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Cargotec prepares for the future with ‘Port 2060’

AJOT | June 13, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

More than 50 years after the start of containerization, Cargotec has envisaged the way the port of the future might look against a possible backdrop of game-change technology and innovation.

The project, dubbed 'Port 2060', was devised to spark discus Read More »

Premium Article  Can you hear me now?

Peter Buxbaum | June 12, 2011 | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Warehouses are using voice recognition systems to streamline pick operations and boost their accuracy.

In an environment in which companies continually strive to reduce their supply chain costs, warehouse professionals are constantly challenged Read More »

Bangkok Port’s wharf closure snarls cargo clearance

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Cargo clearance at Bangkok Klong Toei Port has slowed because of the temporary closure of some wharves, which will last until late this year, forcing ship operators to slap congestion surcharges on cargo firms, shippers and officials said.

The partial Read More »

Bromma wins new contracts for China, Brazil, the UK and Italy

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The world leader in crane spreaders, Stockholm-based Bromma, has won a new order for a total of sixteen crane spreaders for delivery to the Port of Huanghuagang at Hebei in Northeast China. The contract includes an order for six STS45 separating twin-lift Read More »

Vital shipping lanes can weather turmoil in Yemen

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Merchant ships using a vital trade route off Yemen's coast are unlikely to face major disruptions even if the country slides into civil war as militant groups lack the capability to regularly attack vessels.

World powers have been pressing President A Read More »

How secure are Yemen’s ports from attack?

AJOT | June 06, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Yemen's ports have boosted security in recent weeks, port and maritime sources say, as international concern grows that the country's slide into chaos could embolden militants based there.

Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country and neighbour to the w Read More »

Port of Felixstowe welcomes AE6 service

AJOT | June 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Felixstowe has welcomed its third new service in less than a month with the arrival on Sunday 29th May 2011 of the 367m Mette Maersk on Maersk Line’s AE6 Asia-Europe service.

The extended rotation of the AE6 service, which now calls at Le Read More »

ICTSI launches bid to buy Singapore’s Portek

AJOT | June 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Philippines' International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) launched a takeover bid for Singapore's Portek International Ltd, offering to buy its shares at a 69 percent premium to market prices.

The Manila-based port operator offered S$1.20 Read More »

Panama Canal Authority renews and extends Port Manatee MOU

AJOT | June 02, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Port Manatee and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have renewed and extended a 2009 marketing and information-sharing agreement for five years in May, transcending the projected 2014 completion of the expanded Panama Canal.

Port Manatee becomes the s Read More »

Australian union calls off industrial action at ports

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Maritime Union of Australia has recommended that industrial action at container ports in Sydney, Brisbane and Fremantle be called off, the union said in a statement, citing concerns in the farming community.

The union, fighting for arbitration to Read More »

Panama Canal expansion effect on shipping

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The Panama Canal Authority expects to complete the canal expansion project by the end of 2014.

This will widen and deep the canal to accommodate larger vessels taking cargoes to the Pacific.

The expanded canal will mainly be used for container tra Read More »

Expanded Panama Canal to bypass coal freight trade

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

The new deeper, wider Panama Canal will make little difference to the flow of world coal trade from exporters in the Americas to big Asian clients.

Even when the work is finished in 2014 it is likely to still be as cheap to take ships around the Cape Read More »

Indonesia seizes haul of pangolin meat bound for Vietnam

AJOT | May 30, 2011 | Ports & Terminals

Tons of dead pangolins, an endangered scaly animal, were seized by Indonesian customs, foiling an effort by smugglers to ship the meat to Vietnam, officials said.

Indonesia's customs office found 309 crates each containing between six to 10 adult and Read More »

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