Industry Sectors - Port Focus


Navis Doubles N4 TOS Record

 20 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Navis has reported a new record for implementations of its N4 terminal system with 43 terminals in 2016, more than double the number of go-lives completed the previous year.

Friday Focus: A Crane Operator’s Life

 17 Feb 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus

This week's Friday Focus video shares the behind the scenes life of crane operator and YouTuber Joris Cleiren from Belgium. His short film takes you to on a journey to experience what it's like to climb to the top of cranes and see operations from inside the cabin.

‘Sheer Velocity of Disruption Increasing’

 16 Feb 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

Aurecon’s Global CEO, Giam Swiegers, has warned that as the speed of change accelerates, the sheer velocity of disruption facing engineering, property, construction and infrastructure organisations is only increasing

Djibouti Prepares for Mega Project Opening

 15 Feb 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

The Port of Djibouti has announced that its Doraleh Multipurpose Port (DMP) will be completed by the end of March 2017, with commissioning starting the next month in April, after a total investment of over US$590m

US Ports Make Strong Start to 2017

 15 Feb 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

Imports surged in US ports in January, with the country’s largest port complex in California, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reporting strong growth.


Watch: Working Crane Boom Cam Blind

 14 Feb 2017     Port Focus

YouTube user Joris Cleiren from Belgium has uploaded a new video of him loading containers on a Grimaldi ConRo ship at the Port of Antwerp with a boom camera on a Liebherr LHM 550 Mobile Harbour Crane

The Challenge of Fragmented Container Port Capacity

  Edition Online     Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus

Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst (Ports & Terminals) with Drewry Maritime Research has written a new technical paper for Port Technology in which he offers fresh, pioneering insight into how to achieve optimal...

Watch: Firefighters Tackle Ship Blaze

 14 Feb 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus

The APL Austria container ship was forced to dock in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, when a fire started on board

Konecranes Furthers Virginia Intermodal Expansion

 13 Feb 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Konecranes and the Virginia Port Authority in the US have signed a contract for the delivery of four Cantilever Rail Mounted Gantry (CRMG) cranes as part of as part of its intermodal yard expansion

Watch: Hamburg smartPORT 2017 Update

 13 Feb 2017     Port Focus, Terminal Focus

The Port of Hamburg has released its smartPORT TV outlook for 2017 in a new 360 degree video format focusing on its smart port projects for the year with the port’s chief executive Jens Meier