Industry Sectors - Port Focus



Western Europe Fruit Trade Gains Lifting Power

 22 Aug 2017

The Dutch logistic service provider Kloosterboer, which specialises in moving temperature controlled food products in Western Europe, has ordered a new mobile harbour crane and reachstacker from Liebherr Maritime Cranes

  Container Handling, Port Focus, Shipping


MPA and IBM Complete Traffic Control Trial

 22 Aug 2017

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and American computer company IBM have piloted three new analytics-based modules to improve management of Singapore's growing vessel traffic

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection, Shipping


Cambodia Builds $209 Million Terminal

 22 Aug 2017

Japan’s government has agreed to provide a low-interest loan to build a new Cambodian container terminal as part of an expansion project for Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS)

  Global Issues, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Ghana Fields Paperless Customs Queries

 22 Aug 2017

Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) has announced that no layoffs are required for implementing paperless customs at national ports

  Automation and Optimisation, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Security, Surveillance and Detection



Abu Dhabi Ports CEO Shares 15 Million TEU Vision

 22 Aug 2017

Mohammed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports has explained how Khalifa Port Container Terminal plans to grow with demand to reach a capacity of 15 million TEU and handle 35 million tons of general cargo

  Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


Finnish Port Develops New Container Terminal

 21 Aug 2017

The Port of Rauman in Finland has developed a new 60-metre container terminal and announced plans to extend the quay by an additional 520 meters at the end of the year

  Port Focus, Terminal Focus


Canadian Port Receives Funding for Real-Time Rail Data

 21 Aug 2017

The Government of Canada has made a federal contribution of almost US$200,000 to the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority so it can develop a project to assess real-time information on the supply chain performance for the port’s rail cargo

  Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Singapore’s Tuas Port to Compete Regionally

 21 Aug 2017

Intermodal projects springing up in Malaysia may present competition for Singapore as a top regional port in Southeast Asia

  Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Terminal Focus


Worldwide Port Container Throughput Increases

 18 Aug 2017

Container throughput at 250 ports around the world grew by an estimated 6.7% in the first half of 2017

  Port Focus, Shipping