Industry Sectors - Port Focus


Port Klang Climbing Container League?

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Port Klang is forecasting itself to be ranked 11th in the World Container League for 2016 based on its performance in 2015 when it went up one spot from 12th

Fraudulent Schemes Shake Kenyan Ports

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has issued an alert warning Kenyans that impostors are swindling many unemployed youths with false promises of employment at Mombasa port

Port of Liverpool Hit By Protests

 19 Jan 2017     Health and Safety, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Lorry drivers and dock workers have protested at the Port of Liverpool over the lack of adequate facilities provided by the Peel Ports owned site

U.S. Freight Service New Rising Star

 19 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping

Seaboard Marine is adding more destinations to its ocean freight service to Miami, Florida and Eastern Caribbean after being certified by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Hanjin Sale Wrapped Up

 19 Jan 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping

The protracted sale of Hanjin Shipping’s stake in the largest U.S. terminal has finally been approved


Panama Canal Cuts Booking Slots

 18 Jan 2017     Carriers, Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

Following numerous delays for non-booked vessels, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) is responding by reducing the amount of ‘super’ ships it will accommodate

Can Hong Kong Keep its Business?

 18 Jan 2017     Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Annual container volumes at the Port of Hong Kong have fallen below 20 million TEU for the first time in 13 years despite a 14.3% rise in throughput to 1.8m TEU to produce the best monthly growth of the year in December.

Discounts Encourage Green Ships

 18 Jan 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

The Port of Gothenburg is encouraging more ships to implement green initiatives after discounting its charges for vessels with a high environmental performance.

Portsmouth Set International Port Standards

 18 Jan 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Portsmouth International Port has become one of the first UK ports to successfully transition to the International Quality Standard

Port of Antwerp Unveil 2016 Figures

 17 Jan 2017     Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping

The Port of Antwerp has released its figures for 2016 and it shows that the Belgian port has managed to have a record breaking year