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Port Planning in the 2020s

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Author(s): Mark Sisson, VP, Senior Port Planner, AECOM

As we begin a new decade, this article will attempt to identify likely future trends and current industry best practice in port and marine terminal planning.

A useful place to start is to look back at the trends of the past 10 years. What were the most successful ports and terminals from the 2010s? Like all-star teams in sports, this topic is endlessly debatable, but the author has selected four North American examples to help explain trends in the wider industry.

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2019 in Review With a View to 2020

PTI Edition • Digital Only
Welcome to the final publication of the E-Journal for 2019. In this round up of 2019 we take a look at some of the significant changes and key themes that have driven ports to invest in new technologies as well as how container shipping is dealing with the latest rules and regulation. We also take an informed view of how 2020 will look and what the next decade will hold for the industry.

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