Industry Sectors - Port Focus


PTI’s Latest AI & Automation Edition

 12 Jun 2017

PTI has released the latest edition of The Journal of the Ports and Terminals which has a focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation for the first ever time

  Automation and Optimisation, Carriers, Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Global Issues, Health and Safety, Mega Ship Ready, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Major Asian Terminal Implements N4

 28 Jun 2017

Navis has announced that the South Asia Gateway Terminal (SAGT) in the Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has successfully gone live with the Navis’ N4 terminal operating system and N4 Billing

  Global Issues, Port Focus, Shipping, Supply Chain


Panama Canal Reveals New Plans

 27 Jun 2017

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has revealed plans for new projects after commemorating the one-year anniversary of its expanded canal

  Carriers, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Shipping


DP World Partners with Masdar for Sustainable Projects

 26 Jun 2017

DP World and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore areas of collaboration on clean energy solutions for the terminal operator’s portfolio of ports and freezones in the Middle East and Africa

  Environment and Sustainability, Port Focus, Terminal Focus


US Port Breaks Western Hemisphere Container Record

 26 Jun 2017

Evergreen Line’s Ever Sigma container ship has discharged the 9 millionth TEU to pass through the Port of Los Angeles in the span of 12 months, setting a new annual record for the most container throughput of any port in the western hemisphere

  Port Focus



Turkish Firms Ship to Estranged Qatar

 26 Jun 2017

Turkish companies are shipping more to Qatar since Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt decided to block transport routes to the country on June 5, 2017

  Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping, Supply Chain


Rotterdam Pilots Software Start-ups

 26 Jun 2017

Rotterdam Port has agreed to pilot software start-ups, among others, in the wake of its PortXL accelerator programme.

  Automation and Optimisation, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance


Danish Port Plans Massive Expansion Project

 26 Jun 2017

The Port of Esbjerg in Denmark has reported that it expects increased activity towards 2030, both within existing and new business areas, and will start to review expansion possibilities to enable the port and its customers to continue to generate growth and jobs

  Port Focus, Shipping


Research Paper: Automation and Electric Drives

  Edition Online

In recent years there has been moderate annual growth in global container handling volumes – reaching around 700 million TEU in 2017. Meanwhile, the capacity of the world container vessel fleet has increased...

  Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Port Focus, Terminal Focus


Thailand Looks to China on $44 Billion Buildout

 23 Jun 2017

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor project to develop its eastern seaboard may opt to be part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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