Category: Review

Developing the future port of Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires port

The port of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s main container gateway, is developing to meet the challenges of today’s shipping industry: larger vessels, bigger call sizes, consolidation among the players. The Port Authority – La Administracion General de Puertos (AGP) – plans to deepen the access channel, to change the port’s current layout consisting of finger piers […]

IT security: hot on ports’ agenda

cyber security

Cyber security is becoming one of the primary issues for ports. In June 2017, A.P. Moller-Maersk fell victim of a global cyber-attack named Petya, which affected all Maersk business units, including container shipping, port and tug boat operations, as well as oil and gas production, drilling services, and oil tankers. The incident costed the company […]

Yilport on the way to Italy

Taranto Container Terminal

Port Network Authority of the Ionian Sea, the managing institution of the Port of Taranto, officially published its first positive evaluation of the proposal of Yilport Holding, Istanbul-headquartered port operator, regarding the concession of the container terminal at the Port of Taranto, Italy. Yilport’s press service informed about it last Friday. Robert Yuksel Yildirim, Chairman […]

Indonesia plans to become a transshipment hub, seeks investors

Java Integrated Industrial Ports Estate

Indonesia strives to challenge Singapore’s dominance in the region with a number of own port projects, aiming to become a new global transhipment hub on China’s maritime Silk Road, writes Nikkei Asian Review. After taking office in October 2014, Indonesian President Joko Widodo endorsed the five-year plan worth 700 trillion rupiah (USD 50.6 bln) to develop the maritime […]

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