Vane also has a strong impact on the wave pattern produced by the vessel. MARIN has measured this pattern - both directly in the boat's wake and at some distance. This is important for avoiding...

Maersk Offers Concessions for Hamburg Süd Merger

 23 Mar 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

Maersk Line has offered concessions to EU antitrust regulators in an attempt to get approval for the takeover of German rival Hamburg Sud and gain the strength the 2M carrier line network needs to take on the Ocean and THE alliances when they form this year

iContainers: Alliances Will ‘Shake Things Up’

 22 Mar 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Shipping

The Co-Founder of iContainers, Carlos Hernández, has warned that the new shipping alliances set to come into effect next week (April 1, 2017) will lead to a shortage of options for freight forwarders but may create a stronger sector and 'shake things up'

Shipping Confidence Solid amid Pressure

 22 Mar 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

Shipping confidence maintained a positive outlook in the three months to end-February 2017, according to Moore Stephens’ latest Shipping Confidence Survey