297 ships attacked in 2012 compared to 439 in 2011, according to new piracy report
Piracy on the world’s seas has reached a five-year low, with 297 ships attacked in 2012, compared with 439 in 2011, according to the latest figures published in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau (IMB) global piracy report revealed.
Changes in the port industry
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Radical changes in the world economy, and consequently in global transport systems, have altered the operational, organisational and, in some cases, ownership status of the port industry. Ports have become a capital intensive competitive industry, playing a crucial role in world trade, and by extension, in the world economy.
Rhein-Waal Container Terminal & Neuss Intermodal Terminal to install InlandLinks TOS
The Rhein-Waal Container Terminal in Emmerich, the Netherlands, and Germany’s Neuss Intermodal Terminal have announced that they have signed up to the terminal operating software (TOS) InlandLinks.
Infrastructure investment includes expanded container yard, 30 straddle carriers & three RTGs
Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) has announced an ambitious $500 million infrastructure investment program in anticipation of increasing traffic generated by the expanded Panama Canal from 2015.
US port begins construction of rail project at Berth 200 to create jobs, clean air and expedite cargo at America’s busiest container port
The Port of Los Angeles broke ground on Wednesday on a new intermodal storage railyard in a bid to increase on-dock rail efficiency, reduce congestion and help to lower the port’s carbon footprint.