Novorossiysk strikes out

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The ice-free Port of Novorossiysk, Russiaā€™s only deep water, general-purpose port in the south, has embarked on a US$66M investment progra...

A tale of two terminals

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The approach to terminal design and operations of the Euromax and Antwerp Gateway automated container terminals may be compared and contrast...

Striving for a standard TOS

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Is the lack of standards in terminal operating systems a barrier to supply chain integration?...

New solutions for old problems*

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In the past few years, world container transport has been growing more than twice as fast as world trade and putting increasing strain on al...

Broekman group scoops Gevelco stake

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The Broekman shipping and transport group has purchased, for an undisclosed price, a 50% share in Gevelco, which operates Rotterdamā€™s only...

Trojan horse nuclear security*

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The purpose of this article is to provide factual information, dispel misconceptions and put some common sense into the issues surrounding t...

Playing the power game by new rules

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Monospiral reels are still the preferred solution for the crane mains power reel, but some manufacturers say it is time to consider alternat...

Container security closes the gaps

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The imminent ratification of ISO/ PAS 17712, as the new standard covering the manufacture/use of mechanical container security seals, will e...

Keeping up with wireless technology

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Wireless LAN technology continues to evolve and two of the most recent developments are Voice Over wireless LAN and mesh networks, both of w...

Independent operators look for a niche

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Smaller operators sense new opportunities in Rotterdamā€™s container handling sector. Both SCA Transforestā€™s Interforest Terminal (ITR) an...

Firestorm over world container shipping

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The HYUNDAI FORTUNE casualty in March was one of the most serious containership mishaps in recent years. Explosions ripped apart the 5551 TE...

Italian ports mostly run to stand still

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Container traffic over Italian seaports was virtually static last year and most of the big terminals, that between them account for 60% of t...