August 14 Deeper dredging demands
New deeper draft vessels keep coming, as do vessels with a wider beam and length overall dictating the need for deeper channel depth and draft alongside quays as well as other requirements such as... Read more ›
August 14 Rotterdam takes measures to prevent delays
The Port of Rotterdam is taking measures to eliminate congestion at the ECT Delta and Euromax terminals, where inland waterway and feeder vessels have been experiencing delays. With recent improvements at the terminals not... Read more ›
August 14 Productivity up in 2013
JOC’s latest Port Productivity database, which contains loading and unloading speeds for over 483 ports and 771 terminals, reveals that the top 25 operators in each region around the globe all increased productivity in... Read more ›
August 14 What does the future hold?
Shipping lines are the centre of attention because the market is very dynamic, due to consolidation in the industry and vessels getting larger in terms of size and fleet. The container terminal industry is... Read more ›
August 14 Keeping an open mind
The merger of Savona and Genova port authorities is far from a done deal, as Alex Hughes discovers A new port reform law under discussion in Italy proposes the mergers of various port authorities... Read more ›
August 14 Future fuels: are you ready?
The Marpol Annex VI regulations centre round ensuring vessels limit pollution in the Baltic and North Sea Emission Control Area (ECA), and time is running out for shipowners to comply. The regulations were brought... Read more ›
August 14 EU supports key infrastructure projects
More than €320m is being put aside for improving transport infrastructure across Europe as part of the last calls of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) programme. The European Commission has selected 52 projects from... Read more ›
August 14 Port development concerns
The development of new ports and the expansion of existing ports is mostly determined by the market, but Drewry Shipping Consultants says a free market might not always be best. According to Drewry’s latest... Read more ›