Industry Sectors - Port Focus


Dublin’s Most Advanced Terminal to Upgrade Automation

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Dublin Ferryport terminals (DFT) has made an order for Kalmar's AutoRTG System as part of a program to invest in the latest technologies and support expected growth of around 20% over the next five years

Eco-Friendly Carrier Lines Awarded by Port of Vancouver

 24 Apr 2017     Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus

Fourteen marine carriers are being recognized by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority with Blue Circle Awards for their voluntary efforts to reduce air emissions in the Port of Vancouver

ICTSI Fires Off Bid for Greek Port

 24 Apr 2017     Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Philippine operator International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and a DP World subsidiary have submitted bids for a US$150 million stake in Thessaloniki Port, according to Reuters.

Palm Beach Expands Reefer Terminal

 24 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping

A US$4 million plan to demolish an office building to create more storage space for American company Tropical Shipping has been approved by the Port of Palm Beach

RTG Strikes Houston Truck Driver

 21 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Health and Safety, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus

A truck driver has died after a crane at a Port of Houston container facility hit him


Third Largest US Port Ramping Up Operations

 21 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) successfully handled a record number of container volumes without disruption to its customers following an upgrade of its terminal system in January 2017

US Freight Carriers Not Seeing Profits

 18 Apr 2017     Carriers, Port Focus, Shipping

Shipping volume may not be translating into profits for US freight carriers

Blockchain Technology for Ports

    Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Focus, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping

This paper examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries. DLT has the potential to drastically change the...

Welcome to the Container Terminal Automation Conference

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

Today (April 19, 2017) marks the first day of the Container Terminal Automation Conference and the start of many discussions between thought leaders in the automation and training sectors of the port industry on best practices with regards to cutting-edge automation solutions

Rotterdam Boosts Container Throughput

 18 Apr 2017     Container Handling, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping, Terminal Focus

Rotterdam Port has recorded a substantial 8.8% growth in container volume, which it says is significantly above the market average, in the first quarter of 2017