Industry Sectors - Port Focus


Everything You Should Know About Reefer Shipping

 17 Jan 2018

The term 'reefer' is used in shipping to refer to refrigerated ships and refrigerated shipping containers that transport perishable commodities by sea

  Carriers, Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Schneider: Long Beach My Favourite Navis Terminal Project

 11 Jan 2018

Chuck Schneider, VP and GM, EMEA, Navis, has shared his favourite port automation project: Long Beach Container Terminal

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Oxfam: Yemen Still Starved After Port Blockade

 19 Jan 2018

Yemen has only been able to import 18% of its monthly fuel requirements and just over half its monthly food needs in the past three and a half weeks

  Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Port of Antwerp Scores Fifth Consecutive Year of Growth

 18 Jan 2018

The port of Antwerp has achieved a record freight volume for the fifth straight year in a row

  Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain, Terminal Focus


Rolls-Royce Announces Major Strategic Review

 18 Jan 2018

Rolls-Royce is embarking on a major restructuring project in order to align its core businesses more closely with its strategic vision to pioneer cutting-edge technologies.

  Automation and Optimisation, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping



OOCL Launches Last 21K TEU ‘G-Class’ Containership

 17 Jan 2018

OOCL has launched the sixth and last in its latest series of 21,413 TEU containerships, christened at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard

  Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Norwegian Investment Fund Drops Shipowners

 17 Jan 2018

The Norwegian Central Bank (Norges Bank), which runs the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund, has announced it has dropped four shipowners: Evergreen Marine Corp (Taiwan), Korea Line Corp, Precious Shipping PCL and Thoresen Thai Agencies; the parent company of Thoresen Shipping, according to NGO Shipbreaking Platform.

  Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus


CMPort Smashes 100 Million TEU in 2017

 17 Jan 2018

Hong Kong-based shipping conglomerate China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort) handled a total container throughput of 102.93 million TEU in its port businesses in 2017, the first time a Chinese enterprise has moved such volumes.

  Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


PSA Increases Global TEU by Nearly 10% in 2017

 16 Jan 2018

PSA International, a Singapore-headquartered terminal operator, handled 74.24 million TEU in 2017, an increase of 9.8% over 2016

  Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus


Bromma Reveals Weaknesses in Port Replacement Parts

 16 Jan 2018

Bromma, a crane spreader specialist, has released findings that show a significant difference in the durability of port equipment on the market

  Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping