Industry Sectors - Port Planning & Finance


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

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.

Los Angeles to Test Hydrogen Trucks

 24 Apr 2017     Environment and Sustainability, Health and Safety, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

A new feasibility study is to be launched by The Port of Los Angeles in mid-2017 in order to test automaker Toyota Motor North America’s zero-emission fuel cell system for heavy duty trucks in drayage operations.

Start Up Aims Big Data at Shipping Sector

 24 Apr 2017     Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

The former CEO of marine services provider Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), Captain Claus Hyldager, is launching a data-driven maritime services company to offer analytics to a broad range of maritime businesses

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


New Tech Paper: Blockchain Technology for Ports

 18 Apr 2017     Automation and Optimisation, Container Handling, Global Issues, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

A new white paper written by Wolfgang Lehmacher, Head of Supply Chain and Transport Industries, World Economic Forum, examines the suitability of blockchain and blockchain-based distributed ledger technology (DLT) to the port, harbour, and terminal industries

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

FMC Commissioner Departs for Long Beach Exec Position

 18 Apr 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Commissioner Mario Cordero will depart the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) next month in order to accept the job of Executive Director of the Port of Long Beach, California

Rising Star Port Receives Award

 18 Apr 2017     Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance

Johor Port Berhad (JPB), a Member of MMC Group, has received the Multi-Purpose Terminal Operator of the Year award at the recent Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards Presentation Ceremony held in KL Hilton, Kuala Lumpur

Taiwan’s Largest Port Takes on New Tech

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

The Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan’s largest international commercial port, has implemented the 'Computer Automated Terminal Operation System' (CATOS) to improve efficiencies and management capabilities at its self-managed container terminal