Smart ports paper released

The British Ports Association (BPA), along with the Port of Rotterdam has launched a new joint smart ports paper examining the digitalisation of ports. The white paper can be found on the Port of Rotterdam […]

Crane manufacturer ZPMC' Changxing Base in Shanghai. Credit: Ines Nastali

Port cranes GPS signals blocked

In recent years, incidents of GPS tampering have disrupted the flow of commerce within ports around the world by blocking the signals needed for crane operators to locate and move goods. The Israeli ports of […]

Mokpo wants new car pier

South Korea’s Mokpo port is planning to build a new pier to facilitate growing vehicle shipments. Especially transhipments of vehicles from Kia Motors have been growing and there is a need to build a new […]

China-backed Tanzanian port plans at stalemate

A planned port project in Tanzania worth USD10 billion, which is backed by China, is currently on hold due to disagreements over infrastructure investment terms. The framework agreement, signed in 2013, between Tanzania and China […]