Nigeria strives to catch up

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The country is turning to the private sector as it makes a bid to catch up with rival ports vying for West African cargo volumes...

More remote STS cranes for HPH

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By the end of 2018 Hutchison port Holdings (HPH) plans to operate 36 remote controlled STS cranes at its terminals around the world....

Jakarta dispute in the spotlight

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The labour union at Jakarta International Container Terminal (JICT) took its fight to Hutchison’s Watsons stores in Jakarta this week, but...

Scandinavia’s mixed messages

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Several new ports are being developed in Scandinavia as the region responds to the changing needs of the modern world....

Uncertainty in the Middle East

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Political decisions can have a major bearing on economic development, investment and trade, and events in the Middle East over the past year...

The next generation of GTOs

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The global terminal operating industry is changing as established players restructure their businesses and newer entrants seek investment op...

Mobiles to the rescue at Freeport

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Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) has brought in two Liebherr mobile harbour cranes to help its Freeport Bahamas terminal get back on its feet, ...

More remote STS cranes

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It has emerged that Hutchison Port Holdings’ (HPH) new terminal at Laem Chabang in Thailand will have both ASCs and remote-controlled STS ...

Mexico ports move ahead

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Box ports in Mexico have posted five years of relatively strong growth, fuelled by rising gateway volumes and US transit shipments....

…as ports lose their shine

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Slower growth means ports are losing a lot of their shine as investments. In its Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Report 2016, Dre...

Getting to grips with crane automation

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Automation and remote control are currently the two major trends in the crane control sector, and suppliers are responding to this....

Automation set to snowball

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The number of terminals using some form of automated yard equipment is likely to double in the next five to ten years....