Planing ports with purpose

Ports are limited by what they can change to maximise evolving trends. Dr Indra Vonck, port expert at Deloitte Port Services, notes that while technology can even the playing field, not all investments need to […]

Mindi is no more

The world’s oldest cutter suction dredger (CSD), the Panama Canal Authority’s (ACP’s) Mindi, sank about 161 km off Balboa as it was under tow to a new owner. Built by US-based Ellicott Machine Corps, a […]

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 […]