Rotterdam to remain the top European port
- Industry Change and Port Response: Whitehaven and Its Fateful Dependence on Chemicals. Todd, Daniel // International Journal of Maritime History;Dec2007, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p113
The article discusses the failure of operations on industrial ports at Whitehaven in Cumbria, England. It states that the prime function of ports is to discharge commodities for processing in premises either on the port estate or in its vicinity to load bulk materials for processing elsewhere....
- Two Liebherr LPS 600s for bulk handling are delivered to the Port of Gdansk. // American Journal of Transportation;7/29/2013, Issue 560, p14
The article informs that two Liebherr LPS 600s for bulk handling have been delivered and installed in the port of Gdansk, Poland since 25% of the port's total cargo handling are bulk materials.
- Port Notes. // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Feb2003, p4
Reports developments related to harbors as of February 2003. Presence of the U.S. customs officers at the port facilities in Singapore; Construction of a terminal in Tees and Hartlepool; Success of the Humber International Terminal in handling cargoes.
- New Horizons. Pfeifer, Margarida O. // Latin Trade (English);May2005, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p44
This article looks at the renewed business at Sao Sebastiao port in Brazil due to the improvements made to the port. The port has attracted attention due to its new facilities, cheaper fees and great location. Also, unlike in Santos port, Sao Sebastiao facilities allow trucks to offload cargo...
- Back on the Map. // Caribbean Business;12/20/2007 Puerto Rico Investor's, Vol. 35, p38
The article provides information on the Puerto de Las AmÃ©ricas (PLA), a transshipment center in Puerto Rico. The construction of PLA is being developed in four phases. The second phase which is dredging of the Ponce Bay was completed and a container terminal is being built. The port will be...
- Boom town or Backwater?. Washington, Stuart // BRW;1/22/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p30
Focuses on the impact of shallow shipping trends on the prospects of Melbourne becoming an international cargo port. Economic benefits of cargo trade handling; Concern for the business cost of determining the accurate depth of the port upon vessel entry; Market share, annual growth and...
- Still a waterfront contender. Washington, Stuart // BRW;1/22/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p33
Focuses on the declining market share in container movements in the port of Melbourne. Container cargo movement in the port from 1994 to 2002; Competition among shipping ports due to technology investment; Potential for transport infrastructure projects.
- Will GijÃ³n's Ships come In? // DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;May2005, p32
The article reports that Spain's largest port infrastructure project this year is now underway at the Port of GijÃ³on. On completion of the seawall extension, land fill projects will create a new solid bulk terminal and the port will be dredged to 20 million allowing three bulk carriers to...
- Recovery Eludes Asian Ports. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/1/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 22, p6
The article reports that cargo throughput at ports in Asia are declining as of April 2009. Singapore has reported a 17.7% decrease to 2.1 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) from April 2008. It is stated that the southern ports in China has been affected most with as decrease of 21% in...