Yangshan milestone for ZPMC

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Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) and ZPMC have opened the 4M TEU Shanghai Yangshan Phase IV Automated Terminal....

Controlling the cargo ways

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Already the world’s manufacturing hub, it seems that China is now keen to control a larger slice of the globe’s main container corridors...

Spreaders going electric, going tandem

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Spreader manufacturers continue to focus on all-electric designs, and there is renewed interest in tandem systems for twin 40ft container ha...

Structural monitoring

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France-based Aquass Group has over 20 years’ experience in crane structural monitoring, inspection and analysis, working extensively with ...

Singapore’s automated road

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The city state is banking on automation and technology to secure its position as the leading transhipment hub in SE Asia....

ZPMC on the automation trail

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With three automated terminal projects underway in China, and more in the planning stages, ZPMC is racing to meet a diverse range of require...

Chinese operators reaching out

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With China’s main container terminal operators keen to establish a strong global presence, it would not be a surprise for one of them to b...

New kids on the block

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While the ‘big four’ continue to dominate the global container terminal operating business, there are signs that Chinese players, second...

Latin stumbling blocks

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Developments underway at latin American ports promise to overcome long-standing criticisms about inadequate facilities....

Smaller players aiming high

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A variety of ambitious companies are eager to join the upper echelons of the global terminal operating business over the coming decade....

Shanghai stays top

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The Port of Shanghai retained its position as the world’s top container port by volume in 2013...

Amsterdam spreading its wings

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In April the Port of Amsterdam became incorporated, with City of Amsterdam as the sole shareholder. The new status enables the port authorit...