Industry Sectors - Port Planning & Finance



Top Five Tips for Automated Terminals

 22 Aug 2017

When converting a manual container terminal to automation, there are five stages that need to be followed so that installing automated equipment and building the infrastructure goes to plan

  Automation and Optimisation, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance


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


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


Port of Cardiff Launches $5 Million Bulk Project

 18 Aug 2017

ABP South Wales has announced an investment of over US$5 million into warehouse improvements and handling equipment at the port of Cardiff in order to support customers moving steel, forest products, and general cargo.

  Dry Bulk and Specialist Cargo Handling, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus


Friday Focus: Vancouver Vessels ‘Go Slow’ For Orcas

 18 Aug 2017

Most vessels visiting the Port of Vancouver have honoured a request to sail more slowly to protect killer whales in Haro Strait

  Carriers, Environment and Sustainability, Port & Maritime Training, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping


LA Port to Open GE Data Portal to Carriers

 18 Aug 2017

Los Angeles Port has plans to open to the general industry a data sharing pilot in which Maersk Line is a participant

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