Port Governance News

  17 Nov 2017
A move by China’s economic agency to cut the handling tariffs for import and export containers could lower profits for Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG),

  17 Nov 2017
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has said a the current federal tax reform plan could hurt financing for projects in ports

  17 Nov 2017
Port of Houston Authority in Texas, US, has set a budget of $275 million for 2018 to fund new projects and continue its solid financial performance

  16 Nov 2017
Jaxport in the US East Coast state of Flordia has plans to begin construction of a new automobile processing terminal to increase its vehicle-handling capacity

  16 Nov 2017
Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a UAE body Food Security Centre to help create port zones for food industries

  16 Nov 2017
ICTSI Oregon, the former operator of a Port of Portland container terminal, has welcomed the ruling of a court that found the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) broke laws during strikes

Large containership passing through the Suez Canal   14 Nov 2017
DP World has signed a partnership agreement to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt

  14 Nov 2017
Containerships will resume calls to the US West Coast Port of Portland as Singapore-headquartered Swire Shipping has agreed to begin a service from its container terminal

  14 Nov 2017
US East Coast port operator Georgia Port Authority (GPA) has approved rail and gate expansion projects that will significantly increase capacity at GPA’s Garden City Terminal

  14 Nov 2017
The Board of Directors of QTerminals, the recently-established operator of the first phase of Hamad Port in Qatar, has hired Neville Bissett as its first CEO

  13 Nov 2017
US legislators have progressed an act requiring the federal government to assess maritime sector cybersecurity risks following this summer’s “Petya” hacks interrupting LA port operations

  13 Nov 2017
An EU-funded research consortium, Portopia, has wrapped up projects measuring European port performance, including a throughput tool and market analysis

  10 Nov 2017
Oakland Port Commissioners in the US state of California have given initial approval to build a 440,000-square-foot logistics center

  10 Nov 2017
Arawak Port Development Company (APD) has released an annual report revealing an 11% increase in profits projections for Q1 2018, despite forecasting a $3 million decline in net income for the full-year

  10 Nov 2017
Planting seaweed and limiting overdevelopment are among many measures that may be employed to better protect ports from severe weather

  10 Nov 2017
The Government of Umm Al Quwain has awarded the Hong Kong-based port operator Hutchison Ports a concession to operate Ahmed Bin Rashid Port

  09 Nov 2017
State agencies are demonstrating Siemens’ tram-like electrification technology for heavy duty trucks as part of a US$13 million project near Los Angeles Port

  08 Nov 2017
International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has reported that an increase in container handling and a 10% rise in revenue on last year’s results for port operations

  08 Nov 2017
Nigeria’s Minister of Trade and Investment discussed automation and an online ‘window’ as part of the ongoing project to alleviate Nigerian congestion

  08 Nov 2017
Frost & Sullivan have released a new report predicting terminal digitization and capacity enhancement will boost security spending for ports