Too many challenges for container terminals 31 Mar 2015 Drewry Shipping Consultants sees “more challenges and less opportunities” for the container terminal industry going forward. Senior consultant, Tina Liu, told delegates at Navis World that she “struggles” to find opportunities, singling out the challenges presented by container line alliances as a root cause of […]
TOS IMPLEMENTATION: Hard questions need a common language 19 Jun 2013, PORT STRATEGY TOS implementation gives you a chance to examine processes You may think you know what you want from a TOS, but a lot comes down to negotiation to avoid unneccesary add-ons and to benefit from a vendor’s knowledge. “The worst thing you […]
Culture clash 18 Jun 2013, Port Strategy Implementing a sophisticated TOS in an emerging market means thinking hard, and investing upfront, not just in the system but the people Promising to cure all ills, the implementation of a TOS can still be a bitter pill for workers. Stevie Knight reports “It’s human nature,” Tim Vancampen […]
Officials of Klaipedos Smelte have signed a deal with a consortium between Lemminkäinen and YIT to carry out construction works on the terminal.
The Port of St. Petersburg’s First Container Terminal (FCT) has handled its millionth TEU since the beginning of the year. The millionth container was delivered to the terminal from the Port of Xiamen, China by the Maersk Vancouver container ship on 3rd November, 2011. It is the third time the terminal has reached the 1 […]