Industry Sectors - Mega Ship Ready

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

Consistent Training

  Edition 73 - The Automation, Training & Simulation Issue     Container Handling, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Today’s trainee is Rory, and it's his very first time operating a ship-to-shore crane. Yet, in gusting 40mph winds in a cab 53 metres from the Liverpool quayside, he's already moved five stacks of 40ft...

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

Panama Canal Upgrades Vessel Systems

 17 Mar 2017     Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

The Panama Canal will launch a 'state-of-the-art' vessel scheduling and maritime resource management system in response to growing traffic through the waterway as a result of last year's expansion causing a surge in cargo and the number of transits by larger Neopanamax vessels.

US Set for Double-Digit Port Growth

 16 Mar 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

A new report from the US National Rail Federation (NRF) and consulting firm Hackett Associates has predicted major double-digit growth for US ports in April and May on a year-over-year basis

Samsung Builds World’s Largest Containership

 15 Mar 2017     Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Shipping

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has broken the world record for building the largest continership surpassing 20,000 TEU

ICTSI-PSA Open $550 Million Terminal

 14 Mar 2017     Mega Ship Ready, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

ICTSI and PSA International have formally opened Puerto Aguadulce, a joint venture terminal costing US$550 million in the Port of Buenaventura, Colombia

First Post-Panamax Ship Call For Liverpool2

 09 Mar 2017     Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

The first post-Panamax vessel and the largest containership to ever call at the Port of Liverpool has successfully berthed following the phase 1 opening of Liverpool2 in November 2016.

THE Alliance Unites with DP World

 08 Mar 2017     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

‘THE Alliance’ has announced that all of its mainline UK calls will be handled by DP World, creating a union that could become an invaluable safeguard in a turbulent industry climate

Large Losses in Mega-Ship Value

 01 Mar 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready

The container ship Hammonia Grenada has been scrapped for an estimated US$5.5 million after being purchased for a reported price of $60 million, a 90.8% difference, showing that carrier lines are willing to make large losses on the original cost of ships to condense fleets with larger vessels.