E-seal progress still slow

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Despite the progress being achieved by individual companies and the recent adoption of an internationallyrecognised standard communications ...

Navis standing tall on the edge

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Navis has announced a comprehensive RFID offering including hardware and a new enterprise middleware application called Edge Manager....

Box security bolts ahead

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ISO/PAS 17712 is expected to be ratified by the end of this year, providing a further boost to bolt and cable seal manufacturers....

A peak in yard crane production?

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Global RTG output is set to rise 40% this year. However, there are proportionally fewer orders due for completion in 2007....

Inland rail seen as must

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A major new study has found that an inland railway linking Melbourne and Brisbane will need to be in operation by 2019 to meet Australia’s...

Positive outlook for major ports

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Although the BTRE forecasts a slowing in the growth rate of Australia’s container trades it is notable that with one or two exceptions no ...

Bulk liner demand still growing

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The use of one-trip container liners is continuing to gain ground on all major trades as shippers, receivers and operators further exploit t...

Heavy lift shipping hits the big time

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With crude oil set to remain around the US$60/barrel mark for the short to medium term and only upward moves foreseen after that, the extra ...

Migrate to 802.11 wireless

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The Port of Tilbury is leveraging the bandwidth of a new 802.11g wireless network to improve management and communication systems....

A case of “mañana” in Mexico?

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Although progress is being made on several fronts, Mexico’s ports are still some way off becoming marine gates for Asian cargoes moving to...

Kiwi ports in merger talks

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A surprise announcement by the New Zealand ports of Auckland and Tauranga that they are in detailed merger negotiations has sparked speculat...