A safe harbour: Port of Cork

Henry Kingston, port engineering manager at the Port of Cork, Ireland, describes how the port prepares its business for growing trade in oil, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals Location, location, location. It is a phrase most people […]

People, planet, profit, ports

Pascal Ollivier, president of Maritime Street, talks about what the next wave of port ecosystems will look like and comments on what developments for ports lie ahead Ports and cities are historically strongly linked to […]

The Chinese approach

Consultant Andre Wheeler explains the Chinese strategy of distraction behind the port projects of Belt and Road There is much debate as to who the winners and losers are with regards to the current trade […]

Batten down the hatches

Anyone watching the news about category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastating the Bahamas last month, the southwestern coast of America and Atlantic Canada, is confronted with the damage that bad weather can do. Over the […]

Avoiding rotating machinery failure

Misalignment in electric machinery is a serious problem for businesses that rely on speed and efficiency to meet the demands of consumers. Vibration, noise, and temperature increase the risk of bearing, coupling, and shaft failure, […]

Social value in the transport sector

Social value and social investment have become buzz words within the transport sectors as more and more organisations are aware that they need to define social, environmental, and sustainability goals. For example, analysing common inputs […]

Data to optimise port operations

Increased use of data is allowing the maritime world to reach new horizons when it comes to optimising operations , and this is a trend that will also change the way port infrastructure will evolve. […]