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Monthly Archives: June 2011

KNATZ heads up IAPH

Port of Los Angeles executive director, Geraldine Knatz, Ph.D., has been unanimously elected as the 29th President of the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) at its biennial World Ports Conference in Busan, Korea, serving a two-year term through 2013. Read More »

Newark Container Terminal lease restructured

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey board of commissioners has approved a restructured lease with Ports America subsidiary, Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT), which has operated the 180-acre facility since 2000 under a lease set to expire in November 2030. Read More »

Charleston signs contract to advance deepening

Deepening of the Port of Charleston has passed another major milestone with the signing of a cost-sharing agreement on the next phase of the project, which has been estimated to deliver US$106m in annual national benefits. Read More »

ICTSI Davao doubles reefer capacity

Davao Integrated Port Services & Stevedoring Corp. (DIPSSCOR), the port services provider in Sasa Wharf in the Port of Davao in southern Philippines, has increased its reefer capacity from 144 to 288 reefers to address increasing trade of banana and other fruit cargo. Read More »

Hacker attacks will continue to 2030

Cyber, ‘hacker’, pirate and terrorist attacks are expected to rise across the global supply chain over the next 20 years and firms should plan now to protect their assets, says a new PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) report, released today (Tuesday 21st June). Read More »

New era for rail-sea for Greece

P&O Ferrymasters is to enhance its rail-sea ferry route operations for container movements between Italy and Patra in Greece from 1 July, with Ancona replacing Brindisi as its Italian home port under a renewed contract with private rail operator Crossrail Read More »

Lasstec and TSB in co-operation agreement

A co-operation partnership agreement has been announced between the French container load sensor manufacturer Lasstec and the South Korean terminal operating software (TOS) provider, Total Soft Bank (TSB), which will allow both companies to promote the services of the other to their respective global customers. A formal agreement is expected to be signed shortly. Read More »